OBITUARY

Benny Ray Shelton

August 20, 1937May 18, 2018
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Benny Ray Shelton, 80 of Hamilton, Texas passed away peacefully on May 18, 2018 at his home surrounded by family. Visitation will be Monday, May 21, 2018 from 6-8 at Riley Funeral Home, 402 West Main, Hamilton, Texas. The funeral will be held at Faith Baptist Church on FM 932, Hamilton, Texas on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 2 P. M. The burial will follow at Seaton Cemetery in Leon Junction, Coryell County, Texas.

Benny was born August 20, 1937 to Wert and Margie Shelton. He married Betty James, the love of his life September 15, 1956. They had four children, Bretta, Belinda Kay, Butch and Barry. Known too many as the 6 B’s.

Benny was formerly from Odessa, Texas where he worked in several different phases of the oil field until he retired and moved to Hamilton, Texas, where he enjoyed going to the lake, boating, fishing, gardening, traveling and serving the Lord. He helped build Faith Baptist Church.

Benny loved his family dearly and enjoyed all the get togethers, playing cards and telling stories. He is survived by his loving soul mate Betty his four children: Bretta, Kay, Butch and Barry. Grandchildren Garrett, Jim Haynes, Samantha, Deidra, Bub, Benjamin, Alex, Nathaniel, and Autumn. He also has 15 great grandchildren a brother: Buddy Joe.

He is preceded in death by his father, Wert Shelton, mother Margie Stevens, brothers Leonard Shelton, Danny Shelton, Cotton Shelton, sisters Hazel Scofield and Edythe James. The family would like to thank Hospice, especially Stephanie for all the care and love she showed our Mom & Dad and family.

  • FAMILY

  • Wert Shelton, Father
  • Margie Shelton, Mother
  • Betty Shelton, Wife
  • Bretta Benefield, Daughter
  • Belinda Kay Vogel, Daughter
  • Butch Shelton, Son
  • Barry Shelton, Son
  • Grandchildren: Garrett, Jim Hayes, Samantha, Deidra, Bub, Benjamin,
    Alex, Nathaniel, and Autumn. He also has 15 great grandchildren, and a brother: Buddy Joe.
    He is preceded in death by his father, Wert Shelton, mother Margie Stevens, brothers Leonard Shelton, Danny Shelton, Cotton Shelton, sisters Hazel Scofield and Edythe James.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 21, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 22, 2018
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