Robert H. Shanklin, 73


    Robert H. Shanklin, 73 of Berry passed away March 18, 2020 at St. Joseph Bluegrass Hospice Care Center. He was born in Harrison County on February 8, 1947 to the late Henderson A. Shanklin and Mary Gallagher Shanklin.
    Robert was a retired Police Officer with Cynthiana Police Department and was a United States Marine, Vietnam Veteran.
    Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by wife, Alice Faye Shanklin.
    Robert is survived by  sons, Robert L. (Brandy) Shanklin, Doug (Tina) Taylor, and Davey (Breanna) Hill; daughters Sandra Shanklin (Kevin) Coy and Tina Milner Barnett; brothers David (Sue) Shanklin and Van (Wayne Ann) Shanklin; sisters Diane (Jr) Bell and Alma Kunes;   grandchildren, Evan Duckworth, Jocelynn Shanklin, Robert Thomas Shanklin, Kamryn Hill, Caleb Barnett, Catelynn Barnett, Miranda Barnett, Kaleb (Brittany) Coy, Kelsey Coy, Kortney Coy, Dustin Taylor, Derek Taylor; and two great-grandchildren, Leah Madison Coy, and Gabriel Jaxen Coy.
    A funeral service was conducted Saturday, July 25 at Ware Funeral Home.
    Interment will be private at the convenience of the family at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North, 205 Eibeck Lane, Williamstown, KY.
    Honorary pallbearers were retired police officers of Cynthiana, and the Counselors and Veterans of the Lexington Vet Center Wednesday Group.
    In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Sunrise Christian Church, c/o Joyce Rainey, 1443 Pughs Ferry Road, Cynthiana, KY 41030; or The Lexington Vet Center c/o Voluntary Service Lexington VA Health Care System Member: GPF 1059/Vet Center, 1101 Veterans Dr. Lexington KY 40502.
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