HAMPTON, VA - Robert (Bobby) Eugene Shelton, 66, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Newport News, VA and lived on the Peninsula most of his life. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp and was a veteran of Vietnam. He was an excellent carpenter. He loved to play pool and fish, and was a gifted guitar player. His sense of humor was known to all. Robert was preceded in death by his father Guy G. Shelton and his mother Ruby Alline Barefield; and a brother Thomas I. Shelton. He is survived by two brothers, Billy and Jerry Shelton; two sisters Patsy Maxwell and Rita Shelton. He is also survived by a special friend Pauline Forester Mackey of London, England. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, August 18, 2014, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. Interment will follow at Parklawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Sunday, August 17, at the funeral home.
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Amory Funeral Home
410 Grafton Drive Yorktown, VA 23692
Published in Daily Press on Aug. 16, 2014