David Hawley Shiver, 89 went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2019 in Arkadelphia, AR. He was born in Shreveport, LA. on November 25, 1929 to Ernest and Vivian (Cox) Shiver, who preceded him in death. He had 2 brothers; Harry (Mary) Shiver and Louie who preceded him in death
On May 11, 1957 he wed Dorothy Jackson in Tuscumbia, AL. They had three children; Pamela (Jim) Thornton, Lisa (Bill) Jacoby, John David Shiver; four grandchildren, John David (Honour)Thornton, Eric (Laura) Thornton, Caroline Jacoby, Rachel Jacoby; one great-granddaughter Pierce Thornton.
He lived most of his life in Magnolia, AR. attending college at George Washington University in Washington, DC. He joined the United States Navy and served on 2 Battle Ships. When he left the Navy, he went to work at Reynolds Metal Company in Alabama in 1956. He retired in Arkadelphia, AR. his hobbies were golf, wood working, building and flying model airplanes. He was a member of the Lions Club and the First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia.
Visitation will be Monday, April 1, 2019 from 4:00 -7:00 p.m. at Ruggles Wilcox Funeral Home. Services will be held in the Ruggles Wilcox Chapel in Arkadelphia, Ar. Tuesday, April 2nd at 10:00 a.m. with Brother Bill Cato officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Gardens Cemetery.