Age 77, passed away April 30, 2020. He was born March 23, 1943, to Prentice P. Sheldon and Agnes A. (Gardner) Sheldon in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1961. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He retired in 1999 after 27 years with UARCO. In 2000, he went to work at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri and retired again in 2009. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Sheldon; son, Andrew Sheldon; daughter, Jenifer (Jon) Albert; sisters: Kay (LaMarr) Miller, and Kathe Brenay; seven grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. There are no services planned but we hope to do a celebration of life when possible. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org), the Veterans Administration (www.va.gov), or to any animal rescue of your choice. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.