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Nelson Eddie Shanklin, Jr.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Nelson Eddie Shanklin, Jr.

SEAGRAVES -- Funeral services for Nelson Eddie Shanklin Jr, 88, of Seagraves will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 16, 2022 at United Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Seagraves with Pastor James Kelly officiating, under the direction of Ratliff Funeral Home of Seagraves. Nelson passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022 in Denver City.

He was born December 17, 1933 in Chillicothe to Nelson and Ruth Jennings Shanklin Sr. Nelson worked from the age of four up to eighty-three years. He really enjoyed buying cars, fixing them up, and selling them. Nelson loved his family so much and thought the world of each one of his grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by two sons; Donald Ray Shanklin, Marcus Jerome Shanklin, a brother Curtis, and a sister Jean Burnett.

Nelson is survived by two sons Nelson “Peachy” Shanklin III, Michael Duane Shanklin; two sisters Brenda Joyce McCrimmon, Lullene “Tina” Shanklin; a brother William Burnett; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.