Vernor Dale Selby Winslow Alumni Class of 1942 July 14, 2008
Washington, IN – Vernor Dale Selby, 83, of Washington, IN, died at noon Monday, July 14, 2008 at Emerald House. Dale was born January 22, 1925, in Pike County, IN and was the son of Corbett and Gertie (Fettinger) Selby.
He was a graduate of Winslow High School, Winslow, IN, Class of 1942 and also a graduate of Lockyear’s Business College in Evansville.
He served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 24 years of service. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Dale is survived by one daughter, Dixie Darlene Singer of Fortville; and sister-in-law, Dorothy Newton and husband DeWayne of Campbelltown.
His wife, Wanda Lee (Brittain) Selby, whom he married November 15, 1943, died October 31, 2005. Two sisters, Edna and Nina Mae Selby, and one brother, Jesse Selby, are also deceased. The funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 18, 2008 at Gill Chapel, with Rev. Bill Mallott officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Pike County. The American Legion and V.F.W. did full military honors at graveside.
Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 17, 2008 at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Association. Envelopes available at the funeral home. There was a luncheon at the First Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2008