Aubrey Bisland Shields Jr.

Published 9:39 pm Thursday, September 17, 2020

NATCHEZ — Born February 27, 1944, in Natchez, Mississippi and died September 15, 2020 due to complications of Covid-19.

After graduating from Mississippi State University Aubrey enlisted in the Army to serve in Vietnam.

He received medals for his service and was honorably discharged. Along his journey he had various jobs, teacher, library worker, and bookkeeper, to name a few. He was an avid reader and especially loved history and his catholic faith. He spent his last two years being well cared for at the Veterans home in Jackson, LA. Most considered him an enigma and genius. His unique character will be missed. Aubrey is preceded in death by his parents, Edwina & Aubrey Shields, his brother, Edward B. May and nephews, Edward B. May, Jr. and Robert May.

He is survived by his nieces, Merle May (Ronnie) Francis and Dawn May Walker, along with their children, and cousins, Ednice (Lee) Savoy, Charles “Chuck” (Gina) Bailey, Steve (Beverly) Bailey, Robert “Bob” (Kay) Bailey, Van (Nancy) Bailey, Gregg (Susan) Bailey, Gahan (John) Locklier, along with friends, Rebecca & Shot Gwin and Sadie Saunders and his extended family and friends.

A private service will be held Friday September 18, 2020 at the Natchez Cemetery, conducted by Father Mark Shoffner.