Shawhan, Daniel Green

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shawhan_daniel_greenDaniel Green Shawhan died Monday June 1, 2015. He was born in Washington DC July 29, 1918 to Gracia Morris Shawhan and Joseph Ewalt Shawhan of Grayson, Kentucky.

Dan graduated from Washington Lee High School then attended VPI (Virginia Tech). He was a member of Corps of Cadets, a Letterman, Civil Engineering class of 1940. Dan served in WWII as a Lt. Colonel in 31st Engineering Combat Battalion, 7th Army.

He is preceded in death by his wife Jessie Lee Austin Shawhan and beloved grandson, Ben Pinkerton of Blacksburg and Madison, Wisconsin. He is survived by his 5 children: Kathy Shawhan Pinkerton, Laura Lee Shawhan, Ann Shawhan, Dan Shawhan and Jan Shawhan-Martin; 5 remaining grandchildren: John Pinkerton; Rose Shawhan and Haley Bechtel; Travis and Grace Shawhan; and 4 great grandchildren: Charlotte, Hamish and James Pinkerton and Daniel Pinkerton.

The Shawhan family thanks the devoted caretakers of Jessie Lee and Dan: Traci Burke, Jean Wright, Emily Burke.

The memorial is at 10:00a.m. Thursday June 4, 2015 at McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg, Virginia. Following memorial a procession to Southwest Virginia Cemetery, Dublin, Virginia for military burial.

In lieu of flowers consider a donation to Carilion Hospice Sunshine Fund @ Carilion Foundation PA box 12187 Roanoke, Va. 24073 or charity of your choice.