Ernest “Ernie” Shirley, 81, of Apopka, Florida passed away on June 23, 2019. Mr. Shirley was born on August 01, 1937 in Reno, Nevada to late parents Thara William and Margaretha Shirley. He was preceded in death by his brother Kenneth LeRoy Shirley. Mr. Shirley is survived by his adoring wife Irene M. Shirley (nee Young), whom he married September 03, 1981 in Golden, Colorado; his beloved children Ernest Lee Shirley, Sheila Ann Shirley, Rex Wayne Shirley, Billy Joe Skinner, Linda Ann Skinner and Robert David Skinner; as well as his sisters Juanita Meta Shirley and Elinor Katherine Shirley (nee Keene). Mr. Shirley will be dearly missed by his many loved ones and friends.