John M. Shank Jr.
June 14, 1955 ‒ August 02, 2019
John Marvin Shank Jr., 64, of Ostrander passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 14, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio the son of the late John Marvin & Shirley Ruth (Thompson) Shank. John was a 1973 graduate of Dublin High School, where he ran cross country. John worked at USPS since 1981, and was the local union steward for Dublin, Ohio.
John and his wife Robin had big plans after retirement to move to St. Pete’s Beach Florida. Left to cherish his memory are wife of 19 years Robin (Maschmann) Shank; daughters Bobbi (Jason ) Flood, Brandi ( JJ) Henry, and Bayli (Nicholas) Brown; grandchildren Jailyn, Kassidi, and Gary Henry, Hailey Flood, and Grace Brown; brother Wesley D. Thompson; sisters Adele (John Quigley) Shank, and Cynthia (Alan) Burggraf-Torppa; nephews John Vincent and Cameron Quigley; and his k-9 companion beagle Killer, and feline friend Choppers; and numerous friends from all over.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Timothy Robert Shank.
Some of John’s Hobbies included playing golf, watching birds, and collecting Hallmark Christmas ornaments. John loved life, including spending time playing softball with his daughters, doing arts and crafts and playing games outside with his grandkids. He also enjoyed watching Disney movies, having bon fires, watching the Ohio State Buckeyes, telling jokes, and just life in general. There is no doubt that John was a family man. His grandchildren loved their Opa, daughters loved their dad, siblings loved their brother, nephews loved their uncle, and that his wife, loved her husband. His family will remember him as the loving and dedicated family man that he was.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday, August 10, 2019 at the Bellpoint Community Church, 4771 OH-257, Delaware, Ohio 43015. The family will then gather at the Shank Residence for a celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, Ohio 43017 or The Autism Society of Ohio, P.O. Box 272, Worthington, Ohio 43085
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