David Shelton, Sr

David Shelton

David Anthony Shelton, Sr., age 47, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at his home in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. He was born on August 21, 1974 in Columbus to Linda Shelton (Eakes) and Donald Ray Slaton. David enjoyed being surrounded by his family and friends and was a beloved father, brother, son, and uncle.

In his free time, David enjoyed playing chess, spending time with his friends, reading, traveling, and honing his video game skills.

David is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Aaron Shelton Sr; grandparents, Bert and Cledith Crank; nephew, Shermaine Williams; and niece, Asia Thompson. David is survived by his four children, David Shelton, Jr. of Columbus, Destiny Layne of Akron, Crissy Woods of Portsmouth, and Angelique Clay of New Albany; sisters, Melissa Woods and Alycia Shelton, both of Columbus; aunt, Brenda Crank, of Wisconsin; six nieces; ten nephews, a host of great nieces and nephews; and best friends, Carlton Greene and Careell Palmer.

Visitation 1:00pm and Memorial Service 2:00pm Friday, April 1, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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  1. My deepest condolences to the family. Growing up he was always our baby boy. Eastgate for life, love you guys.

  2. Alycia K Shelton


  3. Melissa Washington

    Rip Dave!! You was a really cool client I’m gonna miss seeing you everyday!! I hope you are resting…. FLY high ma guy️️️️️️️️️️️

  4. My condolences and prayers to the family

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