Robert Lynn Shanklin

Robert Lynn Shanklin, 69, of Millsap passed away April 8, 2017. He was born Feb. 23, 1948 in Dallas, to Artie and Jacle Cannon Shanklin.
Robert was a Kabota salesman and rancher, currently raising Corriente cattle. He was a member at PCCC and a member of the Masonic Lodge. Robert enjoyed hunting, roping and riding horses. He also enjoyed flying and was in the process of getting his aviation license.
His parents, wife, Loretta and niece, Melody Williamson preceded him in death.
Survivors include his dog, Sally; sisters, Sharon Wilson, and Cindy Ware and husband, Logan; nephew, Jeffrey Jay Johnson and wife, Melissa; nieces, Shauna Stransky and husband, Stephen, and Cristel Hopkins and husband, Chad; great-nieces, Savannah Williamson, Destiny Johnson and Kinleigh Portales; great-nephews, Forrest Williamson, Sloan Stransky, Seth Stransky, Cole Portales and Brock Hopkins; and numerous extended family members and friends.
Visitation was 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel. Funeral services were 11 a.m., Thursday, April 13 at Parker County Cowboy Church. Burial was 2 p.m. Thursday at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Donations may be made in Robert’s name to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch at or to Scottish Rite Hospital for Children at

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