Joe Shelby, 90, of Star City, died on June 29, 2017 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare in Star City.

He was a retired logger.

Mr. Shelby was born on June 23, 1927 in Cleveland County to the late Cecil and Allie Mae Jackson Shelby.

Also preceding him in death were, two sons, Robin David Shelby and Wayne Shelby; two brothers, Bobby Shelby and Mack Shelby; two sisters, Mable Culpepper and Bonnie Raddle.

Survivors include his wife, Retha Earnest Shelby of Star City; two sons, Larry (Gail) Shelby and Bobby Joe Shelby, both of Star City; a daughter, Jo Ann (Randy) Griffith of Hamburg; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, July 2 at 2 p.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel with Bro. Don Borland officiating. Visitation is Saturday, July 1 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Prosperity Cemetery.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City.


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