Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home & Hillcrest Mausoleum & Memorial Park
7405 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX
November 5, 1927 – November 21, 2019
Sheldon Fleishman of Dallas passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. He was 92. Shel was beloved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed. He is preceded in death by his wife Rita Fleishman, parents Ann and Henry Fleishman, brothers Donald Fleishman, Jerry Fleishman and sister Delores Benzuly. Shel is survived by his brother Warner Fleishman, and his children Elliott Fleishman, daughter Lynne Edmondson and her husband Steve, Neale Fleishman and his partner Mary York, along with many nieces and nephews. He was a jolly and loving grandfather to Jesse Mitchell, Andrew Edmondson and Sam Fleishman, who could always count on him for a scoop of ice cream and a little pocket change. Shel owned and operated the family business, Fink Paint Company in Deep Ellum, for many years. He was instrumental in laying the miles of red carpet for the prestigious Neiman Marcus Fortnight event. Shel was a long-time member of the Cooper Aerobic Center, where he excelled at running and tennis and socializing. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 24, at Temple Emanu-El Cemetery. 3430 Howell St. in Dallas.
- Graveside Service Sunday, November 24, 2019