Doyle E. "Des" Shields, 86, of Ventura, Calif., passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
He was born in Guys Mills, Pa., the son of Alfred and Ethel Shields.
Doyle leaves his wife of 41 years, Ann; a son, Calvin; a daughter, Robbin; a step-son, David; a step-daughter, Judith; grandchildren in New York, Gabe (Michelle), Brittany (Jeremy) Dahlgren, Natalie (Andrew); grandchildren in California, Suzanne (Ryan), Andy, Mathew, Sam and Elle (Kevin); and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dick, Merle and Ethber Shields; sisters, Hildred Miller and Winnie Maguire.
A memorial will be held at Meeder's Restaurant on Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m. with a luncheon served afterwards. Burial will be in East Ripley Cemetery.