Billy Joe Shelton, 78 of Piedmont, passed away Sun, May 21, 2017 at Piedmont Health Care Center.

The family will receive friends at Cherokee County Country Club from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 p.m., Tues., May 23, 2017 and from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thurs, May 25, 2017 at 550 Trackside, Lawrenceville, GA.

Survivors include his wife, Pam Bell Shelton; sons, Joey (Leica) Shelton of Loganville, GA, Jeff Shelton (Mike Hughes) of Tampa, FL; daughter, BeJae Shelton (T.C. Roberts) of Jacksonville, FL; sisters, Linda Turner of Grayson, GA, Margaret Cooper of Cleveland, GA, Jeanette Shelnut of Lawrenceville, GA, Sarah Townsend of Loganville, GA, Diane Powell of Calhoun Falls, SC; grandchildren, Courtney Shelton Nava, Nikki Rae Shelton; great grandchildren, Sofia Elizabeth Nava, Braxton Michael Halford; several nieces & nephews.

Mr. Shelton was a native of Barrow County, GA, the son of the late Charlie Wade and Margie Manders Shelton.

Perry funeral home directing.