Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Frank Charles Shields

    Frank Charles Shields died July 20, 2013, at his home in Hailey. He was born Sept. 27, 1937, in Chicago, Ill.
     Frank grew up in Chicago then moved to Los Angeles.  From L.A. he moved to the Wood River Valley where he resided for 20-plus years before moving to Oregon. Shortly before he passed away, he moved back to the Wood River Valley where he loved to live.
     Frank was a very skilled carpenter and contractor. He built many beautiful homes and other beautiful things. He was a great woodworker and loved to work with his hands and to work on cars in his down time. He was very active with the Wood River BMX and contributed to creating the Wood River BMX track for the valley to enjoy.
     He will be loved and missed by all that knew him. He was a father, grandfather, brother and a friend. He had an enormous heart and a contagious smile. He loved helping people and loved his family.
     Frank is survived by four daughters, Shari Shields, Chicago, Ill.; Debbie Shields,  San Francisco, Calif.; Jacque (Sergio) Delgado, grandson Barrett and granddaughter Jourdan of Boulder, Nevada; Becky Shields, and grandchildren Nick, Michael and Mitchell Melonas of Ventura, Calif.; and one son, Frank (Tessica) Shields and grandchildren Daeleah, Vincent and Jade of Hailey, Idaho.
     A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at the Wood River Chapel.  Dan Summers will be speaking. Cremation was under the care of Wood River Chapel. Friends are invited to visit to share memories, leave a condolence and light a candle.

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