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Obituary: Herschel F. Shelby Jr., Greenwood

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Herschel F. Shelby Jr., 92, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. He was a resident of Greenwood and a former resident of Indianapolis.

Survivors include six children, Susan D. (Gerald “Gary”) Wade of Greenwood, Jan D. (Kenneth) Woodard of Pennington Gap, Va., and Jill D. Shelby Scicli, Craig D. (Janice) Shelby, Julie D. (James) Bault and Joyce D. (Brent) Rickards, all of Indianapolis; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Donna M. (Hutton) Shelby; a son, Patrick D. Shelby; and his parents, Herschel F. Sr. and Edna M. (Umholtz) Shelby.

Services will be from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Amvets Louie V. Hider Post 99, 2840 Lafayette Road, Indianapolis. A celebration of life will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Amvets post. Private military graveside honors will be Wednesday at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the George Washington High School Alumni Association 50-Year Club, in care of Susie Worland-Hartley, corresponding secretary, 4113 W. Gamble Road, Indianapolis, IN 46221.

Arrangements are being handled by Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Greenwood.

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