Mr. Robert Paul Sellers, III, age 81, entered into rest on Thursday, December 29, 2022. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Monday, January 2, 2023 from the chapel of Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home by Rev. Mike Phares and Brent Taylor with burial to follow in the Hurst Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 1:00 - 2:00 PM prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Sellers was born December 26, 1941 in Chesterfield, SC a son of the late Paul Sellers, Jr. and Frances Pate Sellers. He was a retired employee of Sonoco Industries with over 40 years of service, and was a member of Sonoco’s “Old Timer’s Club.” Mr. Sellers was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force, and was a member of the American Legion Post 74. He was a member of Hopewell Baptist Church and enjoyed attending Ebenezer United Methodist Church. An avid outdoorsman, Robert enjoyed working in his yard, watching sports and westerns, and attending NASCAR and rodeo events.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Sellers was also preceded in death by his wife, Linda Rivers Sellers; brother, Ebbie Sellers; sister, Frances Steen; brother-in-law, Glynn Steen; and in-laws from his wife’s family that he loved dearly, Margie Rae (Walter) Landon, Truett (Billie) Rivers, Raymond (Eloise) Rivers, Kenneth (Cora) Rivers, and Jessie (Sue) Rivers.
Survivors include his son, Stevenson (Michelle) Sellers of Chesterfield, SC; daughters, Paulette Sellers of Ruby, SC, and Lou Anne (Keith Bailey) Williams of Ruby, SC; grandchildren, Danielle (Molly) Evans, Stephanie (Taylor) Griggs, Tyler (Harleigh) Brigman, R.J. Sellers, Sara Beth Evans, Gracie Williams; great grandchildren, Grady, Paityn, Landin, Savanna, and soon to be arriving in March of 2023, Malani; brother, Donnie (Barbara) Sellers of Chesterfield, SC; sister-in-law, Nannie Lou Sellers of Chesterfield, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion Post 74, P.O. Box 385, Chesterfield, SC 29709 or to the Hurst Cemetery Fund, c/o Cynthia Horne 1759 Wexford Road, Ruby, SC 29741.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, SC (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Sellers family.