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Mr. Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr.

Obituary for Mr. Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr.

July 17, 1936 - November 4, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 82


Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr., beloved husband and father, passed away on November 4, 2018, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Mickey Anne McKee Shanks; his daughters Eleanor McKee Shanks, Rebecca Pauline Shanks, and Barbara Anne Shanks Geerdes; sons-in-law Donovan Buck and Gregory Geerdes; and grandchildren William Alexander Geerdes, Catherine Anne Geerdes, and Harrison Jacob Buck.
Homer was a proud graduate of Texas A&M College, Class of '58, and participated in the Fightin' Texas Aggies Band. He served his country in the US Army after graduation, then came home to Texas and married Mickey in 1962. He was an avid reader, sharing his love of books with his children and grandchildren. He was known by many for his quick wit and clever sayings. The family will gather to reminisce about their lives and times with Homer at a later date.

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