Elza E. Selman, 93, of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at his residence. He was born Saturday, March 29, 1924, in Beatrice West Virginia to the late Elmer and Mona (Johnson) Selman. He retired from the BF Goodrich Company in Akron after 39 years. He attended Victory Assembly of God of Newcomerstown. On Monday, August 2, 1944, he married Nannie Ruth (Hammons) Selman who passed away March 2, 1997, Elza is survived by his six children, Judith (Edward) Ashcraft of Akron, Linda (Harry) Bishop of Newcomerstown, Elza (Marilyn) Selman of Ashland, Kenneth (Theresa) Selman of Mogadore, Audrea (Terry) Cain of Newcomerstown and Tammy (Craig) Abner of Newcomerstown; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, 12 great-great-grandchildren; one brother Leonard Selman of Mogadore. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Mark Russell, brother, Russell E. Selman and a sister, Betty Mckee.
Funeral services were Tuesday, April 25, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. at Addy Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Heishman officiating. Burial Hillside Memorial Park was in Akron at 2:30 p.m. Visitation were Tuesday, April 25, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Addy Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice 3743 Boettler Oaks Dr., Ste E Green, OH 44685. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com