Robert L Selvey

Born June 29, 1925

Robert Lowell Selvey, 88, a native of Phoenix, passed away on December 7 following a lengthy illness. Mr. Selvey is survived by his five children: Phyliss McDaniel, Jane Simpson, Cathy Patty, Dr. Don Selvey and Dean Selvey, eleven grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, the former Bessie Imogene Spurlock. Mr. Selvey was retired from Chas. Roberts Air Conditioning, where he worked for 31 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who frequently hunted big and small game throughout Arizona, and loved boating, fishing, riding ATVs and hiking in remote areas. As a young man, he built racing engines used in some of the early racecars at PIR. Mr. Selvey served with distinction in the US Navy in WWII. He saw combat in the south pacific, participating in 17 invasions, for which he was awarded medals for the American Theater, and the Asiatic-Pacific Theater with five bronze stars. A graveside service is scheduled for Wednesday, December 11 at 2:00 pm at Resthaven Park Cemetery, 6450 W. Northern, Glendale, Arizona.


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Robert L Selvey

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Sissie Roberts-Shank

December 11, 2013

So sorry to hear about Bob's passing. I have some wonderful memories of him as I was growing up at Chas Roberts. We will keep you in our prayers.

LeAnn Baker

December 11, 2013

Just want you to know Phyllis...Your family at Northwest is here for you and praying for comfort! We love you.

Mike & Kim Krueger

December 10, 2013

TR we are keeping you and your family in our prayers. Sorry to hear of the passing of your grandfather. He sounds like an amazing role model!