Shane Mcclelland boating accident: Owner of Crusty Nova, Nixa, MO, died tragically, obituary


Shane Mcclelland boating accident: Owner of Crusty Nova, Nixa, MO, died tragically, obituary

Shane Mcclelland’s death news has been trending as the Owner of Crusty Nova, Nixa, MO died in a single-boat accident. Shane was a fantastic asset to the racing industry. People always smiled when they saw Shane do wheelies and burnouts.

Whether Crusty Nova was hauling a caravan or not, he was willing to generate some tire smoke to make people smile. We hope that no one will ever forget Shane’s infectious laugh.

In gloomy times, we pray that it will bring a tiny bit of light. Everyone who knew Shane Mcclelland was mourning his death. So, here are more details about Shane’s boat accident. 

What happened to Shane?

According to reports, “Crust Nova” aka Shane McClelland of Nixa, Missouri, died in a boating accident. On June 4, 2023, the Nixa, Missouri, was officially pronounced dead.

Shane, better known as Crusty Nova, was a dearly liked person who would be sadly lost by everyone who knew him. He was a fantastic racer, a mentor, and many people’s pals. He was a local legend in the automotive community.

The details of Shane McClelleand’s demise, including his exact cause of death, have not yet been made public as of the time of writing.

He allegedly died in a boating accident, according to recent sources. Reports haven’t been verified yet, though. No other information has been uncovered as of yet. We will update you as soon as more information is available.

Shane Mcclelland’s obituary

Saying goodbye is often difficult, and it can be hard to find the words to express how you feel about a loved one who has passed. We are sorry to announce the demise news of the Owner of Crusty Nova, a fantastic racer and a good soul here.

Shane was such a Sweet, very professional, and gifted human being who will be fondly remembered by so many. Shane Mcclelland took his final breath on Sunday, June 4, 2023. Rest in peace, Shane. You will be missed but never forgotten. 

Preceded in death by his father, Randy P. McClelland, grandparents; Jack and Cathy Brotherton and Bob and Gayle McClelland, two uncles; Robert McClelland and Ronald McClelland and two aunts; Sandy Lyles and Kay Buckley.


Survivors include his mother, Brenda C. McClelland of Nixa, MO, two sons, Andrew McClelland of Reeds Spring, MO, and Chancler McClelland of Reeds Spring, MO, one daughter, Halie McClelland of Nixa, MO, and nine grandchildren; Zamar, Jaiyah, Javen, Journey, Jazzlyn, Dominick, Lillian, Willow and Roman; and significant other, Renee Williamson of Nixa, MO.

Funeral arrangements and services:

A service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the First Baptist Church, Kimberling City, MO, with Minister Rob Barringer conducting the service. A barbeque/family visitation will be held at Ozark Raceway Park, 8529 State Hwy U, Rogersville, MO 65742 at 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, weather permitting. In case of inclement weather, this will be held at Missouri Mike’s BBQ at 2833 W. Chestnut Expressway, Springfield, MO. Arrangements are under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home, Kimberling City, MO.

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Who was Shane McClelland?

Shane McClelland, a resident of Nixa, Missouri, and the son of Randy P. and Brenda C. (Brotherton) McClelland was born in Springfield on July 27, 1974.

Shane was a lifetime resident of the area having graduated from Reeds Spring High School in 1992.  Shane McClelland was the owner and operator of Central Air of Southwest Missouri LLC.

Throughout his life, he worked at Crusty Nova. Shane completed his secondary studies at Reed’s Spring High. He had been a Nixa, Missouri resident up to the time of his passing.

He was self-employed his whole life, first owning Precision Neon Sign and for the last seventeen years as owner/operator of Central Air HVAC with his two sons. Shane was an avid race car driver and owner of the Crusty Nova featured on Street Outlaws.

Tributes poured in for Shane McClelland

The Shane family is receiving condolence messages via various social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter. A few of them are written below:

Justin Miller said,

A lot of you knew him as Crusty Nova but Shane McClelland was a great racer and friend. Even after I stepped away from the racing scene to be a dad he would still call all the time to check in and see what was going on. I will miss the random calls and track conversations… Rest easy, my friend!!

Joshua Lee Gaba said,

Another great guy was taken away way too early in life. Even if it was talking to him at the dragstrip or having an extremely close Hot Wheel race against him at the Thomas family Friendsgiving. He will be missed dearly by so many. Prayers to his family

Jeremy Smith said,

I am at such a loss for words……..Rest In Paradise my friend! One of the coolest of the cool kids! Legend in everything you put your mind to. Many people posting pictures of your car, but so many of us know how much bigger you truly were! Thanks for being you Shane McClelland the world has lost a big part of the good!

Redhat Scotty said,

Such an awesome dude. Thanks for always being cool, down to earth and always down for taking pictures with my kid’s stuffed animals! Trailer burnouts this year, are gonna be WILD, as all of them will be for you, the undisputed KING of trailer burnouts!

As Shane McClelland is no more, Medico Topics also pays its deepest condolences to the whole family, relatives, and close ones.


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