Kevin Shank died May 17, 2015, in St. Lucia.
He was born in Tacoma to Gilton and Willanna Shank and graduated from Puyallup High School. He lived and worked for many years at Crystal Mountain, ventured to Montana, then headed to Costa Rica, Jamaica and, most recently, St. Lucia, where he was chief operations manager of Rainforest Skyrides. He enjoyed time with wife Cris on their Caribbean adventures. He also loved hunting and fishing and spending time with his brother David, fishing in their drift boat on Washington’s Wynoochee and Cowlitz rivers.
He is survived by wife Cris; son Jeremy (Jodi); daughter Vanessa (Matt); stepson Allen; mother Ann; brothers Larry (Gloria), David (Debbie) and Michael; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father in 2010 and brother Ronny in 2014.
A celebration of life potluck is planned for 6 p.m. Friday, June 26, in the men’s clubhouse at Enumclaw Golf Course. Guests are invited to share memories and visit with family and friends.