Submitted by his Wife
Shane joined the Boyle County Fire Department at age 17. After 10 of service‚ he got on part time with Danville City Fire Department. His life long dream was to become a career fire fighter. He accomplished this dream one month before his death. He loved the Fire Department‚ and serving others. He devoted his life to this mission.
He was killed in truck accident returning from an EMT class on February 3‚ 2007. While he was working as a part time firefighter at Danville‚ he also worked a full time job. He worked a lot of hours but he wanted to get on full time. During his part time service‚ he received the ‘Part time Firefighter of the Year’ award for his service and dependability. He was very proud and honored to receive this award.
He enjoyed NASCAR and was an avid Dale Jr. fan. He also enjoyed football and Kentucky basketball. Most important‚ he also loved serving God and in our church. He was a great testimony to those around him. He has gone to be with the Lord in his eternal home.
He had strong family values and was very close to his parents‚ Dorse and Barbara King. He is survived also by his wife‚ Debbie. He also leaves behind 2 step children‚ 3 step grandchildren‚ 3 brothers‚ and many friends. He was a loving husband‚ friend‚ son‚ brother‚ step father and step grandfather. He is greatly missed and will live forever in our hearts.