RIPLEY – Julian Mann Shackelford Jr., 46, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at his home. He was born on Sept. 29, 1967, to Julian Mann Shackelford Sr. and Ruth Anne Wells Shackelford in Ripley. He was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at Mt. View Baptist Church in Ripley. Bro. Randy Hurt will officiate. Burial will be in Rucker Cemetery in Ripley. McBride Funeral Home of Ripley is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Diane Hill Shackelford of Ripley; his mother, Ruth Anne Wells Shackelford Vandygriff, and stepfather, James Vandygriff; two sons, Chris Goodson (Brandy) and Rodney Goodson (Nicole), both of Ripley; one sister, Melissa Pickens (David) of Michigan City; four grandchildren, Haley, Carley, Sophie and Cage Goodson; and four nieces and nephews, Zadie, Zack and Case Pickens, and Catherine Michael.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Pallbearers will be Chris Goodson, Rodney Goodson, Rodney Lumpkin, Bobby Jeter, Derek Edgeston, Zack Pickens and David Pickens.
Visitation will be at Mt. View Baptist Church from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 7 a.m. to service time Thursday.
To view and sign the online guestbook, visit www.mcbridefuneralhome.com.