Jack W. Shankle, 93, of Frederick, Maryland, passed from this life on Monday, August 29, 2022 at Frederick Health Hospital in Frederick, MD.
Born on February 26, 1929 in Frederick, MD, he was the son of the late Frederick N. Shankle and Anna E. (Fogle) Shankle.
He was the loving husband of Helen Lee Shankle, his wife of 55 years.
He was a 1947 graduate of Frederick High School. Jack joined the United States Army in 1951 and became a Corporal during his time of service. His company participated in the first atomic bomb demonstration in Yucca Flats, Nevada.
He was employed by H.B. Duvall Inc. for 60 years as a Parts Manager. Where he met and had friendships of many farmers in the local and surrounding areas.
Jack was an avid sports fan and was a Washington Redskin season ticket holder for 50 years. He enjoyed playing golf, supporting his son in the theater and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Jeffrey Shankle, Kelli Biedrzycki and stepson, Gene Horner Jr. (Melanie); grandchildren, Connor Jack Biedrzycki, Lindsey Conder (Justin), Brent Horner, Kyle Horner (Caroline); great grandchildren, Tyler, and Levi Conder; brother, Jerry Shankle (Cheryl) of Florida.
Jack is also remembered by sister-in-law, Thais Kemp and niece, Stacie Bloom. In addition, many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his sisters, Ruth Hopwood (Guy), Betty Hess (Everett), Jane Carbaugh (Seymour) and brother, Harold Shankle (Mary Louise).
The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, MD. 21702.
A celebration of Jack’s life will follow at 1:00 pm. Rev. Tim May will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD.
Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.