10/13/15 — William Lawrence Shields

flower 15William “Bill” Lawrence Shields departed this life peacefully on October 9, 2015, at his home in Chattanooga TN at the age of 78. Born in Cowan, TN. He is preceded in death by his parents Lonnie and Clara and siblings John, Cecil, Lonnie, Louise and Linda Hunt.

He is survived by his daughters Billie Sue Shields of Nashville, Joni Shields Campbell and son-in-law, Chris Campbell of Seattle; as well as, nephews Kenneth Shields (Geneva), James Shields, David Hunt (BB) and Danny Hunt (Janie) and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Shields spent many years in the auto industry before retiring and returning to middle TN where he was born and raised. He was the epitome of a selfless man, and this world is a better place because he was a part of it for so long.

The family welcomes visitors from 1 pm – 3 pm on Tuesday, 10/13 at Cumberland Funeral Home in Monteagle, TN. Following will be a private interment at Providence Methodist Church Cemetery in Providence, TN

Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home of Monteagle.