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Ray M. Shell Sr

Godfrey | Friday, April 5 2013

Ray M. Shell Sr., age 61, passed away at 10:10 P.M. on Friday, April 5, 2013 at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

He was born September 27, 1951 in Mayfield, KY, to the late Raymond & Mozelle (Linn) Shell.

He was married to Nita L. (Fluhr) in Murray, KY on May 25, 1974.  She survives.

Ray was a graduate of Murray State University.  He was employed for the Federal Government as an account auditor and security systems specialist for 30 years retiring in 2003.  He was a member of the Lewis and Clark Amateur Ham Radio Club. His call sign was “WA4BNZ”. Also he was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan and loved to spend time with his family and friends.

He is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law, Ray Shell Jr. of Jefferson City, MO and Jason & Darci Shell of Tracy CA; three grandchildren, Tiernan Shell, Kira Shell and Jackson Shell and one brother, Larry Shell of Mayfield, KY. 

Visitation will be from 3 until time of funeral service at 6 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Godfrey with John Jaffry officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and or the American Heart Association.


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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