Shelby Daughtry Aycock “Big Time,” “Doots,” and later “Old Pa Pa,” 89, of Aurelian Springs, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019 at home.
Shelby was born April 24, 1930, in Halifax County to the late Luther Palmer Aycock and Pearl Hawkins Aycock. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Aycock; his son, Butch Aycock; his brothers, Bernice Aycock, Gordon Aycock, Dolly Aycock and Palmer Aycock; his sister, Hazel Cricher.
Shelby was the oldest member of Community Hunting Club to kill a deer.
Shelby loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Shelby served his country in the U.S. Air Force, from 1951 – 1954 during the Korean Conflict where he received the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
Shelby is survived by his grandchildren, Jeremy Aycock and his wife Jamie of Dortches; Meghan Burrough and her husband Brian of Boca Raton, FL; his great-grandchildren, Julia and Jenna Aycock; his daughter-in-law, Cathy Rumley and her husband Dennis of Dortches; his sister, Lou Jane Early of Portsmouth, VA; his best friend and companion his dog, Polly; special friend and caregiver, Barbara Hewlin.
Graveside services will be held at Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Cara Thompson officiating.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Sunday, November 3, 2019 at Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service and other times at the home.
Online condolences may be made to www.hockadayfs.com.