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Meredith H. Shanks, 86, of Westminster

Meredith Hileman Shanks, 86, of Westminster, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Lorien Nursing Home in Columbia.

Born Aug. 24, 1927, in Millboro, Va., he was the son of the late Edward and Lochie Simpson Shanks. He was the husband of the late Jane Armentrout Shanks.

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He served in the Army Air Corps from 1945 until 1947 as an air traffic controller and worked approximately 40 years in poultry sales and service prior to retirement.

Surviving are son Jeffrey Porter Shanks and wife Lois, of Westminster; daughters Mary Shanks McDonald and husband Fred, of Elkton, and Susan Shanks Huett and husband Jack, of Sutherland, Va.; brothers Delmus Shanks and wife June, Clinton Shanks and wife Margaret, and Herman Shanks; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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He was predeceased by a son, Richard Wayne Shanks; and a granddaughter, Sarah Huett.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Thrusday at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Kirkridge Presbyterian Church, 2236 Old Fort Schoolhouse Road, Manchester, with the Rev. Carlos Concha officiating. Interment will be in Kirkridge Presbyterian Cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered at

http://www.elinefh.com

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Sign this guest book online at

http://www.carrollcountytimes.com

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