Services for David L. Shannon, 55, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday morning, Aug. 8, at the Jehovah Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky McGee officiating. Interment will follow at Hickory Cemetery.

A time of visitation and support for the family will be from 6 until 8 p.m. this evening at the Harvey-­Douglas Funeral Home.

The son of the late L.D. and Mae Doris Pickens Shannon, David was born Sept. 28, 1959, in Ardmore and passed away Aug. 2, 2015, in a local hospital.

Raised at Graham, David graduated from Graham High School Class of 1977. He served as the basketball team manager during high school. David moved to Aurora, Colo., and worked for Erickson Metals as a machinist for 20 years. He married Shermaine McGee Feb. 14, 2005, in Aurora, Colo., and they moved back to Ardmore in 2010. David was working for Michelin Tire Company. David attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church. He was a kind and loving person who had a big heart.

David is survived by his wife of the home; his daughter, Krystal Washington of Tulsa; stepchildren, Tesheima Hines of Ardmore, Melvin Price III of Denver, Walter Pickens and Nikayla Kenoly, both of Ardmore, Shawnie and John Small, both of Denver; sister, Brenda Booker, Ardmore; grandchildren, Tijay Jiles and Sanyah Price of Aurora, and Jonathan Hines of Ardmore; his mother-in-law, Estelle Banks and her husband, Fred; a special aunt, Gloria J. Pickens; and a host of other aunts, uncles, cousins and relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, L.D. Shannon Jr.; and sister, Susan Stephenson.

Serving as bearers will be Calvin Dean, Jewell Pickens, Lionel Bibbons, Darren Wright, Bruce Booker Jr., Kelly Pickens and Pete Knight. Honorary bearers will be Fred Banks, Ricky Shannon, Leo Abrams, Otto Brown Jr., James Foreman and Reginald Williams.

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Services under the direction of Harvey-­Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory.