OBITUARY

Don Henry Selman

November 23, 1920February 20, 2021
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Don Selman, age 100 years, was born on November 23, 1920 in New Windsor, New York and passed away on February 20, 2021. A retired dairy farmer, Don farmed in two states and three counties - Orange County, New York, Dogwood Farm Road and Chupp Road in DeKalb County, Georgia and Hwy 155 in Henry County, Georgia. Don graduated from Southwest DeKalb High School in 1938. He was named DeKalb County Young Farmer of the year in 1956. He was a member of the DeKalb Breeders Association, Chairman of the Dairy Herd Improvement Association, Georgia Milk Producer’s Association and Board of Directors for the Atlanta Dairies Cooperative. Don was a longtime fan of the Atlanta Braves and Georgia Bulldogs. He attended First Baptist Church of McDonough and was a member of the Carey Coan Sunday School Class. Don is predeceased by Alice White Selman, wife of twenty-five years; parents Edward and Marie Seitz Selman, Grandchildren Timothy and Bryan Rose and David Leon Gibson, Jr. Don is survived by Irma G. Selman, wife of forty-six years; children, Beverly (Marvin) Rose of McDonough, Georgia; Donna Selman Jones of Conyers, Georgia; Kathy (Steve) Moss of McDonough, Wayne (Sherrie) Selman Hampton, Kathy Selman of Texas; Connie Selman of Williamson, Georgia; David (Holly) Gibson of Ashburn, Georgia and Lynn Gibson of Jackson, Georgia; twelve grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. Dr. Charles Thomas will officiate Mr. Selman's funeral at 1:00pm on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the First Baptist Church in McDonough, Georgia. Burial will follow at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in Decatur, Georgia. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions to the church.

Services

  • Viewing - First Baptist Church McDonough

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service - McDonough First Baptist Church

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

  • Interment - Resthaven Gardens of Memory

    Thursday, February 25, 2021

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Jerry Parrker

February 22, 2021

I am sorry for your loss.
I rember Mr. Selman from the 50s.
My dad was H.lloyd Parker he was also a dairy man,he ran Ideal Dairy
on tilson rd. We visited Don many times,we produced milk for Atlanta Dairies.
Jerry m parker
4441Hall rd
mcdavid Fla 32568

Chuck Kimbell

February 22, 2021

Can remember Mr Selman farming the property in Henry County when farms were popular in the county! Grew up with Wayne and my heart and prayers go out to the family! I don’t care how prepared you may be, it’s always difficult to lose a parent or sibling! May God comfort all of you during this difficult time.

Barbara Cook

February 22, 2021

My love and prayers.

Bob Shows

February 22, 2021

Dear Irma and family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Don was one of my favorite people and was an inspiration to all that knew him. I will always remember his great smile and the wisdom he shared during our many discussions. His presence made any occasion better and happier. I count knowing Don as one of my greatest blessings.

Bob Anderson

February 22, 2021

Irma - Don was a wonderful man. He was full of wisdom and had a great perspective on life. He will be missed as he left such a good impression on many. Don was proud of his family. He lived 100 great years. He was sharp and cognizant of current events all the way. I will always cherish our conversations and the knowledge and experience Don possessed. I am lucky to have known him. God bless you and the entire Selman family.

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