Sgt. Philip Shook
MAYSVILLE, N.C. – Sgt. Philip Stephen Shook, 29, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at New Hanover Medical Center after injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He was a dedicated and decorated Marine who served two tours in Iraq and one in Japan with 10 years of service. His last unit assignment was with the Wounded Warrior Battalion-East, Wounded Warrior Regiment. During his time in service he earned service medals that include, Iraqi Campaign Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and the National Defense Medal. He loved riding motorcycles and was a member of Southern Mayhem MC.
Services with full military honors will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Jones Funeral Home Chapel in Swansboro, N.C. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Tupelo.
Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. to service time Wednesday at the funeral home.
He is survived by a son, Kouper Degan Shook of Cumberland; his father, Perry A. Shook Jr. of Fairhope, Ala.; his mother, Joyce Moore (Garry) of Houston; a sister, Talitha Sims of Tupelo and a brother, Jonathan Shook (Erin) of Hernando; a nephew and two nieces; and his fiancée, Tiffany Bosley.
The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Condolences may be made to www.jonesfh.org.
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