Last week, the Gazette-Journal broke the news to the community that Guy Shelton, Administrator of Riverside Convalescent Center-Mathews, would be retiring after 40 years in health care. It has been my pleasure to have had Mr. Shelton as my Administrator for almost 30 of the 40 years, minus the time he returned to Hampton to serve as Administrator there.
When he told me he was being interviewed for the paper, I tried to figure a way to magically appear during the interview to give the reporter the real story or at least “my story” of the years between 3 and 0, but decided out of respect it would not be the best choice.
This brings me to today, and Readers Write, because I must take a few minutes to continue the story!
After my children started school, I returned to work. I was a staff nurse at RCC-Mathews when first introduced to Mr. Shelton. He was very professional, expected his staff to be the same and there was only one uniform for nurses. Wh...
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