William Clarence Seay, 83, of Radcliff, passed away Friday, May 24, 2013, at University Hospital in Louisville.
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He was retired from the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion Post No. 113 in Elizabethtown. While serving, he was part of the 101st Airborne, the 82nd Airborne and the 12th Cavalry Regiment. Some of his awards and accomplishments include a World War II Victory Medal, a Korean Service Medal with two campaign stars, a Master Parachutist Badge, a Presidential Unit Citation, a Good Conduct Medal, an Army of Occupation Medal Japan, a Vietnam Service Medal and a Purple Heart.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Alice Seay; a son, Ralph Seay; a brother, Jerry Seay; and a sister, Betty Tate.
Survivors include three sons, Jack Seay and his wife, Debbie, of Louisville, George Seay and his wife, Kathy, of Louisville, and Ronnie Daley and his wife, Wendy, of Notingham, England; two daughters, Pat Edwards and her husband, Vick, of Louisville, and Debbie Backer and her husband, Teddy, of Mount Washington; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Charlie Seay and Billy Seay, both of Danville; and a sister, Wanda Wilson of Danville.
The funeral is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the chapel of Coffey & Chism Funeral Home in Vine Grove with the Rev. Rob Sumrall officiating. Burial with military honors follows in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Coffey & Chism Funeral Home
769 Highland Avenue
Vine Grove, KY 40175
Published in The News-Enterprise on May 26, 2013