Born March 8, 1931 in Ross County, he was the son of the late Truman T. and Mary Belle (Pence) Shelton. Bill was the manager for Hocking Auto Parts for 34 years and had worked as a clerk for Saving Hardware in Logan. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion. He attended St. John Catholic Church in Logan.
He is survived by his loving wife Carol Jean (Sater) Shelton; daughter, Debra Ann Shelton, Middleport; step-son, Michael Thomas (Ammie) O’Donnell, Sherrodsville; step-daughter, Debra Denise (Jon) Juracich, Columbus; four grandchildren, Ashleigh, Alyssa, Jimmy O’Donnell, Kyle Juracich; several special friends and relatives and special pet “Pepper.”
In addition to his parents, he was preceded by wives Betty and Martha Shelton, and one sister, Margaret Wilcoxen.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 at the Roberts Funeral Home, 60 West Hunter Street, Logan, with Pastor Don Byard officiating. A Christian vigil service will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday in the funeral home with Deacon Donald A. Roberts. Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Logan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hocking County Hospice c/o 282 Sells Road, Lancaster, 43130.
Letters of condolence may be left at www.robertsfuneralhomelogan.com.