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
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.
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 www.ee-fh.com