Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





Gary High School 1952

Andrew John Shulock Jr.

May 9, 1934-January 24, 2013

BLUEFIELD Andrew John Shulock Jr., age 78, of 3690 Coal Heritage Road, Apartment #9, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born on May 9, 1934, in Gary, he was a son of the late Andrew john Shulock Sr. and Bessie Kish Shulock. He was a resident of Mercer County for the past 20 years after relocating from Gary #6 in McDowell County. He was a coal miner and a UMWA member. He was of the Roman Catholic faith. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose. He loved archery, football, and basketball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shelva Young; sons, Christopher Shulock, Andrew Shulock III, and Steven Shulock I; sister, Mary Shulock Kuzmanoff.

Survivors include: Son: Gerald Steven Shulock II of Philippi, W.Va.; daughters: Andrea Lynn Shulock Kelley of Philippi, W.Va. and Felicia Ann Shulock Muncy of Philippi, W.Va.; stepdaughters: Danallai Humphries of North Carolina and Fonda Britt of North Carolina; former wife: Jane Thomas of Bluewell; sister: Bessie Shulock Soltesz of Avenel, N.J.; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Deacon Don Hammond officiating. Burial will follow on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell. Pallbearers will be Daman Jack Kelley, John Christopher Kelley, Lewis Burke, and Gary Vanover. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday.

The family is accepting online condolences at

The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road, Bluefield, W.Va. is in charge of arrangements.