Bill Shields  January 16 1962  May 28 2018

Bill Shields January 16 1962 May 28 2018

Obituary for Bill Shields Bill Shields of Marietta, GA (age 56) passed away on Memorial Day, May 28th, 2018 of a heart related event. Bill was married to Mary Tobin for 28 years and was the father of 3 young men, Patrick (24), Ryan (23), and Connor (21). William Martin Shields was born on January 16th, 1962 in Rockville Centre, NY to James and Frances Shields at Mercy Hospital. He grew up in Rockville Centre and was the 5th of 6 children. He attended Southside HS in NY and excelled in Track and Field as a miler and upon graduation, he enrolled at Clemson University, where he graduated with a Degree in Economics. He is survived by his siblings, Mary Schoepe (62), Tony (61), James (60), Michael (57), and Joann Boyle (54). Bill and Mary met at Game 1 of the 1986 METS World Series at Shea Stadium in NY and were married in 1990. The young couple decided to move to Atlanta to start a family shortly thereafter where they successfully opened and operated a chain of Deli’s in Marietta and downtown Atlanta known as “Murphy’s Deli”. After a successful 10-year stint, Bill sold the deli’s and purchased a small Pool Service Business called TLC Pools and Spa’s in Marietta. Bill and Mary operated their businesses as a team while raising 3 active young men who they playfully referred to as “my 3 sons”. Bill and Mary were very active and engaged parents as all the boys excelled in Baseball, Track, and especially, Wrestling, while working their summers at TLC Pools. They were regular attendees at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Marietta and the 3 boys attended Lassiter HS in Marietta. Patrick and Ryan graduated from Ole Miss University and Connor is a senior at Georgia Southern. In Bill’s leisure time, he loved to cook, enjoyed off shore fishing with his close friends, and was a diehard Braves and Falcons fan. He spent much of his leisure time together with his wife, Mary and his extended family fishing, swimming, and white water rafting on the Nantahala. Bill was a tireless owner/ operator of his business and was very involved in his Boys lives, both athletically and academically. He was a little league baseball coach, a member of every booster program, and a steady volunteer chef at the Transfiguration Parish. He was a devoted husband to Mary and a “rock” of a father to his boys. He was a generous and supportive brother to his siblings and a terrific uncle to all of their 13 children. The viewing and wake for Bill will be held from 5-8pm on Thursday, May 31 at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Marietta, GA and the Funeral Mass will be at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Marietta on Friday, June 1 at 11:00 am. (1815 Blackwell Rd, Marietta, GA 30066). Contributions can be made in loving memory of Bill to Transfiguration Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus. 770-428-1511 To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Bill Shields please visit our Sympathy Store. Today’s Events Visitation Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions MAY 31. 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM Mayes Ward-Dobbins Historic Marietta Chapel 180 Church Street Marietta, GA, US, 30060 Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Bill’s Visitation begins. Upcoming Events Funeral Mass Map data ©2018 Google Terms of Use Get Driving Directions JUN 1. 11:00 AM Transfiguration Catholic Church 1815 Blackwell Road, NE Marietta, Ga, US Order Flowers for the Funeral Mass Guaranteed delivery before Bill’s Funeral Mass begins.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Bill Shields January 16 1962 May 28 2018. Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home & Crematory – Macland Chapel

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death notice Bill Shields January 16 1962 May 28 2018

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