Junior R. DeShields was born on December 12,1934 to Stephen R. DeShields and Lucy B. Washington. He departed this life on June 20, 2020.
Russell was educated in Baltimore Public Schools until he enlisted in the Navy.
Junior loved riding Motorcycles with his Club the "Banderleros." He also loved to raise animals. Dogs, cats, birds, turtles, exotic tropical fish, rabbits, and chickens. (yeah chickens too) He was known to bring home any animal in the dead of night.
He worked various jobs in his lifetime: Post Office, the Afro, Granite company and lastly formed his own chauffeur LLC upon retirement.
He leaves in passing: Jacqueline Sanchez (sister); two daughters,Teresa Deshields-Eades, Colleen DeShields, son Kevin DeShields; grandchildren, Michael, Demetria, Darius, Morgan Stephanie, Tyrese Kevin Jr. Great grands Tahlil, Gabrielle, Danielle, Tarche', Keona, Keron, Nicho- las and Asia Lisa. Great Great Grands, CharLii, Chayce, DaeLynn, Keron Jr. Austin, Ayden, Aubree, nieces and nephews, Banderleros, and a host of friends.
Family members who preceded him in passing: Stephen and Lucy DeShields (father and mother); Lorraine Weems Deshields (wife) Ly- nette DeShields (daughter) Tiffany DeShields (granddaughter) Damon DeShields (grandson) Charles Murel 3rd, Gerald Commodore (great, great grands)
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