Obituary and Service Information for John Kelly Shackelford Jr.

Shackelford Jr., John Kelly

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm

Visitation Location:
Long Contress Funeral Home, 822 Philadelphia Avenue, Northern Cambria, PA

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Time: 2:00pm

Service Location:
Long Contress Funeral Home

North Barnesboro Cemetery, Northern Cambria, PA

In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675

John Kelly Shackelford Jr., age 91, of Festus, Missouri entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Fountainbleau Nursing Center surrounded by his loving family. Born on June 13, 1922, in Wolfe County, Kentucky to the late Nannie (Lawson) and John K. Shackelford Sr.

He is survived by his daughters: Rita (David Sr) Potochick of Festus, MO and Nancy Zatorsky of Northern Cambria, PA, son: John K. (Terry) Shackelford III of Fairmont, WV,grandchildren: David (Annette) Potochick Jr, Matthew Potochick, Jason (Jennifer) Zatorsky, Jessica Zatorsky, Ian (Frank) Williams and Tessa (Josh Caputo) Shackelford, and great grandchildren: Erin, Gianna, Elsa, Mia and Kaden. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife: Mildred (Elam) Shackelford who passed away in 1996, brothers: Price Shackelford and William Shackelford, twin sister: Jewel Lockard, sister: Pearl Fairchild, and son in law: Bernard Zatorsky.

He was formerly a Manager of Warehouses for Fairchild Equipment. He was a member of St Mary's Methodist Church in Beckley, West Virginia and enjoyed woodworking.


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