In memory of
Floyd "Clark" Shelton
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In memory of
Floyd "Clark" Shelton
GALESBURG - Floyd "Clark" Shelton, 80, Galesburg, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at home. Clark was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Galesburg, the son of Floyd C. and Gertrude (Park) Shelton Sr. He was a graduate of Abingdon High School and Knox College. Clark proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He later worked for the United States Postal Service for many years until his retirement. Clark married Betty Ann Hull on May 4, 1986, in Knoxville. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Shelton of Galesburg; four children, Susan (John) Olson of Galesburg, Becky Lavely of Galesburg, Chris (Pat) Lavely of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Marsha (Thomas) Dean of Knoxville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Richard (Mel) Shelton of Sun City, Arizona, and Sue (Rick) Dechow of Abingdon. Clark was preceded in death by his parents. He was interested in all of life's happenings. A quote from his grandson, Zack Dean: "He crossed Chuck Norris." A celebration of life will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Knoxville American Legion. Memorial contributions may be left to the family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville is assisting the family with the final arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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In memory of
Floyd "Clark" Shelton
GALESBURG - Floyd "Clark" Shelton, 80, Galesburg, died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at home. Clark was born Sept. 12, 1938, in Galesburg, the son of Floyd C. and Gertrude (Park) Shelton Sr. He was a graduate of Abingdon High School and Knox College. Clark proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He later worked for the United States Postal Service for many years until his retirement. Clark married Betty Ann Hull on May 4, 1986, in Knoxville. He is survived by his wife, Betty Ann Shelton of Galesburg; four children, Susan (John) Olson of Galesburg, Becky Lavely of Galesburg, Chris (Pat) Lavely of Hendersonville, Tennessee, and Marsha (Thomas) Dean of Knoxville; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Richard (Mel) Shelton of Sun City, Arizona, and Sue (Rick) Dechow of Abingdon. Clark was preceded in death by his parents. He was interested in all of life's happenings. A quote from his grandson, Zack Dean: "He crossed Chuck Norris." A celebration of life will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Knoxville American Legion. Memorial contributions may be left to the family. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville is assisting the family with the final arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes - Knoxville Chapel
120 South Public Square
Knoxville, IL 61448
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