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Bobby Shelton

March 29, 1954 — November 21, 2015

Shelton, Bobby Ray
Bobby Ray Shelton was born in Roswell, NM, on March 29, 1954. He passed away suddenly on November 21, 2015. He was a 1972 graduate of Goddard High School and attended Highlands New Mexico University as a star basketball athlete on scholarship. After moving to Albuquerque, he worked for the State Highway Department and held various security jobs, until becoming disabled by a knee injury sustained in college. Mostly a loner, quiet and polite, in recent years, he was a regular in the community. He enjoyed playing the guitar. Growing up, summers were spent in Abilene, TX, with his Uncle and Aunt (now deceased), Isiah and Helen Gindratt; and his closest first cousins, Mildred Gindratt Deckard (Kenneth) of Abilene; Larry Gindratt of Modesto, CA; Curtis Gindratt (Bettye) of Abilene, TX; and is pre-deceased by Isiah Gindratt Jr., and Tony Gindratt.
Bobby is pre-deceased by his father, Lawrence Shelton, and two uncles, Robert Shelton and Isiah Gindratt, Sr. He leaves to mourn his mother, Elizabeth Brown; stepfather, Joe H. Brown; sister, Cecilia LaVerne Shelton Webb; two half-brothers, Lawrence Shelton Jr. of Salt Lake City,UT; and Darryl Shelton of Danville, VA; nephew, Troy L. Taylor of Albuquerque, NM ; aunt, Mattie Shelton Weathersby of Washington, DC; aunt, Ethel Shelton Burch of Nathalie, VA; uncles, Joseph Shelton of Chesapeake, VA; Herbert Shelton of Chesapeake, VA; Gilbert Shelton of Las Vegas, NV; and a host of other relatives.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Ruth Barton, Satellite Cafe, ASAP, his doctors and their staff. Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Daniels Family Funeral Services, 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE. The funeral will be held at 1:00 PM on November 30, 2015 at Faith Temple Church of God of Christ, 1000 Broadway SE, Albuquerque. A brief service will be held at 12 Noon and Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in Roswell at the Immanuel Church Of God In Christ, 1000 N. Union Ave, followed by burial service at the South Park Cemetery in Roswell. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit
Strong - Thorne Chapel
1100 Coal Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 29, 2015

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

Daniels Family Funeral Services - Wyoming Blvd. Chapel

7601 Wyoming Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

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Monday, November 30, 2015

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

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