Alton “Spunky” Wayne Shell, age 76 of Laurinburg passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Alton was born July 10, 1940 in Halifax County, North Carolina, a son of the late Johnnie and Myrtle Keeter Shell. He worked in maintenance with Hardee before retirement. He was a fan of drag racing and NASCAR racing. He enjoyed tinkering on cars, building model trains and caring for his animals. He was a devoted father and grandfather who will truly be missed.
Spunky is survived by his children, son, Roman Davis (Renee) of Castalia; daughters, Debbie McQueen (Chuck) of Laurinburg, Lori S. Lowrance of Laurel Hill, Lisa S. Smith (Brad) of Indiana; sister, Margaret McDonough of Kokomo, IN; grandchildren, Michael Davis, Leslie Gilmore (Keith), Jeanie McQueen, Nicolas Herndon, Kara Chiamis and four great grandchildren, Billy Gilmore, Weston Gilmore, Benjamin Gilmore, Charlotte Gilmore and a host of family and friends.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017at the McQueen Family Cemetery in Rowland officiated by Pastor Don Malpass. The family will receive friends prior to the service on Saturday from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorial donations be given to Scotland Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353.
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Lori and Family,
Sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May God give you strength and courage to bear this pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Norm & Kenda Clingerman
Submitted by Norm Clingerman on Mar 24 2017 04:28:39 PM
We will miss you Spunky! Many a night you would call just reaching out to speak to us. You were always upbeat and had a terrific personality. Our deepest sympathies to your family. Bill and Annie Hawkins
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