Mr. Larry D. Shell, age 79, of Salem, passed away Friday, May 15 at Salem Crossing.

Mr. Shell was born April 24, 1941, in Harlan, Kentucky the son of John E. and Dorothy Young Shell.  He retired from Denny Transport after 40 years. 

He was a member of Westside Baptist Church, where he was a deacon, song leader, and Sunday school teacher.

Larry is survived by his wife:  Regina Shoemaker Shell, they were married in August of 1962. 

He is also survived by one son:  Jimmy Shell (Beth) of Salem, two daughters:  Sheila Fultz (Darrell “Fish”) of Salem and Rebecca Howard (Joe) of Pekin, four brothers:  Preston Shell of Salem, Leonard Shell (Linda) of Salem, Robert Shell (Bonnie) of Salem and George Shell (Vonnie) of Campbellsburg, one sister:  Debbie Humphrey (Joe) of Salem, 5 grandchildren:  Jeremy Shell (Sarah), Troy O’Brien (Alisha), Levi O’Brien (Carlie), Tiffany Odum (Danny), and Tanner Fultz (Casie), and 12 great-grandchildren:  Laken, Chayton, Kaylynn, Luke, Malachi, Renlie, Brylee, Charlee, Averee, Kingston, Anistyn and Everleigh. 

He was preceded in death by a brother:  JG Shell, a sister:  Margie Hayden, and his parents.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 PM at Westside Baptist Church with Kevin Carty officiating. 

Burial will follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 AM until the time of service at the church. 

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, during visitation, occupancy will be limited to 25 people in the building at one time. 

The family will have dinner following the service in the church fellowship hall.