George William Seavey, 75, of Dunnellon, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. He was born Oct. 26, 1937, and was married to his beautiful devoted wife Alicia for 51 years.
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He is survived by his children, Wallie Seavey of Tucson, Ariz., Christina Seavey of Dunnellon and Lynda Jackson-Taylor (Andy) of Montgomery, Ala.; 12 grandchildren, Maya Pittman, Christopher Hancock, Sara Hancock, Mary Alice Hancock, Alesia Beavers, Andrew Taylor, Nolan Jackson, Shawn Goolsby, Alicia Ruth Jackson, Matthew Taylor, Melody Taylor and Sophia Taylor; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, all of Maine.
He graduated from Calais Memorial High School in 1955 and enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at the age of 17, retiring after 33 years of honorable service. He then worked for the Dunnellon Post Office for 16 years. He was actively involved in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, ELKS, American Legion and a fourth-degree Knight of Columbus.
The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Dunnellon, with Fr. Kevin Mac Gabhann officiating the service. Repast to follow in church hall. Arrangements by Roberts Funeral Home, 19939 E. Pennsylvania Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34432. Condolences may be left at RobertsofDunnellon.com. Family suggests memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Marion County, 3231 S.W. 34th Ave., Ocala, FL. 34474.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Nov. 4, 2012