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Larry Delane Sellers, Jr.

Updated: Dec 23, 2022

December 17, 1968 ~ December 18, 2022 (age 54)

Delane Sellers left this world on December 18, 2022.

Delane was a beloved member of the Whiteville High School Class of 1987 and the White Marsh Baptist Church. Delane was Stevie Nicks’ number one fan, an avid follower of WECT’s Frances Weller and a lover of small dogs.

A graduate of Southeastern Community College with a degree in Computer Science, he used his degree to work in healthcare in North Carolina with his last job at Interim Health in Whiteville, NC. Recently he volunteered for Community CPR in Whiteville where he was their Tech Guru.

Granted a second chance of life after a heart transplant in October of 2016, Delane spent the last six years celebrating life with his family, friends and his dogs. He loved music, formal tea, going to thrift stores and eating seafood at Lake Waccamaw.

Delane lost his high school sweetheart and beloved wife, Lisa Gore Sellers in 2018, his father Larry Delane Sellers, Sr and mother Diane Evans Sellers in 2019 and his stepmother Betty Denise Coleman Sellers in 2021.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Nicholas and Shannon Sellers of Wilmington, his “heart mother” Mary Ann Riddick-Wilson of Maryland, several aunts and uncles, a slew of cousins and a legion of friends who all miss him dearly.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make donations in Delane’s name to either

National Foundation for Transplants 3249 W Sarazens Circle, Suite 100, Memphis TN 38125 or Doxie By Proxy Rescue, Inc. (DBPR), PO Box 9671, Greensboro, NC 27429-9671.

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