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Bacher-Moore Funeral Home (Norton)
Thursday May 12th, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Reggie B. Shankland

Reggie Shankland, 48, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022. He was born on Saturday, December 15, 1973 in Wadsworth, Ohio to his parents Roger and Cathy (Blackert) Shankland and lived in the Norton/Wadsworth area most of his life. Reggie enjoyed time with friends, family and being with his dogs. He also loved fixing things and being an electrician. Reggie cared deeply for those around him and left a lasting impression with many.

Reggie was preceded in death by his grandparents, Roy and Faye Shankland and Will and Ruth Blackert. He is survived by his parents; sister, Casie (Keith) Svonovec; brother, Rusty (Jessica) Shankland;  nephews, Drew Svonovec, Samuel Svonovec, Eli Svonovec; nieces, Laine Svonovec, Katie Shankland; and many other loving family and friends.

The family will greet friends at Bacher Moore Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd. Norton, OH 44203 on Thursday, May 12, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m. In honor of Reggie...No Ties Allowed!

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Summit County, 7996 Darrow Rd., Twinsburg, OH 44087, in memory of Reggie Shankland.

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To Reggie’s family - I had not talked to Reggie in years, but we were Facebook friends. I always enjoyed his posts and stories about his fur babies. He seemed to be a generous and peaceful soul. My deepest sympathies go out to all of you. Prayers for peace and love to your family.

Nicole (Lasso) Benedejcic May 23 2022 7:53 AM

Roger & Cathy, we’re so sorry you’re going through the loss of your son. Please know that we’re praying for you & your family.

Rick Grissom May 22 2022 5:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Reggie Shankland

Rachel Kuzmik May 17 2022 10:24 PM

Mike and I are still in shock over this... We loved him... I'll always remember our phone calls... "Hey Laura.. got a sec?? and then we're on the phone for over an hour and a half. lol" I'll never forget his barefeet.. love of his pups and his crazy wiring! He was definitely a One of a kind! Sending so much love to his family... He will definitely be missed. Carry on my friend.. until we meet again!! xoxo

laura ross May 16 2022 9:36 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you Roger and Cathy and family! Hold onto those wonderful memories of Reggie! He was such a fun & loving young man!

Gary & Gladys Barnard May 14 2022 11:44 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Reggie Shankland

Gary & Gladys Barnard May 14 2022 11:42 AM

Rusty, I am so sorry for your family’s loss. I am thinking of you all. I hope your are comforted in the days ahead by memories of happy times spent with Reggie.

Julia Hornack May 13 2022 8:50 AM

Reggie I can't believe you're gone!! So many fun times online, chats of our dogs, your laugh was contagious, you walking around barefoot everywhere! You made a lot of great memories for everyone. RIP fly high my friend fly high! Sorry I couldn't be there! I just found out! Prayers to the Shankland family. I'm sorry for your loss!

Kitty Abas May 12 2022 5:37 PM

Rusty & Family- My thoughts are with you all during this difficult time.

Holly Rupnow May 12 2022 4:00 PM

Roger and Cathy, You have our deepest sympathy. Fred & Alberta Freed

Fred Freed May 12 2022 1:32 PM

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