Monday, August 11th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Leland Shelby
  Leland H. "Bill" Shelby, 87, 306 Columbia Street, St. Marys, died at 12:17 p.m. Aug. 8, 2008 at Golden Living Center-Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys.
He was born July 7, 1921, in St. Marys to Leonard and Margaret Kohler Shelby. On Sept. 6, 1941, he married Marjorie Wright, who survives at the residence.
Other survivors are four sons, Jerry (Rita), Salisbury, N.C., Larry (Ronda), St. Marys, Lynn (Brenda), Roseburg, Ore., and William (Barbara), Sunbury; 10 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Evelyn and Julia Schwarch.
He had been a St. Marys police officer and co-founder of the St. Marys Junior Rifle club, where he taught marksmanship and firearms handling. He was also a truck driver for St. Marys Trucking company and did maintenance work for St. Marys City Schools.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, both in St. Marys, Teamsters Local 908, Lima, Western Ohio Fish and Game Club, and The National Rifle Association.
Services are 3 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Jim Nuhfer officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 1-3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
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