Thomas  Shanks
Thomas Shanks

April 1, 1930 - June 29, 2018
Born in Goldsboro, NC
Resided in Philadelphia, PA

Obituary

Thomas Edward Shanks was born to the late Ed and Earlie Shanks in Goldsboro, N.C. Thomas received his education in the Goldsboro school system. He met and married Mildred Dixon and had one son, Elmer Shanks. They both proceeded him in death.
Thomas moved to Philadelphia, PA and worked construction for McCluskey until retirement. Thomas was a member of the ELK organization and served in the position of Past Grand Exhault Ruler. He was also a member The Donkey and The Knights of the Pitman organizations.
Thomas leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Tamika Shanks (Hakim) of Philadelphia, PA and Connie McCleave (George) of Harrisburg, PA. Also, one son, Thomas McCallister of West Virginia and a sister, Eloise Matthews of Hampton, VA. Thomas had 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren and a host of other family members who loved him. Including one special friend, Mr. Wilson Reed.

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Visitation
Terry Funeral Home
4203-05 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA US 19104
Sunday, July 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Terry Funeral Home
4203-05 Haverford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA US 19104
Monday, July 9, 2018
9:00 AM
Burial
Mellinger Mennonite
11 Greenfield Road
Lancaster, PA USA 17602
Monday, July 9, 2018