Samuel Lee Shanks
Oct 1 1949- Oct 6 2014
Samuel was called home to be with The Lord on October 6, 2014 after a severe battle with Cancer. Born as a Triplett on October 1st 1949, to George and Janice Shanks, in Richmond California. Sam spent most of his life living in the Bay Area, and working as a professional painter for the Local 741 Painters Union. He also worked for Ford Motor Co. where he later retired and moved to South Lake Tahoe. He loved his family and it showed in everything he did. Sam loved many things in his life and Golf was a true passion of his especially in his later years. He spent his younger years playing both softball and golf and remained passionate about most sports. Especially his 49ers and his Giants.sam was loving, kind, and a true gentleman in all aspects of his life. He is preceded in death by his parents George and Janice, sister Jeanette Jean,and his first wife Michelle. He is survived by his wife Jullie Shanks, son Mark Shanks (Lisa), daughters Michelle Huerta (Jesus), and Amber Clavelle (Clarence). Sisters Glenda Meeker, and Marilyn Shanks. Brothers Paul Shanks, and Evan Meeker. Grandchildren Mason, Clarence, Casey, Cain, Jaime, Miguel, Ciara, Isabella, & Cayah. He will be missed by many nieces,nephews, and more friends and family than we can list. Service will be Wednesday October 15, 2014 at 1:00pm South Shore Assembly of God 886 Glorene Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, Ca 96150. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed, and always dear. Thank you Sam for all the great memories and all the Laughs.We will miss you and Always love you.