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 Matthew Dellan Shelby

Matthew Dellan Shelby

Birth
Wurzburg, Stadtkreis Würzburg, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 18 Feb 2002 (aged 47)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 100021258 · View Source
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Matthew D. Shelby, age 47, a resident of Tucson, AZ, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2002 in Albuquerque after a year long illness. Matt was born in Wurzburg, Germany at the United States Army Hospital to Capt. John D. Shelby and Melba Vick Shelby on November 20, 1954. Matthew moved with his family to Albuquerque in 1959. Matthew graduated from Highlands High School in 1972 and from North Texas State University with a degree in psychology with a minor in music. Shortly thereafter he moved to Tucson. Matthew was an accomplished fencer and a member of the US Fencing Association. Matthew was often called to officiate matches across the country. Matthew enjoyed out-of-the-ordinary movies, as well as classical and jazz music. Matthew was an author of several short horror stories. At the time of his death he was a computer programmer for America On Line. Matthew is survived by his mother, Melba Shelby Casey and step-father, Ambrose, sister, Ellen Doyle and her husband, Dennis of Aledo, TX and brother, Luke Shelby and his wife, Yvette of Albuquerque and several nieces and nephews. Matthew was preceded in death by his father, John and two brothers, James Harrison (Mark) and John Jr. A graveside service will be held on Friday, February 22, 2002 at noon at Mount Calvary Cemetery and a Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church on Tuesday, March 12, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.


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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100021258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Dellan Shelby (20 Nov 1954–18 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100021258, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .