Mark Christopher Shankles, age 49, of Savannah, Tennessee, passed away on August 21, 2018 at Hardin Medical Center, in Savannah.
Mark was born on November 14, 1968, in Ft. Payne, Alabama to R B Shankles and Roberta Roberts Gardner. He served honorably in the United States Navy. He was married to Carrie Aldridge Shankles. He worked as a carpenter, contractor and electrician, being a “jack-of-all-trades” and a hard worker. He was a very hard working man. Woodworking, fishing and shooting were some of his favorite hobbies. He was a Mason. Mark was kind, and was loved by all who met him. He never met a stranger and a great jokester.
Survivors include his wife: Carrie Aldridge Shankles; children: Seika (A. J.) McCroskey, Jared Shankles, Caleb Shankles and Taylor New; siblings: Suzanne Moses, Rory Shambles, Michael Gardner, Cliff Gardner, Clay Gardner and Betty Gardner.
The family will celebrate Mark’s life on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at 12Noon at the Love and Truth Church in Savannah, Tennessee.
Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family and condolences may be made at www.cremationsocietyoftn.com.