James Phillips Shelton, 67, of Martinsville, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016 at his residence. James was born in Pittsylvania County on April 20, 1949 to the late Orelle F. Shelton and the late Vera Owen Shelton. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by brother, Sammy Shelton and sister, JoAnn Shelton.
James is survived by daughters, Jackie Lynn Williams and Judy Haskins and husband, Marvin; sons, Jimmy Shelton, Jr., and wife, Missy and Chad Eugene Shelton; sister, Sandra Turner; brother, Ted Shelton; and four grandchildren.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Mt. View Cemetery with Rev. Dale Wilson officiating.
Burial will follow the graveside service.