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Sheldon (Shelby) Alec Wold

March 31, 1944 - November 23, 2018


Salem – Sheldon (Shelby) Alec Wold, of Salem, passed away on Friday, November 23, 2018. He was 74.
 
Shelby was born on March 31, 1944, in Chicago, Illinois to Morris and Molly (Barnes) Wold. He was entered into marriage with Veronica E. Spencer (Grandy) on September 4, 1993 in Reno, Nevada. He was a loving father to his children and proud grandfather. He was passionate about his wife and family and enjoyed every opportunity to watch (and bet on!) a good sports game.
 
Shelby is survived by his wife of over 25 years, Veronica (Roni) Spencer-Wold; his children, Jason (Jenn) Wold, Christina (Brian) Galbraith, Michael (Stephanie) Compton, and Maurine (Earl Jr.) Powell; seven grandchildren Mallory, Delaney, Brooklyn, Elizabeth, Allison, EJ and Jared; two brothers, Bill (Judy) Wold and Steve (Nancy) Wold; as well as many other loving family members and friends.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Mickey Wold.

A celebration of life service will be held at the B2 Taphouse (1170 Boone Rd SE, Salem, OR 97306) on Friday, December 7, 2018 11:30 am – 1:30 pm. Family and friends are encouraged to attend and share memories.
 
In lieu of flowers or arrangements, memorial contributions in Shelby’s memory may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.
 
The family is being served by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service & Oakleaf Crematory in Salem, OR.

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Dear, Roni, Jason, Chris and families, As Staci said, "the Buz-Shel reunion will now be a funny,laugh a minute situation! Zach tells the story of a bedroom door closed so he couldn't hear as those two were laughing hysterically listening to a Richard Pryor record. Thankfully they thought Zach was too young to join in. Zach says it's a memory that will stay with him forever since they were laughing so hard and having so much fun! Shel will be missed by us and by so many, mainly because of his kind heart and easy going nature. He will be remembered always. We loved him. Love you all, Sunni, Len, Staci, Zach and families



I am a childhood friend of Shel and we have stayed in contact since he moved to Oregon. He will continue to be in my heart and not a day will go by that I don’t think of him. May he Rest In Peace. 



I was an old friend of Shelly's...had no idea he was ill.   So sorry to hear of his passing.   He was a warm and good man.