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SHANKS, David R. age 59 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 5:20AM. He was born in Dayton, OH on September 15, 1953 to W. Roger and Genevieve (Miller) Shanks. David was a graduate of Wayne High School in Huber Heights in 1971. He was a veteran of the United States Navy from 1974-1980. David also attended The Ohio State University and Miami University before enlisting in the United States Navy. David was employed at Miami University for 28 years, retiring in 2009. He was a member of the Cincinnati Antique Radio Society, and also was a member of the Laurel Ave. Church of Christ. On January 5, 1985 in Oxford he married Karen Elliott. He is survived by his wife Karen A. Shanks, of Hamilton; two sons, Kyle D. (Chasity) Shanks of Morgantown, WV, and Brandon R. Shanks, of Hamilton; his father W. Roger (Tenna) Shanks, of New Carlisle; one sister, Rebecca (Michael) Ely of Pelham, New Hampshire. He was preceded in death by his mother, and his grandparents. Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1PM with Minister Charles Anderson of Laurel Ave. Church of Christ officiating. Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 from 12noon-1pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Midwestern Childrens Home. Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com
Published in Journal-News on Mar. 4, 2013