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Obituary for Robert Sells

August 26, 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana

Obituary

Robert "Bob" Sells, 92, passed away Wednesday, August 26, 2020. Bob was born to the late Frank and Edna (Hoeltke) Sells in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bob was in the Boy Scouts at a young age and worked his way up to Ranger Scout. He graduated from Beech Grove High School in 1946. After high school, Bob went on to serve his country in the United States Army. He served in the Korean War. He returned home in the summer of 1952 where he met the love of his life, Rosemary King. Bob and Rosie married in 1953. Together, they went on to have three children, Deborah Sue, Jeffrey Robert, and Mary Ann. Bob and Rosie lived in Beech Grove for over 21 years before they moved to Franklin Township in 1980. Bob was a member of Zion United Church of Christ for over 75 years. In his free time, Bob enjoyed gardening and fishing.
Bob is survived by his wife, Rosemary Sells, three children: Deborah Sue Cullingford (Bruce), Jeffrey Robert Sells (Luanna Clark), and Mary Ann Davidson (Elbert), two sisters, Barbara Ann Sells, and Rosalind Marie Stout. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Steven, Scott, Chris, Amy, Angie, Jake and Katie, as well as five great grandchildren: Cale, Casen, Max, Myles, and Ethan.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, as well as one sister, Dorothy Jean Nichols.
All services will be private. Flowers may be sent to Zion United Church of Christ, 8916 E Troy Ave, Indianapolis, 46239, or memorial contributions may be made to the church.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Franklin Township Chapel.

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