October 12, 1941 - November 13, 2019
James Rollin Shelenhamer was born October 12, 1941 in Humansville, MO to Bysor and Emma Maxine (Shirley) Shelenhamer and was the oldest of our four children. The others being, Emma Frances Franklin, Judy Ellen Wollard and Jerry Bysor Shelenhamer. He died on November 13, 2019. James graduated Humansville High School in 1959. James served in the Navy from 1959 to 1963. While on leave in Washington D.C., he met his wife Donna and married in 1963 and they had four children, James Charles, Lori Ellen, Jeffrey Rollin and Jody Bysor. The couple later divorced. He was blessed with five grandchildren, Brittaney (Shelenhamer) Carr, Garret Shelenhamer, Kayla (Shelenhamer) Steward, Jacob Shelenhamer and Mariah Shelenhamer. James attended IBM school, took over ownership of Shelenhamer Auto Parts in Bolivar, MO and named it, H & J auto parts store. He also co-owned Shelenhamer Trucking with his father and owned Hidden Treasures flea market, but his true love was farming and raising cattle. James was a member of the First Baptist Church of Humansville. James was preceded in death by his oldest son, Jimmy in 1984 and his parents, Bysor and Maxine Shelenhamer. James was survived by his siblings, Emma and Ben Franklin, Judy and Larry Wollard, and Jerry and Elizabeth Shelenhamer and his children, Lori and Kevin Fullbright, Jeff and Renee’ Shelenhamer and Jody and Robin Shelenhamer and his grandchildren, Brittaney and George Carr, Garret Shelenhamer, Kayla and Chandler Steward, Jacob Shelenhamer and Mariah Shelenhamer and numerous cousins and nieces and nephews. James loved country music and had a huge collection of records from artists like Patsy Cline, Glen Campbell and Elvis Presley. He was very proud of his large collection of Rodeo belt buckles and loved all things antique. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Butler Funeral Home in Bolivar, MO. Visitation will be held 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Monday, November 18, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the CrestView Cemetery.
James Rollin Shelenhamer was born October 12, 1941 in Humansville, MO to Bysor and Emma Maxine (Shirley) Shelenhamer and was the oldest of our four children. The others being, Emma Frances Franklin, Judy Ellen Wollard and Jerry Bysor Shelenhamer. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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