Dwane L. Shropshire, 93, went with the angels Thursday, May 30, 2019, at a McKinney, Texas hospital with his daughter, Theresa L. Shropshire-Fidler, and son-in-law, Ted Fidler, by his side, holding his hand.
Dwane was born June 29, 1925, in Weeping Water, Nebraska, to Ross R. and Mary E. V. Shropshire. He had two brothers, Robert and Richard Shropshire, and three sisters, Irene, Darlene and Rosemary.
Dwane spent his early years farming then went into the Armed Forces from 1953 to 1958.
When he got out of the Army he had variety of jobs including, driving trucks for Army Air Force Exchange Region. Then later went on to do security for the government. He retired October 30, 1989, to spend his days caring for his loving wife, Rosa, until her death on October 25, 2004.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa Elizabeth; their son, James O. Gatewood; and daughters, Martha Y. Miles, Barbara A. Gatewood, Judy M. Williams, Beverly J. Hart and Elizabeth J. Gilbreath.
Dwane has three living daughters, Rosemary Pritle, Theresa L. Shropshire-Fidler and Dawn “Donna” R. Shropshire-Muhammad; and a whole bunch of grandchildren, 16-plus; and 28 great-grandchildren.