James Gordon "Jay" Shields III a resident of Perry, Ga. for six years passed away Saturday, November 17, 2007. He was born March 27, 1988 in Americus, Ga. A gifted individual, he was a self-taught pianist and was working on his pilot's license. He was a Computer Systems Specialist.
Jay is survived by his parents, Dr. James G. Shields Jr. and Sheila Shields of Perry; sister, Natalie Shields of Macon; grandmother, Barbara Shields of Carson City; uncle and aunt, Steve and Mary-Ellen Kennedy of Washoe Valley; and numerous other uncles, aunts, and cousins. His faithful Golden Retriever companion, Kate, also survives Jay.
Memorial services will be held at the Chapel at St Teresa of Avila on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 12:05 p.m. A light luncheon will follow.