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Roy Clayton Shank
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1910
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 2006
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Roy first married Ruth Margaret Thompson on February 16, 1936 and they had a daughter, Elayne Louise; Roy married second Dorothy Elizabeth McClintock on December 21, 1941 and they were blessed with four children: Dorothy, Faith, Hope and Roy Daniel.

Obituary and death notice taken from San Diego Union-Tribune, The (CA) - Sunday, February 12, 2006 (submitted by JerryHuffman):


Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at 11:30 PM, Roy Clayton Shank passed from this life to his reward in Heaven. Roy was the younger of two children born to George John Shank and Cora Pyle Shank. He was born July 10, 1914, in San Diego, California. He lived with his parents on the family farm in Brawley, California. When his mother became ill and was advised by the doctor to move out of Imperial Valley, Roy's father sold some of his farmland to his brother and purchased a hotel in the Los Angeles area. He attended Polytechnic High School and majored in Chemistry at USC.

He was a Corporal in the United States Army National Guard, receiving an honorable discharge in 1936. The family moved back to Brawley and his father began farming again. Roy became the Standard Oil Distributor for the Imperial Valley and during those years met Dorothy Elizabeth McClintock. She invited him to church where he repented, was baptized in Jesus name for the remission of sins, and received the gift of the Holy Ghost. On December 21, 1941, he married Dorothy at the home of his parents in Brawley, California.

He began his ministry shortly thereafter and attended Rohn Bible College in Caldwell, Idaho. He founded and was pastor of the United Pentecostal Church in Brawley, California for approximately 37 years.

Starting in 1943, he was affiliated with the Pentecostal Church Incorporated prior to the inception of the United Pentecostal Church International. His ministry reached hundreds and brought them to the truth. In addition to being pastor of the church in Brawley, he also farmed and worked for Imperial Irrigation District, retiring after over 30 years of service in the electrical field, fulfilling several positions including supervision. He was always involved in the local community including schools, the 4-H Club, and the Farm Bureau. Roy gave sacrificially to help others and received numerous awards for his great unselfish service. He was instrumental in leading church youth camps, making a positive impact for youth.

He was the first Secretary-Treasurer of the Pentecostal Conquerors of the Western District of the United Pentecostal Church International, spanning all of California, Nevada, and Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, daughter Elayne, brother Clifford and among others, three grandchildren. His children, Dorothy Lorraine Shank, Faith Suzanne Freeman, Hope Jeanette Hickey, Roy Daniel Shank, Esther Elizabeth Walden, and Kathleen Marie Vandevender survive him. He had 23 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Numerous relatives and friends also survive him.

Viewing: Monday, February 13, 2006, from 4-9 PM, Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Chapel of the Roses, 3838 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91903. Services: February 14, 2006, 10 AM, Revival Tabernacle, 1765 Pentecost Way, San Diego, CA 92105. Interment following at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, 3838 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA 91903.
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  George John Shank (1877 - 1967)
  Cora Pyle Shank (1888 - 1951)
  Dorothy Elizabeth McClintock Shank (1919 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Glen Abbey Memorial Park
San Diego County
California, USA
Created by: Margaret
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
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Roy Clayton Shank
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