George E. “Butch” Selwyn III


George E. “Butch” Selwyn III, 65, of Narragansett, formerly of Warwick, passed away on February 16, 2020 surrounded by his family.

He is the son of Mary E. (McGrath) Selwyn of Narragansett, formerly of Warwick, and the late George E. Selwyn. He was a former employee of the City of Warwick and RIDOT. He was a friend of Bill W.

He is survived by his daughter, Jessica Selwyn, and his granddaughters, Chloe and Paige Selwyn of North Kingstown; his son Adam Selwyn, and his grandson, Andrew Pina-Selwyn, of North Kingstown and his son, George E. Selwyn Jr. of New York City, as well as his former wife of 30 years, Kathleen C. Johnson. He is also survived by his siblings, Paul Selwyn of Narragansett and NYC, Maribeth Brouillette of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Julie Selwyn of Stonington, Conn. and Lee Bresnahan of Narragansett, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Daniel Selwyn.

Calling hours will be Friday, February 21 from 4-7 p.m. at Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Road, Warwick. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to Southern RI Intergroup, The Craik Building, 2845 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886. Internment is private.

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