Johnny Shannon funeral costs

Johnny Shannon devoted his life to radio and passed away on October 26, 2015. For 50 years Johnny entertained audiences in New York City, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Johnny's skill at his craft is legendary. He was known as the "surgeon general" in the operating room, (production room)...Johnny was also known as "Solid Gold" Shannon  because his work on the air was sterling, (or solid gold). Johnny was beloved and respected by all who knew him. He was the consummate gentleman. Johnny was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame in 2010 and into the San Antonio Radio Hall of Fame in. 2015

Johnny's son, John Shannon Jr., is asking for $2500  to help wi th expenses. The service will be held at the Medical Center Baptist Church 7015 Wurzbach Road (78240 for those who will be using your GPS) The service will be at 11:00 AM Saturday November 21st.  

Anything you can do to  help with the funeral expenses will be very much  appreciated. The monies raised will go to Johnny's son, John Wayne Shannon  Jr., who will dispense the expenses.  In advance, thank you for anything  you can do to help Johnny "Solid Gold" Shannon with the kind of send off he so richly deserves. Thanks so much to all of you who have donated so far to this radio legend to let him know much he was loved and admired and may God bless all of you.

Johnny Shannon Jr. (210-719-0871)

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Jimmy Carter 
San Antonio, TX
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