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Wilbur E. Shellenbarger, 82, of Herrick, died Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Shelby Memorial Hospital, Shelbyville. He was born February 28, 1934 in Fayette County, Bowling Green Township, son of the late Roy "Buttons" & Easter Elizabeth (Matthews) Shellenbarger.
Wilbur lived his entire life in Herrick and had worked for Fedder's for 29 years. He enjoyed doing charity work for St. Jude.
Wilbur Shellenbarger and Vena Davis were married on March 9, 1957 in Stewardson. She preceded him in death.
Wilbur is survived by children: Sylvia Jean (David) Holbrook, Boonesville, IN; Wess (Robin) Shellenbarger, Herrick, IL; Jess (Angel) Shellenbarger, Shelbyville, IL; Jimmy Shellenbarger, Villa Grove, IL; Goldie (David) Nees, Herrick, IL; 14 grandchildren; & 21 great grandchildren. He was also preceded by his brothers: James Shellenbarger & Lawrence Shellenbarger; & sisters: Fern Sarver, Mary Carlock, & Martha Shellenbarger.
Published on December 6, 2016
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