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LeRoy Eugene Shelman, son of Clyde Nesbitt and Edna Iola (Ellison) Shelman, was born September 12, 1936 in Lenox, IA.
He graduated from Lenox High School and following graduation the family moved to Sheridan, MO where he engaged in farming and construction until 1963. LeRoy lived in Independence, MO for almost 45 years and worked at Prier Brass Manufacturing Company in Kansas City and later retired from Bennett Packaging of Kansas City, Inc. LeRoy has made Mount Ayr, IA his home for the last four years.
LeRoy passed away September 3, 2019 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Harlan Shelman of Portland, OR.
Survivors include his children, Kevin (Jayla) Shelman of Mount Ayr, IA and Diana Stephens of Sheridan, MO; four grandchildren, Noah, Seth, Jesse Shelman and T.J. Stephens.
Mr. Shelman has been cremated and burial will be at a later date in the Isadora Cemetery in Worth County, MO.
Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr is helping the family and online condolences may be left at

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