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David Shores

February 15, 2022




C. David Shores, 80, of Fernandina Beach, Florida, died Tuesday, February 15th, 2022 at home.

He was born June 25, 1941, in Spartanburg South Carolina, the son of the late Dorothy and Carl Shores. He was the youngest of 3 children.

Mr. Shores graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1964, and married Lillian Wills Hutcheson on December 22, 1964 in Rock Hill, South Carolina 

He served in the U.S. Army for over 32 years retiring with the rank of Colonel in 1998.

Colonel Shores is survived by his daughter Carla Shores of Wilmington, North Carolina, and his son and daughter-in-law, Skott and Laura Shores of Huntersville, North Carolina; grandchildren, Dr. Meghan Richardson, Dr. Victoria Solderitch, Jack Rowe, Allacyn Rowe, Kyle Rowe, Lillian Rowe, Emily Shores, and Cameron Shores; his great grandchildren, K. J. Rowe, Rowen Richardson, Reed Richardson (whom shares his namesake and birthday); and his sister Elizabeth Carter of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Colonel Shores was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Richard Shores, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, and his beloved wife Wills. 

A memorial service will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Fernandina Beach on March 12th 2022, at 2pm. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cats Angels Inc. of Fernandina Beach FL (, an organization David and Wills both loved very much.




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