Saturday, July 4, 2015


Dewey Jack Shelton, 79, peacefully went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 6, 2015, at his home in Arlington. Jack, as he was referred to during his lifetime, was born in McAlester, Oklahoma. He entered the Army at the young age of 18 and successfully became an officer retiring as a Major. He served in Korea, two tours in Vietnam as a pilot, as well as Panama. Upon his retirement from the Army (20 years), he was employed by the City of Dallas Love Field Airport as an Assistant Director retiring after 20 years of service. He was preceded in death by: son, Dewey Jack Shelton Jr.; and grandson, Terrance Fickett. Jack is survived by: his wife of 40 years, Barbara Shelton; he was a wonderful dad to 8 children, Jack’s, Barbara’s and their own, Shanna Elizabeth Shelton of Arlington, Robert Shelton and wife Jennifer of Virginia, Patricia Shelton of Louisiana, Angela Quiros-Shelton and husband Eduardo of Panama, Michael Fickett and wife Carla of Illinois, David Fickett and wife Jessica of Waco, and Amy Fickett of Arlington; grandchildren, Michael Fickett, Samantha Fickett, Nathen Fickett, Noah Fickett, Brandon Fickett, Sabrina Fickett, Marcus McFarland, Rachael Shelton, Rebecca Shelton, Steve Shelton, Kevin Sheppard, Stephanie Fuit, Timothy Fuit, Jack Shelton III, Katcha Currier, Eduardito Quiros, Mariangela Quiros, and Angel Quiros; along with many great-grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 12:30 PM at Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Sarah Howe Miller officiating; and Graveside Service with military honors at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery at 2:30 PM. The family will receive family and friends on Monday, June 15, 2015 from 6-8 PM at Moore Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.