Lyndel Martin Shanks, Jr., 89, of Ocala, Florida passed away February 2, 2020. Born in Island,
KY, he came to this area 3 months ago from Land O’Lakes, FL where he lived since 2008. He
was a retired Lieutenant for the Detroit Police Department and a member of St. John Lutheran
Church, Ocala. Lynn was a member of the Detroit Police Lieutenants and Sergeants Association,
loved playing guitar, especially Blue Grass music, and enjoyed food. He is survived by his
children, Reverend Jeffrey Shanks (Anette) of Ocala, Timothy Shanks (Lena) of Lutz, FL, Teri
Coffell (Rod) of Ocala, Denise Anderson of Michigan and Thomas Anderson of Florida;
grandchildren, Jennifer, Jordan, Christopher, Josiah, Corey, Carrie, Ciara, Cayla, Justin, Billy,
Daniel, T.J. and Angelina; great grandchildren, Elsie Rae, Anabella and Madison Rose. He was
preceded in death by his wife, Linda Shanks, son, Steven Shanks and brother, William T. Shanks.
A Celebration of Lynn’s Life will be held at St. John Lutheran Church (1915 SE Lake Weir Ave.
Ocala, FL 34471 ) on 23rd, February 4pm, with a dinner immediately following at the Grace
Place fellowship hall on the premises. Should friends desire, remembrances can be made to St.
John Lutheran Church or Wounded Warriors in lieu of flowers. Arrangements by Baldwin
Brothers Funerals & Cremations 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. Ocala, FL 352-236-7813.