W. Richard Shannon Dies; Was Retired Jamestown Paint Co. Technical Director
Mr. Shannon joined Jamestown in 1955 as a chemist. He later was named plant manager, then technical director, and in 1985 was appointed vice president. He continued to work for the company on a consulting basis after retiring in 1995.
Mr. Shannon is survived by his wife Sally, his mother, four sons, one daughter, and three grandchildren.