Donald Olin Shelton, 80, of Dimmitt, TX passed away at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona, TX on June 9, 2021.
There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements were handled by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors in Amarillo.
Donald was born on September 14, 1940, to Olin and Thelma Denton Shelton on a farm near the Hackberry community in Lynn County.
Donald dreamed of farming while growing up and fulfilled that dream in Castro County. He enjoyed going to farm auctions, drinking coffee, and spending time at family gatherings. He raised Texas Longhorns and loved Golden Retrievers. He was a veteran of the US Army.
Donald was preceded in death by his wife, Janice Shelton; parents, Olin and Thelma Denton Shelton; and sisters, Laquita Griffith, and Melba Conard.
Donald is survived by his son, Kyle Shelton and wife Judy of Granbury, TX; his brothers, Leland Shelton and wife Mary of Hereford, TX, and Jerry Shelton and wife Beth of Tulia, TX; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
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