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Obituary for Harry Ray Shelton Sr.

Harry Shelton, 81, of Independence, MO passed away March 27, 2020. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Harry was born March 1, 1939 in Louisville, KY to Charles and Nellie (Kreutzer) Shelton. He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the Armor Division. Harry worked for Ford Claycomo Plant for 30 years. He was an Elder in the Community of Christ Church, and attended New Hope Congregation. He was preceded in death by his parents; step brother, Alvin Shanks; and sister, Nancy Thornbury. Harry is survived by his loving wife, Tiona Shelton; son, Harry R. Shelton, Jr. (Shannon); daughter, Lehua Shelton Canning (D. Scott); brother, Walter Shelton; seven grandchildren, Aleksandr Shelton, Jacob Shelton, Malia Shelton, Harrison Shelton, Isaiah Shelton, Kailani Canning and Kaleo Canning; and many nieces and nephews. Online condolences and video message may be left for the family at (Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Crematory 816-252-7900)