Edward Sheckels

Mr. Edward James Sheckels, 68, of Frederick, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2006, at his home.


He was the husband of Betty Sheckels. They were married 51 years.


Born in Rockville, Md., July 12, 1937, he was son of the late Edward J. Sheckels and Delma Knight.


Mr. Sheckels was a bricklayer for 46 years and a lifetime member of the Montgomery County Agriculture Center. He loved fishing with family and friends.


Surviving him is one son, Arthur W. Marshall and wife Myra of Fayetteville, Pa.; one daughter, Dorcus Downs and husband Carl of Union Bridge, Md.; four grandchildren, Kelly Miller, Benjamin Bowman, Christopher Marshall and David Marshall; two great-grandchildren, Rachel Miller and Jake Miller; one sister, Shirley Billeci; two brothers, Arthur Sheckels of Mount Airy and Roger Sheckels of Martinsburg, W.Va.; one niece; three nephews; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews.


He was preceded in death by an infant son, Edward Lee Sheckels, in 1968.

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