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Rifton Ercell Sellers, Jr
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1930
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 13, 2010
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA

R.E. Sellers, of Supply, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 13, 2010. He was the son of the late Rifton Ercell Sellers, Sr. and Naomi Swain Sellers. He married his best friend, Bobbie Mooney Sellers, in 1953 and they shared 56 wonderful years together.

R.E. enlisted in the United States Navy on September 5, 1947 and served honorably in the Korean War, finally retiring on April 17, 1972 with the rank of Boiler Tender Master Chief Petty Officer. After retiring from the Navy, he moved back to his hometown of Supply, NC where he farmed and served on the Board of Directors for Farm Bureau in Shallotte. He also was an active member of Supply Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon along with singing in the choir.

Survived by his children and their spouses: Gloria and Michael Foss, Patti and William Hughes, Kaye and Larry Long, Donald and Susie Sellers; siblings: Lois Morgan, Avis and Chet Miller; grandchildren and spouses: Jamie Foss, Matthew Foss, Joshua Hughes, Shannon Hughes, Allison and Gilberto Sanchez, Aaron and Sonnie Long, John and Hannah Branning, Sarah and Scott Lewis, Michael and Carly Branning, Rance and Theresa Long, Drew Sellers and Devin Sellers, 20 great-grandchildren, and a special sister-in-law: Margie Mooney. He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Mooney Sellers, sisters: Helen Sellers Ezzell and JoAnn Sellers McDowell and a granddaughter Cassandra Dagny Foss. Pall bearers will be his grandsons and great grandsons.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 3pm at Supply Baptist Church, Supply, NC with funeral service following at 4pm, conducted by Reverend Bill McNeil. Burial will be at Holden Cemetery on Stone Chimney Road.
Family links: 
  Rifton Ercell Sellers (1905 - 1970)
  Naomi Swain Sellers (1902 - 1997)
  Bobby Mooney Sellers (1935 - 2010)
  Donald Rae Sellers (1960 - 2013)*
  Rifton Ercell Sellers (1930 - 2010)
  Sarah Jo Ann Sellers McDowell (1941 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Holden Family Cemetery
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: John Evans
Record added: May 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52368674
Rifton Ercell Sellers, Jr
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In my Ancestor Family Tree, rest in peace.
- Sarah M. Sellers
 Added: Nov. 10, 2013

- Felisa Benton
 Added: Apr. 13, 2012

- pat scroggins sutherland
 Added: Aug. 18, 2010

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