Raymond Randall Shelton
Raymond Randall Shelton, age 92, passed away on January 1, 2023, in Beaumont, Texas. He was born in Fox, Oklahoma, on September 2, 1930.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Shelton; his son, Randy Shelton; his daughter-in-law, Denise Shelton; his granddaughter, Tiffany Shelton; his nephew and his nephew’s wife, John Kenney and Jane Kenney; and his beloved dog, Bunny.
Raymond was preceded in death by his father, Raymond C. Shelton; his mother, Johnnie Rather Shelton; his two sisters, Betty Kenney and Peggy Montgomery; and his nephew, Bruce Kenney.
He retired from Cameron Iron Works. Before retirement, he traveled to Europe, the Soviet Union, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South America, the Middle East and all over the United States as a sales manager. His work colleagues referred to him as “Ratchet.”
Raymond and his wife lived in Houston for over 40 years before moving to Beaumont to be close to their son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter. He was a big Houston Astros and Houston Texans fan.
A family graveside service will be held at West End Cemetery, 300 East Lillian, Stephenville. The service will be conducted by his nephew, John Kenney.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Humane Society of Southeast Texas, 2050 Spindletop Avenue, Beaumont, Texas 77705 donate online in Raymond’s name is requested by the family.
Family Graveside Service
West End Cemetery
- 300, South Lillian, Stephenville, Texas, 76401,