James Douglas “J.D.” Shaddox, 70, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Mercy Medical Center. Celebration of Life services were held, April 10 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. A private family inurnment will be at a later date.
J.D. was born Dec. 5, 1943, in Harrison, Ark., the son of Marion Douglas and Edith (Spencer) Shaddox. He married Carolyn Horn on Aug. 2, 1961, in Fort Madison. He was self-employed since 1970, and was the owner and operator of U-Haul on 16th Avenue SW since 2001. He was a member and Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge and the Moose Club.
J.D. is survived by his daughter, Shelly (Stephen) Morelock of Solon; his son, Bradley (Jennifer) Shaddox of Cedar Rapids; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his brother, Jerry (Lea Ann) Shaddox of Waterloo; his sisters, Shirley Thill of Mendota Heights, Minn. and Carol (Ken) Knapp of Centralia, Ill.; many loving nieces and nephews; and his special friend Becky Karr and her family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn in 2007; a brother-in-law John Thill, and his parents. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.