Mr. Oxden–Willows “Wil” Shearer, 22, of Murray, died Friday, Dec. 2, in an automobile accident in
Murray. Mr. Shearer was born in Murray, on March 8, 1989. He was a 2007 Murray High School graduate, a member of the Benton Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Benton, a Life Loyal member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and a senior at Murray State University, a NAUI Scuba Trainer Instructor and a Dive Master in the PADI Diving Society.
Mr. Shearer was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Charles B. Fennel.
Mr. Shearer is survived by his parents, Ron and Michele Shearer of Hardin; maternal grandmother, Audaine Fennel of Hardin; paternal grandparents, B.M. and Mavis Shearer of Winchester; aunts and uncles, Mike Fennel of Hardin, Tom and Gail Shearer of Bagdad, and Lawrence and Bonnie Williams of Lexington; cousins, Amy Fennel of Paducah, Daniel, Amanda and Jake Fennel of Aurora, Scott, Kristy, Eli and Joi Kate Mays of Elizabethtown, and Ben and Meridith Ward of Alexandria, Va.