Billy Don Selman, Sr.

Billy Don Selman, Sr., (82) of Hemphill, Texas passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023.  He was born on December 29, 1940 to James Leonard and Eunice Karen Knox-Selman in Douglas, Texas.

Billy was a resident of Hemphill for 13 years, formerly from La Marque. He worked as a Machinist with A & A Machine and Fabrication, LLC for 35 years; he was a member of Church of Christ in San Augustine. Billy was a graduate of the La Marque Tigers Class of 59, where he played sports and AAA Pro Baseball.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son Billy Don Selman, Jr., and his two sisters, Maurice Havard and husband Don and Leonardean Tomlin.  Billy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patricia O’Meara Selman, daughters; Karen Selman-Schultz and Andrea “Andy” Bozeman, brother James N. “Nub” Selman and wife Laura, grandchildren; Stephen Schultz, Billy Don Selman, III and Joshua Jacob Selman and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Sunday, March 26, 2023 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at the Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque. Funeral Service will be Monday, March 27, 2023 at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Brother Stephen Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow at Hayes Grace Memorial Park in Hitchcock, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Daniel O’Meara, Dan O’Meara, Jr., Ronny Harper, Jamie Selman, Alan Hutchins, Patrick Hutchins and Karen Selman-Schultz.  Honorary Pallbearer will be Stephen Schultz.


  1. Billy was always likable. I remember a guy who was full of life. God bless Pat, his girls, and the rest of his family.

    Dr. Keith & Diane Bellamy
  2. So sorry for your loss.
    Sending hugs and prayers of comfort.

    Linda Myers
  3. I have fond memories of this whole family. I was good friend of Karen and they treated me like family. He was a good man. My deepest condolences , hugs and prayers

    Tracey Harmon
  4. Sending my condolences to the family which includes my friend Karen. Prayers for all for comfort, strength and peace. Rest In Peace Mr Selman.

    Pat Israel

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