Phil M. Shekey
December 24, 1965 - May 20, 2023

Philip M. “Phil” Shekey, 57, of Sneads Ferry, previously of Jefferson, GA, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 20, 2023 surrounded by his family. Born in St. Petersburg, FL on Friday, December 24, 1965 to Carolyn Barie Shekey and to the late Joseph T. Shekey. He was the loving husband to Tammy Moss Shekey for 26 years.

After graduating high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he proudly served our country. He was an Aircraft Maintenance Instructor for AIM in Duluth, GA. In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, going to the beach, shooting guns, off-roading, coaching but above all, spending time with his family.

To know Phil is to know how he could fix anything with his wealth of knowledge and perfectionist personality. He never met a stranger, loved people and did charity work. He had a unique proficiency in music trivia.

In addition to his wife, Tammy and mother, Carolyn, left to cherish his memory are his two beloved sons, Ryan (Kaitlan) Shekey and Michael Shekey, grandsons, Grayson, Lucas and Henry; brothers, Scott (Katie) Shekey, Christopher Shekey , and Jeffery (Terri) Shekey and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on June 4, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548.

His absence will be forever felt and greatly missed.

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Coastal Cremations of Jacksonville is serving the family.

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