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Jackie Ray Shelton

August 6, 1936 ~ May 20, 2020 (age 83)


Jackie Ray Shelton, age 83, of Durand, formerly of Flint, passed away Wednesday,

May 20, 2020 at his sons home in Ludington. He was born August 6, 1936 in Clay

Kentucky to William and Roxie Shelton. Jackie graduated from Eastern High School in

Middle Town, KY in 1955. After high school Jackie enlisted in the US Air Force and

served his country during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge from the

military Jackie went to work for General Motors as a tool and die maker. He retired

after 34 years in 1990. Jackie loved spending time with his grandchildren and family.

He also loved golfing and his cats. Jackie is survived by his life partner, Lilia Stadler,

his sons, Jon (Jane) Shelton and Shawn (Crystal James) Shelton, his grandchildren,

Rhiannon Ragland, Branden (Elyse Rocco) Shelton, Jocele Shelton, Colin Shelton,

Austin Shelton, Ernesto (Brianna Petitt) Salina, Jacob Shelton, and Garrett Shelton,

his great grandchildren, Brenna Gustafson, Audriana Petitt, Leon Salinas, and Kion

Salinas, his step daughter, Elizabeth (Steve) Potts, Step granddaughter, Katy Potts,

his brother, William (Barbara) Shelton, his sister‐in‐law, Lucille Shelton, his son‐inlaw,

John Ibarra, as well as many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Jackie

was preceded in death by his daughters, Karen Ibarra and Laura Shelton, his brother,

George Shelton, his sisters, Virginia (Carl) West, and Sharon Shelton. According to his

wishes, cremation has taken place.

Graveside services will be August 7, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Oddfellows Cemetery in Clay, KY.  Military Rites will be at grave site.

Vanover Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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Graveside Service
August 7, 2021

1:00 PM
Odd fellows Cemetery
Lisman St.
Clay, Kentucky 42404
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