Thursday, August 19, 2021

Obituary - William Allen "Bill" Shadden

William Allen "Bill" Shadden, age 75, Mound City, Kansas passed away on Wednesday August 18, 2021. He was born on February 13, 1946 in Fort Scott, Kansas the son of Floyd and Mary Gruver Shadden. He was united in marriage to Fanchion Joles on October 5, 1964 in Fort Scott. 

He owned and operated Shadden Septic Tank Cleaning. Bill was a member of the Grace Baptist Church. He enjoyed stock car racing and NASCAR.

He liked to play cards and collect guns and knives. He was preceded in death by a son, Allen Shadden, his parents, five brothers, Floyd, Lyle, Harry, Raland, and Gary Shadden, two sisters, Pauline Plain and Evelyn Reardon, and one great grandchild, Luna Archer. 

Bill is survived by his wife, Fanchion, a sister, Viola Rittinghouse, two granddaughters, Kylie Archer(Zach) and Emily Johnson(Clint), and four great grandchildren, Cooper and Piper Johnson, and Torben and Octavius Archer.

Funeral service will be 11 am Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the Mound City First Baptist Church. Burial in the Woodland Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 am to service at the Church. Contributions are suggested to the Kansas City Hospice House, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Online condolences can be left at

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