Sellers, Charles Donald

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September 29, 1935 - December 2, 2017

Sellers, Charles Donald

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, Don succumbed to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  Don had moved to Dallas, Texas a year ago and is formerly of Gulf Breeze, Forida, Lorton, Virginia, and Lake City, South Carolina.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Soon “Iko” Sellers; his three children, Doug Sellers of Pembroke Pines, Florida, Bruce Sellers of Fairfax Station, Virginia, and Joyce Sellers of Dallas, Texas; his daughter-in-law, Virginia “GiGi” Sellers; and his four beloved grandchildren, Preston, Zoe, Brett, and Nicole.

Don was born and raised in Lake City, South Carolina, was drafted into the Army and served in Korea where he met and married Iko.  He began his newspaper career in 1960 working for the Evening Star (later to become the Washington Star) before moving to Florida in 1981 to work for the Pensacola News-Journal until his retirement in 1998.

Funeral services will be on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:00 am in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.

A procession will follow the service going to Restland Memorial Park, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75243 where Don will be laid to rest.

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Ethel Evans

December 08, 2017 6:54AM

We are sorry to hear of Don passing. He was a wonderful man he will be missed by many Our prayers is for the family Be Blessed Ethel and Lorenzo Evans and Family


Wanda Daniels

December 07, 2017 9:08PM

Iko Our heart and prayers is with you and your family I worked with Don in circulation dept.at PNJ in Pensacola fl


Linda Ramsey

December 07, 2017 6:42PM

To Don's family. I worked with Don at the Pensacola News Journal for a number of years. He was a super guy to all who worked with him. My prayers are with you during this time. Linda Ramsey, Pensacola,FL


Doug Scarborough

December 07, 2017 3:57PM

Iko, Joyce, Doug and Bruce,

I'm sorry for your loss. I have all of you in my thoughts. I'm truly glad for the times I spent with Don. He always made me feel like family. He will always be remembered many I'm sure.


Mark Butler

December 06, 2017 4:03PM

Joyce, please accept our sincere condolences at this time of sadness. You are in our prayers. May God bless you with the comfort of His spirit as He has promised...

John 14:18

18 I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.


Toney

December 06, 2017 11:04AM

Monk and Family, so sorry for your loss. We truly enjoy your stories about your Dad, and look forward to more. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With sympathy, your SOUTHCOM J53 Shipmates


Judith Brown

December 06, 2017 9:25AM

To my beloved Sellers family, Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you through this time of sadness. May you have hope in tomorrow, faith in the everlasting, and take comfort in the love of friends and family. You're in my thoughts, my heart, and my prayers.


Marjory & Jim Flowers

December 05, 2017 8:17AM

WE ARE SO THANKFUL TO HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY OF GETTING TO KNOW DON AND IKO.WE MISS SEEING YOU BOTH, BUT WE PRAY GOD WILL WRAP HIS ARMS AROUND YOU,IKO, AND HOLD YOU CLOSE.YOU ARE BLESSED WITH A LOVING AND CARING FAMILY, AND WE, YOUR FRIENDS,ALTHOUGH FAR APART IN MILES, WILL ALWAYS BE CLOSE IN SPIRIT.YOU ARE IN OUR HEARTS, OUR THOUGHTS, AND OUR PRAYERS. WITH OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY, Marjory AND JIM.


Marita Murphy

December 04, 2017 9:42PM

Joyce, I wish I could hug you tonight. I am truly sorry to hear of your father's passing. I am praying that you and your family will be surrounded by loved ones to share your sorrow and that you will experience the presence of God and the peace that only He can bring. Love, Marita


Dan huber

December 04, 2017 8:18PM

Bruce , so sorry to hear about your Dad. He was quite a character and I know you will miss him greatly


Tim & Kris Kirchgessner

December 04, 2017 7:31PM

Joyce, my dear friend ...please know your mom, brothers and you are, and have been in our thoughts. May your dad be at peace now and that you all can draw comfort from that knowledge. Love and hugs to all of you....xo Kris & Tim


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