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Walter Price Shatley, 91, also known as Rooster or Doc, was born January 15, 1926 in a very small wooden house in Paoli, Oklahoma to Walter N. and Maggie Shatley.

Walter was one of 12 living children. He graduated from Paoli High School with the class of 1944.

Walter passed away on October 31, 2017 in VA Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

Walter is survived by his wife, Ruth; one daughter, Denise Hunter and her husband Keith of Oklahoma City; one brother-in-law, Don Sterling of Oklahoma City. He is also survived by 10 grandkids and 20 great-grandkids, and numerous other family and friends.

Walter is preceded in death by his parents Walter N. and Maggie Shatley; all 11 of his siblings; his two sons, Gary Shatley and Roger Shatley; one daughter, Pamela Dian Shatley Denney; and one great-grandson, Matthew.

The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, November 3, 2017 at the John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, 120 S. Broadway, Moore, Okla. Interment to follow at the Paoli Cemetery, Paoli, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home.
Published on November 9, 2017
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