Freed Shonk, 90, of Clay City, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2006, in Holly Hills Healthcare Center.
He was born Jan. 8, 1916, in Clay County to John and Emmay Croft Shonk. He was a member of the Good Hope Baptist Church and was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting, fishing, trapping and hunting ginseng.
He is survived by his loving wife, Thelma Juanita Horton; a brother, John Henry Shonk, of Coal City; several nieces and nephews; and a large extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Lewis Shonk; three sisters, Hallie Miller, Margaret Shonk, Nora Ruth Shonk and a brother in infancy.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2006, in the Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Couch officiating. Visitation will be 4-8;00 p.m., Monday, June 26, in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Sink Cemetery. For more information or to light a candle in his memory, log on to www.frenchfuneralhome.com.