JAMES RICHARD SEAVER

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  • "will always respect the fact that he did it his way...will..."
    - Brian Sample
  • "I will miss you everyday...glad I got to spend some time..."
    - Kathleen
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JAMES (JIM) RICHARD SEAVER Jim Seaver,73, of Kennewick Washington was born Jan 31, 1943 in Pueblo, Colorado to George and Frances (Gassman) Seaver. He passed away on May 17, 2016 with his wife at his side. Jim graduated from Stewartville High School in 1961. He immediately joined the Navy. He traveled the world serving 2 tours on the USS Constellation, one on the USS Ranger and retired on the USS Enterprise as CW04 in 1991. The movie Top Gun was filmed on the USS Enterprise during his tour. Jim spent two years in Kuwait as an civilian advisor to the Kuwait Air Force. He married Carol Cowett in Tahoe. Nevada in 1975. He enjoyed fishing, gardening and traveling acting as a top gun. He is survived by his wife, Carol, sons Calvin (Kathy) Sample, Brian (Kathy) Sample, Steven (Elizabeth) Seaver, daughters Deborah Seaver and Cheryl Seaver, granddaughter Amanda Sample and sister Marie Nelson. Preceded in death by his parents, siblings Jerry, Paul and Lucille. A private memorial was held in Kennewick Wa.
Published in Tri-City Herald on May 18, 2016
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