Stan Shimmin

January 19, 2023

Stan Shimmin, age 77 of Pensacola, Florida, went home to be with the Lord on January 16, 2023. Stan spent his career in ministry as an illustrator with Abeka and as an art instructor at Pensacola Christian College. His works of art and calligraphy glorified his Savior and brought joy to his friends and family. His grandchildren were the highlight of his life and they will always remember playing with Grumpa. He loved landscaping, hiking with family, and woodworking. He was especially known for his handcrafted walking sticks.

He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dee Shimmin, his father, Paul Shimmin, and his mother Faye Shimmin. He is survived by his four children, Raylene Cochran (Scott), Randi Jones (Michael), Marty Shimmin (Valerie), and Meggan Grosnick (Erik); grandchildren, Kenneth Cochran, Justin Jones, Lauren Cochran, Camden Jones, Gavin Jones, Carstan Cochran, Jaden Shimmin, Gabriel Shimmin, Samantha Grosnick, Elaina Shimmin, Logan Shimmin, Addisyn Grosnick, Taylen Grosnick; great grandchildren, Lilly Jones, Ezzeriah Jones; sisters, Paula Shimmin, Fern Shimmin, Verna Atkinson (Robert), and Rita Shown (Rod).

A private interment ceremony will be held for family.


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