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Dean L. Selby

Dean L. Selby

Dec 19th, 1936 - Sep 11th, 2021
  • Birth Date: Dec 19th, 1936
  • Death Date: Sep 11th, 2021
  • Funeral Date: Sep 16th, 2021
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home
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Biography: Dean L. Selby, age 84, of Littlestown, passed away September 11, 2021, at Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover with his family by his side. He was the husband of Betty (Wolfe) Selby. They were married for 66 years. Born December 19, 1936, in Littlestown, he was the son of the late Joseph R. and Agnes (Strevig) Selby.
Dean graduated from Littlestown High School, class of 1955. While in school he served 1 ½ years with the Pennsylvania National Guard. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Navy for four years. He attended boot camp and Yeoman school in Bainbridge, MD followed by two years in Guam and two years in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Upon discharge he was employed by Marvin Wolfe, builder, Eddie’s Cleaners of Littlestown, Prudential Insurance Company of Gettysburg, then Aero Energy of New Oxford for over 30 years before retiring as Director of Transportation.
Dean was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Littlestown, the Littlestown American Legion, life member of the New Oxford Social & Athletic Club, and life member of Gettysburg Archery Club. He was a hunter safety instructor for Pennsylvania Game Commission for 45 years. He also managed and umpired for Littlestown Little League baseball for 18 years. He loved riding motorcycles, shooting archery, hunting, and playing sports. He loved attending his children and grandchildren’s sporting events and activities. He enjoyed spending a week at the shore each year with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren as the family grew for over 55 years.
Dean is survived by his wife Betty, son Brian D. Selby and wife Cindy of York, daughter Lindy Lesoine of Fernandina Beach, FL, and son Bruce E. Selby and wife Tracy of York; six grandchildren, Deanna Chambers & husband Brandon, Alicia Yonkovitch and husband Jay, Joshua and Teddi Lesoine, Hunter and Camden Selby; four great grandchildren, Brooklyn and Braxton Chambers, and Hudson and Hadley Yonkovitch. He is also survived by two brothers Donald Selby and wife Doris, Michael Selby and wife Mary, and one sister Joann Cline, all of Florida. Also many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral service is Thursday, September 16, at 11 A.M. at Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown with the Rev. Douglas Johnson officiating. There will be a viewing one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown. Contributions have been asked to go to Littlestown Youth Baseball, PO Box 461, Littlestown PA 17340 or St. John's Lutheran Church, 665 St. John's Rd., Littlestown PA 17340. Online condolences may be shared on

Bryan J Bosley
Sep 16th, 2021 3:09 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. We enjoyed being neighbors with Dean and Betty. The Bosleys Bryan, June and Jake
Mike Smith
Sep 16th, 2021 1:11 am
So sorry to hear of Dean's passing. My condolences to Betty, Lindy and family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Phil Sanders
Sep 16th, 2021 1:05 am
So sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire Selby family.
Robert Strausbaugh
Sep 15th, 2021 3:24 am
With Deep Sympathy in the Passing of Dean Selby
A special person Remembered
A beautiful life Honored
Tim and Pat Orndorff
Sep 15th, 2021 2:31 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sending prayers.
Tim and Pat Orndorff
Sep 15th, 2021 2:28 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Sending prayers.
Marilyn & Scott Zanger
Sep 15th, 2021 12:46 am
Our sincere sympathy to all the family. May the prayers of friends and memories you have shared comfort and sustain you.
Kim Warner
Sep 14th, 2021 10:14 pm
I was so sad to hear of Dean's passing. I have such fond memories of Friday nights at the VFW after football games with my mom & dad and Dean & Betty. So many laughs!!
Prayers and Hugs to all of you!!!!
Brent Mummert
Sep 14th, 2021 2:00 pm
So sorry to hear of Dean's passing. My deepest condolences to the entire Selby Family.
Betty bucher
Sep 14th, 2021 12:02 pm
Betty and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. I know what you are going threw. Prayers are with you.
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Sep 13th, 2021 4:40 pm
So sorry to read of Dean's passing. I will always remember the fun times we had when Joe & I and Victor & Marie Reynolds would get together with Dean & Betty!
Joann Cline and family
Sep 13th, 2021 3:55 pm
Prayers for the family in our time off loss. May we be surrounded with love and comfort.

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