Reverend Carl D. Shiver • September 4, 2020



Friday morning, September 4th 2020 at 11:36am, Carl D. Shiver; Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather…Man of God… went to his heavenly home and met the God he loved and served.
He is now seeing and experiencing all that he read and preached about. No more pain and suffering…he is completely healed…alive and well…in the presence of the Lord.
He loved his Family, God, and Country.
He joined the United States Army on November 18th 1958. He was discharged on February 26th 1962. His basic training was at Ft. Jackson, SC. He was stationed at Ft. Benning, Columbus, GA. and at Ft. Gordon, Augusta, GA. He then served 18 months in Manheim, Germany in the 552nd Combat Engineers. He returned to the United States to be discharged at Ft. Dix, NJ.
In 1990 he became Pastor of Calvary Way Full Gospel Church. He was ordained into the West Florida District of the Assemblies of God, May 5th 2014.
He served his congregation as full time Pastor until March 2020 at which time he became Pastor Emeritus.
Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Myrl Shiver; three sons, Michael Shiver (Marie), Christopher Shiver (Denyse) and Timothy Shiver (Tiffany); seven granddaughters, Jessica, Meagan, Carly, Madison, Alyson, Mackenzie and Hannah; two brothers, Freddy Shiver and Jack Shiver (Bonnie); and one sister, Mary Simmons.
We will miss him now and forever…But, we know we will meet him again…soon.
The family will receive friends at Calvary Way Full Gospel Church on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 from 10 AM till the service begins at 12 PM.
Active pallbearers will be Michael Shiver, Chris Shiver, Tim Shiver, Gregory Shiver, Craig Shiver and Ted Simmons. Honorary pallbearers will be Barry Shiver, Kenny Shiver and Bob Walton.
According to Carl’s request, in lieu of flowers please make donations to Calvary Way Full Gospel Church.

  1. Patsy Scott says:

    Scotty and I are praying for your family, we loved brother shiver with all our hearts I will forever miss him love you sister Myrl.

  2. Robert and Diana Eckols says:

    Our sympathies and prayers are with Sister Myrl and the entire family. May God give them peace and comfort.

  3. I will miss Brother Carl he was a true man of God.He was always there for me and my family. God bless the family and I will be praying for ya’ll

  4. Delila Parker says:

    Rev. Shiver made us feel at home from our first visit to the church and never strayed from the scripture. A true Man of God. Love him and sis. Myrl so much.

  5. Sue Townley-Lee says:

    Pastor Carl was a wonderful pastor and a precious man of God. He will be missed more than words can express. Our prayers and love go to Sister Myrl and family. Sue & Ladon Lee

  6. E J. And Mary Wales says:

    We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend and wonderful man of God. Our prayers for
    Peace and comfort go to the family during this part of life’s journey. We love you.

  7. Randall Carroll says:

    A wonderful man of God,a great singer and Preacher and all around fantastic person.

  8. Diane Hatcher says:

    A beloved, wonderful brother-in-law and family man. It was my honor to be related my marriage.
    Diane Hatcher

  9. Jeanne palmsteen says:

    So greatful God allowed me to be a part of his beautiful church family!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻💙💙💙

  10. I am so blessed to have Carl as my cousin. He is the kind of Pastor that is always there for everyone , whether you go to his church or someone else. It is easy to tell just bymeeting him that GOD is the center of his soul. Praise GOD he is now healed and can jump and shout and sing all night if he wants too. We love Carl and hewill be very missed.

  11. Don Hatcher says:

    Carl was always the person you knew – honest, caring, consistent, helpful and available to help you anyway he could. Carl was an exceptional and one of a kind friend.
    We miss you Carl.

  12. Ray and Robin Whitet says:

    Pastor Carl has been a friend to my husband and I for over 40 years. We were so happy when he became our pastor. He was a wonderful man of God. We love him and we are going to miss him greatly. We have many, many great memories of Carl, but, eating at The House of Chong will never be the same.

  13. Gary Cooper says:

    My deepest sympathy to Myrl, Sue, Don, and all of Carl’s family. Carl was always friendly, and compassionate, but most of all he was a true Christian role model for all who knew him.

  14. Alve Holmes says:

    Our sincere sympathy to the Shriver family.
    Thinking of you all 🙏
    R.I.P. Mr. Shriver.

    The Holmes family .

  15. Hugh & Wanda McKinnon says:

    A wonderful Pastor and a true man of God that preached the uncompromised word of our Lord. We loved & appreciated his walk with the Lord. He walked through some hard times with us. Praying for his family.

  16. Renee Meyer says:

    I will never forget you and all the love you gave me and my family.

  17. Stephanie Skipper says:

    He was a wonderful, kind and honorable man who loved the Lord and his family with all of his heart and it showed in every interaction. He will be greatly missed here on earth but we have no doubt that his heavenly homecoming was glorious. Our love and prayers are with all of the family.

  18. Kimberly Couvillion, Brenda Bourgoyne says:

    I’m so sorry for you and the boys loss Aunt Murl. I hate that we could not be there to celebrate his life. I mourn for us left behind, but what a glorious day it is in heaven! To be sitting at the feet of Jesus! He has the best view of all. Sending all our love from Louisiana.

  19. Holt & Holton Family says:

    Prayers & Love to Pastor Emeritus Shiver’s family. Pastor baptized my husband Larry Holt at the age of 60. He also baptized my grandson Zackyah Holton. Two of our grandchildren have attended Calvary Way Full Gospel church at the newborn stage.
    To Sister Myrl,
    Zackyah, MyLeah, MawMaw & PawPaw love you guys dearly. Hugs are being sent to you from our family.

  20. Debbie Barker says:

    Brother Carl was a special long time friend and and I & meant so very much to me & my family. Praying for the family and looking forward to seeing him again in our Heavenly Home.

  21. Sherry says:

    May the lord keep you in his heart and his hands out for prayers ..we are keeping you in ours prayers and thoughts and if we can help with anything you let us know we loved pastor cCarl and we love you sister Merl take care of yourself….

  22. Sherry says:

    We are going to keep you in our thoughts we love you and pastor Carl and he is a wonderful person friend family man we are so grateful to have had him in out lives and having you in our lives is wonderful you have us if you need we are here for you….

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