Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Terry E. Shank, 68, of Wooster passed away on Monday, February 10, 2020 at his home.
He was born June 3, 1951 in Wayne County, the son of Ralph œRed  and Pauline E. Ickes Shank.   He married Deborah œDebbie  Smith on June 13, 1970.   She survives.
He had worked for M.P. Dorey in Columbus for 30 years retiring in 2015.   Terry was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ and the Moose Lodge.   He enjoyed bowling, golfing, watching drag racing and was a sports enthusiast who loved attending the sporting activities of his grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Debbie, are his children Dustin (Crystal) Shank and Jason (Roni) Shank both of Wooster; grandchildren Landon Shank, Colton Shank, McKayla Shank, Heather Stamper, Catlin Meade, Shilah Shank, Miyja Shank, Kade Shank and Zane Shank; great-grandchildren Johnathan Meade and Oliver Traynham; a sister Sandy Wenger of Dalton and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Kevan Franklin officiating.   Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Ohio ™s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at funeral home

Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home


  1. So sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts are with your family

    Terry was a great a man

  2. Our prayers are with you and your family. May God comfort you with many sweet memories.

  3. so sorry for your loss Debbie. I grew up with Terry and spent many days at “The Schoolhouse”. what a happy guy he was and will be missed by us all. craig and margaret

  4. So sorry to hear of Terry’s passing. Hopefully knowing that he is no longer suffering can bring you some peace. O have a lot of great memories of Terry growing up. Even though we cant be there with you during this difficult time please know we are there with thoughts and prayers. All our love your friends Dan and Cheryl

  5. Debbie so sorry to hear about Terry.Hopefully knowing he’s in a better place will heal the pain. I
    have alot of good memories. We will be there in thoughts and prayers.Love you, Dan & Cheryl

  6. So sorry for your loss Debbie. Terry was like an older brother and it saddens me that he’s no longer with us. Sending prayers to give you the strength to get through this difficult time.

  7. Debbie, So sorry to learn about Terry. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.

  8. Debbie I am so sorry to hear of your loss sweetheart. Terry will be remembered as an amazing, wonderful and funny man and has place in all our hearts. Though I can’t be with you and your loved ones know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love from your friend, Ginny

  9. Debbie, Sending you my deepest sympathy! You and your family are in my thoughts. Carol


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