Ronald Gene “Ron” Sellers

Ronald Gene “Ron” Sellers

Birth
Greenfield, Highland County, Ohio, USA
Death 12 Jan 2015 (aged 84)
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 407
Memorial ID 141300752 · View Source
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Jacksonville Journal-Courier (IL) - Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Ronald Gene Sellers, 84, of Jacksonville, died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.

He was born Feb. 14, 1930, in Greenfield, Ohio, the son of H. Lyman and Esther H. Hiatt Sellers. He married Gale Stringer on Aug. 19, 1967, in Los Angeles, and she survives.

Ron is also survived by four children, Timothy (wife, Lynn) Sellers, and Beth (husband, Steve) Oberg, both of Jacksonville, Robin (husband, Todd) Giesen of Lander, Wyoming, and Jamie (husband, Daniel) Bell of Ft. Knox, Kentucky; and 12 grandchildren, Priscilla Sellers of Hannibal, Missouri, Josiah Sellers and Miciah Sellers, both of Jacksonville, Darian (wife, Yvonne) Oberg of Riverton, Cameron Oberg, Bryce Oberg, and Austin Oberg, all of Jacksonville, Hannah Giesen, Michaela Giesen, Luke Giesen, and Lydia Giesen, all of Lander, Wyoming, and Alec Bell of Ft. Knox, Kentucky. He is also survived by one sister, Linda (husband, Bill) Sellers Kauffman of Huntsville, Alabama, and one brother, Dr. David L. (wife, Maureen) Sellers of Meridian, Mississippi. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth R. 'Bobby' Sellers and James H. 'Jimmy' Sellers.

Ron was a letter carrier in Lancaster, California, for 20 years and a minister of the Gospel serving churches in and around Lancaster. He currently had a ministry at the Virginia Baptist Church in Virginia. Ron served in the United States Army as a radio operator for the Signal Corps., stationed for six months in Germany.

Ron was a proud member of the Sunshine Singers and was involved in theatrical productions both locally and in California. He enjoyed gardening, singing, and created beautiful jewelry from pearls and beads. He loved people and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday at Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church. The family will meet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Private interment will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield. Memorials are suggested to the Virginia Baptist Church. The Williamson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be left to the family online at airsman-hires.com.
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  • Created by: Eagles Nest
  • Added: 13 Jan 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 141300752
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ronald Gene “Ron” Sellers (14 Feb 1930–12 Jan 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 141300752, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Eagles Nest (contributor 47014849) .