Paul “Shack” Shackelford, age 73, of Nancy, KY., passed away on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.

He was born on September 17, 1941 to the late Edd and Ella Howard Shackelford in Knox, Tennessee.

Paul served in the Air Force and was a Retired Union Rep for General Motors Company.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Edd and Ella Shackelford.

He is survived by his wife, Vera Dianne Hampton Shackelford of whom he married on September 7, 1968 in Ohio. He is also survived by two sons, Matthew (Lisa) Shackelford of Portland, OR. and Andrew Shackelford of Ohio, one daughter, Heather (Brady) Paynter of Nancy, KY., three brothers, Edward (Patricia) Shackelford of Somerset, KY., Randy Shackelford of Hamilton, OH., and George Shackelford of Dayton, OH., one sister Aileen (Eugene) Parke of Poder, GA., and one grandchild, Cara Paynter.

Visitation will be held on Friday January 9, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday January 9, 2015 at 2pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Hensley officiating.
Military Honors provided by the American Legion Honor Guard Post #38.

Burial will be in Southern Oaks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.