Charles Leland Shapley
September 6, 1926 – October 22, 2017
Charles Leland Shapley of Arlington, Virginia died on October 22, 2017. He was son of the late Harry P. Shapley and Mary Holten Shapley. He was preceded in death by several sisters and brothers, Helen Shapley Busselneier, Linden Shapley, Corinne Shapley, and Henry Shapley. He is survived by a niece, Lynda Hayes Conley of Jeffersonton, Virginia and a cousin, Dale Sheldon of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware; and cousins Harry and Ruth Hauch of Green Valley, Arizona. He was employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, United Clay Products Company. and George Washington University Hospital, all in Washington, D.C. Charles Leland Shapley was a member of the Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church in Arlington, Virginia. Graveside services will be held at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Smyrna, Delaware. Memorial contributions may be made to Ashbury Methodist Church in Smyrna, Delaware.