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JASONVILLE - George B. Shonk, 91, of Jasonville, of Jasonville and formerly of Paris, Ill., passed away at 11:09 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2018, in Greenwood Healthcare Center of Greenwood, Ind. He was born Sept. 4, 1926, in Brocton, Ill., to George W. Shonk and Dessie (Clark) Shonk.
Survivors include his daughter, Donna Sears of West Terre Haute; son, David B. Shonk of Paris; stepchildren, Jim Galloway (Cheryl) of Jasonville, Kim Soncrant of Camby, Greg White of Jasonville, Robbie White of Jasonville, Kelli Soncrant (Roger) of Jasonville; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Shirley (Trotter) Shonk; second wife, Joan R. (Ditto) White-Shonk; son, Darryl B. Shonk; brothers, Howard L. Shonk, Charles Shonk.
George graduated from Paris High School in Paris, was a U.S. Navy veteran and was a self-employed painter.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 S. Meridian St., Jasonville. Graveside services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 2 p.m. central standard time, 3 p.m. eastern standard time at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Paris, Ill., with Pastor Michael Higgins officiating, followed by graveside military rites.Contact online at:
Published on March 12, 2018
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