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Roy Eugene Shelby

July 10, 1962 — May 28, 2021

Roy Eugene Shelby, 58 of Sardis Community, entered into rest on May 28, 2021 in Birmingham.

Roy was born on July 10, 1962 in Cullman. He was a very carefree spirit and was willing to give anyone the shirt off his back. He loved his family, especially his babies. Roy’s favorite pastime was riding his Harley.  

No services are planned at this time.

Roy is survived by his daughters, Natasha (Zach) Forrester, Summer (Cory) Clark and Whitney Mote; life partner, Kim Johnson; grandchildren: Noah and Emma Forrester, Jamie Johnson, and Jesse Mote; brothers, Allen McClellan, Adam McClellan, Coy Shelby and Steven Shelby; sisters, Connie Decker, Carol Rogers, Teresa Neal, Sarina Partain, Sabrenna Connell and Petchula Turner.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Willodean Clingerman; father, James “J.W.” McClellan; and sister, Lisa Shelby.


Miss Me–But Let Me Go

When I come to the end of the road
And the sun has set for me
I want no rites in a gloom-filled room.
Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss me a little–but not too long
And not with your head bowed low.
Remember the love that we once shared,
Miss me–but let me go.

For this is a journey that we all must take
And each must go alone.
It's all a part of the Master's plan,
A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick of heart
Go to the friends we know
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds.
Miss Me–But Let me Go!

        --Author Unknown

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