Mr. Shelton was born in Coffee County to the late Ernest and Eliza Kell Shelton.
During his life, he owned Cecil Shelton Home Builders and was a former owner of the Shelton Market. He was of the Baptist faith and a former Mason. Mr. Shelton also served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four brothers, Walter, William Thomas, Osborn and Clifton; and one sister, Rosetta.
Mr. Shelton is survived by his wife, Jean Shelton of Tullahoma; two daughters, Cindy Crawford and her husband Roger, Janet Ostermann and her husband Larry all of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Jenny Hughes and her husband Neil, Ryan Crawford (Samantha); and six great-grandchildren, Hayden, Kacie, Nolan, and Rachel Hughes, Hank and Walon Crawford; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation for Mr. Shelton will be held on Sunday, July 21st, 2013 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-8:00pm.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday, July 22nd, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eddie Canady officiating.
Pallbearers will be Larry Ostermann, Roger Crawford, Ryan Crawford, Neil Hughes, Hayden Hughes, David Duncan, and Wayne Jacobs.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.