MT. JULIET -- Funeral services were conducted Monday, September 8 at Center Chapel Church of Christ for Mr. Shankle, 84, of Mt. Juliet.
Founder of Alexander Shankle General Contractors, he died September 5, 2008.
Mr. Shankle was a member of Center Chapel Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and was the son of the late Joseph Newman and Addie Walker Shankle.
Services were conducted by Brother John Miller. Interment followed at Hermitage Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include: wife Blanche Faircloth Shankle; son David S. Shankle; daughter-in-law Donna M. Shankle; brother Cecil "N.C." (Louise) Shankle and sisters Margaret Baker and Delora (Lewis) French.
Also surviving are grandchildren Jennifer (Michael) Haynes, Marissa (Alan) Hatcher, Sharon Shankle, Angela Shankle and Robert "R.J." Shankle; great-grandchildren Justin Haynes, Victoria Dowdy, Peyton Haynes, Blake Propes, Matthew Haynes, Glayson Propes, Brynn Taylor and Jackson Hatcher.
He was preceded in death by his siblings J. Harold Shankle, Carl Shankle and Mozelle Brisendine and his son John Robert "Bobby" Shankle.
Active pallbearers were nephews. Honorary pallbearers were Deacons and Elders of Center Chapel Church of Christ.
Memorial may be made to the Center Chapel Church of Christ Building Fund or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 4205 Hillsboro Pike, Suite 216, Nashville, TN 37215.
Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel.