Milo M. Shelton



Milo Marquesas Shelton, age 23, passed away on February 18, 2018.

Milo was born November 15, 1994 in Fayetteville, NC. He graduated from Pine Forest High School in 2013. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2017. His competitive and challenging spirit drove him, and he achieved many accomplishments. Milo was a social, active man who was deeply involved in wrestling, frisbee, and bowling.

Milo enlisted in the US Army and began his career as a specialist on November 13, 2017. He graduated from Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Jackson, SC on February 15, 2018. During his time at BCT he qualified for expert rifle marksman and was nominated for Soldier of the Cycle for Alpha company 4-39 IN. He was about to start his training as a 92W and Milo is now an Honorary Water Dawg. His military awards include the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon.

Milo’s services were held at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. Pastor Wayne Tate of Manna Church officiated. Retired COL Sandra Goins, Patricia Glass and Kenneth Radford spoke beautiful words of encouragement and shared wonderful memories of Milo.

For those wanting to visit Milo he is at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery Fort Bragg, NC section 10B grave 417.

Milo is preceded in death by his older sister, Mandy Shelton who he now joins in heaven.

Milo is survived by his mother, Tammara Shelton, his older sister, Melody Conde and his niece, Arcillia Conde.

The family thanks all who have been involved. Please continue to keep them in your thoughts and prayers.