Shannon J. McNally, 52, of Sandusky, passed away late Wednesday evening, July 25, 2018, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
Born on August 14, 1965, in Sandusky, OH the son of Thomas James and Cheryl Kay (Meggitt) McNally. He was a 1985 graduate of Sandusky High School. Shannon was a veteran, having served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Over the years, he had worked as a mason for different masonry companies in the local area. He loved all sports, but he especially followed the teams at the University of Notre Dame. Shannon was a life member of the AMVETS Post #17.
He is survived by a daughter, Ashley Wick; two sons, Mason and Matthew McNally; two granddaughters, Sophia and Gwendlyn; his mother, Cheryl K. (Don Ohlemacher) McNally-Meyers of Sandusky; a sister, Cari A. (Tony) Voegeli of Ft. Wayne, IN; a niece, Casey; and a nephew, Chadwyck.
Shannon was preceded in death by his father, Thomas J. McNally (2005); paternal grandparents, John and Marjorie Serwin; his maternal grandparents, Denzil and Elsie Gorby; and his maternal grandfather, Franklin Meggitt.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 30, 2018, from 11 am until time of the funeral services at 1 pm at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Deacon Phil Dinovo officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Color Guard Post # 83. Following the services it was his wish to be cremated. Interment will take place at a later date in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in his memory to The Wounded Warrior Project, 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606.
Your memories and words of comfort may be shared with Shannon's family at davidfkoch.com.