Shilen Rifles, Inc founder Ed Shilen passed away at 84

Photo by Shilen Rifles, Inc./Facebook

Photo by Shilen Rifles, Inc./Facebook

By Shilen Rifles, Inc

Shilen Rifles, Inc founder and Benchrest Hall of Fame Member, Ed Shilen, has passed away on December 7th. He was 84 years old.

Ed was one of the sport’s great innovators and promoters. He was constantly looking to improve the quality and accuracy of his products, as well as the standard for accuracy in the industry.

He began his pursuit of extreme accuracy in 1955, and later founded Shilen Rifles Inc. in March of 1967.

Shilen set many records during his long shooting career and was recognized by the Benchrest Hall of Fame.

Please keep the Shilen Family in your hearts and minds during this difficult time and know that all condolences sent will be forwarded to the family.
Shilen Rifles Inc.
P.O. Box 1300
Ennis, TX 75119

The family has asked in liue of flowers, to please contribute to the American Lung Association in honor of Ed Shilen at www.lung.org.

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