|Birth: ||Apr. 2, 1914|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1969|
WWII veteran who served in Europe; a son of Frank Seth Shankle (1883-1948) and Maude Elizabeth Bowser (1883-1969); father of Louis, Joann and Myrna; my "Uncle Bowse". He was named for his maternal uncle, Leslie Bowser (1881-1960). (Kelly)
Leader Times Tuesday, July 22, 1969, page 17;
Leslie Ray Shankle, 55, of 703 N. McKean St. Kittanning, died at ? p.m. Monday in Deshon Veterans Hospital, Butler.
The retired laborer for Schenley Distillery Inc, Schenley, was born in West Kittanning on April 2, 1914, a son of Frank and Maude Bowser Shankle.
He was a veteran of World War II and a member of BPOE 203, Kittanning Mens Club, and VFW of Kittanning.
Survivors include his widow. Rose Gloria Betti Shankle, two daughters; Mrs. Ralph (Joanne) Swartz, Saltsburg RD 1; and Mrs. John (Myrna) Zona, Blairsville RD 2; one son, Franklin Shankle serving the Air Force at Colorado Springs; one stepson Robert, Los Angeles; two sisters, Mrs. Percy (Betty) Marshall, Kittanning MR 10; and Mrs. Georgia Freeman, Summerville; six brothers, Omer and Frank Shankle both of West Kittanning; Harry Shankle Kittanning RD 7; Walter Shankle, Kittanning RD 6; Harold Shankle, Dayton; and Delbert Shankle, Kittanning RD 5; and 13 grandchildren.
SHANKLE - Friends of Leslie Ray Shankle of 703 N McKean St., Kittanning, who died July 21, 1969 will be received after 7 p.m. today at the Merwin Funeral Home, Kittanning where service will be at ? p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Charles E. Strater, pastor of the First Church of God of Kittanning, officiating. Burial will be in Lawn Haven Memorial Park Arrangements by Merwin.
Frank Seth Shankle (1883 - 1948)
Maude Elizabeth Bowser Shankle (1883 - 1969)
Rose Gloria Betti Shankle (1915 - 1998)*
Omer Clark Shankle (1902 - 1990)*
Harry Buffington Shankle (1905 - 1971)*
Leona Shankle (1908 - 1918)*
Frank Seth "Ike" Shankle (1911 - 2002)*
Leslie Ray Shankle (1914 - 1969)
Clarence Timothy Shankle (1917 - 1918)*
Georgia Irene Shankle Freeman (1918 - 1993)*
Walter Jay "Jack" Shankle (1920 - 1996)*
Harold Frederick "Fred" Shankle (1924 - 1980)*
Lawn Haven Burial Estates
Maintained by: Burke Stoughton
Originally Created by: Kelly Marshall
Record added: Nov 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16658851