Army Specialist Jonathan Andrew Shanks, born June of 1989, in Bossier City, beloved son of Dr Charles and Stephanie Shanks; beloved husband of Shelby Shanks; beloved father of Steven and Nathan.
He lived most of his life in Haughton, Louisiana. Jonathan joined the National Guard and left for a tour of duty in Iraq, March of 2010.
SPC Jonathan A Shanks lost his battle with PTSD, May 4, 2013. He was 23 years old.
We are so saddened by the news of the death of your son, Jonathan. Please know that we will think of Jonathan with honor, and that we will pray as a family for your family. May the LORD bring comfort to your minds, peace to your souls, and some rest before you try to continue your life without Austin on this planet. HIs service is greatly appreciated. We will remember Jonathan’s service to our country always. “For the Lord my God is with me, therefore shall I not be confused, Therefore I shall set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.”
I love you Uncle Jonboy. And miss you everyday…
God Bless you RIP!!!