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Selden Presnell

Titusville, FL

Selden Presnell, 86, passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014. He was born on December 1, 1927, in Wautauga County, NC to the late Sherman and Myrtle Presnell. A resident of Titusville since 1964, Selden was employed at the Space Center for many years and worked on the Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle programs. Selden was a member of Union Local #1010 for over 40 years and was a member of Westside Baptist Church. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, he will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his two sons, David and Gary Presnell; two daughters, Sharon Beverly (John) and Susan Krane (Mitch); eight grandchildren, David Presnell, Rachael Presnell, Sarah Bravo, Jennifer Presnell, Renae Williford, Casey Presnell, Travis Presnell, and Daniel Nidy; 11 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Izella Presnell, and 14 brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be held from 6 - 8 p.m., Friday, July 11, 2014 at North Brevard Funeral Home in Titusville. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be shared at

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on July 11, 2014
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