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Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home

125 Idletime Drive, Greeneville, TN

OBITUARY

Howard "Dan" D. Shelton

July 27, 1956July 11, 2019

Howard “Dan” D. Shelton, 62, of Greeneville, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born to parents, Howard A. and Genell Shelton, on July 27, 1956 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dan graduated from Greeneville High School in 1974. He was a marine, serving actively from 1974 to 1978. He was an alumni of East Tennessee State University, graduating in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology.

He married Patsy Wilson Shelton, the love of his life who survives him, in 2006.

Dan is also survived by his loving daughters: Ashley Shelton and Bethany Echols; son-in-law, Evan Echols; grandchildren: Geran, Gaberiel and Georgia Echols; his mother: Genell; his brother: Cliff Shelton and wife, Lisa; his nieces: Rose Davis, Grace Davis and Cheri Walsh; his aunt: Ruth McAmis; his sister-in-law: JoAnn and her husband, Ray Parton.

Dan was preceded in death by his father, Howard A. Shelton.

Dan was a motorcycle enthusiast. He loved Harley-Davidson and Honda motorcycles. He was an avid golfer and loved watching the PGA. Dan attended Kingsley Avenue Free Will Baptist Church while his health permitted. Dan will always be remembered and known for his sweet smile.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 – 2 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 2 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Doyle Pruett officiating.

Interment will follow in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. Greeneville-Greene County Honor Guard and U.S. Marine Military Team will conduct a military graveside service.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Anil Tumkur, Dr. Kim, Ray Parton, Vickie Stacey and Elders of Kingsley Avenue Free Will Baptist Church.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Ballad Hospice. The family requests that you do a special deed for a cancer patient’s family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society, P. O. Box 792, Greeneville, TN 37744, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

  • FAMILY

  • Patsy Wilson Shelton, Wife
  • Ashley Shelton, Daughter
  • Bethany and Evan Echols, Daughter and Son-in-law
  • Geran, Gaberiel, and Georgia Echols, Grandchildren
  • Genell ., Mother
  • Cliff and Lisa Shelton, Brother and Sister-in-law
  • Rose Davis, Niece
  • Grace Davis, Niece
  • Cheri Walsh, Niece
  • Ruth McAmis, Aunt
  • JoAnn and Ray Parton, Sister-in-law and Husband
  • Howard A. Shelton, Father
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Family and Friends
  • Dr. Anil Tumkur, Honorary
  • Dr. Kim, Honorary
  • Ray Parton, Honorary
  • Vickie Stacey, Honorary
  • Elders of Kingsley Avenue Church, Honorary
  • DONATIONS

  • Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 13, 2019

Memories

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Tina MK Wilcox

July 15, 2019

No words, no matter how tender‚ can touch what you’re feeling inside. No one can soften the sorrow deep down where your heartaches reside. Still, we are thinking about you and hoping it helps in some way simply to know that we care about you and share in your sadness today.
Town of Unicoi
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Lisa Meadows

July 12, 2019

Dan and I worked at Hutchinson together for several years. He was always so jovial and pleasant. I would always walk in the office and announce that I had a delivery for HOWARD D when I delivered his paycheck. He just loved that.

Dan was a great man and will truly be missed. We have fond memories of Dan at Hutchinson Sealing Systems, Church Hill, TN

Scarlett Vandiver

July 11, 2019

Genell and Ruth we are so sorry for your loss! You and your family will be in Steve and my prayers!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Howard “Dan” D. Shelton, 62, of Greeneville, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 11, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born to parents, Howard A. and Genell Shelton, on July 27, 1956 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dan graduated from Greeneville High School in 1974. He was a marine, serving actively from 1974 to 1978. He was an alumni of East Tennessee State University, graduating in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering Technology.

He married Patsy Wilson Shelton, the love of his life who survives him, in 2006.

Dan is also survived by his loving daughters: Ashley Shelton and Bethany Echols; son-in-law, Evan Echols; grandchildren: Geran, Gaberiel and Georgia Echols; his mother: Genell; his brother: Cliff Shelton and wife, Lisa; his nieces: Rose Davis, Grace Davis and Cheri Walsh; his aunt: Ruth McAmis; his sister-in-law: JoAnn and her husband, Ray Parton.

Dan was preceded in death by his father, Howard A. Shelton.

Dan was a motorcycle enthusiast. He loved Harley-Davidson and Honda motorcycles. He was an avid golfer and loved watching the PGA. Dan attended Kingsley Avenue Free Will Baptist Church while his health permitted. Dan will always be remembered and known for his sweet smile.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 12 – 2 pm at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held at 2 pm in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Doyle Pruett officiating.

Interment will follow in GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. Greeneville-Greene County Honor Guard and U.S. Marine Military Team will conduct a military graveside service.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Anil Tumkur, Dr. Kim, Ray Parton, Vickie Stacey and Elders of Kingsley Avenue Free Will Baptist Church.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Ballad Hospice. The family requests that you do a special deed for a cancer patient’s family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greeneville-Greene County Humane Society, P. O. Box 792, Greeneville, TN 37744, or a charity of the donor’s choice.