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Demaine Funeral Home – Fairfax

10565 Main St, Fairfax, VA

OBITUARY

Minetree "Buck" Shelton

April 1, 1923July 17, 2015

Minetree “Buck” Shelton passed peacefully on Friday July 17, 2015 at the age of 92.

He is surved by his wife of 60 years Nancy, his two children Linda Catir and William Shelton, one sister Ruth Spain, four grandchildren, and many relatives and friends.

He was a private first class in the United States Army and a WWII survivor. He fought bravely in the Battle of the Bulge as a member of the 99th infantry.

Following graduation from Virginia Tech in 1954, Buck went on to work for the Fairfax County Envoronmental Health Department and live in Fairfax City for over 60 years.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 21st 6-8 pm at Demaine Funeral Home in Fairfax. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 22nd 2pm at Fairfax United Methodist Church, with interment to follow in Fairfax City Cemetery

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 21, 2015
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Memories

Minetree "Buck" Shelton

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July 24, 2015

My thoughts and prayers come to you, Nancy, and to your whole family. Buck was one of our pillars of Fairfax...involved and active and caring. Hoping that the warm memories of many special shared times see you through this tough time.

July 20, 2015

We have lost another of The Greatest Generation. Buck epitomized The Greatest Generation. He loved his family, his country, and his friends. He was a gentle man with the most wonderful sense of humor. He told the best stories. We loved when Buck accompanied Nancy to events at American Realty. He always added so much to every event. My condolences to Nancy and family.
Doris Lewis

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY