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James H. Sellwood Jr., 56, of 810 N. Main St., died peacefully on August 22, 2017 in Ottumwa.
He was born May 10, 1961 in Ottumwa to James H. and Bonnie L. Brooks Sellwood Sr. He married Kimberly Rady on May 20, 2005.
James enjoyed fishing, playing bingo and helping people.
Surviving is his wife, Kimberly; 4 step-children, Melissa Yeoman, Christopher Yeoman, Ryan Yeoman and Kyleena Zachmeyer; three sisters, Marie Johnson of Cedar Rapids, Leslie Dianne Starr and Stacey Jimenez; a brother, Terry Sellwood of Ottumwa; brother-in-law, Henry Fiedler of Ottumwa and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Kimmie Fiedler; grandmother, Faye Arbuckle and two nephews.
His body has been cremated and private services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Hospice serving Davis & Wapello Counties, 927 Pennsylvania Ave., Ottumwa, IA 52501 or American Cancer Society.
Published on August 28, 2017
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