Mount Vernon News
  • Joseph Sellers Jr.

  • May 13, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Joseph W. Sellers Jr., 77, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, May 11, 2010, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.
Joseph was born Dec. 12, 1932, in Mount Vernon, a twin son of Dr. Joseph W. Sellers Sr. and Louise (Bell) Sellers. He spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area, graduating from Mount Vernon High School. Joseph served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict on board the destroyer the USS Brush. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 688, and had been employed at Dalrymple Electric in Mount Vernon for many years.
Joseph enjoyed fishing and hunting, and was a past member of the Knox County Fish and Game Club and the Knox County Coon Hunters Association. He was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon and the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Nancy (Lannoy) Sellers; his son, Joseph C. (Zo) Sellers of Fredericktown; his daughters, Mary Beth Fischer of Mount Vernon and Janet (Herman) Tice of Hilliard; and the light of his life, his grandchildren, Leigh and Mitch Sellers, Rachel Fischer and twins Campbell and Walker Tice.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his twin brother, James Bell Sellers.
A service celebrating the life of Joseph W. Sellers Jr. will be Friday at 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, with Pastor Dennis M. Turner officiating. The family will receive friends, at the funeral home, one hour before the service. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Red Cross for the benefit of the Central Ohio Blood Bank, Hospice of Knox County, or the charity of one’s choice. To send an online condolence to the family, visit
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Joseph W. Sellers Jr.




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