ST. ALBANS —  Charles Govan Shockley, 91, passed away on Friday afternoon, April 11, 2014 at Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans.  Mr. Shockley has resided in St. Albans at The Homestead for the past year where he received wonderful care.   He had previously resided in Decatur, Ga.

Mr. Shockley is survived by his son Chas G. Shockley, Jr. and his wife, Ann and their daughter Emma of Tallahassee, Fla.; his daughter Sandrea Gamsby and her husband, John of St. Albans and their children Frank Gamsby of Anderson, S.C., and Hannah Gamsby of St. Albans; and his sister Nedra Mae Shockley of Atlanta, Ga.

Funeral services for Mr. Shockley will be held in Decatur.

Should friends desire, contributions in Mr. Shockley’s memory may be made to Apalachee United Methodist Church, 5070 Lower Apalachee Road, Madison, GA  30650.

The Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main St. in St. Albans is assisting Mr. Shockley’s family.  Messages of condolence may be sent to