Gary Shelton

Published 1:09 am Saturday, February 18, 2017

Gary Shelton


Gary Freeman Shelton, 67, of Waynesburg, Ky., passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017 at Fort Logan Hospital in Stanford. Born January 9, 1950 in Lincoln County, Ky., he was the son of the late Eugene and Lillian Padgett Shelton.

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He was owner and operator of both Gary Shelton Trucking Company and Gary Shelton Construction Company. He was also a member of South Fork Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Lisa Lucas Shelton of Waynesburg, Ky.; one son, Brian Shelton; two daughters, Christy Lark (Dewayne) and Ashley Wilson (Matt) all of Stanford, Ky.; seven brothers, David Shelton (Lesia), Michael Shelton (Judy), Bennie Shelton (Cheryl), Don “Hulio” Leach (Wanda), Joe Leach (Lynda), Tommy Shelton (Charlotte), and Richard Shelton (Dottie) all of Waynesburg, Ky.; six sisters, Delorise Bunch, Ann Ison (Elmer), and Susie Manuel (Jimmy) all of Waynesburg, Ky., Vickie Jones (Louis) and Freida Reed (Tim) both of Ohio, and Faye Snow of Bethel Ridge, Ky.; six grandchildren, Sawyer Lark, Riley Lark, Layne Lark, Gunner Shelton, Cali Shelton, and Heidi Wilson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Verlan Shelton.

Visitation will be Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel, Stanford from 5-9 p.m. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, February 20, 2017 at the funeral home with Reverend Bob Kiper, Reverend Curtis Brock, and Brother Matt Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at Double Springs Cemetery in Waynesburg, Ky. Casket bearers will be Barry Leach, Mark Shelton, Chris Shelton, Grant Lucas, and his grandsons. Honorary bearers are his nieces and nephews.