David Todd Shackelford, 46, of Gloucester, passed away on his birthday, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, at his home.
He was born in Newport News, Va., and was a mixer-driver for Rappahannock Concrete and was a member of Newington Baptist Church. He was a professional musician and was the lead guitar player of the Crazy X Band, The Shades of Country, and also for the Mullins Sisters. He was a loving father and husband.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Garrett Shackelford.
He is survived by his wife, Betty M. Shackelford; his children, Garrett, David, Dustin, and Krystal; his mother, Mildred Scott Shackelford; brother, Edward Scott Shackelford, and his grandsons, Caiden and Austin.
The family received friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, from 6:30-8 p.m. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home by the Rev. Michael Gray and the Rev. Don Forrest. Burial was in Newington Baptist Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Gloucester Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1417, Gloucester, Va. 23061.
Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester, was in charge of arrangements.