James Lee “Jimmy” Shadoan of the Beech Grove Community in Science Hill, Kentucky, passed away at the Jean Waddle Care Center at Hospice of Lake Cumberland in Somerset, Kentucky on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, having attained the age of 76 years, 7 months and 28 days. He was born in the Beech Grove Community of Pulaski County, Kentucky on Monday, April 14, 1941, the son of the late Joe Martin and Virginia Irene Hall Shadoan. He was a member of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, a machinist, a fireman, a bus driver and a farmer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Katherine Ann Shadoan, his brothers, Mike Shadoan, Ronnie Shadoan, an infant sister, Ruby Shadoan, an infant brother, Joseph Glen Shadoan and his brother-in-law, Rev. Bill Godbey.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Mae Godbey Shadoan of Science Hill, whom he married on Friday, March 25, 1960, his children, Jeffery Lee Shadoan of Somerset, Timothy Allen Shadoan of Vaught Ridge, James Douglas “Doug” Shadoan (and Linda Landrum) of Beech Grove, his siblings, Janet Godbey of Indiana, Marlene Sworden of Somerset, six grandchildren, Toni, Samantha, Tiffany, Mark, Jessica, Sydney, five great-grandchildren, Matthew, Jazzlan, Orion, Henry, Conner, special niece, Julie Duvall, special nephew, Chad Duvall and his best friend, Bro. Wes Hargis.
The funeral service was conducted on Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Beech Grove United Methodist Church in Science Hill, Kentucky with Bro. Wes Hargis officiating. Special singing and music by Steve and Margie Tilley. Burial was in the Beech Grove Cemetery. Casket Bearers were Jay Baugh, Junior Kidd, Chad Duvall, T.J. Hargis, Toni Shadoan, Samantha Godsey, Julie Duvall, Tiffany Wright and Jessica Shadoan.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Beech Grove Cemetery or Hospice of Lake Cumberland.
Norris-New Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at www.norris-new.com.