ald Francis Selis, a Prineville resident, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 24, 201,2 at his Prineville home. He was 72 years old.
Ron was born in Mishawaka, Ind., on July 16, 1940, to Charles and Audrey Selis (Graves). He graduated from Jefferson High School in Portland, Ore., in 1958, then attended Portland State University. In 1999, Ron married June Newcomb Selis, also from Portland, and she survives him.
Ron is also survived by son, Ronald C. Selis and his wife, Heather Selis; sons, Jeff Selis and his wife, Nicole, and Sam Selis and his wife, Laura; daughter, Sally Selis; step daughters, Joslin Larson, Julie Larson Pardee and husband, and Autum Pardee; and grandchildren, Chet Selis, Ruby Selis, Henry Selis, Camille Selis, Sam Selis, Stella Selis, Duke Selis, Scout Selis, Luca Pardee, and Leo Pardee.
Ron was a loyal and dedicated employee with Quimby Corporation for 42 years.
Ron was an avid fisherman, passionate golfer, bicyclist, hiker, and traveler.
He had a heart as big as the universe and an undeniable love for people and dogs. He surrounded his family and friends with unconditional love, gave of himself whenever wanted or needed, asking nothing in return. His presence will be greatly missed.
A memorial service will be held at a date and time that you can find posted at www.facebook.com/bigronselis.
No flowers please.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Transition Project at Tprojects.org, an organization assisting homeless families.
Please visit www.PrinevilleFuneralHome.com to share your memories or express your condolences by signing the on-line guest book.