Howard Wayne Shanks Sr., 75, of Buchanan passed away Sunday, October 16, 2022.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Mary Shanks; sisters, Carolyn Shanks, Joyce Thomasson, and Patsy Deacon.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Doris Lugar Shanks; children and spouses, Ralph Shanks II, Wayne, Jr. and Melanie Shanks, Shannon Shanks, Sharron Shanks, Jessica and Romie “Alan” Thomasson, and Dillon Shanks; 11 grandchildren; numerous in-laws; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, October 21, at Mt. Joy Church of the Brethren with Pastor Michael Tabor Jr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, October 20, at Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan. Online condolences may be made at www.botetourtfuneralhome.com.
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