Shelburne, Sr., John Wesley

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John Wesley Shelburne, Sr., 75, of Boones Mill, passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Rachel Shelburne.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Barbara Kirk Shelburne; son and daughter-in-law, John Wesley Jr. and Dana Shelburne; daughters and son-in-law, Sharon Shelburne Gandy, and Catherine and Thomas Howard; 8 grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, James and Debbie Shelburne; sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha and Duke Long, Mary and James Saunders, Anne and Joe Nester, Linda Shelburne, Rita and Robert Beckner, and Debbie and Barry O’Dell; and many other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Mullins Funeral Home in Radford. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with Pastor Elwood Cox officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Boones Mill Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 230, Boones Mill, VA 24065.

The Shelburne family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia.