Thomas N. Selby, Sr.
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Thomas N. Selby, Sr.
  • February 27, 1938 - November 29, 2017
  • Sarasota, Florida

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Thomas N. Selby Sr. passed away in Sarasota Florida on November 29, 2017, he was born February 27, 1938 in Rensselaer, Indiana.

Tom grew up in Wheeler Indiana and graduated Wheeler high school in 1956. On June 22 1957 he married his high school sweetheart LaVerne Selby who graduated from Wheeler high in 1957. They lived, worked and raised their two boys Thomas Jr. and Timothy in Valparaiso, Indiana until they retired in 1995 and moved to Sarasota.

Tom worked at Midwest Steel (later National Steel) in Portage for 35 years where he retired, he later worked for 15 years at Publix Supermarkets in Sarasota part time. Tom greatly enjoyed sports of all kinds but golf was his favorite and he played golf for many years with friends and family.

Tom is survived by his wife, two sons and their spouses, five grandchildren, five great grandchildren, two brothers and three sisters.

Tom was admired and loved by family and friends in both Florida and Indiana.

A Visitation will be held on Mon. Dec. 4, 2017 from 11 AM until the time of service at 12 PM at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home, 170 Honore Ave., Sarasota, FL 34232.