Herbert Don Shira, 92, of Coffeyville passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Coffeyville Regional Medical Center.\n\nHe was born on September 24, 1927 on the family farm near Labette, Kansas. Don grew up in Labette County where he attended rural schools and completed his education graduating from Labette County High School. \n\nDon was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army Air Corp.\n\nOn September 24, 1947 he married Evelyn Louise Wheelen. Following their marriage, they made their home in Oswego, Parsons and Coffeyville where they raised their daughters. Evelyn preceded him in death on October 18, 1988.\n\nOn November 26, 1989 he married Patty Hart. She survives at the home in Coffeyville.\n\nDon retired as Purchasing Agent for Automotive Control Corp. in Independence. Having previously worked at Haskett & Pedlar Auto Supply, Parsons, KS, Carter Automotive Warehouse and Funk Manufacturing Coffeyville, KS.\n\nDon was a longtime active member of the First Southern Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, he also enjoyed going to sales and buying furniture to repurpose. For many years he was known as the "Man on 3rd St. that sold chest of drawers". Don loved spending time with his family.\n\nSurvivors include his wife, Patty of the home; his daughters, Ruth Bardwell and husband, Steve of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Carmen Dissing and husband, Dennis of Bella Vista, Arkansas; his step-children, Susan Pipkin of Aurora, Colorado, Marlene Koch of Coffeyville, Becky Chronister and Dale Hart both of Pittsburg, and Ellen Parsons of Reeds Spring, Missouri; one sister, Martha A. Frier of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren, Vanessa Wallace, Joshua Pipkin, Daniel Pipkin, Levi Chronister, Kaylee Koch, Aaron Parsons, Jessica Parsons, and Charlie Parsons; and nine great-grandchildren, Alexa Wallace, Ryan Pipkin, Maddie Pipkin, Emma Pipkin, Claire Pipkin, Aubrey Pipkin, Theo Chronister, Johnathan Parsons, and Easton Parsons.\n\nHe was preceded in death by grandsons, Aaron Bardwell and Jason Koch.\n\nServices will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 12, 2020 at the First Southern Baptist Church with Pastor Luke Oldweiler officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville.\n\nFriends may call on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville.\n\nThe family suggests memorials to the First Southern Baptist Church; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337.