Charles Shelton

Bethalto | Tuesday, October 13 2015

Charles C. Shelton 75, of Bethalto passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.  He was born February 4, 1940 in Fredericktown, MO.  He was a Veteran of the United States Navy.  Charles worked for 38 years as a machinist at Olin.  He was a member of the Church of the Living God in Alton.

He is survived by his mother, Virginia (nee: Phillips) Shelton of  Bethalto; two sons, Darin (Siriya) Constantino and Michael “Scott” (Crystal) Shelton both of Bethalto; four daughters, Debbie Brewton of Canyon City, CO, Tina (Joe) Kobylinski of St. Charles, MO, Deana (Myron) McDonough of Bethalto and Diana (Rich) Minder of Westfield, IN; fifteen grandchildren, Veronica (Dale) Eitemiller, Nicholas Brewton, Katrina Tinsley, Josh (Lisa) Tinsley, Knight Constantino, Neema Vedadi, Frank Vedadi, Kayla McDonough, Keith McDonough, Lexi Minder, Isaac Minder, Josi Minder, Lucas Bristow, Gavin Shelton and Virginia Shelton; three great grandchildren, Blake Bailey, Alex Eitemiller and Levi Tinsley; brother, Marc (Christine) Shelton of  Bethalto and two sisters Alma Rose (Garry) Cooper and Judy (Larry) Myers of Cottage Hills.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Sampson Shelton; twin sisters, Angela Rene` and Annette Lee Shelton; brother, Kenneth Leon Shelton and a great grandson Michael Bailey.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Paynic Home for Funeral where services will be held at 1 pm. Friday.  Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens.  Memorials can be made to the Church of the Living God.  Online guestbook available at

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