In memory of Alfred O'Neal Shuler, "Sonny,” 80, of Panama City and formerly Apalachicola, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, and is sadly missed by his family.
He is survived by his loving sons, Jay Gordon Shuler and Thomas Michael Shuler. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his son, Alfred O'Neal Shuler, Jr. and his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Shuler; and his parents, Jay A. Shuler, Isabelle Shuler, and Winnie Dodd Shuler.
Sonny was born and resided in Apalachicola the majority of his life. Sonny was a well-accomplished Apalachicola citizen, contributing his time and education as a local attorney. For 43 years he served as the Franklin County Commission’s attorney. Sonny passed away in Panama City while a Franklin County Commission meeting was in mid-progress.
He was a past member of the Apalachicola Rotary Club, as well as a past member of the Apalachicola Lodge #76 F&AM. Sonny was also an active member of the First Baptist Church of Apalachicola.
The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 5 at the First Baptist Church of Apalachicola. Interment will be at the Magnolia Cemetery. All funeral arrangements are under the direction of Kelley Funeral Home in Apalachicola.