|Orville Shelton, age 92 of Knoxville, Illinois died at 12:24 PM on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville, Illinois.
He was born on December 21, 1919 in Sherman, Illinois, the son of Charlie T. and Grace Walters Shelton. He married Cordelia Suttory on August 21, 1941, St. Louis, Missouri. He later married Dorothy V. Greer on May 22, 1982 in Marseilles, Illinois. She preceded him in death on September 15, 2005.
Surviving three sons: Gary (Jenean) Shelton of East Galesburg, Illinois, Mike (Mildred West) Shelton of Galesburg, Illinois, and Bobby (Bonnie) Shelton of Farmersville, Texas. Two daughters: Judy (Carl) Carlson of Madison, Wisconsin and Margie (Wayne Duncan) Shelton of Cottonwood, Arizona. Also four stepchildren. Eleven grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, and nine great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brothers, and sisters, and two grandchildren, Rob and Jeff Carlson.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. Rev. Duane Kaufman Officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg, Illinois. Memorials may be made to Knox County Nursing Home Activity Fund and OSF Hospice. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com