Paul Richmond Shields

Born: Thu., Dec. 24, 1953
Died: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018


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Paul “Rick” Shields, 64, of Henry County, passed away on Oct. 29th, 2018.
He was cremated, the family will have a Memorial Service at a future time. Burial will be at Honey Creek Woodlands in Conyers, GA. The family will send out notifications once a date has been determined.
Rick was born in Arizona to Howard and Virginia Shields on Christmas Eve 1953.  He married Joann Torbush on Aug 9th, 1975 in Lithonia GA. He was an Army veteran serving as an MP at Fort Bragg. After an Honorable Discharge he worked as a truck driver and worked in road construction before retiring.
Rick is preceded in death by Parents Howard and Virginia Shields, Aunt Ruth and Uncle Titus, Grandparents, also a few Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
Rick is survived by wife Joann, son Rickey and his wife Lyndy. Brothers Tim & Calvin and their respective wives Pat & Grace. Sisters-in-law Carol & husband Johnny, Debbie & husband Danny, Pat & husband John, Sandra (Sam), Diane, and Debbie. Grandchildren Dakota, Rylie, and Nathaniel. Several Cousins, Nieces & Nephews.
In lieu of Flowers, the Family would like donations to go to:
Monastery of the Holy Spirit’s Honey Creek Woodlands burial grounds http://www.trappist.net/support/donate
OR
Victory Junction a summer camp for special needs children,
https://victoryjunction.org/the-gift-of-camp/

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The Rivers Family
   Posted Thu November 08, 2018
Our deepest condolences to the family. When our loved ones fall asleep in death, words alone cannot ease the pain of our loss. Our loving God Jehovah understands how we feel and he comforts us by means of his word the Bible. Psalm 147:3 reads He (God) heals the brokenhearted; He binds up their wounds. We can also find comfort from Jesus words at John 5:28-29 “The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out”. May these scriptures bring comfort and calmness of heart to you during the difficult days ahead.

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