Carter L. Shelton

February 8, 1944 - May 4, 2018

Carter L. Shelton, 74, of Cape Coral, FL passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was the son of late Olin R. and Ethel C. Shelton of Shelton, CT.

During his professional career, he held management and administrative positions for several companies which include AVCO-Lycoming in Stratford, CT, Bassick Castors in Bridgeport, CT and Spring Valley, IL and Fourco Glass Co. which became AFG Industries in Bridgeport, WV and Kingsport, TN. He retired from AFG Industries as Director of Purchasing and Transportation in 1994.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Donna Shelton; a daughter, Carol Babbitt and a son Craig Shelton, both of Salem, WV; as well as two grandchildren, Jake Babbitt of Fort Lauderdale, FL and Stephanie Babbitt of Salem, WV.

The family wishes to thank the hospice staff of Hope Healthcare for their care and support. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hope HCS, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908, or the charity of your choice.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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