- Local Guide
Ronald L. Selby, 73 18132 Townline-Kossuth Road, St. Marys, died at 6:19 p.m. Saturday June 25, 2011 in Wapakoneta, following a brief illness.
He was born Jan.. 14, 1938 in Mercer County, to Lucille (Pummell) and J. Wilson Selby. On Nov. 30, 1955, in St. Marys, he married Marilyn R. Slemmons, who died June 18, 2006.
Survivors are two sons, Jeff (Jan) Selby, of St. Marys, Rod (Nancy) Selby, of New Knoxville; two daughters, Rhonda (Ken) Boyd, of New Bremen, Jennifer (Jim) Singleton, of Wapakoneta; five grandchildren: Christopher Boyd, Erin (L.J.) Jellison and Jacob Boyd all of Las Vegas, Rachel Baucher of Columbus, Tyler Baucher of Wapakoneta; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Roger (Donna) Selby of St. Marys.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, wife, and a brother, Robert Selby.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired from the former Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in St. Marys, where he was a plumber/pipefitter. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in St. Marys. His favorite pastimes included riding his motorcycle, trapshooting and attending swap meets and gun and knife shows.
Services are at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, Pastor Gary Bragg officiating.
Burial with graveside military rites will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, near Moulton.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Auglaize County Cancer Association.
Online condolences may be expressed via: www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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