Robert G. Shelton
Robert G. Shelton
  • November 9, 1938 - October 30, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Shelton, Robert G., 78 began his eternal celebration with the Lord on October 30, 2017 after passing away peacefully in his home with family at his side. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, he made Tampa Bay his home in 1978 until 1986. He would later make his beloved Tampa Bay his final home in 2004. He was proud to serve his country in the United States Navy for his entire career. A veteran of the Cold War during the Vietnam Era, Robert served with the highly specialized Submarine Service and was instrumental as an Electronics Technician during the growing years of computer development in the U.S. Navy. He ended his service on the U.S.S. Will Rogers

Following his Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Navy, he raised his family in Tampa Bay and later in Kingman, AZ. He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 40 years Darlene; sons, Eric Shelton and wife Shanin and Adam Shelton and wife Shane and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Robert is further survived by daughters Tracy, Lisa, Robert Shelton, Jr. and Michael Shelton of California and Washington. Family will receive friends from 6-8pm on Wednesday, November 1 at the Blount & Curry, Oldsmar/West Hillsborough Chapel, 6802 Silvermill Dr., Tampa. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10am on Thursday, November 2 at Incarnation Catholic Church, 8802 W Hillsborough Ave, Tampa followed by procession to Garden of Memories Cemetery.