Charles Clyde Shankle, 75, of Paradise, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014, in Decatur.
Funeral was Jan. 3 at the Decatur Church of Christ.
Charlie was born March 12, 1938, in Comanche to Leo and Omie (Taylor) Shankle.
Survivors include his wife of more than 30 years, Loyce Lowery of Paradise; sons Kirk Shankle of Hurst, Chris Lowery of Decatur and Greg Lowery of Paradise; daughters Cassandra Newman of Paradise, Melonie Christian of Decatur and Leisha Young of Paradise; 16 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by brothers Gene, Larry and Harold Shankle; sister Rella Jane Shankle; and a son, Charles Steven Shankle.