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Phillip Martin Sells

October 29, 1926 ~ March 26, 2017 (age 90)

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Phillip Martin Sells, age 90, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Parkview Randalia in Fort Wayne.  Mr. Sells was born on October 29, 1926 in Princeton, Kentucky to the late Luther M. and Mary Adeline (Patterson) Sells.  He graduated from Caldwell County High School and then continued his education at an engineering trade school in Louisville, Kentucky.  Phillip served his country honorably with the United States Navy.  On January 18, 1947, Phillip married Sarah C. Johnson in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  He worked for Magnavox in Fort Wayne as a foreman for 14 years.  Phillip enjoyed telling jokes, working on puzzles, sudokus, and crosswords.  He liked to golf, woodworking, and traveling.  Phillip loved his family and enjoyed every moment with his grandchildren.  
Survivors include:
Daughter, Toni and Stephen Waddell of Louisville, Kentucky.
Daughter, Teresa and Bruce Wass of Woodburn.
10 Grandchildren.
18 Great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, his son, Phillip M. Sells Jr.; and 1 great-grandson; Andrew.   

Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 1:00pm, at Park Place Senior Living, 4411 Park Place Drive, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845
Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be directed to Honor Flight, Wounded Warriors, and or any Hospice Organization.
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Arrangements entrusted to Northern Indiana Funeral Care of Fort Wayne.  

 Service Information

Memorial Service
April 1, 2017

1:00 PM
Park Place Senior Living
4411 Park Place Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46845

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