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Obituary for Richard E. "Dick" Shanahan

Richard “Dick” E. Shanahan of Adkins, Texas passed away on August 22, 2019 at the age of 67 in San Antonio, Texas. Dick was born on December 6, 1951 in Oakland, California to Martin Shanahan and Juanita (Hoffman) Shanahan. He is preceded in death by his father, Martin Shanahan. Dick owned R&G Construction, was an owner/trainer of thoroughbred racehorses, enjoyed travelling, and loved to work on his ’55 hot rod. Dick was a member of the American Legion Post 593 and Elks Lodge 98. He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Debbie Shanahan; daughters, Wendy Valdez (John), Erin Wiggins (Mathew), Jodi Wiseman (Adam), Molly Shanahan (Jim), and Shawna Eschliman (Dustin); son, Troy Owen (Brandi); 15 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; mother, Juanita Shanahan; brothers, Tim Shanahan (Lorraine) and Martin Kelly Shanahan (Kathy); sisters, Barbara Cockerill, Bonnie Monico (Mike), and Colleen Peavy-Novak (William). A visitation will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019, 5:00pm-8:00pm, at Finch Funeral Chapel in La Vernia, Texas.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Finch Funeral Chapel
La Vernia, Texas

Interment will follow at Post Oak Community Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to TexStar Account #2120848 in Dick’s memory.