Geraldean "Kelly" Shelton, 77, of Hillsboro, passed away Sunday, April 18, 2021 at the Crestwood Ridge Skilled Nursing in Hillsboro.  

He was born Sept. 22, 1943 in Hillsboro, the son of the late Chester Shelton and Lulu “Happy” (Williamson) Shelton.  

Kelly worked 16 years as the safety and service director for the City of Hillsboro and also as a county administrator in Chillicothe. He served as a staff sergeant for the Ohio National Guard and was a long-standing member of the Freemasons.  

Kelly is survived by three children, Danielle Shelton (Chris Dutton) of Tampa, Fla., Chad Shelton of Hillsboro and Kelly Shelton of Riverview, Fla.; and a brother, Paul Shelton of Hillsboro.  

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, June (Walker) Shelton.  

Private burial will take place at the convenience of the family in the Rowland Memorial Cemetery in Chillicothe. The Turner & Son Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.  

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