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Paul Ledru Shanks

1967 - 2022



Paul Ledru Shanks, age 54 , of Barry, IL passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 in rural Barry, IL. He was born January 18, 1967 to Paul D. and Judith (Fuhrman) Shanks in Pittsfield, IL.  He married Carol Robertson on July 27, 2001 in Barry, IL, and she survives.


Paul grew up in Milton, IL, and attended East Pike and Pittsfield schools. After graduating from Pittsfield High School, he went to work as the barn manager for the Little Ponderosa Exotic Animal Farm...

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Tony Flowers

January 20, 2022 9:15 AM

Worked with, and rode a lot of of miles with you when you worked at our familys' farm. We could always count on you and you were liked and respected wherever the highway took us. A good man. Many prayers for the family..

Dave and Mae Robertson

January 16, 2022 5:16 AM

Carol, you have our deepest condolences. Prayers to the family.

Carrie Sargent

January 14, 2022 12:57 PM

Fly high cuz. Lots of memories came flooding back where we were younger. I remember you staying with us while you and Timmy worked for dad. Those were good times then. You will be greatly missed. Fly high. 😢

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