WADESBORO — James Edison Sellers Sr., 82, died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 at Ambassador Health and Rehab in Wadesboro.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Goudelock officiating. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Sellers was born Aug. 14, 1929 in Scotland County, a son of the late James William Pearly Sellers and the late Bula Cooper Sellers Gainey. He was a retired truck driver and a faithful member of the Wadesboro Church of God.
Surviving are his wife, Dora Hildreth Sellers of the home; his children, James (Margaret) Sellers Jr., Donald (Betty Jean) Sellers, David (Debra) Sellers, Bobby (Linda) Sellers and Dora Kay (Alvin) Privette, all of Wadesboro, Bill (Jan) Sellers of Waxhaw and Shaler (Mary) Sellers of Lilesville; his brothers and sisters, Jasper (Cora) Sellers of Lake City, Fla., Jimmy (Anna) Cannon of Denver, N.C., Margaret Ockenhouse of Wadesboro and Martha Leviner of Rockingham; 19 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren and one step-great-grandchild.
Memorials may be made to Wadesboro Church of God, 809 N. Greene St., Wadesboro, NC 28170.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfuneralhomewadesboro.com.