Theodore "Ted" Shelton Jr.
Mr. Theodore "Ted" Winslow Shelton, Jr., 83 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Ted was born Friday, October 5, 1934 in Canton, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Theodore Winslow Shelton, Sr and the late Katie (White) Holtzlander.
Ted was a loving son, caring husband, attentive dad as well as a devoted and warm hearted grandpa. He was a great man who touched many lives. Ted showed empathy to everyone he met and he was a dedicated Christian. His faith was very important to him and he used that faith to prepare his family for his departure.
Ted is survived by:
Wife of 62 years : Ruth Lorene Shelton
2 Daughters: Laura S. Benando
Tedi R. Shelton-Henkel and Brian
Son: Darrin Scott Shelton and Lynn
8 Grandchildren: Jeremy Jacob and Heather Benando, Kandi Lorene and Greg White, Treia Kyliene Rodriguez, Jeidan Bella-Raye Kaminski, Gary Lee Shelton, Michelle Gallagher, and Kai and Kealyn Henkel.
10 Great-Grandchildren: Brittany McMillan, Jayci Perkins, Matthew Perkins, Eli Benando, Bailey Benando, Kristopher Kolisnyk, Payge White, Calvin Gallagher, Danny Bandy and Christian Shelton.
Half Brother: Jack Holtzlander
In addition to his parents, Ted was preceded in death by: Son, Richard Daley Shelton and Sister, June Shelton.
Funeral services for Theodore "Ted" Winslow Shelton, Jr, will be held at 12:00 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 from the chapel of Crest Lawn Funeral Home with Ronald Graef officiating alongside full military honors by the Veterans Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, and from 10:00 AM until time of services on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at Crest Lawn Funeral Home.