Official Obituary of

James Lynn Shockley

May 12, 1939 ~ May 11, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


James Lynn Shockley, 83 of Danville, passed away on May 11, 2023.  He was born on May 12, 1939 in Indianapolis to the late Alma M. (Acra) and James I. Shockley.  Jim worked in the banking industry for over 45 years. He was a 50-year member of Western Star Masonic Lodge #26 F & AM and a member of the Scottish Rite. Survivors include his daughters, Sloan Shockley-Lewis (Jeff) of Indianapolis, Susan Buffington (Jeff) of Dawsonville, Georgia; 4 grandchildren, Caitlyn Bobo (Grant), James Carr (Paige), Mason Carr (Caroline), Sara Bailey (Joseph); 3 great-grandchildren, Esther Carr and twin girls, Nelly and Harley Bailey.  Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 22, 2023 in Baker Funeral Home, Danville, with entombment to follow in Danville South Cemetery Mausoleum.  Friends and family may call from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2023 in the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Western Star Masonic Lodge #26 F & AM 34 East Main Street Danville, IN  46122 or Shriners Hospitals for Children P. O. Box 947765 Atlanta, GA 30394.  Online condolences may be made at


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May 21, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Baker Funeral Home
387 East Broadway Street
Danville, IN 46122

Funeral Service
May 22, 2023

11:00 AM
Baker Funeral Home
387 East Broadway Street
Danville, IN 46122

Interment following funeral service
May 22, 2023

Danville South Cemetery
S Cross Street
Danville, IN 46122


Shriners Hospitals for Children Attn: Processing Center
P O Box 947765, Atlanta GA 30394

Western Star Masonic Lodge #26
34 East Main St, Danville IN 46122


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