Jon Lee Selby Dec. 23, 1943 ~ June 29, 2013
June 24, 2013, 9:02 am by Staff Reports
Jon and Barbara [Grimes] had been friends since fourth grade. They were married April 4, 1965 in Emporia, Kan. Jonís vocation was being a railroad transportation specialist. They moved to Kingsland, Texas in June 1994 from Stillwell, Kansas and established a business in the transportation profession. As of 2001, he and Barbara opened a fabric store known as Barbís Quilt Nook. They both shared tasks there and traveled as vendors in quilt shows throughout the states. Jon was a member of the Hill Country Fellowship Church in Burnet, past director of the Kingsland Ė Lake LBJ Chamber of Commerce and a board member in the Kingsland Community Center. Jon loved being a public servant to many people and groups in the Highland Lakes area.
Jon is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara K. Selby of Kingsland, son, Michael Lee Selby of San Antonio, son and daughter-in-law, Mark Anthony and Kelly Selby of Katy. Four grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by daughters, Christine Ranae and Kimberly Kay Selby and a brother, Stephen Selby.
Celebration of life services will be held at the Hill Country Fellowship Church 200 Houston Clinton Drive, Burnet, Texas at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20. Private inurnment will be held at a later date in Aubry Township Cemetery, Stillwell, Kan. An online guest register may be signed at www.PutnamCares.com.
Memorial contributions may be sent in Jonís memory to Newcomers Group P.O. Box 868, Kingsland, Texas 78639.
Cremation arrangements made by Putnam Funeral Home 145 Texas Avenue, Kingsland.
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