Obituaries

Former FPA Executive Director Dick Shelton dies at 80

Richard Dudley Shelton passed away on Sunday, October 13 at the age of 80.

He was an exceptional individual, who always put others before himself. For those who knew him well, the word integrity summed up who he was as an individual. If one has integrity, all the other meaningful attributes fall into place: caring, selflessness, honesty, compassion, commitment, and the list goes on.

Even as Alzheimer’s disease slowly ravaged his brain over the last 10 years of his life, the lucid moments were reminders of the incredible person that was Richard Shelton.

Read the full obituary on Legacy.com: Richard Dudley Shelton