The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


March 17, 2014

Randall Shelton, 53, of Albemarle, died March 13, 2014

Sunday, March 16, 2014 — William Randall Shelton, 53 years of age, of Albemarle, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Liberty Commons Nursing Home in Salisbury.

Randall was born November 26, 1960, in Forsyth County, to the late William Akers Shelton and Margaret Imogene Silverthorne. He was also preceded in death in 2010 by his son, William Spencer Shelton.

Randall was a member of the Badin Masonic Lodge and West Stanly Baptist Church.

The family received friends from 5-6 p.m. Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home in Albemarle. The funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Jerry Goode, was at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 16, 2014, in Hartsell Funeral Home’s Lefler Memorial Chapel in Albemarle. Burial will be Monday, March 17, 2014, at Faith of God Ministries Cemetery in Walkertown, N.C.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Sheila Gail Shelton of Albemarle; stepfather, Robert Silverthorne; daughter-in-law, Shannon Shelton of Panama City, Florida; grandson, Weston Shelton; sisters, Margaret Pendleton of Rocky Mount, Nancy Shelton of Walkertown and Cherylene Pierce of Walnut Cove.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 222 S. Church St., Charlotte, NC 28202 or to Gideons International.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Shelton family.

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