James Shelton Candler - James Roy Shelton, 65, of Candler, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017. A native of Asheville, he was the son of the late Paul Monroe and Nellie White Shelton. James loved restoring old cars, going to the Shades of the Past Rod Run every year, working in the yard and antiques. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several siblings and beloved pet, Marilyn. He is survived by his wife, Gail Rector Shelton; daughter, Jaime (Robert) Best; and brothers, Troy, Brownie and Jay Shelton. A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, January 9th in the Chapel of Faith, Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn. The family will receive friends for 2 hours prior to the service. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Candler. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Asheville Humane Society, 14 Forever Friend Lane, Asheville, NC 28806. Moore Funeral Home at Forest Lawn is assisting the family. Please visit www.moorefh.net to sign the online guest book.
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