|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 2009|
Middlesboro Daily News
Middlesboro-Gobel Gary Shackelford, age 86, a loving husband and father, passed away Thursday July 16, 2009, at the Middlesboro ARH. Born April 18, 1923, in Middlesboro, he was the son of the late Abraham Lincoln Shackelford and Sammy Bryant Shackelford. He was a Veteran of World War II serving in the Army.
Survivors include his wife Joyce Shackelford of Middlesboro, sons Chris Shackelford of Middlesboro, Terry Lee Shackelford of Spartaqnburg,S.C., and Gobel Shackelford Jr. of Spartanburg, S.C.; daughters, Tina M. Shackelford of Middlesboro, Sherry Lowery of Spartanburg, S.C., Dana Shackelford of Spartanburg, S.C., Vickie Ent of Indiana, Robin Woods of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Kay Campbell of Spartanburg, S.C.; brothers, Dallas (Charlene) Shackelford of Middlesboro, Jessie Shackelford of Tennessee, Marshall Shackelford of Middlesboro, and Leon Shackelford of Middlesboro, special sister and brother-in-law, Carolyn (Howard) Welch of Knoxville, Tenn., and Terry (Connie) McManaway of Oak Hill, W.Va.; and a host of grandchildren, great grand children, nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at St. Julian Catholic Church with Father John Agipito presiding.
Burial will follow the service in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens with full military honors given by the American Legion Dewey Guy Post #14 of Middlesboro.
A rosary service will be held at 5:30 pm Sunday at Creech Funeral Home, with visitation to follow from 6-9 p.m. at Creech Funeral Home.
Creech Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements.
Son of Abraham Lincoln Shackelford and Sammy Bryant, grandson of Henry Scott Shackelford and Malinda J Miracle.
Green Hills Memorial Gardens
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