William Jerald Selby, 76, of Portland, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Mr. Selby was a native of Boliver County, Mississippi, a resident of Portland for over 40 years and a resident of the Dermott City Nursing Home for the past two years. Mr. Selby was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam, an agricultural pilot in the Portland Area for more than 25 years and a member of the Portland United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Casey and Annie Laura Gilmer Selby.
Survivors include a son, Jerad Wayne Selby and wife, Missy Brooks Selby, of Portland; a daughter, Kellie Ann Selby of Alexandria, Va.; a brother, Dennis Selby and wife, Diane, of Huntsville, Ala.; a grandson; a niece and a nephew.
Graveside services and burial were 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 20 in the Portland Cemetery with the Rev. Ben Coulter officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Portland Cemetery Association, PO Box 174, Portland, AR 71663 or to the Portland United Methodist Church, PO Box 400, Portland, AR 71663.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.