Edward Lee Shifflett, Sr. Age 72. Native of McGaheysville, Va. and resident of Des Allemands for the last 30 years. He entered the gates of Heaven on Saturday, July 11, 2009.
He was retired from Avondale Shipyards after 27 years and a veteran of the United States Army. Visitation commenced at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Paradis on Thursday, July 16 at 8 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow in Sunset Cemetery in Bayou Gauche.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years Grace Deroche Shifflett, one son Perry Joseph Shifflett and wife Ursula Kozero Shifflett, one brother George (Renie) Shifflett, and grandsons P.J., Chris, Dalton and Blake Shifflett. He was preceded in death by his parents Luther Shifflett and Selena Frazier Shifflett and one some Edward Lee Shifflett, Jr. He will be sadly missed by his family and all who knew him.