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Lonnie Herbert Shelton

April 21, 1940 — January 31, 2023


Lonnie Herbert Shelton, 82, of Crawfordsville, Indiana passed away on January 31, 2023 in Indianapolis, IN. He was born on April 21, 1940 in Crawfordsville, IN to Clifton and Minnie (Nance) Shelton. Lonnie married the love of his life, June Kay Fields, on September 9, 1960 in Corinth, Mississippi.
Lonnie proudly served in the United States Army from 1957-1959 in Germany. He was a self-employed brick mason for almost 25 years and retired from Raybestos in 2006.
Lonnie was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church in Crawfordsville, Indiana. He loved riding motorcycles, was a former member of the American Motorcycle Association and in his early years enjoyed drag racing his motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife, Kay Shelton; three sons, James Shelton (Laurie), Joseph Shelton (Paula) and Jonathon Shelton; grandchildren, Jacqueline Shelton-Fiore, Katherine Shelton, Kimberly Fiorentino, Candice Edgington, Emily Fruth, Sierra Shelton, and Chance Shelton; great grandchildren, Korbin, Kaylee Logan, Cooper, Ripley, Savannah, Xavier, Madison and Joshua Jr.; brother, Thomas Shelton; and sister, Nancy Phillips.
Lonnie is preceded in death by his parents; 8 siblings; and granddaughter, Chloe Shelton.
Visitation will be held at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care on Friday, February 3rd from 6pm until 8pm. Services will be held on Saturday, February 4th at 2pm with Pastor Chris Horton officiating and military honors presented by the Army National Guard and American Legion Post 72. Burial will follow at Indian Creek Hill Cemetery outside of New Market. Share memories and condolences at

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