Past KNCSB president David Sellars dies

David Sellars, past KNCSB president, died Saturday, March 23, in Norfolk, Neb., at age 78.

The funeral was held Wednesday, March 27, at Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk, where he was pastor for 26 years.

Sellars was born at home in Texhoma, Okla., on Oct. 22, 1934. He graduated from high school in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1952. He earned degrees from Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, Texas, in 1957 and from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1963.

He pastored in Adrian, Texas, for five years and Headley, Texas, for three years. He was pastor of Northern Heights Baptist Church, Norfolk, Neb., for 26 years.

Sellars retired from Northern Heights Baptist Church in Norfolk on Feb. 1, 1997. A week later he started working in pastoral care at The Meadows and the Norfolk Veteran’s Home.

Along with serving KNCSB, he was very active in the Norfolk Ministerial Association and was president of the Norfolk Rotary Club.

In 1954, David married Doris LeFils in Fort Worth, Texas. Doris died in February 1981.

In God’s loving plan, David met Jeanie Wolfe, who had lost her husband, Warren. David and Jeanie became friends and were married on May 31, 1982. She is among the many survivors.

Memorials may be sent to Northern Heights Baptist Church, 708 Georgia Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701.