Jason Wyatt ShockleyMay 15, 1974 ~ May 14, 2017 (age 42)
Jason “Jay” Wyatt Shockley, 42, of Austin, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 14, 2017. He was born May 15, 1974, in Paragould, Arkansas, to Gary Shockley and Lila Shockley. He graduated from Paragould High School in 1992 and the University of Central Arkansas (Conway) in 1999. Jay worked as a news photographer and audiovisual specialist for almost 15 years, including careers at KATV Little Rock, KXAN Austin, and the University of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Susan Renee Shockley England; his niece, Olivia Catherine England; and his grandparents, OZ Shockley, Helen Purdom Shockley, Raymond Moats and Opal Gary Moats.
Jay was an adoring husband, father and son. He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Carmen Dickerson Shockley; his daughter, Evie Sue Shockley (8), of Austin TX; his parents, Gary and Lila Shockley; his brother in law and wife, Chris and Ashley England; his nephew, Lane England (12), of Paragould, AR; and many other loving family members and friends including his uncle, Scott Shockley.
The family will receive friends Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 12-1 at Phillips Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow in the Center Hill Chapel of Phillips Funeral Home with Chris England officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to a college fund for his daughter, Evie Shockley. Donations may be made at www.youcaring.com/evieshockley-825603 or by sending an email for alternative instructions to firstname.lastname@example.org.