Center Ossipee, NH
Ernest E. Shackford Jr passed away at his home in Center Ossipee on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at the age of 88. Ernie was born in Eaton, NH on March 20, 1932 to Ernest E. Shackford Sr. and Nellie (Banfill) Shackford. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 61 years, June E Shackford, his parents and two brothers, Albert and Paul Shackford.
Ernie is lovingly remembered by his children, Darlene F. Shackford of Wyoming, Stephen E. Shackford (Syndra) and Scott A. Shackford (Jennifer) both of Center Ossipee. He also leaves 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, Jason Shackford, Kenzie Elliott (Justin), Ginny Bussiere (Brandon), Cameron Shackford, Mariah Shackford, Ali Shackford, Annabelle and Hunter Elliott, Grace and Isaac Bussiere and Max Shackford. He is survived by his brother, Harry (Kay) Shackford, his sister Frances Edwards, sister Alberta Metcalf and several nieces and nephews.
A 1952 graduate of Kennett High School, he retired from the Yield House Manufacturing Company. A life- long outdoorsman and tinkerer, Ernie enjoyed helping family and friends, gardening and maple sugaring. A man of faith, he was fond of attending Sunday services at the Effingham Falls Bible Baptist Church with his son Steve.
A grave side service will be held at the Welch-Tibbetts Cemetery in Center Ossipee.
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