Loyd W. Sellers

Published 7:59 am Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Loyd William Sellers, 86, of Elizabeth City, died May 5, 2021 at Commonwealth Memory Care in Chesapeake, Va. Born in Gastonia on February 6, 1935 to the late Buren William Sellers and Jessie Estelle Webb Sellers, he was the widower of Barbara Ann Hanna Sellers. Mr. Sellers served his country honorably in the U.S. Marines.

He is survived by daughters Christine Small (Gene) and Teresea Harris (Shelton); son Bill Sellers (Nicole); brothers Gerald Sellers (Bonnie) and Van Sellers; grandchildren Shane Carr, Chris Small, Amber Small, Mandy Pierce, Kyle Small, Nicolas Sellers, Nora Taft, Will Harris and Liam Sellers; and 12 great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by sister Sylvia Ramsey, and brother Donnie Sellers.

A private family graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on May 8 at West Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery officiated by grandson Will Harris. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Medi Home Health and Hospice, 530 Independence Pkwy #200, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family. www.TwifordFH.com.

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