Murray Gene Shickell was born on June 30, 1940 in Nevada, Iowa to Lloyd Laverne Shickell and Eunice (Spivey) Shickell. He passed from this life on May 7, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 72.

Murray moved to the Tulsa area 10 years ago from Ames to be close to his son & grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 son; Duane Laverne Shickell.

He is survived by 1 son; Aaron Shickell and wife Stephanie, of Glenpool OK, 3 brothers; Keith Shickell and wife Lori, of St. Petersburg, FL, Lowell Shickell of Cheyenne, WY & Mark Shaw and wife Kathy, of Denver, CO, 2 grandchildren; Aaron II & Meghan, his wife; Patricia Shickell, 4 nieces, 1 nephew and many good friends.