July 12, 1940 ~ March 12, 2022

Born in: Madison Co., NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Edward Clarence Shelton, 81, passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022.

Mr. Shelton was born July 12, 1940, in Madison County to the late Clarence and Virgie Tweed Shelton. He was a retired machinist and he also was a truck driver and a school bus driver for the Buncombe County School System. He was a member of Leicester Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Young Shelton; daughter Teresa Joyce Shelton Miller; sons, Frederick E. Shelton (Martha), Ronnie B. Shelton (Paula) and Danny Doan (Jane); grandchildren, Wesley, Destonie, Latesha, Dennis Doan and Leah Lavitnas (Jason); great-grandchildren, Bryson Buckner, Wyatt Buckner, Luke Lavitnas and Gabriel Doan; and sisters, Barbara Joyner and Alma Jarvis. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Travis Doan, and daughter, Grace Ducanto.

Viewing will be from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue followed by a service at 4:00 p.m.

Services

Funeral Service: March 15, 2022 4:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

Visitation: March 15, 2022 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-3535
http://www.grocefuneralhome.com

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  1. While i did not know Papaw personally i felt as if i did thru the sharing of Leah on Facebook.
    Rest in peace.

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  2. Please accept my deepest sympathy. How blessed I was to know Mr Shelton! He was one of my favorite patients and always loved seeing him and Miss Betty! Please know I’m praying for you all and love you!

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