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Charles “Charlie” Shelton

Bill Stephens

March 11th, 2019


Charles “Charlie” Shelton, age 76 of Morganfield, KY died Sunday 3/10/19 at the West Kentucky Veteran’s Center in Hanson, KY. He was a member of Sturgis Baptist Church. Charlie was an 18 year military veteran and retired from Methodist Hospital Union County after 27 years. He was also an auxiliary officer at Morganfield Police Department and was Union County Deputy Coroner for 4 years. He enjoyed hunting fishing and woodwork.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lynn Shelton & Dorothy Shelton Ruff; 2 sisters Patricia Hayden and Annie McCreery; brother Thomas Ruff.

Survivors include

His wife of 44 years Kay Shelton of Morganfield

Daughter Rachael Odom of Morganfield

2 sons Terry Graham of Morganfield

David Shelton of Seagoville, TX

6 Grandchildren 2 Great Grandchildren

3 sisters Sue Green of Centerville, TN

Gayle Gilbert of Houston, TX

Debbie Griffith of Palm Desert, CA

Funeral service will be 1 PM Thursday 3/14/19 at Sturgis Baptist Church in Sturgis, KY.

Rev. Matthew Thrower and Bro Arnold Worley will officiate.

Visitation will be 4-8 PM Wednesday at Whitsell Funeral Home in Sturgis and 9 AM until service time Thursday at Sturgis Baptist Church.

Burial will be in David Rest Boxville Cemetery in Boxville, KY

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