September 29, 1929 - October 14, 2017
Service Date: October 19, 2017
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
Cemetery Crown Hill Cemetery
- Visitation: 10am, Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
- Funeral: 11am, Thursday, October 19, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
- Burial: Crown Hill Cemetery
Ivan Y. Shelton, age 88, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Valley Manor Nursing Home in Excelsior Springs.
Ivan Was born In Ray County, Mo to Reuban and Lulu Shelton. Ivan married Vivian Whelchel on May 19, 1951, and she survives the home. He worked for Laborers Union Local 264 for over 50 + years. He was employed by Byers Construction Co. At the time of death, Ivan was a retired farmer.
Preceding Ivan in death was his father and mother, and several brothers and sisters. Also proceeding Ivan was his brother in law and sister in law, George and Frances Beasley, as well as another sister in law, Thelma Shelton.
Surviving family are a brother, Francis (Franny) Shelton, and a sister, Sandra K Gray and husband Richard, a nephew, John Beasley and wife Barbara. Ivan leaves a lot of great nephews and nieces.
Ivan was a member of Salem Christian Union Church where he was a trustee. Ivan loved his farm and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a great story teller. He will be sadly missed by family and friends.
Ivan will be laid to rest Thursday October 19, 2017, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Visitation will be at 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. Funeral will follow at 11 A.M. Burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery.