Gregory A. Shell, Aug. 28, 1956 - Aug. 16, 2008

Jul 29, 2015


AUG. 28, 1956-AUG. 16, 2008


Gregory A. Shell, 51, of Norwalk, died unexpectedly Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008, in Fisher-Titus Medical Center due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

He was born Aug. 28, 1956, in Newark, Ohio. He received his bachelors degree from Kenyon College and law degree from Capital Law School. He served as a defense attorney in Norwalk for most of his career. He was a world traveler, enjoyed cigars, collected various automobiles and art, and enjoyed motorcycles and photography.

He is survived by his father, Paul E. Shell of Tennessee; sons, Peter (Deanna) Shell of Fort Lewis, Wash., and Jonas Shell of Steubenville, Ohio; grandchildren, Matthew, Madison, Marcus and Andrew; sister, Linda (Steve) Harrington and her daughter, Emily, of Newark, Rick (Ralene) Shell of Steubenville and R. Clayton Shell of Newark; niece, Valerie Shell of Steubenville and other nieces and nephews; and all of his special friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ethel (Hughes) Shell in 2006.

Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk where a funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday. Private interment will be in Newark.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Pontifical College of Josephinum, 7625 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43235.

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