Fred A. Selvage
June 28, 1949 - January 20, 2019
Fred A. Selvage, age 69, of Bear, DE, passed away on Sunday, January 20, 2019.
Born in Alexandria, VA on June 28, 1949, he was the son of Cora M. (Baker) and the late James F. Selvage. Fred graduated from Blue Mountain Academy in Hamburg, PA and went on to proudly serve his country in the US Army as a medic during the Vietnam War. Following his service he continued his education earning an Associate’s Degree in nursing from Kettering College of Medical Arts in Kettering, OH. Fred dedicated his career as an RN with Christiana Care, helping the lives of many.
Fred enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He was a talented wood worker in his spare time. Fred was dedicated to his family and will be remembered for his kind personality.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Frank. Fred is survived by his wife of 19 years, Nancy D. Selvage; mother, Cora; children, Kimberly A. Gavin (Gene) of Middletown, Tracey L. Price (Mike) of Newark, Michael J. Blair (Kim) of Middletown, Bethann and Cheryl Lynn Selvage of PA; sisters, Debbie Turville of NY, Alinda Lewris of VA; brother, JB of GA, sister in-law, Dottie of VA; 7 grandchildren and 1 great grand-daughter.
Interment will be held privately in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Fred’s memory to U.S.O., PO Box 96860, Washington, DC 20077-7677 or Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.