Mr. Shank’s wishes were to be cremated and a memorial service held at a later date.
Born May 16, 1952, in Mercer, Pa., he was the son of George and Doris Jean (Horner) Shank.
He was a self-employed heavy equipment operator and attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Bowman.
He is survived by his parents, George and Doris Shank of Cornelia; and a son, Joseph “Joey” Shank of Kennerdell, Pa.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at stricklandfh.com.
Strickland Funeral Home – Lavonia Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
December 28, 2012