Stephen Anthony Shanahan


Stephen Anthony Shanahan

James A. Dyal Funeral Home

Stephen Anthony Shanahan, 68, of Cottageville, husband of Emma Lee Creel Shanahan, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Colleton Medical Center.

Family and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 12 o'clock to 1 o'clock at Little Rock Holiness Church, 20911 Augusta Hwy, Cottageville, SC 29435. A funeral service will begin at 1 o'clock at Little Rock Holiness Church. Burial will follow at Little Rock Holiness Church Cemetery.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at

Stephen was born on May 31, 1953 in Richmond, IN, son of the late Gerald and Betty Shanahan.

Survivors in addition to his wife Emma are: two step children: Melissa Rickman (Maurice) of Cottageville and Jamie Martin (Amy) of Douglas, GA; Goddaughter, Laura Liggett Sorrows of IN; ten grandchildren: Becky, Melea (Darius), Mariah (Grant), Jimi (Terrance), Angela (James), Emily, Joshua, Ethan, Layla, and Maurissa; four great grandchildren: Braelynn, Braeden, Weston, and Wynter; sister in law, Rebecca Shanahan of Winter Park, FL; siblings: Bill Shanahan of Okeechobee, FL, Tom Shanahan (Joyce) of Clearwater, FL, Dan Shanahan (Kim) of Rushville, IN, Pat Shanahan (Amy) Naperville, IL, Brian Shanahan (Janell) of Martinsville, IN, Mary Liggett (Mark) of Rushville, IN, Sharon Olson (Dan) of St. Jacob, IL, and Colleen Shanahan (Trisha Ostermeier) of Arcata, CA; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by two siblings: Jim Shanahan and Anne Marie Shanahan.

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