Jodie Jack Shelton, 87, of Conway (Rockcastle County) died at his residence Sunday, November 4, 2018 following an illness. He was a Cruise, Kentucky (Laurel County) native, born February 20, 1931, son of the late John D. Shelton and the late Della Helton Sorrell.
He was a U. S. Army Veteran, Korean War and resident of Conway for the past 38 years after moving from Indiana.
Survivors include 7 children, Mary Shelton, Theresa Jackson (Johnny) Tracy Planck (Rick), Jerry Shelton (Anna), Jody Shelton, Jr. (Kathy), Ray Shelton, Casey Shelton (Janet), 13 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren; as well as numerous relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Ira Jones Shelton (who died February 18, 2018); 4 children, Joey, Leroy, Dorothy, Peggy; and 5 siblings, Jimmy Dale, Billy Ray, Robert, George, and Lula Belle.
Funeral Service 2:00 PM, Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Reppert Funeral Home with Bro. Bill Shelton officiating. Visitation 12:00 noon until service time. Burial with Military Honors at Pilot Knob Cemetery.