Bob Sells

Obituary of Bob C Sells

Bob C. Sells, age 84, of Pikeville, TN, died, Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Bob was a 1955 graduate of Bledsoe County High School and a 1959 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. While at MTSU, he played four years in the Band of Blue and was chosen to sing in the chorus and play in the school orchestra. In 1962, he received his Masters in Administration and Supervision. He retired from teaching and coaching football and basketball and serving as principal of Lakeview Elementary School. He was also a partner in Sells Building Supply, Inc., with his brother, Reed Sells. Bob was a faithful Christian and served the Lord directing music, teaching Bible class and serving as a deacon. He was also a charter member of First Southern Baptist Church. At the time of his death, Bob was a member of Mt. Crest United Methodist Church, where he enjoyed singing in the choir. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Roberta Sells; and son, Robert William Sells. He is survived by his wife, Martha, of 56 years; children, Nancy (David)Dodson of Ooltewah, TN, John David (Tara) Sells and Ron (Melissa) Sells; six grandchildren, Courtney and Garrett Dodson, Caroline and Carson Sells, and Madeline and Emersyn Sells. Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. CST at Pikeville Cemetery with Rev. Brian Williamson officiating. Burial will be in Pikeville Cemetery. Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville, TN. Visitation will be held Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CST and Friday, November 20, 2020 from 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. CST.
Thursday
19
November

Visitation atFuneral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Putnam-Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 750
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
Friday
20
November

Visitation atFuneral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 20, 2020
Putnam-Reed Funeral Home
P.O. Box 750
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
Saturday
21
November

Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Pikeville Cemetery
Main Street
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
Saturday
21
November

Final Resting Place

2:00 pm
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Pikeville Cemetery
Main Street
Pikeville, Tennessee, United States
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