Carthage - Kenneth L. Shettleton, 87, of 3536 VanBrocklin Road, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at his residence where he was under the care of his family and Hospice of Lewis County.
Kenneth was born in Carthage on May 8, 1925, the son of the late Howard and Alice Wells Shettleton. He attended Carthage High School.
He married the former Clara B. Trombley on September 28, 1946 at the Baptist Parsonage in Carthage.
Ken was an automotive mechanic in various car dealerships for over 40 years. He retired in 1987. He was a talented musician, had his own band and played several instruments.
He was an exempt member of the Carthage Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife, Clara B. of Carthage; two sons, Howard of Black River and Kevin of Carthage; three grandchildren, Tammy Mayer and Amanda and Brandon Shettleton; two great- grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley Kehoe of Watertown and Linda Allen of Sackets Harbor; a brother, Carleton Shettleton of Deferiet and several nieces and nephews.
A sister, Carol Schneider, a brother, Keith Shettleton and a grandson, Jason Shettleton predeceased Kenneth.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM at the First Baptist Church, Carthage with the Rev. Robert Barone officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Carthage.
Calling hours at Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home will be on Friday from 4-7pm.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Friends of Lewis County Hospice, PO Box 266, Lowville, NY 13367.
To leave a condolence, go to www.bezanillafh.com.
Saturday, July 30, 2016, Watertown, NY
Funeral Homes Listings
Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage
Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown
Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay
Cummings Funeral Service
Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown
Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter
Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown
Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent
Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont
Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage
T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton
Piddock Funeral Home, Adams
Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan
Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville
Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan
Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville
Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville
St. Lawrence County
IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown
Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop
Buck Funeral Home, Norwood
Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
French Funeral Home, Gouverneur
Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur
LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg
Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton
O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton
Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur
French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards
French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake