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Service Saturday for Harold Lloyd Shelby

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Harold Lloyd Shelby, age 84, of Porter, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017.

He was born on March 5, 1933 in Reeves, TN, to Willard and Josie (Weeks) Shelby, whom preceded him in death.

Harold is survived by his sons, Fred (Maureen) Shelby of Marietta, GA, Ron Shelby of Wheatfield, IN, Mike (Sherry) Shelby of Kingsford Heights; daughter, Lisa Shelby of Porter; grandchildren, Steffanie, Ryan, Amanda, Jessie, Jessica, Hank, Aaron, Mitchell, Matthew and 9 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Shelby; son, Jeff Shelby; three brothers and three sisters.

Harold retired after 25 years of service at US Steel and was a United States Army Veteran. Family and music were his life, he loved playing the guitar. A couple of Harold’s favorite country singers were Ernest Tubb and Hank Williams, Sr. Harold loved the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs and also his three dogs, all named Bozo.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN, 46368, with Pastor Rodney Rudd officiating. Burial to follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage, IN.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home. Online condolences to the family may be made a


Posted 8/25/2017




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