The Richmond Register

Obituaries

May 12, 2014

Bluford Seals, 83

MADISON COUNTY — Bluford Seals, 83, of Menalaus Road, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014, at Baptist Health in Richmond.

Bluford was born in Rockcastle County to the late Bill and Ida Seals. He retired from IBM in Lexington and was a charter member of Middletown Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by: his wife, Dessie Thomas Seals; one brother, Earnest “Zeke” Seals; and one sister, Onita Rhodus.

He is survived by: his five children, Wayne Seals and Marcia Snyder, both of Berea, Vicky Davis of Lawrenceburg, Donna (Dennis) Chasteen of Monticello and Deborah (Garmon) Wheeler of Richmond; three brothers, Monroe Seals, Oscar Seals, Preston (Gay) Seals; and three sisters, Marie Todd, Mayme (Donald) Brumfield and Lorraine (Donald) Lake. Seven grandchildren, Tiffany (Kevin) Godbey, Jason (Jennifer) Snyder, Joshua (Beth) Davis, Caleb (Kristina) Davis, Brian Wheeler, Amanda (Ben Kleppinger) Wheeler and Paige Wheeler also survive him.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakes Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Woods and the Rev. Wayne Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Lakes Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Garmon Wheeler, Joshua Davis, Caleb Davis, Ben Kleppinger, Eric Huff and James Adams.

www.lakesfuneralhome.com

 

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