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Bobby Joe Shields, 78
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native, Bobby Joe Shields, 78, was born Nov. 2, 1943 and died Oct. 5, 2022 at his residence following an extended illness.           

A retired truck doctor, he was the son of the late Robert Lee and Emmie Crouch Shields. He was married to Beverly Dean Shields on April 11, 1964 who preceded him in death. 

Mr. Shields is survived by sons, Danny Shields (fiancée, Lori Greer) of Woodbury and Donnie (Sherrie) Shields of McMinnville; daughter, Misti Shields of McMinnville; brother, Jimmy (Ruth) Shields of McMinnville; sisters, Mary Beaty and “Tiny” Beaty, both of Manchester, and Lillie Tittsworth of McMinnville; grandchildren, Jessica (Charlie) Pittard and Amber Shields (fiancé, Caleb Evans), both of Woodbury, and D.J. Shields of McMinnville; many great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and dog, Max.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in High’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until time of service at High Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard 

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 7, 2022