Robert Lee Sellers, a resident of Extendicare Nursing Home, died peacefully there on June 27, 2020. He was the widow of the late Marlene M. Sellers.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 3 P.M. in the Cottonwood City Cemetery in Cottonwood, Alabama with Rev. Keith Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to be made in Mr. Sellers’ honor to Hickory Grove Baptist Church at P.O. Box 205 Cottonwood, AL 36320.
Mr. Sellers was born on August 6, 1930 to Bonnie W. Sellers and Emmett Sellers in Cottonwood. He graduated from Cottonwood High School then he joined the military as a career soldier in the United States Army. He served in the Vietnam and North Korean War. He served our country for 24 years before his retirement. At retirement, he held the rank of Sergeant First Class. He loved to fish and tell stories. He was known for his fun-loving nature. At his death, he was a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church.
He is survived by stepson, Hal Neil (Sereta) of Lake Whale, FL, stepdaughter, Debbie Wilson, step grandsons, Dennis Wilson and Mike Wilson of Waynesboro, PA, sisters, Luverne Vickers and Sue Croom of Pansey. He is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bonnie and Emmett Sellers of Cottonwood, brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Elsie Sellers, Dewey and Patricia Sellers, and Carl and Doris Sellers, all of Cottonwood, brothers-in-law, Billy E. Croom (Sue) and Lester Vickers (Luverne) of Pansey.
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