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Herschel Wayne Seales
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1926
Lamar County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 2006
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA

Herschel Wayne Seales, 80, of Moline died Saturday, April 22, 2006, at his home.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church, Rock Island. Burial is in National Cemetery, Rock Island, with military rites conducted by American Legion Post 246.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601-38th Ave., Moline.

Wayne was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Beaverton, Ala., the son of Vewis and Florence Cantrell Seals. He married Betty Warren Aug. 6, 1951, in Fulton, Miss.

Wayne was employed at the John Deere Foundry retiring in 1982. He was a Navy veteran of World War II serving on the aircraft carrier USS Lake Champlain in the Pacific. Wayne was a charter member of the Mississippi Valley Country & Western Music Association. A versatile musician whose love of music encompassed many different styles, Wayne enjoyed sharing his original recordings from his home studio with his friends and family in the community. He was very active in the Baptist church.

Survivors (and spouses) are his wife, Betty; daughters, Debbie (Dan) Barrett, Becky (Steve) DeJonghe, Kim (Joe) Brown; son, Jim (Judy) Seales; seven grandchildren; brothers and sister, Josh, Dick and Jewel, all of Alabama. He was preceded in death by son, Jacky W. Seales; daughter-in-law Joy; brother Gene and sister Caroline.
(Rock Island Argus, Apr. 24, 2006) 
Family links: 
  Betty Jean Warren Seales (1936 - 2013)
S2 US Navy World War II
Rock Island National Cemetery
Rock Island
Rock Island County
Illinois, USA
Plot: W - 83
Created by: Paul Mack
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 63982306
Herschel Wayne Seales
Added by: Paul Mack
Herschel Wayne Seales
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