Roger Richardson Shanks

September 9, 1945 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 75)


Roger Richardson Shanks September 9, 1945 ~ June 13, 2021 (age 75)
Roger R. Shanks, of Middleboro died on June 13, 2021 after a lengthy illness.  He was 75 years old. 

He was born on September 9, 1945 in Middleboro, where he resided for many years.  Mr. Shanks was a driving instructor at Parker Driving School in Avon, Massachusetts.  He prided himself on his position with Parker and spent many years mentoring other drivers and teaching his craft.

He was the son of the late Frank Shanks and Mildred (Blouin) Shanks of Middleboro, Massachusetts.  Formerly married to Linda Lee of Lakeville, Massachusetts, he is survived by his son, James of Tarpon Springs, Florida and his wife Gina; in addition to many cousins, who he remained close with.

Roger enjoyed working in the yard and visiting his friends at the local coffee shop.  He loved chess and cribbage.  He was a loyal friend and someone you could count on.  He liked to travel and often vacationed in Las Vegas and Florida.

Upon his death, his choice was cremation and no services.

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