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“Lee and I grew up close friend. His family was my family. He got me into coin collecting which I am still doing. We never had a cross work but...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Steven Taylor - Bremen / Midland, KY

“So sorry to hear this Just got the news Lee was a such a great friend to me growing up I n Bremen where we rode to school together every morning...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: James Cabbage - Bremen, KY

“My Deepest Sympathy is with you and your family. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Virginia Turnet - Dixon, KY

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Lee was a good man a rest co worker and friend. I can't be there in person for his funeral but know Penny and Raven you...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Carol Massey - Madisonville, KY

“Thinking of you during this difficult time ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Stephen and Tammy Stobaugh - KY

“Lisa and family,I am so very sorry to hear about Lee passing. I know your hearts are breaking and will miss him terribly. Loving prayers are with you...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Darlene Sallee Robinson - KY

“My deepest condolences! Lee was such a good man that will definitely be missed. May he always live in your heart! ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: RITA ROBERTS - PROVIDENCE, KY

“I've known Lee since high school. He was always a fine person. So sorry for his family's loss. ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Ladonna Barnes - Classmate

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. He was a great person & he was so proud of his job.He will be greatly missed. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Joyce Terrell - Dawson Springs, KY

“I worked with Lee for many years. He was a good man. ”
10 of 14 | Posted by: John Bedwell - Coworker

“Sorry for your loss he was a very good man ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: DONNA BRADEN - PROVIDENCE, KY

“Thank you Lee for all youve done for me and being such a good friend to Luke. Rest in heaven and say Hi to my princess for me. Rest well friend. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Crystal Bradford - Providence, KY

“One of the best!!! ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Ava Johnson - Calhoun, KY

“Lee will be greatly missed. I will never forget the life lessons that Lee taught along the way. Continued prayers for the family in the days to come. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Christy Wilkerson - Madisonville, KY

CENTRAL CITY – Early Christmas morning Adrian "Lee" Shelton of Central City, KY woke up in Heaven. Lee is preceded in death by his mother, Betty Kay Shelton of Central City. He is survived by wife Penny Shelton of Central City; father AG (Jane) Shelton of Owensboro; son Bo (Aor) Barnett of Brentwood, TN; daughter Kadi (Kyle) Burden of Bowling Green; son Matthew Shelton of Central City; daughter Raven (Zack) Oldman of Bremen; granddaughter Kaylynn Burden of Bowling Green; sister Lisa Shelton of Easley, SC; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Lee worked at Carhartt for 30 years and Union Local 227 in a range of jobs serving those around him. He was a history buff that enjoyed coin collecting and hunting for hidden treasures with a metal detector. An ideal time was an old fashioned hamburger and the latest zombie movie. Lee could always be found with an ice cold Dr. Pepper within reach. He was happiest spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter. He was a Christian and a member of New Harmony Baptist Church. Lee lived a life of humor, resilience, and full of love.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 28, 2017, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Bill Egbert officiating. Burial in New Harmony Cemetery in Bremen. Visitation will be Thursday after 10:30AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at