Jimmie D. Shelton, 82

Posted on August 20, 2013

Jimmie D. Shelton, 82, passed away Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at his Kingston Residence in Fort Wayne.
Born in Ripley, Miss., Jimmie was a Korean War Air Force Veteran. He worked as a Customer Service Agent with Delta Airlines for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of Zanesville United Methodist Church, and was a 25 year member of Zanesville Lions Club.
Jimmie loved attending his children’s and grandchildren’s school activities. Throughout his lifetime he enjoyed raising livestock, being involved in the 4-H, being a maple syrup hobbyist, being an airplane enthusiast, and traveling especially to Hawaii.
Surviving are his loving wife of 59 years, Marjorie Shelton of Fort Wayne; daughters, Mary Lou (Kent) Rethlake, Lisa (Jeff) Malone, both of Fort Wayne; son, Jeff (Jill) Shelton of Markle; sister, Olgie Hammers of Billings, Mont.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Jimmie was preceded in death by parents, John and Dessie Shelton, and nine brothers and sisters.
Service is 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, at Zanesville United Methodist Church, 11811 N. Wayne St. with calling one hour prior. Rev. Mike Murrell is officiating.
Calling at D.O. McComb and Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Ave. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Burial in Hoverstock Cemetery, Zanesville.
Memorials may be made to the Zanesville Lion’s Club Ballpark Fund or St. Jude Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.
To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com

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