Kevin Shanahan Obituary, Death – Shanahan, Kevin He celebrated his 57th birthday on June 22, 2021, surrounded by the loving care of his beloved family members. Beloved husband of Carolyn (nee Frost); loving father of Adrian, Rebecca (Zach) and Kevin II; dear brother and brother-in-law of James (Elizabeth) Shanahan, Mary Rita Shanahan, Terri (Tim) McDevitt, Paul Frost and David (Laura) Frost; uncle to Josh (Amanda) Meghin (D.J.), Nick, Kaitlynn, Connor, Dave, Sophia, Chelsea, Carolyn, Christine, and Brandon; great-uncle of Celeste, Vladimir, and Silas; dearest friend (more like family) of Patricia Vasques and her son Michael.
Kevin Shanahan was predeceased by his brother Kenny, his daughter Jessica, and his parents, S.K. and Mary Shanahan. Kevin was also predeceased by his sister Mary. Kevin was a lovely family member who was always there to lend support. Always put his family first, was an active and hands-on father, coached soccer and scouts, and was involved in other extracurricular activities at the school. It was one of his favorite sayings to say, “I was a soldier, I am a soldier, and will always be a soldier.” He looked back on his time spent serving his country in the armed forces with a sense of immense pride.
Kevin’s lifelong goal was to become a master grill-master, an activity that brought him a great deal of personal fulfillment in the process. In addition to that, he made his own salsa, which he spent years refining. He served it with anything from eggs to meat. The warped sense of humor and sarcasm that he had will be missed by his family and friends, but he was always there for them when they required his assistance. A viewing will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021 from 4 to 8 o’clock in the evening at Hutchens Mortuary, which is situated at 675 Graham Road in Florissant, Missouri 63031. This will be followed by a service on Friday, July 2, 2021 at 10 o’clock in the morning. The funeral was held at the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, and all military honors were accorded to the deceased.