News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 14, 2014

Bobby K. Followell


TERRE HAUTE — Col. Bobby K. Followell, 64, of Terre Haute and formerly of Sullivan, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at Union Hospital. Bob was born in Sullivan on June 21, 1949, to Cleotus “Dudd” Followell and Nellie Middleton Followell. Bob was an auctioneer and a graduate of World Wide College of Auctioneering. He was the owner of Followell Auction Services and was a licensed auctioneer in the state of Indiana. He had formerly worked at Alcan, Bemis, Yellow Cab and Pinkerton Security.

He attended the Christian Science Church in Terre Haute, and was a former member of the Eagles Aerie. He loved to dance and was a big fan of the W.W.E. and had enjoyed announcing amateur wrestling. He loved attending the Opry at Boot City with his wife Nancy. He was a member of the Healing Message Circle, where he worked closely with his wife. He loved to ride his bike and spend time with his family, his dog, Mookey, and his cats, Wisdom and Car-Cat.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a stepson, Ricky Sedletzeck.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Francis Sedletzeck Followell, whom he married March 22, 2008. He also is survived by his children, Jacob James, Ryan, Shawn, Erica, Ashley and Kristen; stepsons, Tony Sedletzeck and wife Heather, and Jeff Sedletzeck and wife Heidi, all of Terre Haute; one brother, Bud Followell and wife Nancy of Shelburn; several grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1 p.m. Friday Jan. 17, 2014, at Greiner Funeral Home, 2005 N. 13th St. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., and Friday from noon until service time. The Rev. Marti Thompson will be officiating. Burial is at K of P Cemetery in Hymera. Online condolences may be made at: