Loy Furman Sellers, age 77, passed away Thursday, October 27 at the Randolph Hospice House. Loy was born in Fallston, NC to Furman and Stella Sellers on June 13, 1945. He graduated from Appalachian State Teacher’s College in 1967. He also earned two Master’s degrees from UNCG.
Loy was a teacher and guidance counselor for 32 years in schools across Randolph County. He was known for his ability to make people laugh. He loved his fellow educators, his students, and friends. His greatest pleasure was making others feel good and giving them happy memories.
Loy loved his family. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Brenda Roberts and Jeanette Raines. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Pamela Dildy Sellers, his daughters, Melanie Nixon (Brandon) and Ashley Dempsey. Also surviving are his grandchildren Mariann Nixon, Parker and Emma Dempsey, and a niece Tracey Roberts.
The family will receive friends on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 11:00 am at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Lynda Ferguson officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church 224 N. Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, NC 27203 or Hospice of Randolph 416 Vision Drive, Asheboro, NC 27203.