Roy R. Shettlesworth, June 4, 1917 — June 16, 2014, of Ashland

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 | 11:48 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — Roy R. Shettlesworth, 97, of Ashland, Missouri, passed away on June 16, 2014 at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, Missouri.

Roy was born June 4, 1917 in Easley, Missouri to Grand & Nora Shettlesworth. He proudly served his country in Germany during WWII. He was exceptionally proud of his fishing prowess and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Geneva; two brothers, Arlie & L.T. Shettlesworth; and one sister, Opal Sanders. He is survived by his daughter, Iris Price and her family; his son, Jack Shettlesworth and Julie Conrad and their family; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Memorial Funeral Home on Friday, June 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm with a visitation from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bluegrass Terrace, 102 Redtail Dr, Ashland, Missouri 65010 or a charity of your choice in Roy’s name.

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