In memory of
David Baxter Selby
Selby David Baxter Selby, born December 28, 1937 passed away from a sudden heart attack on Thursday, October 13 at the age of 78. He was preceded in death by his loving parents Samuel and Virginia Selby, former Ohio natives and Florida residents. As a graduate of Upper Arlington High School, Dave played football and ran track for the Golden Bears. Dave met his high school sweetheart, Diane, and they both attended The Ohio State University. Dave played football for The Ohio State Buckeyes under Coach Woody Hayes from 1957-1959. He was in R.O.T.C. and Delta Upsilon Fraternity. His dedication to Ohio State started by working at the OSU airport, photography department, and led to a career working for the Department of Teaching and Learning where he retired after 30 years as the Director of Media productions. After retirement from OSU, Dave started his company Advanced Satellite Communications in 1988. Dave is survived by his wife, Diane; three daughters and their families, Liz and Ron Cramer, Susie and Greg Allen, and Sarah and Jimmy Stewart. The pride of Dave and Diane were their three grandchildren, Carrie, Ryan and Jayden; and "little dog," Molly. Dave's variety of adventures included teaching safe boating classes in the U.S. Coast Guard Aux., sailing, model railroading, pilot, Past President of Central Ohio Corvette Club, former member of the University Masonic Lodge, Past President of Thomas Worthington Band Boosters, filming for OSU football games, traveling in his "bus" to different locations around the US and spending time with his family and friends. The family will welcome friends to the SCHOEDINGER FUNERAL HOME in Worthington on Monday, October 17, from 4-7 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 18 from 12 noon-1 p.m. preceding 1 p.m. funeral service at All Saints Lutheran Church with burial following at Union Cemetery. David gave the gift of life through organ donation. Through the spirit of giving please consider giving a memorial contribution to The American Heart Association, Diabetes Association or the Charity of your choice. Visit www.schoedinger.com to send online condolences to the family.
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