Taylor Funeral Home

Billy Howard Shelton
Date of Death or Service Jul 24, 2020
Billy Howard Shelton

Funeral services will be conducted Friday morning, July 24, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of the Taylor Funeral Home. Bro. Steve Baggett will officiate. Place of rest will be in the Brown Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday evening, July 23rd from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. To view Mr. Shelton’s funeral live at 11:00 a.m. on Friday please CLICK HERE.

Those desiring, memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

Mr. Shelton, age 90, of Dickson, TN died peacefully July 20, 2020 at NHC in Dickson, TN.

He was born in Dickson County December 2, 1929, son of the late Robert Jewel and Lucy Velma Nicks Shelton. He was a graduate of Charlotte High School, Class of 1947. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.  Mr. Shelton worked with A.T.&T for some 32 years retiring as a toll test technician. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rowena Ruth Brown Shelton in 2017. They were married for 68 years.

He was a long-time member of the Walnut Street Church of Christ where he served in the leadership as Elder for 18 years.

In his past time music flowed through him. He had the gift of playing the harmonica, mandolin and guitar.  He loved his music and the music of others.  Also in his down time, there was nothing better than reading a John Grisham novel.

Billy Shelton was a kind spirited southern gentleman.  He loved his family and very much respected the people around him.

Survivors include his daughter, Beverly Shelton Seaton and her husband, Ron of Dickson,TN, his two grandchildren, Amy French and her husband, Cliff, and Kelly Karr and her husband, Micah, his two great grandchildren, Katie Karr and Clay Karr, his brother, Mr. Glenn Shelton of Henderson, Nevada.


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