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Carroll T. Shackelford Jr.

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Date published: 1/5/2014

Carroll T. Shackelford Jr.

Carroll Thomas Shackelford Jr., 75, of Stafford County passed away Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Shackelford was a member of Ramoth Baptist Church, where he had served as a deacon, RA leader and sang in the choir. He had worked for more than 50 years as an auto mechanic having retired from Jerry's Lincoln Mercury in Manassas.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Linda L. Shackelford; four children, Carroll T. Shackelford III of Ashland, Eddie Shackelford of Stafford, Scott Shackelford of Orange County and Sandy Martin and husband David of Roanoke; nine grandchildren, including grandpa's bacon and pancake girl, Brittney; six great-grandchildren; brother Carlton Shackelford of Baltimore, Md. He was preceded in death by a sister Joyce Carrington Shackelford and a brother, Joseph Shackelford.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.

A service will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 6, at Ramoth Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division Inc., 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9904 or to Ramoth Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 478 Ramoth Church Road, Stafford, VA 22554.

Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.