Michael Ray Shinn

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Michael Ray Shinn


Memorial services for Michael Ray Shinn, 56, Gun Barrel City, were held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, under the direction of Moorhead – Epps Funeral Home officiated by Bro. Ed Schauer. 

Mr. Shinn passed away Sept. 18, 2017, in Athens.

He was born Aug. 22, 1961, in Fort Worth to Kennith and Jeanne Clark Shinn. He attended elementary school in Canton and graduated from Bandera High School in 1979. He married his true love, Kerry, 14 years ago.

He had managed the Gun Barrel City Kwik Kar Lube & Tune for the last 17 years. His customers and coworkers alike often enjoyed a cup of coffee and conversation with him.

He enjoyed listening to music and playing his guitar, but his favorite pastime was spending time with his family and friends. 

He was a wonderful son, dad, grandfather and a dear friend to many.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his father; and his son, Timmy Larkin.         

He was blessed with five children, Sherri Shinn, Meslisa Newell, Corey Patrick, Crystal Carver and Kadie Burge.  He cherished spending time with his eight grandchildren, Evan, River, James, Tyler, Lexi, Brooklyn, Haley and Maya.