Shaya Zalmanovich Lokshin, 93, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. He was born in Russia and immigrated to the USA in 1991. Back in Russia, he was the Doctor of Sciences in Structural Mechanics of Ships (twice) and full professor. He continued his research until the very last weeks of his life. Shaya was the member of the Mizpah Congregation, and was a loving father, grand-father and great-grand-father. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dora Belinskaya. Survivors include her daughter Elena Belinskiy; his son-in-law Boris Belinskiy; grand-daughters Dina Belinsky and Polina Kane; and great-grandchildren Mark and Sasha. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. today in the Mizpah Congregation with Rabbi Tepper officiating; Burial will follow in Mizpah Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors 1724 McCallie Ave 423-265-4414.