Bertie L. “Skeeter” Shields, Jr., 78, died Sunday, July 6, 2014. Born December 28, 1936 to the late Bertie L. and Rosalind Copley Shields in Durham. Skeeter was a US Army veteran and worked for the City of Durham Water and Sewage Department as a surveyor.
Surviving are; his wife, of 54 years, Karen D. Klement Shields of Durham; a daughter, Jody Shields Hedrick and husband, Ray of Rougemount; two grandsons, Wyatt and Coltin Hedrick.
The family will be present 6-8 PM Wednesday at Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, 1113 West Main St., Durham.
Funeral services will be held 10 AM Thursday at The Chapel of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Rev. Forest Gales will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com. See Obituaries.