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Roy Shanks

Roy Lewis Shanks

Sunday, July 11th, 1948 - Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
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Obituary

Roy L. Shanks, 70, of Freeburg, IL, passed away on May 8, 2019.

Roy was born July 11, 1948 in Stonefort, IL. He was a former member of First Baptist O’Fallon and currently attended Faith Family Church in Shiloh. Roy retired from Pinkerton Security after 20+ years as a security guard. He enjoyed listening to country music and sitting outside watching the world go by. He never met someone that was not a friend. Roy was loved and will be missed by so many.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Dorothy (nee Connett) Shanks; wife, Mary (nee Edey) Shanks; and sister, Mabel Niehls.

Surviving are his children, Michael (Brenda) Shanks of Belleville, IL, Michelle Lynn (George) Herrera of Belleville, IL; grandchildren, Megan Shanks, Jennifer (nee Herrera) Winterberg, Dakota Herrera, Austin Herrera, Dallas Herrera; and great-grandchildren, Mia Skoog and Eli Winterberg.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice at 333 Salem Place, Suite 165, Fairview Heights, IL 62208. Condolences may be extended to the family online at www.schildknechtfh.com.

A celebration of life will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Faith Family Church, 704 N. Green Mount Road, Shiloh, IL 62221 with Pastor John Temple and Rev. Skip Leininger officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, May 13th, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Monday, May 13th, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Faith Family Church
    Address
    704 N. Greenmount Rd.
    Belleville, IL 62221
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    A celebration of life will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at Faith Family Church, 704 N. Green Mount Road, Shiloh, IL 62221 with Pastor John Temple and Rev. Skip Leininger officiating.
  • Interment

    Location
    Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
    Address
    2900 Sheridan Road
    St. Louis, Missouri 63125
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Jennifer winterberg

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Grandpa I love and miss you!!
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