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Homer Shanks Jr. '58 November 9, 2018 8:42 AM updated: November 9, 2018 8:44 AM


Porter Loring Mortuary North
2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
Tel. (210) 495-8221

Mr. Homer Kuykendall Shanks, Jr.

Born: July 17, 1936
Died: November 4, 2018
Location: San Antonio, Texas

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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