December 17, 2012
1:00 p.m. Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Thursday, December 20, 2012 11-1 p.m. Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
John Harold Sells, 89, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 in his home.
He was born April 9, 1923 in Urbana, the son of the late Layman H. Sells and Leafa F. Viets.
John enjoyed fishing, working in the yard, and solving puzzles. He served as a Boy Scout Leader from 1966-1970.
He is survived by his wife, Isabel T. Sells; daughter, Peggy A. Duffy of Mechanicsburg; son, John R. Sells of Mechanicsburg; brother, Jim (Sharon) Sells of Urbana; sisters, Betty (Dave) Black of West Liberty and Beatrice Jewel of Marysville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Jordan; and brothers, Dick, Raymond, Bill, Bob, Buddy and Forest.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. Graveside services will follow at 1 p.m. in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mechanicsburg with Rev. Dr. Harley Roston officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 644 Linn St, Suite 304, Cincinnati, OH 45203. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.