William Lee Shelby, who previously pastored Grace Brethren churches in Chico, Calif., Grandview, Wash. and Prosser, Wash., died on Saturday, February 11. A portion of his obituary appears below. Click here for the complete obituary, appearing in the Tri-City Herald.
William (Bill) Lee Shelby went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on February 11, 2017. One of six children, Bill was born on Feb 9, 1933 in Terra Haute, Indiana to William and Bessie Shelby, growing up in Indiana and Michigan and moving 21 times before graduating from high school.
Bill became a Christian in 1956 and gave his Lord his all. He went to Grace Brethren Seminary starting in 1958. He became a minister of the Christian Church of Monroe, Indiana. He has pastored in the Grace Brethren churches in Chico, Calif.; Grandview, Wash.; and Prosser, Wash. His life verse is Jeremiah 33:3.
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