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DRAKESBORO - Elgin Henry Shelton, 72, of Drakesboro, died Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Owensboro Center Nursing Home. Mr. Shelton was born June 15, 1945, in Muhlenberg County. He was a laborer at Owensboro Sanitation Dept. and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elgin Shelton Jr. and Grace Simmons Shelton.

He is survived by his sons, Gary Lynn Shelton and Bryant Lamar Shelton, both of Owensboro; four grandchildren; sisters Eleanor Veronica Stewart of Owensboro and Ethel Ollie of California; and very special friend, Rodger Frazier, a brother from another mother.

Funeral services will be Saturday, March 24, 2018, at 1:00PM at Bethel Baptist Church in Drakesboro, with Rev. Ricky Hill officiating. assisted by Rev. David Johnson. Visitation will be Saturday after 11:00AM at the church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at