Robert Lee “Bobby” Sells

December 31, 1957 - October 31, 2019

12/31/1957 - 10/31/2019

Past Services

Sunday November 03, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Sunday November 03, 2019
5:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Belmont County Memorial Park
P.O. Box 205
Bellaire, OH 43906
304-695-3101 | Directions

Robert Lee “Bobby” Sells 61 of Bellaire, Ohio died October 31, 2019 at his home.

Bob was born December 31, 1957 in Wheeling, WV a son of the late William F. and Mary “Lizz” Clark Sells Sr.

He was a heavy equipment operator for Ohio-West Virginia Excavating Company Shadyside, OH, retired from Operating Engineers Local # 132 Wheeling, Wv and was a member of International Union of Operating Engineers Local #18 Akron, OH, He was a member of the First United Methodist Church Bellaire, OH a 1976 graduate of Shadyside High School.

Surviving is his wife, Angela J. Kobasko Sells, two sons, Brian R. (Heather) Sells of Wheeling, WV and Justin M. (Jennifer) Sells of Bellaire, OH, two step-daughters, Tiffany J. Kobasko of Bellaire and Tara J. Kobasko of Wheeling, WV, a brother, William F. (Mary Beth) Sells Jr. of Shadyside, 11 grandchildren and an expected great grandchild.

Bob enjoyed spending time with his wife Angie, he never met a stranger, he had a kind and gentle way about him and made everyone feel at ease.

He loved racecars and racing, he enjoyed hunting with his brother Bill and spending time with his family. He and his quick wit will be sadly missed.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3900 Central Avenue, Shadyside, Ohio on Sunday from noon until time of funeral service at 5pm with Pastor Mitch Johnson officiating.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Belmont Memorial Park St. Clairsville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society at

Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Janet Hoskinson
4 years ago

We were shocked and saddened by your loss. Bobby will be missed. Such a sweet and kind man. Know that your family is in our prayers.

Kathy Sechrest
4 years ago

My sympathy to you and your family. I was married to David and we lived straight across the street in West Bellaire. Bob was special to us. We always enjoyed spending time with him. Praying for God’s comfort for you and yours

Dave Sechrest
4 years ago

Angie so sorry for your loss , I lived across the street from bob we were the best of friends. Prayers to you and the family

David Coleman
4 years ago

Angela, so sorry for your loss, with our love from Aunty Jane Uncle Mic, David, Wendy and Family.

Linda Zavolta
4 years ago

Angie, Al & I are so sorry for your loss Kid. You’re all in our Thoughts & Prayers

Dave Mills
4 years ago

Sorry for your loss. God bless.
Cousin Dave

Regina M Bauer
4 years ago

Heaven gained another angel…He was the most happiest kindest guy there was. RIP Bob <3

Corina Huston-Shaikh
4 years ago

Thoughts and prayers for You and your family. Hugs and prayers.

Charles & Evelyn Tiger
4 years ago

Prayers & Hugs to all the family. Bobby was one of a kind. Heaven gained another Angel. RIP Bobby. You will be missed.

Michael Tedeschi Jr
4 years ago

He was one of the best guys I could have the pleasure of ever meeting never had anything bad to say about anyone I am really sorry to all his family for the loss you all have lost a great man I am really sad today RIP