Henderson, KY – Chad D. Shelton, 48, of Henderson, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Deaconess Hospital in Henderson. He was born on January 2, 1972 in Henderson, Kentucky.
Chad enjoyed hiking, listening to heavy metal music and spending time with his children.
He is survived by his children, Josh Shelton (Sydney), Bailey Shelton, Gabi Shelton and Keegan Shelton; grandchildren, Layton Shelton and Millie Shelton; brother, Rodney Shelton (Teressa); and several extended family members.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Judy Yarbrough and his grandparents, Adra and Vera Shelton.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Marian Young says
I am so sorry to hear about this, it is heartbreaking. He was always willing to help when needed. I will miss him very much.
Chris Burton says
What a gentle giant of a man…prayers for the family!
Chad is a very caring and understand person I will miss him he is my brother. Prayers to his family and friends. I love him very much.
Keegan shelton says
He was my dad
Melissa Stinnett says
I am so sorry to hear about Chad he was a great person and loved his children and grandchildren. He will be greatly missed. He was a great worker always there to help do whatever needed to be done. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
Whitney Spainhoward says
I worked with Chad for a short time at Dana corporate. He was always a very kind person. I am so sorry to hear about this Josh, my prayers are with you and your family.
Charles Shelton says
Wished we got to go hiking. Going to miss you. Hugs and prayers to your family. One day we will walk the heavens!
Steve Shelton says
Hard to believe he’s gone. Always thought of him as a gentle giant. Enjoyed my time with him growing up and visiting the summer. Cousin Steve Shelton
Eloise Shelton-Mayo says
We are heartbroken over Chad’s untimely death. To you his children, we are praying you find peace. It was evident that he lived for his kids unconditionally. He was so gentle and kind. I remember him as a little boy too, sweet and that million dollar smile. Rodney, we think of you and all the family that are suffering now. Much love from Tante Inga, Eloise and Eva.
Neal Overfield says
One of the kindest, most genuine people I have ever known. He will be sorely missed.
Chad was a really sweet, kind, gentle giant kind of man who was also very proud of his family!
This world needs more of him in it! He will be greatly missed by all of us who were privileged enough to know him.
Much love, prayers and sympathy goes out to his friends and family he left behind
Anthony l Miller says
I enjoy buying diet drinks for him an just sitting an talking with him. He was much more than a man he was a great friend. I will miss him at work.
Tammy Langston says
Chad was one of the kindest, most caring coworker/friend.
He will truly be missed. To his Kids and Grandkids. I pray that you find comfort and peace, and know that he loved each and every one of you with all his Heart.
Beth stone says
Such an amazing friend!! Such a big heart. He loved his kids and would light up when he talked about them. He would do anything for you. Will be greatly missed. Love ya. Prayers to his family. Beth ann
Kim Mays says
I am at a loss for words. Chad was truly one of a kind. The world would be a much better place if there were more like him. I am gonna to miss his ‘just checking on ya’ messages! Prayers for his family!
D'Angelo Scisney says
I enjoyed jk w/ Chad every time I saw him! Literally lol. He was a cool dude! He’ll be missed!
He was a good man and a great father