June 24, 1936 - January 14, 2016
Richard Scott Shields 79 of Guntersville passed away Thursday evening, January 14, 2016 ay Shepherds Cove in Albertville. Mr. Shields graduated from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville Maryland. Richard loved to coach, and play baseball. He coached the 1959 Fullerton Rams to a National Championship in Fullerton California. He also coached baseball and he played Simi-pro baseball. Mr. Shields started his carrier working for NASA for 5 years, then he worked for the Navel Research Lab in Washington DC for 15 years, continuing his carrier working for the Naval Oceanographic Office in Bay St.Louis Mississippi for 5 years and ending his carries working for the U.S. Army Ballistic Command at Red Stone Arsenal serving as the Manager of Quality Assurance Program for the Inspector General of the U.S. Army for 10 years. After retirement Richard loved to gamble, playing cards and especially traveling. And he never meet some one he could not talk too. Mr. Shields is survived by his wife: Jean Shields, Daughters: Teresa DAngelo (Cliff), Tammy Shields, Joanie Reynolds (Robert) and Cindy Hosmer, Sons: Curtis Shields (Brenda), Richards Shields Jr. (Patricia) and Keith Hawkins, Brother: Bernard Shields Jr. (Crissy), Grandchildren: Sara Shields, Amanda Smith, Christian Shields, Alexandra Shields, Carys Shields, Victoria Brown (Jarred), June DAngelo, Richard DAngelo, Ryan Shields, Christina Shields, Joey Reynolds, Justin Reynolds (Alana), Tyler Hawkins, Brett Peterson (Melissa) Mr. Shields is preceded in death by his First Wife: Ann Heugatter, Parents: Bernard Fredrick Shields and Bertha Scott Shields, Sisters; Barbara Funk, Charlotte Crowel and Sylvia Shields. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, January 16, 2015 at 2:00pm at Guntersville Memorial Chapel. The family has requested in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the American Cancer Society and or Hospice of Marshall County, Shepherds Cove.
Richard Scott Shields 79 of Guntersville passed away Thursday evening, January 14, 2016 ay Shepherds Cove in Albertville. Mr. Shields graduated from Northwestern High School in Hyattsville Maryland. Richard loved to coach, and play baseball.... View Obituary & Service Information
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