September 2, 1922 - February 20, 2015
Harry Thomas Shell, age 92, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 at Golden Years Nursing Home. He was born in Cleveland, Virginia on September 2, 1922 passed away on Friday February 10, 2015. He resided with his daughter Donna and devoted son in law Jeff Schwartz since 2008 along with his wife Paulena Shell, who preceded him in death in 2011. He spent the last month of his life at Golden Years Nursing Home and we wish to thank them for their kindness, and also to Tridia Hospice. He also leaves behind a very very special great granddaughter Hannah Rush, the very sparkle of his life. Also, his special granddaughter Suzanne Rush, her husband Ed, his buddy, and special grand dog Chooch. Also left behind are two other granddaughters Jennifer (Michael) Hamm, Kimberly Schwartz of Duluth, Minnesota. Preceding him in death was a special granddaughter Tracey Schwartz-Stone (Husband Rickey Stone). Also surviving are five great grandchildren Kalynn Hamm, Justin Hamm, Tyler Hamm, Lily Stone, and Riley Stone of Hamilton and also daughter Shirley (Ben) Hibbard of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee; grandson Brady (Donna) Hibbard, two great grandson and one great great grandson. He was also preceded in death by his first wife Doris Shell, his parents, and three brothers. Harry retired from General Motors after 36 years, and was a member of the North Fairfield Baptist Church. He served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II and flew 42 bombing missions, including 2 over the Ploesti oil fields in Romania. Visitation at the Webster Funeral Home, 3080 Homeward Way at RT. 4, Fairfield, Ohio on Tuesday February 24, 2015 from 4:00 PM until the time of the funeral service at 6:00 PM, with Pastor Steve Tufts, officiating. Burial with full military honors will be at 3:00 PM Wednesday February 25, 2015 in Sunset Memorial Park, Damascus, Virginia. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions would be appreciated to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida 32256. www.websterfuneralhomes.com. Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Avenue, Damascus, VA 24236 will be assisting Webster Funeral Home with local arrangements in Damascus, Virginia.
Harry Thomas Shell, age 92, of Hamilton, Ohio passed away Friday, February 20, 2015 at Golden Years Nursing Home. He was born in Cleveland, Virginia on September 2, 1922 passed away on Friday February 10, 2015. He resided with his daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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