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ROBERT PERKINS SELLMAN

January 28, 1932 February 20, 2020
ROBERT PERKINS SELLMAN
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Robert Perkins Sellman was the sixth of seven children born to the late Robert and Mary Gray Sellman on January 28, 1932 in Drury, Maryland. He was known to many as Younggie. He received his wings peacefully at home with his family. At the blessed age of 88 he preceeded in death his siblings: Hillary Owens Sr., Florence Dorsey, Ruth Smith, Ashby Sellman, Dorothy Allen and Granville Sellman.

In 1953, he married the love of his life, Clarice Franklin and from this union were 5 children. He was employed at the State Highway Administration in Upper Marlboro, Maryland for 28 years before retiring. Younggie loved westerns, joking, reading, singing and gospel music. He loved guitars and planned to self-teach on the one he received for his birthday.

He was a member of Ebenezer AME Church in Galesville, Maryland for over 20 years and sang faithfully 17 years on the Ebenezer's Male Choir that he loved immensely. In 2007, he received a Governor's Citation for this dedication and commitment to the citizens of the State of Maryland.

He leaves to cherish his memories of 66 years his devoted wife Clarice; four daughters: Gail Wallace (deceased Francis), Ra'Mona Sellman, Tunion Sellman, Natasha Easton (Troy) and one son Pasquale Sellman (Tawana). Five grandchildren: Tamon Wallace, Sr (Pauiette), Detoine Wallace, John Gray, Jeari Townsend and Trayton Easton. Devoted friends Daniel Easton and William Jackson, Jr and three adopted daughters Mary Brookins, LaSharn Easley and Lillian McKinzie.

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Visitation

Friday

28

Feb

10:00 AM 2/28/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/28/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Way of the Cross Church

5445 Cherry Hill Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Bethel Way of the Cross Church
5445 Cherry Hill Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States

Service

Friday

28

Feb

11:00 AM 2/28/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Way of the Cross Church

5445 Cherry Hill Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Bethel Way of the Cross Church
5445 Cherry Hill Road Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Friday

28

Feb

1:00 PM 2/28/2020 1:00:00 PM
Moses Cemetery

5445 Sands Road
Lothian, MD 20711

Moses Cemetery
5445 Sands Road Lothian 20711 MD
United States
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