Cleighton Dean Shelhart

Cleighton Dean Shelhart left us to join the Lord on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at the age of 31 in Bakersfield, Calif.

He had a big family, and many friends and loved ones, and he will be dearly missed.

He was preceded in death by his Papa and Nanny, Chuck and Irene Schmeisser, and his grandfather Don Shelhart.

He is survived by his parents Candy Caine, Robert Dean Shelhart, and Bonnie Long; grandmother Jean Shelhart; wife Jesseca Shelhart; siblings Lori Shelhart, Jake Howell, Mike Howell, PJ Moore, Rochell Jones, Jill Watters and Bobby Long.

Also surviving him are his beautiful children Cleighton, Caleb, Colette, Cash, Colton, Chyla and Christian, and many grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life and potluck were held on July 13 at the Desert Empire Fairgrounds in Ridgecrest.

— Submitted by the family of Cleighton Shelhart

Story First Published: 2019-07-26