William Kenneth Shearon III
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William Kenneth Shearon III
  • April 3, 1956 - January 8, 2018
  • Newport News, Virginia

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William Kenneth "Kenny" Shearon, III, (Round Man), 61, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2018. He was a Hampton Roads native.

In 2000, he retired, after a career of 25 years as a Pipefitter in the X42 Department at the Newport News Ship Yard. He was a classic car enthusiast and especially enjoyed Corvettes. A big NASCAR fan, his favorite driver was Richard Petty. His favorite NFL football team was the Washington Redskins.

He was preceded in rest by his parents, Ruby and William "Bill" Shearon, Jr. Surviving members of his family include his sisters, La Nell T. Poland, and Martha "Marty" Jeffries and husband John B. Jeffries, Jr.; nieces and nephews, Anne Tarr, John B. Jeffries, III and wife Melissa, Kimberly Davis and husband Danny D. Davis, Jr., Jerry D. Jeffries and wife Tanya, and Julie Lippens and husband John; great-nieces and nephews, Robert Belford, IV, Rhiannon Belford, Tyler Jeffries, Kensley "Cupcake" Jeffries, Kyle Jeffries, Brandon Jeffries, Alan Fagley, Cole Fagley, Aiden Jeffries, Trevor Jeffries, and Evan Jeffries.

The family thanks Abby Taylor for all her care and support rendered to Kenny during his time of illness.

The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park. A celebration of Kenny's life will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, January 12 at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Friends are encouraged to visit www.parklawn-woodfh.com to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.