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David Shelton

February 7, 1962 — June 12, 2020

David Anthony Shelton “Taz”, 58, of Owensboro went to be with the Lord on his mother’s birthday, June 12, 2020. He was born in Owensboro on February 7, 1962 to Bertha “BJ” Alvey Shelton and the late Elmer Shelton. David was retired from the Millwright local 1080. He was a member of the Eagle’s club 4168, and was a member of the Catholic faith. David was a UK fan, an avid hunter, and a NASCAR fan. He enjoyed playing his guitar, camping, golfing, cooking, and being with his family and friends.

Along with his father Elmer Shelton, David is preceded in passing by his grandparents, Elmer and Anna Alvey, and Elise “G.G.” Shelton.

David is survived by his wife of 8 years, Nancy Basham Shelton; 1 brother, Stephen (Vicki) Shelton; 1 nephew, Stephen Anthony Shelton; 1 niece, Brandi Whitfield; 2 step-children, Thomas Daniels, and Michelle Clark; 8 step-grandchildren, 4 step-greatgrandchildren; and his favorite dog companion, Buster.

Services will be 10:00 am Friday at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, with Fr. John Vaughan officiating. Burial will follow at Rosehill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Thursday and again on Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am. An Eagle’s Ceremony will take place at 5:30 pm Thursday and Prayers will be at 6:00 pm Thursday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the David Anthony Shelton “Taz” Memorial Fund, c/o Haley McGinnis Funeral Home and Crematory; 519 Locust St., Owensboro, Kentucky 42301. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home

519 Locust St, Owensboro, KY 42301

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