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William "Bill" Shields '49 November 16, 2018 10:03 AM updated: November 16, 2018 10:04 AM

Published in Dallas Morning News on Nov. 16, 2018

William Johnson Shields(1928 - 2018)
SHIELDS, William Johnson Oct. 17, 1928 July 28, 2018 Dallas, Texas William J. Shields, passed away July 28, 2018, at 89. He was born on October 17, 1928 in Canton, Texas. Bill graduated from Texas A&M in Mechanical Engineering. In Korean, he flew Air Force combat missions and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Force Air Medal. Bill worked for GE and in 1955 met and married Johanne Paschall. They returned to Dallas, Texas in 1980 where Bill retired from GE in 1995. Bill was preceded in death by his parents James Marian and Florence, brother James, and sister Margerete. He is survived by his wife Johanne, 4 daughters, 15 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Memorial Service will be on November 26, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, Texas.

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