Donald B. Shackle
July 19, 1937 ‒ October 17, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Donald B. Shackle, age 81, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. He was born on July 19, 1937 in Canton, Ohio the son of Cecil and Joyce (Palmer) Shackle.
Don served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1957. Upon returning home from the service, Don got a job with the telephone company and eventually retired from Sprint in 1994 after 35 years of service. After retiring from Sprint, Don followed his hobby of golf and started working at Irish Hills Golf Course where he was employed for over 15 years. It was there that Don recorded his only hole in one at the 10th hole.
For many years, Don and his wife Jean wintered in Frostproof, Florida. He was a member of the Mount Vernon First Church of God.
He is survived by his wife Jean (Griffith) Shackle whom he married on March 1, 1959, a son, Doug (Lisa) Shackle of Urbana, four grandchildren, Sarah Shackle, Derek Shackle, Donovan Shackle and Grace Shackle, seven great grandchildren, a daughter-in-law, Gina Shackle, a sister-in-law, Jackie Shackle and numerous nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents Don was preceded in death by a son David Shackle and a brother, Ronald Shackle.
Friends may call on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mount Vernon First Church of God, 10 Pine Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Rev. William Fulda will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
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