Tommy C. Shankles, 83, of Hixson, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018. He was a member of the Galilean Church. Tommy served his country in the U.S. Army. He retired from Siskin Steel and Humphrey Flowers. Tommy never met a stranger and always smiled. He enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his great grandkids and loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Olvie and Pauline Shankles and siblings, George, R.B., Bobby, Jerry Shankles and Joann Owens.
Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Robbie Shankles; daughter, Angela Lemons; sons, Allen Shankles (Becky) and David Shankles (Stacy); brother, Jimmy Shankles (Linda); grandchildren, David Allen Shankles (Gabby), Zach Shankles; great grandchildren, Ryder, Laila, Sean; step grandchildren, Kirstyn, Logan and Mikaylah; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Joe Sneed and Rev. David Galliland officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. Visitation is Friday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Condolences and memories can be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com.
Arrangements are by Williamson and Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy-Daisy, TN 37379.