Arthur Leo Shellito

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Arthur Leo Shellito

  • Birth 16 Jan 1928 Bellaire, Smith County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 2011 Dodge City, Ford County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Forest City, Holt County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 75159540

DODGE CITY — Arthur Leo Shellito, 83, died Thursday, August 18, 2011, at Western Plains Medical Complex.
He was born January 16, 1928, at Bellaire, Kansas, the son of Roy Oral and Katie Derr Kiddoo Shellito. He moved to Dodge City, Kansas with his family from St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1980.
Arthur worked as a meat grader for the USDA. In 1948, he joined the United States Marines and served until 1952.
He attended the First Christian Church and was a member of the American Legion.
On May 21, 1950, he married Mildred Grogg at the Community Church in Gaylord, Kansas. She Survives.
Other survivors include 2 sons, Steven Shellito and wife, Becky, St. Joseph, Missouri, Dennis Shellito and wife, Jeannine, Dodge City, Kansas; a brother, Raymond Shellito, Lebanon, Kansas; 2 sisters, Frances Hill, Hutchinson, and Katherine Hill, Independence, Kansas; 5 grandchildren, Ben Shellito, Jake Shellito, Kyle Shellito, Mandy Dewey and Adam Harvison; great-granddaughter Harper Shellito.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Harold Cleo and Alfred Shellito, and two grandchildren Annetta and Carrie Shellito.
Graveside Service will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 21, 2011, at Benton Cemetery in Mound City, Missouri, with Dr. Darrell R. Jones presiding.


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  • Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
  • Added: 19 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75159540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Leo Shellito (16 Jan 1928–18 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75159540, citing Benton Church Cemetery, Forest City, Holt County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Dale & Corinne Wise (contributor 47132213) .