Shelton R. Weber, 92

Shelton R. Weber, 92

star March 8, 2022 ~ 6 Adar II 5782


Shelton R. Weber, 92, the Louisville native, was born January 7, 1930, and died on March 8, 2022. He was a retired attorney, founder, and senior partner in the firm of Weber and Rose. In 1951, he married Anita Sugerman of Cleveland, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Anita Weber, his daughter Alice Galoob of San Francisco, his son, Richard Weber (Robin) of Northbrook, Illinois, and four grandchildren, Jenna Galoob Artaz (Matt), Lindsey Galoob Goyne (Matt), Evan Weber (Kathryn) and Daniel Weber (Dana); and his two great-grandchildren, Piper Artaz (Jenna) and Shai Weber (Evan).  Sheldon was preceded in death by his brother Hank Weber.

Shelton was a graduate of Male High School and a member of its Hall of Fame. In 1951, he received a B.S. in accounting from Indiana University.  In 1954, he received his J. D. from Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. As a 1st Lieutenant, Shelton served in the Judge Advocate General’s Office of the U.S. Air Force from 1954 to 1956. He was an Assistant County Attorney under Judge Marlow Cook.

He was active in the community, having served on many civic boards, including the Junior Chamber of Commerce, Louisville and Jefferson County Youth Commission, and Children’s Theater.  Shelton was also part of Welfare Advisory Board, Neighborhood Development Corporation, and Jefferson County Police Merit Board. In addition, he was Director and Vice President of Metro United Way, received its prestigious Allen Award for continuous service, and served on the Board of the Louisville Orchestra.

He was also active in the Jewish community, having been president and an Honorary Lifetime Director of The Jewish Family and Career Services, Founder and Past National President of the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s agencies. Shelton was a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of both Jewish Hospital and Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services and past National Chairman of the Board of Governors of Volunteer Trustees of Not-For-Profit Hospitals. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Brandeis School of Law. In addition, he was a member and former Treasurer of The Temple, and a lifetime member of the Louisville, State of Kentucky, and American Bar Association.

Expressions of sympathy “In Memory of Shelton Weber” may be donated to The Temple, The Jewish Family and Career Services, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Visitation will begin at 2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m., on Friday, March 11, 2022, at The Temple, 5101 US-42, Louisville, KY 40241.