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Theodore (Ted) J. Shannon

February 4, 1935 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 86)


Theodore (Ted) J. Shannon 86, of Indianapolis, passed from this life on Saturday March 27, 2021 at his home. He was born on Monday February 4, 1935 in Springfield, TN. He married Idelia Davis and the two were married for 58 years.

Ted worked for many years at Pearson Hollowell Veneer as a salesman. He also was a Minister and a Jehovah Witness. Ted attended Crispus Attucks and played basketball with Elgin Baylor and Oscar Robertson.

Ted is survived by his grandson and caregiver Ant0nio Shannon, three sons, Raymond, and Jerry Shannon both of Indianapolis and John Shannon of McKinney, TX, four daughters Jacqueline May, Lorena Shannon, Donna Long and Linda Brents all of Indianapolis, a brother Harvey Shannon of Indianapolis, several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. He was preceded in death by his mother Lorena Cook, brother Tom Shannon, sister Janie Wallace and the love of his life, his wife Idelia (Davis) Shannon who passed on July 18, 2016.

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