Mount Vernon Memorial Park & Mortuary

8201 Greenback Ln, Fair Oaks, CA


Thaddeus Weyman Shelnutt

March 8, 1932November 27, 2019

On Wednesday November 27, 2019, Thaddeus Weyman Shelnutt passed away peacefully at the age of 87. He was preceded in death by his father Theodore Arthur Grimes-Shelnutt, mother Louise George Ridinger, and wives Adele, and Julia. He is survived by his loving wife Joan Shelnutt, his niece Dawn Cole (Husband Glen, Sons Brandon, Grant and Stephen) nephew Stephen Holt (daughters Corey and Caren) Daughters; Judy Spencer (Husband Curt, Daughter Melanie son Michael), Lori Chissie (daughter Kathryn, daughter Kristin, son Nicholas), Traci Toomey (husband Patrick, son Matthew, son Nico, and son Sam), Manel Hammel (husband Rick and son Bradley) and numerous cousins and friends. Thad was born on March 8, 1932 and grew up in Birmingham Alabama, Auburn and Lincoln California. He is a graduate of both Placer High School and Sacramento State University. Thad’s passion was airplanes and flying. He was a member of Funk Airplane Association and various flying clubs. He was also a member of Touchstone Community Church and the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Association. He loved family dinners, Leatherby’s Ice Cream and Donut Holes.

Services to be held Friday December 6th at 10:00 AM Touchstone Christian Fellowship 5300 Madison Avenue Sacramento, California 916 481-7772

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.MountVernonMemorial.com for the Shelnutt family.


  • Memorial Service Friday, December 6, 2019


Thaddeus Weyman Shelnutt

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