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William "Boog" Smith
Shockley, Jr.

June 10, 1969 – December 7, 2018

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Obituary for William "Boog" Smith Shockley, Jr.

William "Boog" Smith Shockley, Jr., 49, of Murphysboro, passed away at 7:02 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018, at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro.

William was born on June 10, 1969, in Carbondale, Illinois, to William S. Shockley, Sr. and Velma (Allison) Shockley.

"Boog" enjoyed riding his mini bike. He loved playing the guitar and music.

He is survived by three brothers Ralph Aaron Service of Danville, Leslie Stoops of Murphysboro, and Michael (Patty) Stoops of Royalton;

two sisters Diane (Daniel) Holmes of Grand Tower and Peggie (John) Harland of Murphysboro;

and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Joyce Morris and LouAnn Tackitt.

Gravesite services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018, at Dutch Ridge Cemetery with Rev. Richard Pyatt. There will be a visitation from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the cemetery. For more information, please visit

Service Information

Friday, December 14th, 2018 1:00pm
Rev. Richard Pyatt
Dutch Ridge Baptist Church
Hwy 127 South
Pomona, IL 62975
Service Extra Info
Family and friends can meet at the cemetery from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Friday, December 14, 2018, for a gravesite service at 1 p.m.

Interment Information

Dutch Ridge Cemetery
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