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David J. Shackelford

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Date published: 3/22/2013

David J. Shackelford

David Joseph Shackelford, 92, of King George County died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Hughes Home.

Mr. Shackelford was a World War II Navy Seabees veteran. He enjoyed traveling, auto racing and antiques restoration.

Mr. Shackelford co-owned Shackelford's Garage with his son, Jerry.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Marjorie Shackelford; son Jerry Shackelford and wife Delores; brother Richard Shackelford; three grandchildren, Carla Jones, Sandi Shackelford and Kris Shackelford; and three great-grandsons, Jacob Jones, William Jones and Samuel Shackelford. He was preceded in death by five brothers, Lyman, John, Enoch, Howard and French Shackelford.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Ramoth Baptist Church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Box 758517, Topeka, Kan. 66675-8517; or to the Ramoth Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 478 Ramoth Church Road, Stafford, Va. 22554.

Online guest book is at covenantfuneralservice.com.