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3/30/2019 6:26:00 PM
Oscar A. Shinn Sr.
January 31, 1947 - March 22, 2019

KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. - Mr. Oscar A. Shinn Sr., 72, of Cambridge Oaks Circle, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas.

Oscar was born on January 31, 1947 in Rowan County, N.C. a son of the late George Shinn and Kathleen Freeman Shinn. He was a self-employed painter and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Cherryville.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three wives, Brenda Faye Gosnell Shinn, Trudy Shinn and Cheryl Shinn.

Survivors include two sons, Oscar Shinn II of Kings Mountain and Coley Shinn of Maiden; three daughters, Judy Shinn of Gastonia, Catherine Shinn of Georgia and Mary Shinn of Charlotte. Also surviving are a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Brooks and Tim Wilson officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service.

Burial will be private.

Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1155 Mary's Grove Church Road, Cherryville, NC 28021.

Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Cherryville, N.C. is serving the Shinn family.

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