OBITUARY

Scott Stephen Shockley

December 23, 1993July 12, 2013

Scott Stephen Shockley passed away Friday, July 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with osteosarcoma. Scott lived a wonderful and vibrant life, full of joy and optimism. During his 19 ½ years on this earth, Scott loved spending time at the lake, fishing and hanging out with his family, friends and of course his dog, Daisy. Scott’s greatest passion was playing sports, being part of a team and competing at a high level. During his freshman year at Auburn University, he was a manager for the baseball team and a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. While attending The Walker School, Scott was a three sport athlete lettering in baseball, football and basketball, and was a nationally ranked long snapper. During Scott’s high school years he was Homecoming King, Walker’s Pitcher of the Year and a member of Walker Peer Leadership, as well as Cobb Youth Leadership. He was the inspiration for the “Walker Wolverines for Scott” foundation benefiting AFLAC Cancer and Blood Disorder Center at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. With a competitor’s heart and an unmatched excitement for life, Scott leaves behind an incredible legacy and will be deeply missed. Scott is preceded in death by grandparents Roy and Betty Shockley, Morristown, TN; Harry Hagebush, Kansas City, MO, Great Aunt Shirley Smith and cousin, Lindsey Trusler. Scott is survived by his parents, Steve and Terriann Shockley and sister, Stacy, of Marietta, GA; Grandmother, Wilma Hagebush, Kansas City, MO; Great Uncle Gordon Smith, Aunts and Uncles Debbie and Powell Trusler, El Paso, TX; Gary and Jane Hagebush, Omaha, NE; David and Elaine Hagebush, San Ramon, CA; Cousins: Powell and Hero Trusler, Kim Murphy, Channing Murphy, Chelsea Murphy, Megan and Cameron Krone, Rachael Hagebush and Christopher Hagebush. The family will receive friends, at H.M. Patterson & Son Canton Hill Chapel located at 1157 Old Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30068. Celebration of Life Service will be held at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church located at 955 Johnson Ferry Rd Marietta, GA 30068 with Bonnie Hicks officiating. Please honor Scott by dressing in cheerful colors for his celebration. Doyle Hamilton will be officiating. Graveside services will be a private family event officiated by Doyle Hamilton In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a trust in Scott Shockley’s honor soon to be established. This trust will direct funds to osteosarcoma research as per Scott’s wishes. Please check for updates on service dates and times on the following websites: Care Pages: www.carepages.com/visit: search- shocman17atl The Walker School: www.thewalkerschool.org H.M. Paterson and Son Canton Hill Chapel: www.hmpattersoncantonhill.com

-The family asks friends of Scott to bring a small momento to the visitiation to be placed in the casket with him-

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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Scott Stephen Shockley

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Peggy Flores

August 12, 2013

Teriann and Steve,

I was so sorry to hear about Scott. I have had his picture up in my office since the article appeared in the newsapaper of him on the football field. It always made me smile and say a prayer for him. Just know that I am thinking about you. Love you guys!

Peggy Flores
Marietta/ Cobb Drivers Ed

Jan, Bill, Zach, and Avery Eikost

July 22, 2013

Scott was such a courageous and inspirational young man. We were honored to have known him. We are so sorry for your loss. The Walker family will help to keep his spirit and his memory alive. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Bob and Jane Washburn

July 19, 2013

Terriann and Family,

We never had occasion to meet Scott,however we felt close to him through Wilma.

It just seems like yesterday when we knew you as a child.

Our family is so sorry for the loss of your young treasure. Words are not adequate to express our feelings.

Bonnie Hicks

July 18, 2013

Scott was a joy to all who entered his room at Scottish Rite. I am so thankful to had have the oportunity to know and spend time with Scott. Your family remains in my prayers. Much love, Bonnie

Steve & Rita Edwards

July 17, 2013

Though we never had the pleasure of meeting Scott, there are so many beautiful things we learned and read about his life. We know he will be missed greatly by all that knew him. May all of the precious memories your family has of Scott help to bring smiles and joy during this difficult time. You all remain in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve & Lyn Deitrich

July 17, 2013

Although Steve and I did not get to meet Scott personally, we felt like we knew him through Stacy and our daughter, Molly. Molly truly loved Scott with all her heart and spoke so often about what a special friend he was to her. Our family has prayed for Scott over this past year and we want you all to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you as a family as you go through this difficult time. Please know we care.
Much Love,

July 16, 2013

It is with unspeakable shock and pain that we learned about Scott's passing. We will never forget his personality and accomplishments and pray that you have the strength to go through this hour of need and keep his memory alive.
Natalie, Dana and Vlad Moise

Wes and Nancy, Kevin, Allison and Kristin Bray

July 16, 2013

Prayers for you all in the days ahead, may God hold you close and may precious memories of Scott lift the darkness you feel today.

Eddie Overholt

July 16, 2013

Steve, so sorry to hear of Scott's passing. May God be with you and your family during this difficult time. May He provide the peace and comfort that you need.

Paglioni Family

July 16, 2013

Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this time, as you have been for the past couple years. Vinnie and Nicolette often prayed a special intention for Scott during our family prayers. We are very sorry for your loss.