With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Ray “Butch” Shelby of Polson, who passed away on November 23, 2022, at the age of 77. He had fought a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born on October 19, 1945.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Marjorie Shelby and brother, Darell Shelby.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Betty Shelby; daughter, Jamie Cohoon (Ben); granddaughters, Jessica Dunbar and Genny Cohoon; great grandsons, Ben, Wyatt and Ryan; stepson, Tom Yoakum (Carol); step grandson, Tommy; step granddaughters, Samantha and Kaitlyn; stepdaughter Teri Netzer; step grandson, Tyler Netzer; step great grandkids, Jerrick, MaeLee, Hensley and Zoella; stepdaughter Tina Heffernan (Paul); step granddaughter, Makayla Heffernan (Kaden); step great grandkids, Charlotte and Kindel.