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Donald L. Selway

Dagsboro, Del.–Donald L. Selway, 90, of Dagsboro, Del. and formerly of Wilmington died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes.  
He was born in Wilmington and was the son of the late John L. and Mary C. (Voorhees) Selway.
Don owned and operated the Salty Sands Motel in Ocean City for 20 years and was a partner in C & E Furniture in Selbyville for 20 years.
He was a savvy real estate investor and an original partner and developer of Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club. He was a member of the Lafayette Masonic Lodge, Nur Temple and the Royal Order of Jesters, all in Wilmington. During World War II, Don served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and flew 30 missions over Germany as a gunner on B-24 bombers.
He is survived by a son, John D. Selway and his fiancée, Nichole Schroeder of Cape Charles, Va. and a daughter, Nancy K. Winnington and her husband, Gerry of Dagsboro; four grandchildren, Katherine Winnington, Jessica Selway, Jonathan Selway and Rebecca Winnington; two brothers, Phillip Selway of Middletown and William Selway of Smyrna; two sisters, Barbara Tjiaden and Martha Gans, both of Middletown and his former daughter-in-law, Christie Selway of Fenwick Island.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean E. Selway in 2008.
A funeral service was held on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville with Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall officiating. Burial was in Delaware Veterans Cemetery in Millsboro.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 3551 North Broad St., Philadelphia, Pa. 19140.
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