Mr. Shelton died of natural causes at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, November 29, 2009 at Western Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson.
He was born Saturday, July 30, 1927 in Trigg County to Homer Beaumont Shelton and Thula Dayton (Nunn) Shelton.
He was a member of Delmont Baptist Church, a United States Air Force veteran and a retired tobacco grader.
Survivors include a son, Freddy Shelton of Pembroke; two daughters, Carol Sivills of Cadiz and Bonita Young of Henderson; grandchildren James Shelton, Jennifer Husemann, Scott Sivills, Jr., Chad Sivills, Bryan Young, Evan Young; and great-grandchildren Mason Shelton, Layne Shelton, Will Sivills, Jackson Sivills, Caroline Sivills and Bryce Keller Husemann.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Shelton, brother Vernon Shelton and sister Lora Dean Thomas.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trigg County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2050, Cadiz, KY 42211.