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Wilford Abbott (Will) Sellers, 75, loving husband, father and grandfather of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, died May 28, 2022.

Will was a dedicated servant and family man with an infectious sense of humor. He enjoyed boating and fishing on Percy Priest Lake and watching the Tennessee Titans. Will always had a smile, a kind word or a dad joke for those who needed it. Will was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late Wilford T. Sellers and Pauline Ruth Abbott Sellers. He was a member of the Catholic faith. Will was a graduate of Penn State University and an avid Penn State fan. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, and a member of Tyler Cates American Legion Post No. 281. Will was an IT project manager for Bridgestone Firestone, from where he took retiring after 30 years, winning numerous awards for service and innovation. He served as city commissioner and vice mayor of the town of Mt. Juliet. Will’s passion for serving and giving back to his community has been evident when he has served as the Senior Officer of the Mt. Juliet Animal Shelter as well as a member of the Board of Directors of Mt. Juliet Parks and Greenways, and as a volunteer for WEMA. He was president of the Willoughby Station Home Owners Association for many years.

He is survived by: his wife of 50 years Georgia Sellers; the children, Sean Sellers and Jennie (Joshua) Siemer; brother, Henry Arthur “Art” (Rosemary) Sellers; brother-in-law, Michael (Brenda) Hess; grandchildren, Abigail Siemer and Henry Siemer; nieces and nephews Stephanie Sellers, Karen (Heath) Williams, Anthony Hess and Alan Hess; several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate Will’s life from 3-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the Bond Memorial Chapel.

Accepted flowers or memorials can be made at the Mt. Juliet Animal Control Center, Mt. Juliet Friends of the Parks and Greenways or the Tyler Cates American Legion Post No. 281.

Arrangements by Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee (615) 773-2663. www.bondmemorial.com.

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