Anders Edward Shockome, age 27, received God’s gift of everlasting life on January 14, 2012, in Austin, Texas. He was born November 26, 1984 in Austin to Tim Shockome and Ixora Roberts, and was baptized May 19, 1985 at Our Lady Of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Austin. Anders served in the U.S. Army from 2006 - 2010.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Hugo and Carmen Estrada of Caracas, Venezuela and his cousin, L/Cpl Thomas C. Shockome, II, of Cherry Point, N.C.
Anders is survived by his father, Tim Shockome of Karnes City, Texas; mother and step father, Ixora and Ed Roberts of Highland Haven, Texas; son, Gabriel Aiden Shockome of Boerne, Texas; brothers and sisters, Alex and Victoria Shockome of Karnes City; John and James Roberts of Austin; paternal grandparents, Tom and Meredean Shockome of Karnes City; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Memorial Service was held for Anders on January 28, 2012, beside Lake LBJ in Highland Haven with Rev. Jeff Davis officiating.
The family asks God to bless each of you for the Christian love and many expressions of sympathy received during this time of sorrow.