W. Dwight Shera

December 18, 1920 - November 28, 2003

Age: 82

Westport, Indiana


Date of Death: Friday, November 28, 2003 at 10:02 a.m.
Place of Death:
Columbus Regional Hospital at Columbus            
Date of Birth:
December 18, 1920
Place of Birth: Westport, Indiana
Date of Funeral:
Monday, December 1, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.
Place: Bass & Gasper Funeral Home.
Visitation: Sunday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. with a Masonic Service at 8:00 p.m.
Officiating: Rev. David A. Scaggs
Final Resting Place: Westport Cemetery with Military Graveside Services

Parents: Earl L. and Mamie (Clark) Shera


Residential: He was a lifelong resident of Decatur County having resided in Jackson Township and Westport.

Occupation: He was a farmer in Jackson Township of Decatur County.
                   He drove a School bus for 30 years for South Decatur and Jackson High Schools.

Education: He graduated from Westport High School in 1938 and he attended Purdue University.

Military Service: He was a US Army veteran having served with the 717th Tank Battalion in the
                        European Theatre during WWII.

Memberships: Westport Baptist Church where he had served as Trustee and a
                        Deacon Westport Masonic Lodge # 52 F.& A.M.

                      Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis

                      Westport American Legion # 339

                      He was a past member of the Decatur County Hospital Board.

                      He was a past President of the Westport Kiwanis Club.


Married to: Betty J. Conwell
       Place: Westport, Indiana
        Date: July 3, 1941



Wife - Betty J. Shera - Westport, Indiana

2 Sons - Clark Shera - Westport, Indiana           

             Mark Shera - Cookville, Tennessee

1 Brother - Max Shera - Westport, Indiana

6 Grandchildren

7 Great Grandchildren


Preceded in death by: Parents

                                   3 Brothers: Isaac Shera
                                                    Miles M. Shera
                                                    Stan Shera

                                   1 Sister: Lucille Anderson


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