Randall Pearl "Spook" Shank, 53, of Covington, passed away peacefully at his home, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. He was born in Des Moines, Iowa to Leroy and Frances (McVey) Shannon.
"Spook" was a jack-of-all-trades, who could build anything. He enjoyed his job at ColdRoom Systems, hunting and fishing. His main focus was his family whom he loved dearly. He treasured spending time with his grandkids who called him "Pappy."
"Spook" will be missed by all who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by his father, Leroy Shannon. Survivors include his loving wife, Kathleen Shank, of Covington; mother, Frances Shank, of Colfax, Iowa; daughter, Jenny Mae Mangum (Brandon Lackey), of Covington; son, Joshua "Stik" (Casey) Mangum, of Covington; brothers, Lonnie Shannon, of Des Moines, Iowa, Jim Shank, of Columbia, Iowa, and John Shank, of Tallahassee, Florida; sisters, Terri McAtee, of Colfax, Iowa, Gigi Shank, of Des Moines, Iowa; grandsons, Micah Lackey and Bradyn Lackey; granddaughters, Kylei Price, Sklya Mangum, Ava Mangum, Sophia Pearl Lackey; many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held Friday, Oct. 18 at 4 p.m. in the Chapel of Wheeler Funeral and Cremation Services. The family received friends at the funeral home from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Guests may sign the online register at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com. Wheeler Funeral and Cremation Services, 11405 Brown Bridge Road Covington, GA 770-786-7111