Obituary: James Andrew Shiel



James Andrew Shiel, 26, of Carmel, died March 21, 2014. Jim was born May 1, 1987, in Indianapolis, to Andrew K. and Gail L. (Holloway) Shiel. Jim was a graduate of Cathedral High School. He attended Ball State University and was a member of their Varsity Volleyball Squad. He also attended Brooks Institute. Jim was an Eagle Scout and enjoyed all things outdoors. Golf, camping, sailing and fishing were a few of his favorites. He was deeply involved with A.A. and N.A. Jim was a loving and dedicated father to his dear son, Andy Shiel, who died March 22, 2014. Jim was also preceded in death by his father, Andrew K. Shiel; grandparents, Richard Shiel and Frank and Joni Holloway. He is survived by his mother, Gail H. Shiel; two sisters, Maureen (Tony) Knoble and Katherine Shiel; a nephew, L. Simon Knoble; a niece, Estelle Knoble; grandmother, Katherine K. Shiel; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends. James’ family is grateful for the wonderful services and care provided them by the Carmel Fire Department and first responders, Eskenazi Health and Riley Hospital for Children Burn Centers and the Indiana Organ Procurement Organization. A Mass of Christian Burial for James and Andy was conducted March 25 at St. Luke Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Damar Services Inc., Cathedral High School Volleyball Program or to Riley Hospital Burn Unit. Arrangements were entrusted to Feeney-Hornak Keystone Mortuary.


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