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Orville Ray Shelton
1947 - 2015

Orville Ray Shelton, 67, of Wichita Falls, passed away Wednesday, April 22.

Funeral services were held Saturday in the chapel of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie Lawson, officiating.

A son of the late Troy Cleo and Ruby Frances (Baker) Shelton, Orville was born on June 22, 1947, in Vernon. On Aug. 26, 1965, he married Linda Davis. He drove a truck for over 35 years. He was a member of Pearl Street Baptist Church of Vernon. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and cooking out, but most of all, he enjoyed being with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Troy, Emory Dale, Eugene, Joe Boy, and Mike Shelton; his sisters, Elwanda Brooks, and Paulette Marsland; and three grandchildren, Justin and Tyler Stringer, and Lemiah Eugene Denny.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Shelton of Wichita Falls; four children, Virgil Shelton of Abilene, Jeff Shelton of Iowa Park, and Angela Davenport, and Tyson Shelton, both of Wichita Falls; sisters, Patricia Gerald of Electra, Carolyn Payne of Blair, OK., Ruby Williams of Electra, and Vickie Coble of Joshua; a brother, Danny Shelton of Electra; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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