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Ryan Elliot Shelkey

July 1, 1971 — February 2, 2022

Ryan Elliot Shelkey, 50, of Norfolk, VA passed away on Wednesday, February 2, 2022.  He was the son of Harry A. Shelkey and Eileen Rhea Kleszczynski Shelkey.  Ryan is survived by his wife, Tracy Lynn Cain Shelkey; daughter, Kaylee Shelkey; sons, Dillon, Nicholas and James Shelkey; sisters, Tracy Woods, Laura Stidham, Beth Hoyos, Eileen Dixon and Karen Hanley; and brothers, Ernie Blair, Jeremie Shelkey and John Shelkey.  Ryan’s personality could be described as eccentric. He was a person of faith and always helped those in need. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, February 6, 2022, 2 p.m. at Little’s Funeral Home, Smithfield with burial to follow in St. Luke’s Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to Online condolences may be registered at

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Sunday, February 6, 2022

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