Wallace Dorsey Shakely (November 11, 1926 – January 31, 2011)

Wallace Dorsey Shakley, 84, of Zanesville, died at 3:00 a.m. Monday, January 31, 2011 at his residence. He was born November 11, 1926, in Nashport, a son of the late Ira Lee and Lottie Jamison Shakley. He was a route salesman for Omar Bakery for 17 years and later worked for Buckeye Welding, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the Nashport United Methodist Church, Irville Masonic Lodge #184 and Moose Lodge #935 of Coshocton, Ohio.

Surviving are three daughters, Marilyn Royer of Zanesville, Dona Shakley of Westerville, OH and Karen Hoff of Zanesville; three grandchildren, Lisa Thrasher of Galloway, OH, Joshua Hoff of Westerville, OH and Jamie Hoff and Zanesville; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Mona Gildow of Zanesville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Elizabeth Moorehead and Lena Covert.

Friends and family may call from 4-8 p.m. today, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Ave., Zanesville. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 2, 2011 at the funeral home with Chaplain Tim Patton officiating. Wallace will be laid to rest in Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice and Palliative Care, 713 Forest Ave., Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

To send a note of condolence, a sympathy card or comfort food to the Shakley family: www.bolin-dierkesfuneralhome.com

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