Cape Coral, Fla. – Thomas Michael Sellers, 65, a Cape Coral, Fla., resident for the last three years, formerly of Philo, passed away Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Fort Myers.
He was born August 25, 1948, in Mount Clemens, Mich., to Thomas and Emma Sellers, now deceased.
Tom was a member of Crosspoint Christian Church, Cape Coral, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge No. 885 in Villa Grove. He was an avid World War II collector and enthusiast. He loved his family, living in his Paradise and will always be remembered for his sense of humor.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 18 years, Pam Sellers of Cape Coral; four loving children, Erin Sellers and her husband Berry West of Rantoul, Wendy Navel and husband Chris of Casey, Amy Nava and husband Ruben of O'Fallon and Kaitlyn Burton and husband Brandon of Naperville; a brother, Fred Sellers of Rantoul; one grandson, Chase Sellers; 13 step- grandchildren; as well as his mother-in-law, Marjorie Haumesser of Casey.
Tom was preceded in death by a brother, Tim Sellers, in 2006; a sister-in-law, Twyla Sellers, in 2012; and his father-in-law, Floyd Haumesser, in 2013.
Funeral services in Florida will be held at 6 p.m. today (Thursday, Dec. 5) at Crosspoint Christian Church, 204 SW 11th Place, Cape Coral, FL 33991 with Pastor Jeff Swearingen officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 p.m. until the hour of service.
Graveside funeral services in Illinois will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at the Danville National Cemetery, 1900 E. Main St. Danville, IL 61832 with Brother Sonny Haumesser officiating and military honors being presented. Visitation in Illinois will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove St., Rantoul, IL 61866 with Masonic rites being presented.
Memorial contributions in memory of Thomas M. Sellers are suggested to the Crosspoint Christian Church, 204 SW 11th Place, Cape Coral, FL 33991.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the online guest book, which can be found atwww.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care in Florida.
Lux Memorial Chapel is entrusted with final care in Illinois.