Gary Wayne Shackleford, 61

Published 8:28 am Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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Gary Wayne Shackleford, 61, husband of Debbie Adams Shackleford, passed away Sunday, November 13th, 2022 at his home. He was born April 9, 1961 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Claude W. and Ruby Irene Sizemore Shackleford. Gary was so very much, he was a quiet, humble, man of faith who loved God. He was a devoted and loving husband, dad, papaw and brother. He was a member of New Hope First Church of God where he served as a board member. He truly enjoyed deer hunting and cattle farming and was a member of the Lincoln County Cattlemen’s Association. He retired from LSC Communications after 31 years of service. He also served as a Lincoln County School Bus Driver and will forever be grateful for each of his bus driving colleagues.

Survivors Include: Wife of 34 years, Debbie Sue Adams Shackleford

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Two Daughters, Amy Renee Shackleford
Brooke Leann Shackleford (Michael Scott)
One Granddaughter, Madelynn Mae Scott
Seven Siblings survive,
James (Allie) Shackleford of Jacksonville, FL
Donna Trussell of Geraldine, AL
Juanita Murphy of Cincinnati, OH
Alice Bullen of Crab Orchard
Claude Shackleford, Jr. of Crab Orchard
Paul Shackleford of Crab Orchard
Billy Shackleford of Waynesburg

Sister in law, Brenda Shackleford of Eubank
A host of Nieces & Nephews and many friends survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Johnathan “Bud” Shackleford

Date & Time of Funeral Services: 12 Noon on Thursday, November 17, 2022
In The Chapel of McKnight Funeral Home, Crab Orchard
Minister: Bro. Marshall Malone
Place of Burial: Mt. Zion Church of Christ Cemetery
Visitation will be from 3-8 PM on Wednesday, November 16th at McKnight Funeral Home

Pallbearers Include: Carl Griffith, Logan, Billy, Paul & Claude Shackleford, Jr., Jason Daniel, Wendell Adams and Kyle McKnight

Honorary Pallbearers: Everett & Keith Adams, Shirle Brown, Larry Carrier, Co-workers of the Lincoln County School Bus Garage and His Fellow Bus Drivers.

In Lieu of flowers, family suggest memorial contributions be made to the Lincoln County School Bus Drivers Appreciation Fund in care of McKnight Funeral Home, P.O. Box 97, Crab Orchard, KY 40419