Funeral services for Mr. Clyde Junior Shelton, age 95 years, 1 month, and 27 days, of Manchester, will be conducted on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 1 PM in the Manchester Funeral Home chapel with pastor Roger Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Hurricane cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Monday from 12 Noon until time of service at the funeral home. Mr. Shelton passed away on Thursday, January 28.
Mr. Shelton was born on December 1, 1925, in Lakeland, FL, to the late Clyde E. and Helen Roberts Shelton. He was a material clerk for Caterpillar for 37 years. He was a member of the Bell Spring United Methodist Church in the Noah community. Mr. Shelton enjoyed fishing, turkey hunting, gardening, shooting, and digging ginseng.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Shelton is preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Glenn Shelton and sister, Margaret Johnston. He is survived by his loving wife of 73 years, Mildred Ruth Simmons Shelton; son Danny Shelton and his wife, Eliosa; daughter, Patsy A. Shelton; grandchildren, Chessie Elizabeth Dow and her husband, Jonathan, and Claire Diane Shelton; great grandchildren, Reagan and Caroline Dow; brothers, Harold, Sam, and Don Shelton; several nieces and nephews.
Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shelton family.