J.C. Shannon, Jr.

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JC Shannon Jr, of Cordell, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017, in Lawton, Oklahoma at the age of 59. J. C. was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on January 3, 1958, to J. C. and Loretha (Martin) Shannon, Sr. He was raised in Cordell and attended Cordell schools graduating in 1977. He worked many years around Cordell as a handyman and in roofing and construction. J. C. loved OU sports and he also enjoyed watching movies and had amassed quite a collection of movies on DVD. Keeping his body in physical shape was very important to him and over the years he had become very well rounded in the training of marital arts. J. C. had a very kind and gentle spirit and loved being around friends and family especially his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, J C and Fannie Loretha (Martin) Shannon. His survivors include his son, Art Parker and wife Bailey of Piedmont, Oklahoma; daughter Felesha Spencer of Hobart, Oklahoma; four grandchildren: Tessa, Marley, Braylen, and Brody; two sisters: Jackie La Liberte and Kathy Peters, both of Pennsylvania; two brothers: Steve Shannon of Indiana, and John Paul Shannon of Oregon ;and many dear friends. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Lawnview cemetery in Cordell, Oklahoma nder the direction of Kiehn-Varner Funeral Home of Cordell.