Private James Douglas Shavers
U.S. Army, Veteran
James Douglas Shavers was born in 1937 and joined the U.S. Army in January 1956 at the age of 18. He proudly served his country for nearly six years as a 52nd Airborne Paratrooper and served one tour in Germany.
He trained in the Okefenokee Swamp and worked as an MP, as well. Private Shavers received an honorary discharge from the 4th U.S. Army Corps in December 1961. He passed away earlier this year on January 4, 2014.