Richard C. Selman

Mr. Richard C. Selman

Mar 08, 1947 - Mar 18, 2020
Charleston, WV

Mr. Richard C. Selman

Mar 08, 1947 - Mar 18, 2020
Charleston, WV



II Timothy 4:7

“I  have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.”

Richard C. Selman, 73, of Charleston passed on to heaven, Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

He graduated from Cowen High school in 1965, attended WV University, served in the US Army

from 1968-1970.  He was stationed as a military police in Fort Lewis, Washington.  He graduated from Morris Harvey College in 1972 with a degree in sociology.  Richard retried from the US Post Office after 35 years of service.

Richard had a great sense of humor, enjoyed by all, he arose of the morning with a  smile, song or funny remark.

His special interest  were fly fishing, gardening, WVU sports, and spending time with in the  Bible.

He loved to camp at Bergoo in beautiful Webster County.  He loved his friends and family in Kanawha and Webster Counties, fond memories of the Tea Creek camping trip.  His God given gift was a love for all people, and he strived to share the good new of Jesus, even in his last weeks of his illness.

He served as an elder at New Creation Fellowship, South Charleston, WV.  His heart was for the bus

ministry, but  he loved the “preaching and times of refreshing”.

He was preceded in death to heaven by his beloved parents, Delbert and Beulah Selman, and his cat, Miss Prissy.

Left to join him one day in heaven is his best friend, soul mate and wife of 52 years, Lorraine Selman of Charleston, WV;  his son, fishing mate, John Selman of Cross Lanes; daughter, Lisa  Selman Delgra of Charlotte, NC; grandsons whom he was very proud of, Lukas and Alex Delgra of Charlotte, NC; aunts, Beulah Selman, of Cowen, WV, and Fran Willy of North Port, Florida.

Funeral Service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020 at New Creation Fellowship , South Charleston, WV.

The family will receive family and friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will take place in  Odd Fellows Cemetery,  Cowen, WV.

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.


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