Feb. 14, 2011
Richard Joseph Edgerton “R.J.” Shanklin, 64, of Hilo, a University of Hawaii-Hilo student, died at home. He was born in California. He is survived by son Kalin R., mother Harriet J.R.S. Forte, stepfather Joseph Forte, brother Raymond K. and sisters Suzan J. Watanabe, Sandra K. Shanklin and Tess Forte. Celebration of life: noon tomorrow at Reed’s Bay, 175 Banyan Drive, Hilo. Casual attire.