Edward Palmer Shelton Obituary

Edward Palmer Shelton

Opie served in te US Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. Upon returning to the states, he was a truck driver for Pepsi for many years. He then turned his attention to the rails. He was a conductor for Union Pacific Railroad until he retired. Opie loved to sing and had a great voice. His favorite song was "House of the Rising Sun". His daughter Dana also convinced him to sing "Unchained Melody" at her wedding, although he was nervous and needed a beer to calm him down. He was a great dancer and, a great cook. He was also a wonderful husband.
October 10, 1950 - October 26, 202010/10/195010/26/2020
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Opie served in te US Army in Vietnam from 1969 to 1971. Upon returning to the states, he was a truck driver for Pepsi for many years. He then turned his attention to the rails. He was a conductor for Union Pacific Railroad until he retired. Opie loved to sing and had a great voice. His favorite song was "House of the Rising Sun". His daughter Dana also convinced him to sing "Unchained Melody" at her wedding, although he was nervous and needed a beer to calm him down. He was a great dancer...

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Oct
30
Visitation
Friday, October 30 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Hidden Valley Funeral Home Of Excelsior Springs
5951 MO-10
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024-
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Oct
30
Funeral Service
Friday, October 30 2020
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Hidden Valley Funeral Home Of Excelsior Springs
5951 MO-10
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024
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Nov
02
Interment at: Leavenworth National Cemetery
Monday, November 02 2020
12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Leavenworth National Cemetery
150 Muncie Rd
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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