Ernest Harvey Shotwell, 89, of Oakland, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He was born on April 15, 1930 in Person County, NC. Ernest was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings except for a younger brother, Jr. Shotwell of Roanoke Rapids, NC. He was married to the former Mary Lucille Salley on December 24, 1952 and they shared what would have been 68 years of joy together. In addition to his wife, Ernest is survived by two sons, Ernest Shotwell, Jr. of Chesapeake, VA, David Shotwell and wife Teresa of Oakland; grandchildren, Sharon of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Jessica and Kaitlin of Chesapeake, VA, Kellie of Oakland, Aaron of Grantsville; great grandchildren, Selena and Jacin of Chesapeake, VA, Riley of Mt. Pleasant, SC, Briston of Oakland and Emilee of Grantsville. Ernest retired from Dominion Power having worked at the Mt. Storm Power Station. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was member and long-time trustee and deacon at Deep Creek Baptist Church. Friends will be received at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 21 N 2nd St., Oakland on Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1-4 PM. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11 AM with interment following in Garrett County Memorial Gardens.
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