Robert K. Sell, 77, of Martinsburg, formerly of Woodbury, passed away on December 25, 2018 at his home. He was born on August 21, 1941 in Woodbury, son of the late Lester and Sara (Pepple) Sell. On December 26, 1964, at the Woodbury Church of the Brethren, he was united in marriage with Janet E. Over who survives. Robert was a 1959 graduate of the Northern Bedford High School and a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University. He was a Northern Bedford School District teacher for 42 years; teaching agriculture, math, and science. Robert retired as the High School Principal. He was a member of the Woodbury Church of the Brethren and was affiliated with both Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren and Altoona 28th Street Church of the Brethren. Robert was a very active Christian; he served on the Church Board and as a Church Moderator, he taught Sunday School and sang in the Choir. Robert previously served on the Middle PA District Church of the Brethren District Board as a District Conference Moderator. He also served on the Camp Blue Diamond Board, was a member of the Bedford County PASR, and a member of the “RATS” (Retired Ag Teachers). Robert loved “flying” and was a charter member of the EAA Chapter 400. Surviving are his wife Janet E.; son Allen M. Sell and wife Veronica (Glodek) of Claysburg; daughter Mary Ellen Laird and husband Colin of Loysburg; grandchildren Paige Morral of Los Angeles, California and Brody Morral, Mara Laird, and Connor Laird all of Loysburg; sister Evelyn Ritchey and brothers Edwin and H. Richard Sell all of Woodbury; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Friends will be received on Friday, December 28, 2018, from 3:00-7:00PM and Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 10:00-11:00AM. At 11:00AM, Saturday, a Funeral Service will take place with Pastors David Ulm, Larry Graybill, and Allen Baker officiating. All of the above will be held at the Woodbury Church of the Brethren. Interment will be at Replogle Cemetery. If so desired, Memorial Contributions in Robert’s name can be made to Village in Place Hospice Services (429 S. Market St. Martinsburg, PA 16662) or your favorite charity. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, LLC (weaversfh.com); Woodbury.
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