Herman R. Sells

June 09, 1946 - June 08, 2008

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Herman R. Sells, 61, of Rome City, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 8, 2008, at 7:28 p.m. in the emergency room at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.

Mr. Sells had lived most of his life in Noble County. He retired in 1992 from the Fort Wayne Foundry after working there for a number of years. He attended Harbor of Love Baptist Church in Kendallville.

He was born June 9, 1946, in Garrett, Kentucky, to Curtis and Martha (Coburn) Sells.

Surviving are Kay Frances with whom he made his home for the past 20 years; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Tim Smith of Wolcottville and Kim and Russell Schwarz of Avilla; two sons and daughters-in-law, Herman C. Sells, Jr. and Anna Sells of Wolcottville and Jimmy R. Sells and Angel Lovins of Rogers, Kentucky; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Bill and Anna Mosley of Kendallville and Norman and Deb Sells of Kendallville; six sisters and three brothers-in-law, Velma Lorene and R.L. Thompson of Trinity, Texas, Alice Fay and Harlis Hall of Georgetown, Kentucky, Zeda Hoover of Kendallville, Lucretta Duncan of Martin, Kentucky, Bonnetta Stacy of Kendallville, and Myrie and Dave Trueblood of Kendallville; 17 grandchildren, Jackson Schwarz, Kole Schwarz, Chelsea Sells, Shay Owsley, Zack Sells, Curtis Sells, Corey Sells, T.J. Sells, Nathan Wolfe, Brandon Garrison, John Clawson, Amy Clawson, Timmy Smith, Jeremy Smith, Chad Smith, Corey Smith, and Brad Smith; and four great grandchildren, Noah Owsley, Rebecca Owsley, and Faith Godsey, and Mary Ann Marie Clawson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Marvin Ray Sells, and a sister, Freda Lawson.

Funeral services will be Thursday, June 12, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Harbor of Love Baptist Church, with Pastors Ernie Miller, Charlie Mosley, Phil Lucas, and Willie Collins officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Honorary casketbearers will be Herman Sells, Jr. and Jimmy Ray Sells. Active casketbearers will be Jim Hall, Randol Hall, Marvin Hoover, Brandon Garrison, Harland Smith, Dan Miller, Nathan Wolfe, Dave Trueblood, and Zachary Sells.

Calling will be Tuesday, June 10, 2008, after 3 p.m. and all day Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at the church with evening services at 7 p.m. both nights.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Kimberly Schwarz
June 17th, 2008 3:13pm

I can\\\'t believe he\\\'s gone and I miss him every single day that goes by even more. My family and I thank you for your thoughts & prayers and for sitting with us. It was greatly appreciated!!

Stacy Bachelor
June 12th, 2008 1:42pm

Kay, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. The strength in the Lord will help get you through this. Love you...Stacy

Jason and Donna Loy
June 12th, 2008 12:29am

To Herman and Debbie and family. So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoghts.

carol huff
June 11th, 2008 3:15am

to kim and jim im am sorry about your dad...if they are any thing i can do for you all let me know....may the lord be with both of you...

carol huff
June 11th, 2008 3:13am

to debbie and tim im sorry about your dad debbie...if they are anything i can do for you let me know...may the lord be with you and your family....

carol huff
June 11th, 2008 3:10am

to herman jr. and anna im am so sorry for the loss of your dad herman..If they are anything i can do for you all let me know..may the lord be with you through this terrible time you are going through....

Gary Hunter
June 11th, 2008 2:02am

To Kim and Jimmy sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. If there is anything I can do please let me know.

Chad & Tabatha Jackson
June 10th, 2008 3:22am

Myrie, we are so sorry for the loss of your brother, may God help you thru the hard times. God Bless you

Chad & Tabatha Jackson
June 10th, 2008 3:20am

Kay, we are so sorry for your loss, I know God will help you thru this hard time. God Bless you