Robert Ayars Selle
1929 - 2013
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Robert Ayars Selle, 84, of Rockledge, Florida, has given all and crossed somewhere over the rainbow, and joined God's choir of angels, Friday, April 5, 2013, at Dr. Jey Pallai Center for Hospice Care at Wasdin Woods, Wuestoff Hospice, Rockledge, FL.

Mr. Selle was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 17, 1929. He moved to Florida in 1960, after he graduated from Purdue University. He came to Brevard County in 1968 from Miami-Dade County Florida, where he began his career with Florida Power and Light. Mr. Selle worked for Florida Power and Light as a Chemist testing water samples. He retired in 1983, with 25 years of honorable service.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Cocoa Florida. He was a member of the choir for many years and spent a 30 year span singing in many church choirs.

He is a charter member of the Illinois Railway Museum at Union, Illinois, The Electric Railway Clubs of Florida and The FEC Railway Society for Florida; in which he was quite active over 50 years, accumulating a large collection of trains and memorabilia.

He was a member of Automobile License Plate Collectors Association, and was an avid collector of license plates and highway signs from all over the country and the world.

He was a hospital volunteer at Wuestoff Hospital in courier service and transport service. He also volunteered at the medical facility at Health First Healthplex on Merritt Island, Florida, as well as some years at Cape Canaveral Hospital on Merritt Island. Volunteering was his life after retirement, for he loved helping people.

Survivors include his wife, Christine Rex/Selle; two sisters, Joann Hoadley-Myers and Eleanor Stanley; and various nieces and nephews.

My love, I will meet you over the rainbow someday
and walk through heaven with you.
I love you, my sweet Robert,
forever and ever, and ever, and ever.

Calling hours are 6-8 PM Thursday, April 11, 2013 at Brevard Memorial Funeral Home. Services will be held 2 PM Friday, April 12, 2013 at First United Methodist Church of Cocoa. Interment will follow at Brevard Memorial Park.

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April 13, 2013
Though we haven't met I know you were an amazing husband to Christine. You are a treasure in God's house now. Thank you for all you are to all you have touched
colleen Hamilton
April 12, 2013
Just one of the wonderful days we spent together.
My sweet Robert, I buried you today and it was a fine send off. So many wonderful friends and kind loving church members who remembered you with love in their hearts.
My sweet husband you taught me how to love and be loved and I will always remember this about you and how much you gave to me. Now as I go on with life without you my heart is heavy but my love is strong and God is with me and will see to my needs. Sleep well my love and wait for me at the end of the rainbow where we will walk through heavens golden streets together. I love you forever and ever and ever and ever...
Christine Rex/Selle
April 12, 2013
God rest your precious Soul......
Jeanne F.Jusseaume
aka Birdie
Jeanne Jusseaume
April 12, 2013
God Loved you before and God Loves You still. I'm sure you left behind an un-forgotten life that will be remembered for many more years.
Roger J.Jusseaune
aka BuLLeT
Roger Jusseaume
April 11, 2013
Praying for comfort and strength for you, Aunt Christine. I agree with you - Uncle Bob was always kind and sweet! I will always remember Uncle Bob's generous volunteering in the hospital, his wonderful home movies from the 50's and 60's, his interesting collections of all types of memorabilia and his amazing scale-model train sets! I remember fun visits to Uncle Bob's home in Florida when I was young. We are so glad you became his loving wife and a part of our family, Aunt Christine!
Jane Yamada
April 11, 2013
My thought & prayers are with you. I will miss you Robert, when we attended the same Church and at our Indiana State Luncheon.
Carolle Kennedy
April 11, 2013
Happy Rails Robert to that depot in the sky. Our thoughts and prayers to Christine and your family.
Caboose Mikey & Anita Starck
April 11, 2013
Bob, your electric railway friends will miss your knowledge and friendship that you have shared over the years. Christine, I'm sorry for your loss.
Dave Klein
April 11, 2013
My u rest in peace... You will be missed..
Nancy Wilson
April 10, 2013
May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ in whom we find our strength comfort you in this time of earthly sadness. We know that Robert has been lifted to the heavens to be with his savior. I pray that the loving memories that you have of your life together will shine bright in your times of sadness.
Liz Gruen
April 10, 2013
may you find peace with God,family and friends.Robert was just an real sweet person to know.
Deb Sheely
April 10, 2013
Christine, I am so sorry for your loss, I know that you and Robert had a long lasting love. May God be with you in your time of sorry. Hugs to you my friend
Kimberly Sherbine
April 10, 2013
I found Robert to be a gentleman and I could see how much he cared for you, Christine. My prayers are with you.
Alison Bouck
April 10, 2013
I was saddened to hear of Robert's passing. I know he is looking down on you from his spot in heaven. Remember the good times!

Marcia Anderson
April 10, 2013
Myrna and I are certainly saddened to learn of Bob's passing. Our condolences to the family.
Seth Bramson
April 10, 2013
The long black train has departed and taken dear Robert to his Heavenly station. My sympathy to you, dearest friend Chris. Cherish the memories.
Sharon Powell
April 10, 2013
My thought and prayers are with you.
Judy Abel
April 10, 2013
Nice, Kind and thoughtful man - Rest in peace Bob
Bill Posey
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