Barclay W. Shackway, 77, of Ellington, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018.
He was born on November 16, 1940, in Dover, New Hampshire to the late Pauline (Davis) and Raymond Shackway, Sr. He was an Army Veteran and member of The American Legion, Buck-Dubiel Post #101, in Somers, and was also a member of the VFW. He was a former stock car race driver and loved NASCAR racing.
He was an avid basketball fan, especially the UConn women's basketball team. He enjoyed tending to his garden. He loved going and supporting his grandson's Mason and Miles lacrosse games and also loved going to his granddaughter Morgan's choir events and band concerts.
He is survived by his loving wife Dorothy, daughter Melissa McCarthy of Tolland, grandchildren, Mason, Miles, and Morgan, brothers, Raymond Shackway, Jr., of Stafford, Stephen Shackway of Vernon, Brian Shackway of Tolland and Jonathon Shackway of Vernon, and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Monte Shackway.
Relatives and friends may join the family between 4 pm and 7 pm on Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect Street, Rockville. A Funeral Home Service will be held on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 10 am at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ellington Center Cemetery in Ellington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O Box 417005, Boston, MA, 02241-7005.
For online condolences please visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com.
Rachel Pauline Davis Shackway
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