MOORESVILLE Sheldon Ray Gatten, 75, of Mooresville went to be with the Lord Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. He was a loving father and husband. He was preceded in death by his son, David Lee Gatten. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Patricia A. Gatten of Mooresville; daughter, Pamela (Colie) Jeffcoat of Denver, N.C., Sandra K Shifflet of Mooresville; son, Sheldon (Mitzie) Lynn Gatten of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12, at Crestview Baptist Church, 226 Crestview Acres Rd., in Statesville, followed by a 2 p.m., memorial service in the church chapel with Pastor Lloyd Jarvis officiating. Ingram Funeral Home & Cremation Society is serving the family.