Dillard Edgar Shelley, age 92, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. He was born December 13, 1925 in Bristol, Tenn., a son of the late Tom and Georgie Carrier Shelley. Mr. Shelley was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. He was a U.S. Army WWII Veteran and member of the Bristol VFW. Mr. Shelley was a member of Woodlawn Baptist Church.


He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 63 years, Margaret Harkleroad Shelley; beloved sister, Deloras Wyatt; six children; twenty grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.


The funeral service for Mr. Shelley will be held 2 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Playl officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will follow the service at Glenwood Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Garland Stone Jr., Garland Stone III, Roger Mumpower, Trevor Grubb, Daniel Bryan and Allen Bryan. Honorary pallbearers will be Johnny Deel and Sean Bowman.