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Ronald Selecman

10/14/1949 - 09/01/2021


Obituary For Ronald Selecman

Ronald Selecman, 71, of Sedalia, MO passed away September 1, 2021 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center in Marceline, MO. He was born on October 14, 1949 in St. Joseph, MO the son of Kenneth D. Selecman Sr. and Leta Maxine (Cobb) Selecman, who preceded him in death.

On July 31, 1981 in Rushville, MO he was united in marriage to Laronda J. (Tittsworth) Selecman, who preceded him in death.

In 1968, Ronald graduated from Lafayette H.S. where he wrestled Varsity. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and served his country honorably in the Vietnam Conflict (1971-1972). After completing his service, he went to auto body repair trade-school and joined the workforce. In his later years, he enjoyed riding his many motorcycles. He loved spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also loved all of his four-legged friends over the years.

Ronald is survived by one daughter Stephanie Files, DDS (Jeffery) of St. Joseph, MO; two sons, Kenneth Ptomey (Misty) of Smithton, MO and Bradley Ptomey (Karry) of Sedalia; nine grandchildren, Derek (Audra), Destiny (Mark), Skyler (Zaida), Preston (Melissa), Laronda (Blake), Tanner, Jonathon, Brenden, and Nathan; ten great-grandchildren and one more on the way; three siblings Kenneth Selecman Jr. (Debbie), Dennis Selecman (Nancy), and Michael Selecman (Sharon); and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents he was preceded in death by one nephew Matthew; one great-nephew Skyler; and two beloved four-legged friends Lacy and Elmo.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Lake Creek United Methodist Church with Pastor Jason Veale officiating.

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

Memorial contributions are suggested to Lake Creek United Methodist Church 33074 Lake Creek Rd, Smithton, MO 65350.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.





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Celebration of Life

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  • Ronnie was such nice person. Shared several classes at Lafayette High School. I'm sure he will be missed.

  • Prayers the hole in your lives closes and thankful Ron is now free from pain.

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