|Birth: ||Feb. 6, 1920|
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2014|
Jim Seymour, 94, long time resident of Ballard and Lynnwood, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2014 in Spring, Texas. Jim was born February 6, 1920 to James and Katie Seymour in Kansas City, Kansas and was a member of the first graduating class of the re-built Wyandotte High School in 1938.
Soon after High School Jim joined the Navy and traveled West to serve as an Aviation Mechanic at NAS Sand Point, Seattle. After a successful tour in the Navy he settled in the Seattle area and worked briefly for a local startup company, Alaska Airlines. He then began a long career in the automotive warehouse industry, working with such companies as Murray Sales, Evergreen Warehouse Distributors, Reliable and Republic Automotive, until his retirement in 1985.
Jim was an active member of the American Legion, where he served as University #11 Post Commander several times. He was a member of Occidental Lodge #72 and Eureka Lodge #20 F&AM of Washington and actively participated in his daughters' youth activities, including serving as Rainbow Dad to Occidental Rainbow Girls on numerous occasions.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Berniece Seymour; sons Jim and Jon (Becky) Seymour; daughters Teresa (Rob) Reisenauer and Karri (Doug) Russell; 13 grandchildren, 4 great-grand children and 1 great-great-grandson; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jim is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Garner, his sister Corrine Christgen, and daughter Sharon.
Funeral services and celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, March 10 at Purdy and Walters at Floral Hills, Lynnwood. Graveside service with military honors will be immediately following. For those interested, a viewing will be held prior to the funeral service at 10 a.m.
Floral Hills Cemetery and Funeral Home
Created by: Rick Elwood
Record added: Mar 07, 2014
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