Paul Clifford Shelor, 84, of Dublin, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010 at his residence. He was born Sept. 27, 1925 in Patrick County, Va., and was the son of the late Clarice Blackard Shelor and Jesse J. Shelor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Joe, and a sister Becky Wood. He was a long-time and faithful member of the Dublin United Methodist Church since 1964. He was chairman of the building committee when the new sanctuary was built. He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the United States Marine Corps. He graduated from VPI and SU in Civil Engineering, and worked for Dobyns, Inc. from 1963 to 1975. He then worked as a general contractor for Debusk and Shelor, Inc., then continued as Shelor, Inc. General Contractors until 2009. Paul was also a member of the Pulaski County School Board for 12 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Helen Scott Shelor of Dublin; children Jesse Shelor and his wife Cathie of Roanoke, Susan Shelor Deck of Stephens City, Rev. Don Shelor and his wife Terri of Dublin, and Patrick Shelor of Dublin; brother James Shelor and his wife Glenna of Stuart; sisters Alda Stanley of Stuart, and Lucille Shough of Stuart; good friend J. Robert (Bob) Dobyns of Roanoke; grandchildren Joseph Deck, and Bradley Deck, both of Stephens City, Katie Shelor of Roanoke, Beth Shelor of Dublin, and Logan Shelor of Dublin.
Funeral services will be held Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Dublin United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Rowland officiating. A graveside service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Meadows of Dan Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday at the church from 5 until 7:30 p.m. service time. For those who wish to make memorials in Paul’s name, they may do so to the Dublin United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 577 Dublin, Virginia 24084. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.