[AMRadio] Re: AMRadio Digest, Vol 20, Issue 27

Brian Sherrod arksky at alltel.net
Tue Sep 20 20:42:40 EDT 2005

That explains it Geoff.  I knew that I had been in QSO with him as late as '99 or '00
for sure.
I was really hoping you were wrong...  Appears you are right.  Really sad to hear.


> We might, but I -swear- Bill Ross (K5LLK) who was close friends with
> John told me, -long- before he died (and I was -at- that funeral) that
> Sulphur John was a silent key.  John's Father was still hanging around,
> after he passed away.
> I knew it was true.  I can't get wrapped around my head that this is
> already 2005   :-(
> John A. Shelton - 2/11/2001
> SULPHUR - Memorial services for John A. Shelton, 58, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday,
> Feb. 12, in Maplewood Methodist Church.
> The Rev. Karen Davis will officiate. The body will be cremated.
> Mr. Shelton died at 3:15 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2000, in his residence.
> He was a native of Ponca City, Okla., and had lived in Sulphur since 1955. He
> was a graduate of Sulphur High School and attended McNeese State University. He
> was an Air Force veteran and a retired Conoco operator. He was a troop leader
> and a counselor with the Boy Scouts. He was a ham radio operator; his call
> letters were WD5EHS-73. He was a member of Maplewood Methodist Church.
> Survivors include his wife, Dianne R. Shelton of Sulphur; one son, Michael A.
> Shelton of Sulphur; one daughter, Elizabeth A. Shelton of Denver; one brother,
> Roy Scott Shelton of Sulphur; one sister, Marilyn Jean Richmond of Beaumont,
> Texas; his parents, Leonard and Jean Shelton of Sulphur; and three
> grandchildren.

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