Dwight C. Shelton, 77, of Little River, South Carolina, formerly of Crossett, died on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on October 30, 1939 in Crossett, he was the son of the late Dwight and Clara Neighbors Shelton.

Mr. Shelton is survived by his wife, Julia Hancock Shelton of Little River, South Carolina; son, Sean Shelton; and grandson, Colby of Augusta, GA; and brother, Bill Shelton of Crossett, AR.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 28 at Buck Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Buck Creek Baptist Church Store House, 11483 N. Hwy 905, Longs, SC 29568 or McLeod Hospice, 4000 Hwy 9 East, Little River, SC 29566.

A guestbook is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.

Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.