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Thomas Shelby Sr. (1-4-17) service 1-8-17

Thomas Eugene Shelby Sr., 75, of Savannah, died on Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Savannah.
He was born in Savannah, the son of the late James Vernon and Camilla May Robertson Shelby.
Mr. Shelby retired after 30 years as a lab operator for Owens-Corning Fiberglass in Jackson, Tennessee. He was a member of Souls Harbor Church in Savannah.
He is survived by his children, Bruce Wayne Shelby, Glona Faye Benson and Rebecca Christine Kyle, all of Savannah, and Thomas Eugene Shelby Jr. of Florence, Alabama; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Bullington, Verna Forrester and Irene Shelby.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, James W. Shelby; one grandchild; and two great- grandchildren.
Services were held on Sunday, Jan. 8, at Souls Harbor Church in Savannah with Linn Johnson officiating. Burial followed in Graham Cemetery at Savannah.

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