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Allen Shirley

Allen Leroy "Al" Shirley

Monday, July 22nd, 1935 - Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Obituary

Allen Leroy Shirley “Al”, 83, of Winchester, VA passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Warren Memorial Hospital.

Al was born July 22, 1935, in Glengary, WV, the son of the late Henry and Lola Dick Shirley. He was a farmer and the previous owner of Al Shirley and Sons, Inc. He was a member of the Winchester Moose, the Gideons and Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

He married Dorothy Ann Hoover, September 13, 1955 in Hagerstown, MD.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Susan Dunn of Stephenson, VA; sons, Timothy Shirley and his wife Robin of Cross Junction and James “Kelly” Shirley and his wife Jane of Winchester; grandchildren, Tiffany Speet, Tracy Howell, Brian Ingles, Brandi Shirley, Timmy Shirley, Travis Shirley and Connie Haines; thirteen great grandchildren and his brother Donald Shirley and his wife Marcella of Stephenson.

He is preceded in death by two brothers.

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, April 8, 2019 at Jones Funeral Home in Winchester.

A funeral service will be held April 9, 2019, at 11:00 am at Jones Funeral Home, with Rev. Barry Burkholder and Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Shenandoah Memorial Park.

Pallbearers will be Brian Ingles, Wally Haines, Timmy Shirley, Travis Shirley, David Shirley and Tommy Shirley. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Howell, Mike Wine, Perry Cooper and Butch Pearson.

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Al Shirley, to Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 2732 Martinsburg Pike, Stephenson, VA, 22656.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 8th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    Address
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
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  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Jones Funeral Home - Winchester
    Address
    228 S. Pleasant Valley Rd.
    WINCHESTER, VA 22601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Barry Burkholder
    Co-Celebrant
    Pastor Jim Smith
  • Interment

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Shenandoah Memorial Park
    Address
    1270 Front Royal Pike
    WINCHESTER, VA 22602
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Mary Ann Yeakley Pullen

Posted at 09:42am
Doty and Family, I am so very sorry for the loss of Al. I most remember his quick wit and his smiling face. May you hold all your loving memories close to your heart. Mary Ann Yeakley Pullen
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James & Penny Hann

Posted at 05:49pm
There are no words to express the sorrow that Penny and I have in our hearts for the loss of a great man, Uncle Al you will be greatly missed.
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Bill and Janet Owen

Posted at 08:04am
Our sincere condolences to the Shirley Family. We are saddened by the loss of Al and pray that you will find strength and faith during this difficult time. Blessings to all.
Bill and Janet Owen
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Steven Shirley

Posted at 01:37pm
We live in Texas and Many years ago Uncle Al & Aunt Doty secretly just showed up at my front door to the Suprise of my 7 year old daughter.
She said who are you he said Im your Uncle AL,she said we dont have an Uncle Al.....he said you do now and that started a story that for over 20 years gets told almost yearly.Since then we have talked regularly and ....we All returned the suprise and secretly showed up at Doty's Birthday party without telling anyone.We all piled out of the Elevator and he was so happy to see us.
Al & Doty came back to Texas and we all went to a Cowboys/Redskins Football game and i Almost converted him to a Cowboys fan...Almost but the Redskins beat us Bad but it was a Great Week.The highlight was they were at the Reveal of my First Grand Baby and that made it a Really Special day for all of us.We are so blessed to have re connected with Al & Doty and i will miss my phone calls to talk about Life,Football,Westerns and his Wise Crack Sayings. I'm Glad i got to See him Again

With Much Love and Blessings to Al Doty and all the Virginia Shirleys from the Texas Shirleys
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Amber and David Baker

Posted at 12:10am
My condolences and prayers go out to all the family. He was a hardworking, dedicated, well respected man. Our hearts are with you through this difficult time, we are so sorry for your loss. God Bless, David and Amber Baker
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