February 24, 2014
Richard D. Shelton age 85, passed away Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Roane Medical Center in Harriman, TN. Mr. Shelton was a member of Post Oak Missionary Baptist Church. He was in the Army during the Korean Conflict. Mr. Shelton was an Inspector with the State of Tennessee for 40 years. He was born on May 1, 1928 in Williamsburg, Kentucky to Tom and Josephine Stephens Shelton. Mr. Shelton was preceded in death by his parents.
Wife: Elizabeth Shelton of Rockwood, TN.
Son: Melbie Ross Shelton & Wife Bridgette of Ft. Orange FL.
Daughter: Vickie Cochran & Husband Tommy of Ashboro NC.
Son: Tracy Shelton of Rockwood, TN.
5 Grandchildren: Travis Shelton, Josiah & Gabe Cochran,
Corey & Courtney Shelton
4 Great Grandchildren:
Brother: William (Bill) Shelton & Wife Bernice of Rockwood, TN.
Sisters: Lorene Purdy of Harriman, TN.
Jean Wilson of Kingston, TN.
Jimmie Jo Ogles of Nashville, TN.
Family will receive friends Wednesday, February 26, 2014 from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary 6:00 to 8:00 PM.
Funeral Service will follow at 8:00PM with Rev. Tommy Cochran and Rev. Bill Stone officiating. Graveside Service
will be Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 2:00PM at the New Hope Cemetery with full Military Honors by the Roane County Military Memorial Honor Guard. Evans Mortuary is serving the family of Richard D. Shelton.