Danny Gene Sellards, “Dan” as his family called him was born on January 18, 1947, to the late James (Jim Todd) and Vanie Sellards. He passed from this life November 19, 2020.
He attended Allen Elementary School from there he went on to Martin High School and at sometime during his high school years he transferred from the Purple Flash of Martin to become a Betsy Layne Bobcat and graduated in 1965.
He moved away to find work in Ohio. He worked a few different jobs in Port Clinton, OH, then he took a job with Ford Motor Company in Sandusky, Oh where he worked 33 years before retiring. After retirement he, his wife of 43 years, Suzanne returned to Kentucky, their children followed the move as well. Later on he and his wife moved to Beverly Hills, FL where they were residing at his passing.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers; James Willard and Carl Ray Sellards.
He is survived by his wife; Suzanne, three children David Todd Sellards, Paintsville, KY, Jonathan Sellards, Fremont, OH and Jennifer (Donald Mulins) Sellards, Beverly Hills, FL, two grandchildren, Peyton Mullins and Logan Todd Sellards, three sisters; Margaret (Tom) Holbrook, Allen, KY, Thursa (Bill) Sloan, Prestonsburg, KY and Sherri (Earl) Cline, Allen, KY.
Dan had a brain bleed in 2013 and was on life support for 21 days by the Grace of God he recovered from that but was blind. He finally recovered some vision, but in 2015 had another bleed that left him blind. On November 18, 2020 he had yet another brain bleed and did not recover. His last words before surgery that night was the Lord’s Prayer.
Memorial service will be conducted Sunday, May 30, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m., the burial will follow in the Jones Cemetery, Shortwood, Allen, KY.
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