He was a native of Johnson City and son of James L. Shelton, Sr, and Brenda Humphrey Shelton.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his grandparents: Olsen and Agnes Mamie Bates Moore, Robert O. and Betty M. Humphrey; and uncle, Bobbie Joe Humphrey.
In addition to his parents, those left to cherish Jimmy’s memory include his son, Matthew James Shelton, aunts and uncles: Mary Ealey (Norman), Paulette Malone, Betsy Weatherly, Linda Morris (Steve), Patty Maness (Mike), and Ruth Berry; several special cousins, his girlfriend, Gloria Silvers, and his special pets, Lilly Lover, and Maggie.
Jimmy’s family would like to offer a special thank you to Melissa Leake, NP, nurse Heather, the Johnson City Medical Center ICU and Palliative Care staff as well as the Ballad Hospice staff for the loving care provided to Jimmy, and also his special co-workers and many friends.
The family will greet friends to share memories on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 11:00 am until a Celebration of Jimmy’s life at 1:00 pm in the Sunrise Chapel of Tetrick Funeral Services, Johnson City with Chaplain Heather Holland officiating. A Graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm at Washington County Memory Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be sent to the Washington County Animal Shelter 3411 N. Roan Street, Johnson City, TN 37601.
Memories and condolences may be shared at www.tetrickfuneralhome.com. Tetrick Funeral Services 3001 Peoples Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 610-7171 is honored to serve the Shelton family.