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Richard Shelton

Richard C. Shelton, 93, passed peacefully on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in the ManorCare Health Services, Carlisle. Mr. Shelton was born in Richmond, VA on January 3, 1928, son of Charles H. and Marguerite E. (Trimmer) Shelton.

Richard proudly served his country in the U. S. Army and was a dedicated milkman for Pensupreme Dairy and Rutters Dairy, where he retired. He loved sports and was one of York County’s best basketball players in his younger years. He loved family, friends, watching sports and he lived life to the fullest.

Surviving are his children, Melissa Shelton-Sprenkle and husband, Alvin of Lewistown, Richard Shelton Jr. and wife, Holly of York, and Robert Shelton and wife, Marcee of Lewistown; 5 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Elaine Summers and Gloria Kraut, both of York.

Arrangements were entrusted to Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Mt. Holly Springs, PA. Please visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.

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Pap,Thank you for allowing me to take care of you. Your smile n laughter lit up every room. I enjoyed our talks n hearing your stories about Germany n about your daughter n grandkids.Rest easy til we meet again n I hear u say “ain’t that some shit”N “it’s hell getting old”🍺 I’ll forever love n miss ya Pap

Teri Robertson Jan 23 2021 12:00 AM

Till we meet again dad. You were the happiest, crazy, loving dad and pap and friend to many. I will miss you...so much. ❤️

Melissa Sprenkle Jan 20 2021 12:00 AM