American Veteran 09

Donald Sellers

July 17, 1934 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 84)


Donald Sellers

1934 – 2019





Don passed peacefully on May 5, 2019 at the Eckerd Center in Highlands, NC.


Born in Barberton, OH to Richard and Pauline Sellers (deceased) along with 7 brothers and sisters- Sam Ranomer(deceased), Louis Sellers (deceased), Milan Sellers (deceased), Julia Mrvaljevich (deceased), Dorothy Eremich (Virginia), Darlene Bodjanac (deceased), and Millie Eremich (Ohio).


Don attended college at Ga. Southern University for 2 years, then enlisted in the US Navy for a 3 year term. Upon release, he continued his college at Florida State University. He played football with FSU as a Center, and Team Captain, for the four years attending. Don Graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.


In his career, immediately following college, Don coached football at Boca Raton High School – Boca Raton, FL and Foresthill High School, West Palm Beach, FL. He then began a long 29 year career at Metco, Inc. He then changed gears to obtain his State Pest Control License and open his own business in Atlanta - Akron Pest Control. He ran this business for 15 years before retiring to his cabin in Franklin, NC.


Don leaves behind his son- Rick Sellers (Penny Sue) of Franklin, NC and his daughter Charmin Walker (John) of Loxahatchee, FL. His Granddaughters Cori Sellers of Franklin, NC, Kyla St Mary of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, Nikki Leigh St. Mary of Loxahatchee, FL. He leaves behind Nieces, Nephews, their families, as well as lifelong friends he met along the way.


Don was also preceded in death by his beautiful Granddaughter Carrie Ann Sellers of Franklin, NC.


A special thank you to Terry and Teresa Russell who were so special to Don. Your endless caring and assistance was so greatly appreciated. Don loved you both as family.


Don chose not to have a funeral. He was set in his ways, and adamant that nobody would come to a service to be sad that he is gone. He was at peace. God was in his heart, he was tired and ready to go “home”. He will be missed dearly!


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