Delmer L. Shelton, 82, of Marengo, Indiana died on July 15, 2023 at Todd-Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Leavenworth, Indiana. Delmer was born on May 21, 1941 in Cruise, Laurel County, Kentucky to the late Rollie and Etta Jane (Lewis) Shelton. He married Carol A. Stroud on May 21, 1960.
Delmer was a self-employed carpenter and enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing the guitar, and spending time with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Lisa D. Schotter; sister, Delphi Marie Elswick; and brothers: Dan, Ray, Bill, and Bennie.
He is survived by his wife: Carol A. (Stroud) Shelton of Marengo, Indiana; daughter, Kelli R. Slaughterback (Dale) of Marengo, Indiana; brother, Dale Shelton of Leavenworth, Indiana; grandchildren: Lindsey Manship (Tyler), Allison Pirtle (Justin), and Laci Lynton (Ryan); and great-grandchildren: Landon Smith, Lisa Sue Manship, and Etta Jane Manship.
Funeral services will be on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 at Marengo Independent Methodist Church. Interment will follow in the Marengo Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 17, 2023 from 4-8 pm and after 11:00 am until time of the service at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, all at the church.
Bro. Mark Manship and Rev. Philo Jones will officiate the service.
Ryan Lynton and Alan Manship Jr. will be handling the music.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Todd-Dickey Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Brown Funeral Home in Milltown, Indiana is entrusted with the arrangements.