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Gary Sellars


Gary E. Sellars, 67, of Amanda, passed away at his home, surrounded by his family,  on Friday, February 8, 2019.  He was born June 9, 1951 in Newark and was the son of the late John and Mary (Lewis) Sellars.  Gary would have graduated from Newark High School but enlisted in the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War and 45 years after the war he was reunited with army buddy and special friend, George Rice.  He was a hard core union man and was past president of IBEW Local Union #2359 and a member of Local Union #71 for 39 years.  Gary enjoyed building cars, especially his ‘38 Plymouth coupe.  You might have heard him squealing his tires a time or two. Wink!  He spent many years coaching Amanda youth sports teams including his daughter’s softball team, his son’s baseball and basketball teams and was a pitching coach for Amanda girl’s softball team and was a coach with the Lancaster Phoenix gir’s softball team.
Left to cherish his memory are his long time companion, Debra Kay McCoy; children, Misty Sellars of Circleville, Dustin (Kaylean) Sellars of Commercial Point, Missy Zuck of Amanda and Corbin Zuck of Stoutsville; grandchildren, Haeleigh, Morgan, Madison, Lacie, Jordan, Cieara, Braxton, Brooklynne and one on the way, Briella, Dominick, Chance and Braylon; four brothers, Frank, Terry, Leslie and Kevin Sellars; sister, Carolyn (Bill) Arbuckle; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend, Tim Kackley.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John Henry Sellars and two brothers, Jack and Donald Sellars.
Funeral services will be held 6:00 p.m. Monday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Rev. Chris Hildenbrand officiating.  Friends may visit with the family from 1-3 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.  Cremation will follow the service and inurnment will take place at the convenience of the family at Maple Hill Cemetery in Stoutsville.
The family would like contributions to be directed to FairHope Hospice, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130 in Gary’s memory.
 


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For the family and friends in these sad hours may all the fond memories you have to share give you comfort and may Jesus give peace in your heart.

Olivedale Senior Center Feb 12 2019 12:00 AM

A Hope Floats was ordered on February 11, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Feb 11 2019 12:00 AM

A Butterfly Stone Plaque was ordered on February 11, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Feb 11 2019 12:00 AM

Gman may be gone but this ornery guy will never be forgotten. We had fun bickering back and forth with each other, calling each other some nice so very nice names and just kinda enjoying the fact that we could do that and not hurt each others feelings.....I will miss that.....The last several years have been hard on you and Deb with your serious health issues but you fought a difficult fight and you had a very strong lady by your side helping you fight...That fight is now finished, may you now RIP with no more pain or discomfort of any kind....Thank you for your service to our country.

Diana Feb 10 2019 12:00 AM

A Country Blooms was sent on February 9, 2019

To the man who would never let me say "I can't". You taught me one of life's best lessons. Love to all of you! Amy Moller

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

Deb, and family so sorry for your loss, may you meet again in heaven.

Jill Romine-Myers Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

A Sympathy Wind Chimes was ordered on February 9, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

A Memorial Framed Art - Sunrise was ordered on February 9, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

Deb and family so sorry for your loss. Gary was a great neighbor and friend. We will keep you all in our prayers

Fred, Cathy and family

Fdestadio Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

Who could forget this man, he worked with my dad for years, I grew up with Dusty and have many childhood memories of Gary. My prayers to Dusty and his entire family. -Ed Cox and Family

Edward Cox Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

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