Hometown: Lexington, KY (Johnson School)
Position: F Playing Height: 5-9 Playing Weight: 150
Date of Birth: June 6, 1888
Date of Death: March 31, 1967
Additional Photos: (1)
Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Gymnastics]
Brother of future Kentucky Player Arthur Shanklin
Obituary - Lexington Native Dies in Florida, Lexington Herald (April 2, 1967)
A native of Lexington, Mr. Shanklin was the son of the late George Seay Shanklin and Lily Shelby Shanklin. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1910.
He had lived in Florida since 1937 where he was a Florida flower grower.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eleanor Craig DeRemer Shanklin, Ft. Myers; two sons, Shelby Shanklin Jr., of Lexington, and John DeRemer Shanklin of Ft. Myers; a daughter, Mrs. Nat Cornwell, Ft. Myers; eight grandchildren and a great grandchild.
Services will be conducted Tuesday in Ft. Myers.