Richard A. Shell

Published 4:44 pm Monday, September 4, 2017

Richard A. Shell, 66, of Elizabethton, passed away on Sunday, September 3, 2017, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was a son of the late Frederick “Bud” and Billie Bowers Shell and was born in Carter County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Janet Worthington Shell, and a brother, Joseph Shell.
Richard was a former X-ray Technician and a former Physical Therapist. He enjoyed reading and was of the Catholic faith.
Those left to cherish his memory include a brother, Steve Shell, of the home; a niece, Jamie Shell, of Knoxville, Tenn.; two aunts, Ruth Ann Cullop and Patty Swift and husband, Ken, all of Elizabethton; and three cousins.
Private disposition will be conducted at a later date. The family would like to send a special thank-you to Johnson City Medical Center Floor 5200 and the ICU Unit for the love and care given to Richard. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mr. Shell and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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