Selden Herbert Raynes, 90, of Raleigh, died Thursday evening, June 19, 2014. A native of Philadelphia, PA, Selden was the son of the late Walter George Raynes and Helen Mendenhall. A graduate of Central High School in Philadelphia, he served in the Navy during World War II, after which he studied at Drexel University. After several short jobs, Raynes had a long career working for DuPont, from which he retired in 1966. Selden is preceded in death by wife, Helen Franklin Raynes, and his brothers George, Walter, Russell, and Burton. He is survived by his son, Jeffrey Alan Raynes, and his many beloved nieces and nephews. No funeral nor memorial service will be held for Selden. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Transitions LifeCare at 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.