Edward Shelton

Obituary of 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.
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Friday
30
October

Visitation

11:00 am - 12:30 am
Friday, October 30, 2020
Hidden Valley Funeral Home Of Excelsior Springs
5951 MO-10
Excelsior Springs, Missouri, United States
Friday
30
October

Funeral Service

12:30 pm
Friday, October 30, 2020
Hidden Valley Funeral Home Of Excelsior Springs
5951 MO-10
Excelsior Springs, Missouri, United States
Service Time: 12:30 PM
Monday
2
November

Interment at: Leavenworth National Cemetery

12:30 pm
Monday, November 2, 2020
Leavenworth National Cemetery
150 Muncie Rd
Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
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