Services were held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 6, 2014, at Aulds Funeral Home with Joe Cullen, pastor of the First Christian Church of Archer City, and Verner Hayhurst of Archer City officiating. Interment followed in the Pioneer Cemetery in Olney under the direction of Aulds Funeral Home.

The family received friends from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Aulds Funeral Home.

Shawn was born April 22, 1959, in Olney, Texas, to Roy Dehn Alsup and Janice Ann Groves Alsup. Shawn graduated from Olney High School and attended three years of college. He proudly served his country in the Coast Guard.

Shawn had owned and operated a jewelry store in Graham, Texas, for four years. He then was employed at the Space Surveillance Center in Archer County for 11 years and finally for Raytheon out of Puerto Rico for six months, until he began having health problems.

Survivors include two sons, Shane Alsup and Danial Reynolds of Archer City; his parents, Roy and Janice Alsup of Archer City; one brother, Steve Alsup and wife, Tina of Olney; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Shannon Ann Baldwin, on March 26, 2012; and two nieces, Ayme Marie Alsup on April 9, 1991, and Peyton KateAnn Parsley on Aug. 28, 2006. On June 3, 2014, his father, Roy passed away.


The family suggests memorials to the Archer Service Center, P.O. Box 578, Archer City, Texas 76351.