Bobby Dean Shelton
March 1, 1943 – March 9, 2018
Bobby Dean Shelton, 75, went to be with the Lord on Friday March 9, 2018 peacefully at his home in San Angelo with his family by his side after a lengthy illness. Memorial service will be held at 11am Monday, March 12, 2018 at Johnson’s Funeral Home in San Angelo, Texas. Open visitation will be held at Johnson’s on Saturday, March 10 at 10am through Sunday, March 11 at 7pm. Bobby Dean aka “Mr. Shelton” was born March 1, 1943 in San Angelo, Texas to Ada Edwardine Smith and Robert LaFayette “Lefty” Shelton. He grew up in Forsan, Texas, graduated from Andrews High School in 1961, and married Tommie Lynn McNeill on March 4, 1967. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Arts Degree in 1971, from Sul Ross University with a Master of Science in Education Degree in 1978, and obtained numerous Texas Teacher Certfications. He had a lengthy career in public education in Vocational Industrial Arts and later Professional Counseling in Monahans, Cleburne, and Big Lake, Texas. While educating, he enjoyed driving school buses and coaching golf. He retired from Reagan County ISD in 2004 and began his second career in ranching in Big Lake. In 2013, he retired from ranching and moved to San Angelo to fish, play golf, and enjoy life. He served on the Santa Rita Underground Water Conservation District in Big Lake for 14 years. He loved to hunt, fish, play golf, ride 4 wheelers, and visit with the close friends he cherished. His students and livestock brought great joy and happiness to his life. He was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father Charles Springstun. He is survived by his daughter Tina Luck and husband John; son Charles Shelton and wife Mandy; granddaughters Landry Shelton, Kayla Iskra and husband Zac, and Karly Clark and fiancé Dalton Slough; and great granddaughters Kynzlee Iskra and Brinlee Slough. The family would like to thank all those who took the time to call, visit, pray, send kind words and gestures, help in times of need, and just simply care over the last 4 years. Special thanks are extended to Hospice of San Angelo with heartfelt appreciation to Debbie Bishop, Shirley Jones, and Molly Riley.
- Robert LaFayette Shelton, Father
- Ada Edwardine Smith, Mother
- Charles Springstun, Step Father
- Tina Luck and husband John, Daughter
- Charles Shelton and wife Mandy, Son
- Landry Shelton, Granddaughter
- Kayla Iskra and husband Zac, Granddaughter
- Karly Clark and fiance Dalton Slough, Granddaughter
- Kynzlee Iskra, Great Granddaughter
- Brinlee Slough, Great Granddaughter
- Memorial Service Monday, March 12, 2018
Bobby Dean Shelton
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March 12, 2018
I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and your family and praying for peace and comfort.
From My Family to Yours
March 12, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Bobby Dean’s passing. Our parents were friends and he and I had known each other since we were very small. I remember my Dad taking me with him to Forsan when he would go there for the day for work. I would stay with Bobby Dean and Ada Dean for the day. We always enjoyed seeing each other. A few years ago, Bobby Dean found me at my Uncle’s funeral in Big Lake and we got to have a nice visit. My prayers are with each of you as go through this difficult time.
Willeene e Rackley King