- August 5, 1975 - October 12, 2012
- Knoxville, Tennessee
of Shan's Passing
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“My prayers are with you in Heaven Shan Edward Lively, may your soul rest in Eternal peace. I thank you for your service to your country. You are a...Read More »
1 of 53 | Posted by: Mindy Heiser - NJ
“I'm so sorry to hear of Shan's death. II have great memories of our childhood together.
2 of 53 | Posted by: John Fann - Knoxville, TN
“My heart goes out to the friends and family of Shan, all of us at Soldier's Angels hate to see any soldier pass away and we appreciate so much his...Read More »
3 of 53 | Posted by: Soldier Angel Debbie - Jamestown, TN
“He will be missed, he let me learn how to do an IV on him and I was really bad at it so I had to try many time. He always had a warm greeting when...Read More »
4 of 53 | Posted by: SSG Daniel Laine - knoxville, TN
“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. You have my deepest sympathy for this loss.
It was an honor to stand for Spc Lively and his family...Read More »
5 of 53 | Posted by: Heather Shae Correll - Knoxville, TN
“Our Prayers for the Lively Family, May God Wrap his Arms around you, an You will Feel His Power, So very sorry, Thinking of All the Family,...Read More »
6 of 53 | Posted by: Helen & G.L. McCoy - Knoxville, TN
“We are so sorry about your loss. Our thoughts will be with you and your family.
7 of 53 | Posted by: Debra Reagan - Knoxville, TN
“Kristina, I want you to know how deeply sorry I am for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
8 of 53 | Posted by: Daphne Ellis - Knoxville, TN
“My most sincere sympathies to the family. I pray for comfort, healing and peace during this most difficult time and the days to come.
9 of 53 | Posted by: Joy Parton - Sevierville, TN
“My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I am so sorry.
10 of 53 | Posted by: Anita Dean - Knoxville, TN
“So sorry for your loss. Thank Shan Lively for your service. You are a hero and will never be forgotten. **hugs**
11 of 53 | Posted by: connie phipps - columbus, OH
“My condolances to the family. May those little boys be blessed knowing their father was a hero. God's peace and comfort be with you all.
12 of 53 | Posted by: Randi Meehan - Great Falls,, MT
“Thank you Shan & family for the sacrifices that you have all made for our freedom.My condolences go out to the family.You are in my thoughts &...Read More »
13 of 53 | Posted by: Pat - Knoxville, TN - Civilian
“My sympathies for your loss and especially because of leaving a little one and another one who will never even see his brave father. Thanks for the...Read More »
14 of 53 | Posted by: David Thrasher - Hartselle, AL
“RIP Brother, Your service will not be forgotten. To those left behind-Loved ones, friends, and members of his unit- Thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
15 of 53 | Posted by: Don Tipton - Knoxville, TN
“I am sorry for your loss, i will be there tomorrow to stop the protesters from disrupting the service of a fallen brother at arms,
16 of 53 | Posted by: Gunnery sargent A. Simmons - TN
“What a horrible sacrifice for the family of the amazing fallen soldier. Maybe you find peace and comofrt in some small way or form. Thank you for...Read More »
17 of 53 | Posted by: Amanda G - Knoxville, TN
“Though I did not personally know Shan we are related by family heritage. Charlie and Brenda are love cousins and we share in your sadness at Shan's...Read More »
18 of 53 | Posted by: Shirley Cardwell Keck and Ronald Keck - TN
“Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about the lose of Shan. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead. My...Read More »
19 of 53 | Posted by: Gena Oliver - Knoxville, TN
“I did not know Shan personally, but I heard about his funeral via a soldier support group on fb. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. My husband is...Read More »
20 of 53 | Posted by: Jennifer Herrera - Bettendorf, IA
“My most sincere condolences for your family Shan. We knew you a very short time with the 733rd as you watched over the health of our Soldiers. You...Read More »
21 of 53 | Posted by: Chief Warrant Officer Glenn Antrobius - TN
“It was an honor to have known you and to have served with you my friend. Your memories will always go on with alll of us who had the privelage of...Read More »
22 of 53 | Posted by: Johnny Brown - TN
“My deepest condolences for your loss. I only go to meet Specialist Lively for brief 21 days while we were on annual training in Hawaii - as he was...Read More »
23 of 53 | Posted by: Haris Balcinovic - Jonesborough, TN
24 of 53 | Posted by: Regina Dunn
“My thoughts and prayer are with you all
i love him..
25 of 53 | Posted by: Dreva Palmer - Knox, TN - Friend
“God has a wonderful solider in heaven now. Shan was always so funny, kind, and a good time was where ever he was at. He will be missed greatly. ...Read More »
26 of 53 | Posted by: Brandy Bundren Tallent - TN
“Try heart and prayers go out to the family. I want to thank you for his service to this county and helping to keep the light of freedom shinning. We...Read More »
27 of 53 | Posted by: Scott Stewart - Seymour, TN
“May God continue to bless Shan and his family, you are in my family's prayers ! As an American Citizen and Veteran, I am indebted to his sacrafice...Read More »
28 of 53 | Posted by: Ken Gross - Knoxville, TN - None
“God himself took a day to rest in, and a good man's grave is his Sabbath. ~John Donne
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of...Read More »
29 of 53 | Posted by: Fred Roberson - TN - friend
“I will always remember your love for your son, Jaron. I know you will love Tyson from above with the same absolute love, and will shine down when he...Read More »
30 of 53 | Posted by: Liz Howard - Dandridge, TN
“We are so sorry for this tragic loss. Lean on God and he will get you through
this tough time. Remember Jaron, you have tons of friends to lean on...Read More »
31 of 53 | Posted by: Tammy and Dylan McGaha - TN
“Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know...Read More »
32 of 53 | Posted by: Michael, Kelly and Mikayla Cavitt - TN
“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal....The love you two shared will carry on forever. Shan will NEVER be...Read More »
33 of 53 | Posted by: Sean Dowling - Philadelphia, PA
“A man that had a big heart and a loving soul. Someone that could make anyone laugh and always made a bad day better. You will be missed. It was a...Read More »
34 of 53 | Posted by: Mildred - Monroe, OH - US Army
“Doc Lively was a solid, stand up guy. I am honored to have served with such a Soldier. A true Hero! We will all miss him and remember the goodness...Read More »
35 of 53 | Posted by: Jason Campbell - Boone, NC
“What a pleasure it has been to attend and share our boys baseball games. We still keep in contact with Jarron. You will be very missed. God bless...Read More »
36 of 53 | Posted by: Jan Graves and Family - Dandridge, TN
“My deepest sympathy goes out to Kristina, Jarron, ,Tyson as well as Shan's family. Words can not describe the laughter and good times Shan brought to...Read More »
37 of 53 | Posted by: Ken Graham - knoxville, TN
“" You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change...Read More »
38 of 53 | Posted by: Linda Kerr - Knoxville, TN
“I am so a sorry to hear about Shan .I love you all and i will keep you all in my prayers. I loved him like my brother i went to school with him we...Read More »
39 of 53 | Posted by: april - knoxville, TN - friend
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all as we greive this loss. SPC Lively was truly an asset to the unit and an amazing guy. His sense of humor,...Read More »
40 of 53 | Posted by: Mandy Pass - Knoxville, TN
“Shan you were the bestfriend a guy could ever have there willnot be a day go by i don't think of all the crazy stuff we all did it was a pleasure...Read More »
41 of 53 | Posted by: HOMER HART - KNOXVILLE, TN
“it was a pleasure knowing you my friend you were truly a great friend may god bless your family during this difficult time.gm
42 of 53 | Posted by: jimmy thompson - lafollette, TN
“Shan,You are gone but NEVER forgotten. You will be missed by all of your family and friends. I am truly blessed to be able to say that I had the...Read More »
43 of 53 | Posted by: Lynn Covington - Knoxville, TN
“I would like to send my sympathy to his family and to Chuck and Brenda, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a good man, funny and talked to him alot...Read More »
44 of 53 | Posted by: Michael Cardwell - Knoxville, TN
“So glad I got to serve with you & get to know you. You helped me and many more Soldiers. We are gonna miss you brother.
45 of 53 | Posted by: "Peaches" - Kimgsport, TN
“"Perhaps they are not stars in the sky...but openings for our loved ones to shine thru to let us know they are at peace."
My...Read More »
46 of 53 | Posted by: Tanya Appis - TN
“PFC Lively, you will definitely be missed by myself and all of us at the 733rd that you were assigned to at ECT and Tullahoma. You were magnetic and...Read More »
47 of 53 | Posted by: Rocky W. Stafford - Morristown, TN
“R.I.P. my friend. i was glad i got to know you. you will be missed by many cause you touched so many while you was with us.
48 of 53 | Posted by: Shawn Metcalf - WV
“I was deeply saddened to learn of Shan's death and would like to express my sincere sadness and sympathies to your Family.
Shan was a remarkable...Read More »
49 of 53 | Posted by: Dennis McVey
“Shan, You have left a mark on this world. Anyone that knows you knows that you would want us to not cry. Your presense lit up every room and EVERYONE...Read More »
50 of 53 | Posted by: Nancy Sims, aka SFC Sims - TN
“As you comprehend this profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of love rising to the heavens...
51 of 53 | Posted by: June - Knoxville, TN
“May God wrap His loving arms around the family and friends of Shan Lively during their time of grief. And may He bring them comfort through these...Read More »
52 of 53 | Posted by: Deb McKay - Knoxville, TN
“sorry to lose a life long friend alot of great times will never be forgotten my condolences go out to his wife kristina ,mother brenda & father chuck...Read More »
53 of 53 | Posted by: austin copeland - washburn, TN
Shān Edward Lively – went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 12, 2012.
Shān was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.
A veteran of the United States Army, he was a medic with the 844th Engineering Battalion in Knoxville. He served his country in Iraq for twelve months.
Preceded in death by his grandparents, Isaac Lively and Christine Lively, Sam Swaggerty and Anna Mae Swaggerty.
He is survived by his wife, Kristina Brasfield Lively; son, Jaron Lively; son to be born in December, Tyson Shane Lively; parents, Charles Lively and Brenda Lively; brothers and sisters-in-law, Charles and Denise Lively, Phillip and Pamela Lively and Tim and Janet Lively; sister and brother-in-law, Tammy and Lee Stansberry; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Nixon and Diann Brasfield; sister-in-law, Heather Lewis; special nephew, Chuckie Lively; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; a host of friends.
A funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 18, 2012 in the chapel of Rose Mortuary officiated by Pastor Tim Wallace.
Interment will follow in East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery with full military honors presented by the Tennessee Army National Guard Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
Online condolences may be extended at www.rosemortuary.com.
Arrangements by Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel.
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East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
220 E. Governor John Sevier HIghway Knoxville, TN 37920