Notification of the death of Tony Shacklady.
Tony passed away peacefully on Tuesday 25th February 2014.
During, his days as a Wrestler and National Team Manager, he passed on his enthusiasm and knowledge of the sport, touching many people’s lives.
Amongst Tony’s own wrestling achievements:-
Wrestled in three Olympic Games
Silver Medal at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand
6th place in 1973 World Championships in Iran
Tony was Wrestling GB Team Manager at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona and England Team Manager at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada.
Tony was also selected as Team Manager for England, 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, but prior to the start of the Games suffered a severe stroke.
A Celebration of the life of Tony to be held at St. Marks Church, Worsley Brow, Worsley M28 2WH at 10.45am on Wednesday 12th March, followed by Eccles Crematorium, 716 Liverpool Road, Eccles M30 7LW at 12.20pm
The family have let it be known that there will be family flowers only at St Marks and Eccles Crematorium and anyone wishing to make donations should to so to Barton AC (Wrestling Club) via John Lightfoot (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Updated 10th March 2014