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James W. Sells

March 25, 1972 ~ January 5, 2019 (age 46)


James W. Sells, Jr., husband of Kristine Y. J. Sells, departed this life on January 5, 2019, in Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware.  He was born on March 25, 1972, the son of Sabrina and James W. Sells, Sr. James had worked as a truck driver for Estes Express Lines.  He was a avid bowler with several bowling leagues, including Brunswick and Mid County Lanes.  He enjoyed cooking for family cookouts, and was well known for his secret recipe for fried fish.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Jacob Sells; maternal grandfather, James Beckett; a late sister-in-law, Cynthia Rodgers; and his late father-in-law, Edward W. Johnson.        

James leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Kristine Y. J. Sells; 8 children, Airelle T. Sells, James W. Sells, III, Joshua W. Sells, Amber T. Sells, Jeremy W. Sells, Khiry R. Morrow,     Khalid I. Morrow, and Dominic E. Sells; 1 grandson Cameron W. Cook; his parents, Sabrina Sells and James W. Sells, Sr.; siblings, Michael D. Sells, Melissa L. Bordley-Sells (Chris), and Jamie Sells; his maternal grandmother, Enith Chase; his paternal grandmother, Gladys Sells; a special uncle, James Beckett, Jr.; his mother-in-law, Mary Rodgers; special friends, Maurice, Tom, John, Tim, Tony, and many more; brother-in-law, Jermaine Meades; sisters-in-law, Bernice Rodgers and Vernica Rodgers; and two canine friends, Prince & Diego.  He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

His Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be Friday, January 11, 2019, at Love of Christ Church, 2157 Corbitt Road, Bear, Delaware 19701, where visitation will be from 10-11 am. 

His interment will be private.


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