Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

E. Ray Shelton

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

E. Ray Shelton

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Newburgh, Ind. E. Ray Shelton, 83, of Newburgh, passed away at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013, at West River Health Campus.

Ray was born July 8, 1929, in Evansville, the son of Elmer Ray Sr. and Pauline (Quirey) Shelton and was a 1947 graduate of Central High School. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean Conflict. Ray was a 33-year member of First Christian Church and currently a member of American Baptist East Church. He retired in 1991 from Lensing Wholesale, Inc. after 44 years in sales. Ray and his wife, Marlene were snowbirds and spent October through May in Leesburg, Florida for many years. Ray loved motorcycling and planned many trips with his wife and friends. He was member and an officer of Kentucky Travelers Motorcycle Club and an organizer for Southern Indiana Motorcyclist Association in Evansville.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Marlene (Grubb) Shelton, of Newburgh; sister, Jean Kerney, of Evansville, (her husband, James Kerney passed away in April 2010); and two nephews, Mark Kerney (Anne), of Winchester, Ind. …

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