HARRISON VALLEY, Pa. - William B. Seeley, 91, of Harrison Valley died Wednesday (Sept. 4, 2013) in the Bath VA Medical Center, Bath, N.Y., where he resided for the last four years and received excellent care in the third-floor nursing home.
Born Jan. 25, 1922, in Tioga, he was a son of Elmer and Lelia Barber Seeley.
A World War II
veteran, he served honorably with the U.S. Army
in the European Theatre and was awarded two Purple Heart
s for wounds received in combat.
Mr. Seeley owned and operated a dairy farm at Whites Corners for many years. He was active in Westfield bowling leagues and was an avid hunter.
Surviving are a son, Larry E. (Marie) Seeley of Belmont, N.Y.; three grandsons, Larry G. Seeley, Christopher (Jessie) Seeley and Stephen (Lisa) Seeley; two granddaughters, Tracy L. (Dale) Gleason and Kathryn Weeks; several great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, William Seeley Jr.; three grandsons, Kevin Seeley, Mark W. Seeley and Scott A. Seeley; a great-grandson, Bryton Seeley; a brother, Elmer; and seven sisters, Laura Robinson, Louise Dixon, Madilyn Wallen, Dewella Plaski, Bessie Seeley, Carrie Seeley and Mary Wales.
Friends may call at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service on Sunday (Sept. 8, 2013) from 2 to 4 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held. The Rev. Duane Burdick will officiate. Military rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.
Burial will be in Whites Corners Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Tri-Town Volunteer Ambulance, Ulysses, PA 16848. Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.