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Roy Shelton of Henrietta


Roy Leonard Shelton, 73, of Henrietta, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2013.

Roy Shelton

Roy Shelton

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5 at Grace Temple Baptist Church of Henrietta with Rev. Doug Gaskey, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Henrietta.

Roy was born Aug. 29, 1939 in Ryan, Okla., to Alford and Willie (Clary) Shelton. He married Concha Wright on July 6, 1957 in Ryan, Okla., and was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Henrietta and Grace Temple Baptist Church. He worked in maintenance at Scott’s Manufacturing Co. for 21 years. He later became employed with Foster Cathead and Levi Strauss where he also worked in the maintenance departments. He remained at Levi Strauss until his retirement. Throughout much of his adult life he maintained a second job. He was co-owner of a cabinet shop and owned his own upholstery business with his wife working by his side.

He is preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Concha Shelton of Henrietta; a daughter, Beverly Moore and husband Randy of Henrietta; two sons, Roy Dale Shelton and wife Mary of Henrietta and Randy Shelton and wife Frances of Wichita Falls; one sister, Ava Raburn of Lewisville; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren.

The family will be at Davis Funeral Home from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials can be made to Grace Temple Baptist Church, 700 N. California St., Henrietta, Texas 76365.


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