John Ross Seely|
1946 ~ 2013
John Ross Seely, 66 of Nephi, Utah passed away Saturday, August 17, 2013 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
He was born on November 7, 1946. The oldest of four brothers to John Rayner and Virginia Vance Seely in Provo, Utah.
He grew up in Mt Pleasant, attending school in the Sanpete County schools. His family later moved to Blanding, Utah where he attended San Juan High School and loved sports. John also attended CSU & Utah Tech College. He entered the US Army from 1964-1966 in Germany receiving an Honorable Discharge. He spent most of his career in the Trucking Industry. He married Joanne Somers June 29, 1968; their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti Temple.
He is survived but his wife, Joanne; sons Justin D. (Stacy) and Jeffrey R. (Trinity) Seely. Grandchildren: Ashton, Addison, Aiden, Kathryn, Wyatt, Tap and Samuel. Brothers include Robert R., Vance L., and Casey D. along with numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his youngest son Jacob Vance with whom he is having a momentous reunion.
Funeral services will be held on August 24, 2013 at the Nephi Stake Center- 351 North 100 West Nephi, Utah at 12:00 Noon with viewing from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Vine Bluff Cemetery in Nephi following the services.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Aug. 21, 2013