Ernest Clayton Selvey, Jr.

May 4, 1934 – August 10, 2019

Ernest Clayton Selvey, Jr., 85, of Charlotte, NC, passed away Saturday, the 10th of August 2019  at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Aldersgate surrounded by his family.

He was born May 4, 1934, in Charlotte, NC,  the middle son of three boys to the late Ernest Clayton Selvey, Sr and Darnell Mooney Selvey and a 1952 graduate of Tech High School. Clayton received his BA degree from Wake Forest in 1956 and his Law Degree in 1958.  Clayton practiced law at Ernest Clayton Selvey, Jr. Attorney at Law for twenty years.

The Selvey family will greet friends from 12:00 Noon until 1:00 PM, Wednesday, the 14th 2019 at Ellington Funeral Services.  A service to celebrate his life will follow at 1:00 PM in The Historic Morehead St. Chapel at the funeral home.  Burial with military honors will follow at Sharon Memorial Park.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Karla Selvey; two children: Lisa Spear (Eric) of Concord, NC and Clay Selvey of Charlotte, NC;  one brother, Richard Selvey of Concord, NC; three grandchildren: Andrew Smith (Montana), Kyle Smith and Aaron Lucas and one great-granddaughter, Caylee Smith.

Memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House at Aldersgate, 1825 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, NC

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John Dixon

10 months ago

A dear friend…..our thoughts and Prayers go out to the family,,,he will be missed…may he R.I.P.

Brent Carver

10 months ago

My condolences to the family. Clayton was a very nice man that I had the privilege of working with for a few years.


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