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Richard Shankland

Richard Shankland

Richard Shankland, age 81, died October 23, 2022 in his home in Flat Rock, NC surrounded by his family. Richard was born on February 16, 1941 in Quincy, IL the son of Richard D. & Mildred G. (Aalbers) Shankland. He and his wife, Daryl Burnett Shankland moved to Flat Rock, NC in January after many years of living in Sapphire, NC. Previously they had lived in Quincy, Illinois and had been married for 25 years.

Richard excelled in Public Health Services and received certification from East Tennessee State University in 1963. Dick retired as Director of Environmental Health Services of Adams Co. Health Department after 35 years of service. His passion for public health was foundational in developing food service managers certification programs. Over the years, Dick was very active in civic affairs and volunteered much of his time on numerous boards and commissions (including the Quincy Planning Commission) for the betterment of his hometown of Quincy and surrounding areas.

Beloved father and husband and a great fishing buddy to all, Dick spent his later years expanding his fishing skills by learning to fly fish in the streams of North Carolina. Like any good fisherman, he was a great storyteller and deliverer of a punch line. When not near the water, Dick enjoyed a good game of chess or cards. He was also active in the Boy Scouts helping his grandson Chandler achieve Eagle Scout. You could also find him on the dance floor when the tune was right. Above all, he treasured his family.

He is survived by his wife Daryl, his son, Gregory (Lynn) Shankland, daughters Katherine and Linda Shankland, stepsons, Dr. Carter (Anja) Freiburg, Conrad Freiburg, and a stepdaughter, Alison (Jim) Manahan. Grandchildren, Kourtni, Chandler, and Clarissa Shankland; Jessica Rayhel and Jacob Shankland; Isabelle and Gavin Freiburg, Ruby and Millie Manahan and great grandchildren, Isaiah Rayhel and Astoria Greene. A brother, Michael Shankland (Betty).
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife of 31 years Carolyn (Maas) Shankland and a grandson Corbin Gregory Shankland.

Funeral services are on Saturday November 5, 2022 at 9:30 am at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation is at Duker & Haugh Funeral Home Friday, November 4 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Give Kids a Smile of Adams County, The Salvation Army, the Ronald McDonald House, Operation Smile, Camp Hopewood of Flat Rock, NC or the Four Seasons Hospice of Hendersonville, NC. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Messages may be shared online at: www.dukerandhaugh.com

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From:
JACK KUHLMAN
QUINCY, IL
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DICK WAS A GREAT FRIEND AND FISHING PARTNER. HE WILL BE MISSED.
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Becky Hackamack
QUINCY, IL
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Dick was a wonder man. He was always so proud that i was the flower girl in his wedding. Prayers for his family at this difficult time🙏
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June Winking
Quincy, IL
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Sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. Classmate St.Francis and Notre Dame. RIP Dick.
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Jay Grawe
Quincy, IL
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A great “Hobo Poker” friend I could never beat!! He and Tom Darnell will be dealing up a storm in heaven. RIP, my friend!
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Tom Marr
Cocoa, FL
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Rest in Peace Richard my thoughts and prayers to my friend and "righthand woman" Kathy and the Shankland Family.
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linda cochran
Cocoa, FL
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Sharing these days with you Kathy because Jesus is who He says He is in John 14:6 and Dt.31:8
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David and Doniese Ekhaguere
Cape Canaveral, FL
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Please accept our condolences, we are praying for Linda our dear sister and the family. May God comfort you and RIP Mr. Shankland.
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Zanna
Ashtabula, OH
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I have never met Mr. Shankland but I am best friends w/his daughter Kathy. If her strength, courage, beauty, intelligence & kindness are a reflection of the man he was then he was a good man to know. Praying for all of the family & friends who loved him.
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Martin and Suzanne Cummins
Rockledge, FL
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Peace be with you Linda and your family during this time. Sending our deepest condolences, Martin and Suzanne Cummins.
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Steve and Denise Flesner
Quincy, IL
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Dick was a wonderful person and we have found memories of him. Our prayers are with Daryl and the family.
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Nan and Rick
Glenville, NC
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Our prayers are with you all, as well as our thanks for Dick's well lived 81 years.
From:
Mark and Sheryl Mann
Rockledge, FL
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Sheryl and I send our condolences to the Shankland family. You are in our prayers.
From:
Joyce Job
Quincy, IL
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It is difficult to lose your soulmate. Thinking of you.
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Lee Mueller
Quincy, IL
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Our condolences to the family. May he rest in peace.
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John Boll
Aurora, IL
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So sad to learn of Richard's passing. I am a high school class mate of Daryl and want her and the family to know that I wish them strength and support.