William L. Shelley Sr.

September 23, 2018

William Leon Shelley Sr., 64 of Frankfort, Ind., died September 23, 2018 at Community South Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind.  Born February 6, 1954 in Clinton County, Ind. to William Ewell & Helen Louise (Gant) Shelley.

William attended Frankfort High School and later received his GED.  He was a painter and worked for the Frankfort Street Department.  He enjoyed writing poetry, painting, collecting, western movies, was a fan of Jeff Gordon, George Jones, and ACDC.  William enjoyed a full and fun life and loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery.

Survived by:

daughter: Keona (Joe Tackett) Stidham of Frankfort, son: William L. “Billy” Shelley Jr. of Frankfort, companion of 15 years: Susie “Sherie” Crews of Frankfort, 2 brothers: Ewell P. (Brenda) Shelley of Vidor, TX, Terry (Carol) Shelley of Hillisburg, 2 sisters: Madonna (Dave) Ritter of Brookston, Tonya (Mike) Heaton of Frankfort, 6 grandchildren: Eian Stidham, Evan Stidham, Kyree Shelley, Gage Shelley, Keedan & Jaycee Shelley.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby Shelley, 3 sisters, Julia Mann, Brenda Cottrell and Pamela Shelley.


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “William L. Shelley Sr.”

  1. Sandi Winchester September 24, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Sorry for the loss of your father, Billy.

  2. Carrie Hackerd September 24, 2018 at 1:59 pm

    You are all in my prayers. May God wrap you in his arms not to mourn the loss but celebrate him.

  3. Sherri September 24, 2018 at 5:01 pm

    Prayers for the family and so sorry for your loss was a good man Love always Sherri Fishback (Perrine).

  4. Paula and Graydon Perkins September 24, 2018 at 8:32 pm

    To Keona and all the family our heartfelt condolences and prayers are with you all.

  5. Gloria Helm September 24, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    Sorry for your loss!

  6. S. Sherie Wilson September 25, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    My love, my life. I’ll hold you in my heart forever. I love you. Many memories and good times together. Thank you for everything.

  7. Paul Fry September 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Sorry for the families loss. So glad Bill ended well. He is with the gracious Jesus now!

  8. Tammy Roberts September 25, 2018 at 8:21 pm

    So sorry for your loss! Prayers and comfort to all.

  9. Adam Kirby September 25, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Keona…We are thinking of you during this very difficult time. Prayers to you and your family…Adam & Roger

  10. Dave Parker September 25, 2018 at 9:22 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jason, Deann, Dave and Lonette

  11. Lisa Bozworth September 27, 2018 at 6:55 am

    Although it seems he was taken too soon, it was right on time as God always has perfect timing. Glad he accepted Jesus into his heart before passing. My condolences to you Keona, Billy, and the rest of the family/friends.

  12. Jeanie Joiner September 27, 2018 at 6:14 pm

    Tonya, Terry, Billy and Keona. I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m sorry I cant make it to the funeral and showing but you are all in my thoughts and prayers. To me your still family and I love you all.

  13. Shannon (Bray) Cardwell September 28, 2018 at 11:12 am

    My condolences to all the Shelley family. You are all in my prayers.

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