Born Feb. 12, 1928, in Kennett, son of the late Wyman Macky Selby and Alice Louise Waddell Selby, he spent most of his working years selling Case/I/H. Farm Equipment.
On Dec. 1, 1946, in Kennett, he married Bonnie L. Irvin.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Selby, of Malden; two sons, Ricky Selby, of Malden and Gary Irvin Selby, of Wappapello, Mo.; grandchildren, Kyle Selby and wife, Cheryl, of Atoka, Tenn., Shawn Selby and wife, Charmin, of Decatur, Ala., J'Anna Couch and husband, Wesley, of Corning, Ark., and Montana Chastain and husband, Bryant, of Bolivar, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Paige Selby and Alex Selby, both of Atoka, Whitney Selby and Chris Selby, both of Decatur, Sadie Couch, Maggie Couch and Jayce Couch, all of Corning, Ark., and Blaine Chastain and Easton Chastain, both of Bolivar, and a sister, Iris Nichols, of Dadeville, Ala.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wyman Macky and Alice Louise Selby, of Kennett, and sister, Joan Stone, Clarkton, Mo.
Funeral services were held at noon, Saturday, April 21, at the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden with Rev. Aulden LeBlanc officiating.
Burial will follow in the Rosewood First Addition Cemetery at Malden.
Landess Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.