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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday June 10th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Saturday June 11th, 2022
11:00am

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Burial

Evergreen Memory Gardens
Saturday June 11th, 2022

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Curtis Lee Shelton Sr.

Curtis Lee Shelton, Sr., 86, passed away on Tuesday June 7, 2022, at Annie Penn Hospital in Reidsville.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Pastor Greg Robertson officiating. Burial will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00PM.

“Curt” was born on March 11, 1936, to the late Lemley and Stella Shelton in Rockingham County. Shortly after completing high school, he joined the United States Navy where he proudly served for 20 years and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. He enjoyed his retirement, working in garden, hunting, and fishing. More than anything he was proud to be a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Ed Shelton and Donnie Shelton. He is survived by his sons, Curtis Shelton, Jr.; Kenny Shelton; Christopher Pendley and wife Terri; 7 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Carl Shelton; sister, Betty Wilson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association - Western Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road, Suite 250 Charlotte, NC 28209.

For anyone who was wondering, he was Not shot by a jealous husband.


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Guestbook

So sorry for your loss. God be with you all. Joey and Becky Shelton Martin

BeckyJoey Martin Jun 10 2022 9:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Lisa Barfield Jun 10 2022 11:28 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Jackie A. Jun 9 2022 7:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Donna Hodges Jun 9 2022 7:02 PM

I had the privilege of working with/know him for many years at GMF. He was a wonderful person. Always kind and friendly. He will be missed. R.I.P Sheldon. Prayers for the family

Lorna B Johnson Jun 9 2022 11:17 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Judy Jun 9 2022 8:42 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Libby Barrett Jun 9 2022 12:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Wes & Michelle Shelton Jun 8 2022 11:30 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Priscilla Wilson Jun 8 2022 10:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Curtis Shelton Sr.

Clint Yarborough Jun 8 2022 9:39 PM

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