Thursday, March 14, 2019

William T. "Bud" Shinn

Mr. William Thomas “Bud” Shinn, 91, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Louisville Healthcare. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 18th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Wayne Hill and Rev. Lawrence Runnels officiating. Visitation will be Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Betheden Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Shinn was born December 21, 1927, in Louisville, MS. He graduated from Bond High School, and worked for many years for Taylor Machine Works as a welder and inspector. After retirement from Taylor, he owned and operated Shinn’s Grocery. He was a member of Singleton Baptist Church and the Betheden Masonic Lodge. He was preceded in death by his a daughter, Wanda June Trusty; his parents, Pansy Inez and John Henry Shinn; a brother, Walter Curtis (Marion) Shinn; and brothers-in-law, George Davis, Arty Davis, and Deacon Jones.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Bettye Davis Shinn of Louisville; a daughter, Brenda (Charlie) Wright of Louisville; brother-in-law, Charles Davis, sisters-in-law, Patricia Davis, Judy Jones, and Marlene Davis; grandchildren, Krista Vowell, Kim (Judd) Boswell, Jason Burchfield, Wesley (Katelyn) Wright, Adam (Erin) Wright, and Lindsey (Daniel) Wright; great grandchildren, Peyton Wolf, Meghan Wolf, Lauren Peterson, Mamie Rae Boswell, Jax Boswell, Claire Boswell, Brody Burchfield, Bella Burchfield, Jett Burchfield, Hastings Morgan, and Kendall Wright.

Pallbearers will be Charlie Wright, Adam Wright, Wesley Wright, Jason Burchfield, Judd Boswell, and Gene Reed

Memorials may be made to Singleton Baptist Church.