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Merrill Shelley

Merrill Shelley

Tuesday, July 12th, 1938 - Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Obituary

K. Merrill Shelley, 81, of Camby, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020. He was born July 12th, 1938 in Indianapolis to his parents, Kenneth and Dorothy (Routh) Shelley. He married Jennifer C. (Soladine) Shelley on November 13th, 1960. He was a resident of Camby, Indiana for most of his life.

Merrill is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Jennifer C. (Soladine) Shelley of Camby; three children, Shannon (Jon) Stancil of Indianapolis, Indiana, Shawn Shelley of Indianapolis, Indiana and Derek (Jeroyl) Shelley of Columbus, Indiana; seven grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Merrill is preceded in death by his daughter, Heather Shelley; one granddaughter, Kerrigan Shelley; both of his parents; two brothers; and three sisters.

Merrill was a 1957 graduate of Decatur Central High School and later went on to join the Army Reserves. He was in the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Department for Eli Lilly and Co in Indianapolis, Indiana for 35 years and retired in 1993. Merrill was a member of the First Baptist Church in Plainfield, Indiana and the West Newton Masonic Lodge #707. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, January 9th and from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, January 10th at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. Pastor Joyce Castleman will officiate a celebration of life service at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 10th at the funeral home. Merrill will be laid to rest at West Newton Cemetery.

To send a condolence to the family or to share a story about Merrill, please visit: www.jonesfamilymortuary.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 9th, 2020 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Jones Family Mortuary
    Address
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN 46158
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Jones Family Mortuary
    Address
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN 46158
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Jones Family Mortuary
    Address
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN 46158
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Joyce Castleman
  • Interment

    Location
    West Newton Cemetery
    Address
    6701 Milton St.
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
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Affiliations

  • Army Reserves
  • Masonic Lodge
  • Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

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Shirley

Posted at 11:16am
Jennifer and family -Sorry for your loss, I worked with Merrill at Lilly"s, He was a good man and a true gentleman and I always enjoyed our phone conversations after we retired.
 
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Shirley Posted at 11:19am

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Janet Gail Harris

Posted at 02:52pm
Sorry for your loss. Merrill was a good person . Worked with him for 25 years. You are in our prayers . Tyler Harris
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Ed and Kathy Jones

Posted at 12:49pm
Merrill was a good man. Remember all the good times you shared with him. God bless you all.
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Posted at 12:44pm
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Posted at 10:14am
Uncle Merrill is now in the loving hands of our Heavenly Father . From the family of Marshall E. Shelley
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