Robert

June 28, 1965 ~ September 4, 2021

Born in: Vincennes, Indiana
Resided in: Washington, Indiana

Robert K. Selby, 56, of Washington, Indiana, passed away at Daviess Community Hospital on Saturday, September 4th, 2021, at 9:05 pm. Robert was born on June 28, 1965, to Robert LeRoy and Betty Jean Selby (Lindsay) in Vincennes Indiana.

Robert was a graduate of Pike Central High School and attended college at the Pueblo Community College in Pueblo, CO. On March 10th, 1996, he married the love of his life, Deborah Garrison and they spent 25 years together happily married. Robert loved many things in his life, but he loved his family more than anything and especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed hiking and walking outdoors, along with mushroom hunting. He loved his two cats, Seven and Whisper and all animals. Robert was a member of the Brotherhood of the Bayonet, 101st Airborne, HH1 502 1980’s, TF 3/502nd Rendeveus Point Alpha, and he was the Prayer Warriors Admin. Robert was an Army Veteran and was especially proud of his service to his country.

Robert is survived by his wife Deborah Selby of Washington, IN; his children, Bryan Selby (Ashli), McKenzie Schultz (Kip Radcliffe), Bobbi Jo Garrison (James Byrd), Jacqueline Black (Jeff); fourteen grandchildren; brother Jim Selby (Cecilia), sisters Cheryl Lemon (David), Beth Amos (Frank), step-sister Lisa Sims (Tony), and step-brothers Scott Burch and Chris Burch. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister Janet Brenton.

There will be no public services held for Robert and he will be cremated per his wishes. Goodwin – Sievers Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Robert.

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    • Thank you Aunt Debbie I appreciate your prayers more than you know. This is an especially hard time for me as you can imagine. But God and my faith are carrying me through and so far everything is going smoothly. I’m going to come down and spend the weekend with Mom and the grandkids soon and I will drive up and see you because it’s been way too many years I love you Aunt Debbie

  1. May our Lord cradle this man in his everlasting arms ✝️ πŸ™ 🀲 πŸ•
    Pike Central Class of ’83

    • I don’t know how anyone could go through this without having faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus christ. I know that he is carrying us all through this horrible loss. I can feel him so close to me and I can still feel Bob’s spirit and presence right here with me I’m grateful for Beth and Sherry and all of their help that they’ve given me and for your kind words may God bless you and your family

    • Thank you and we will appreciate your prayers during this difficult time. May God bless you and your family he is certainly carrying us through

  2. Our condolences to Bob’s family. Bob was always a very kind hearted soul who loved everyone. He and I enjoyed talking about Grandma Selby’s cobblers and bean dumplings. Rest In Peace dear cousin until we see each other again in heaven.

    • Thank you so much for your prayers and kind words yes Robert was a very kind and gentle man and I will miss him my whole life but my faith in God reassures me and our family that he is rejoicing in heaven with our savior and we will see him again

    • Thank you Tony he loved the brotherhood of the bayonet he was one of the first ones as a part of it and it was a very special place for him to go and share what he was going through with brothers who understood his struggle. Many many times he has told me about a brother that’s struggling and we would pray together about them I know he’s in heaven right now rejoicing and we will see him again. May God bless you and your family

  3. R.I.P.Robert. Thank you for all your funny stories, your caring heart. We worked so well together as a team. The Vigil family in Pueblo Colorado love you and will always miss you.
    You always called me your sister.

    • You were a sister to him and all your kids were his brothers except for Maria LOL but she was accepted as one of the guys. We have both loved you all since the day we met you. You welcome us into your home for holidays and every day you let us stay with you when we had nowhere to go you have been the best friends to us and we have never forgotten it nor have we forsaken to pray for you and your family when we do our prayers at night. Never forget scratch and sniff never forget sale by and when you think of these things and you think of Robert I hope it brings a smile and a laugh to your heart. We love you and we appreciate all your prayers and kind words

  4. I will miss you posting on my posts, you was a good friend and Man. God Bless your family πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈ

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