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Everett “Buck” Shields, 90 of Pittsview, AL passed away in the evening of May 5, 2022 at Columbus Hospice surrounded by his loving family. The family will welcome his friends, local and traveling customers to visit his residence at 5308 Highway 431 South, Pittsview, AL 36871 on Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 1:00 until 7:00 pm. During this informal memorial visitation, a last taste of Mr. Buck’s famous peanuts will be offered.
Buck was born April 29, 1932 in Flemingsburg, KY, the son of Elmer Jack Shields and Phoebe McKenzie Shields. He was a local peanut man for more than 40 years. He spent his days at his residence off Highway 431 selling peanuts to his loyal customers. He also enjoyed meeting new customers as they stopped by for his delicious boiled and roasted peanuts.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Shields was preceded in death by a brother and five sisters. Survivors include his children, Deborah (Ronald) Brooks, Donna (Albert) Burnham, Everett (Denise) Shields; grandchildren, Ronald (Amber) Brooks, Jr., Kristy Beeler, Candie (Bobby) Jones, Dawn (Kim) Parsons, Jerry Dewayne Shields, Amanda (Jonathan) Sparks, Joseph (Shanna) Dean, Danielle (Nick) Duke, George (Caileen) Shields, Angel Burnham (Cruz); 20 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.
Contributions in memory or Volunteering at Columbus Hospice, 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909 are encouraged.
Georgia Cremation-Columbus is assisting the family with arrangements.