James Howard Seago, Sr., 87, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Atwater, IL, died at Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 6:25 pm. He was born July 31, 1931, in Atwater, IL to Charles Seago & Evia (Jackson) Seago. He married Norma Jean (Karrick) Seago. She preceded him in death on September 29, 2006. He then married Wanda (Winfrey) Blackburn Seago. He was retired military after having served with the Army as an E7 during Vietnam. He was also a retired supervisor from the US Postal Service. James loved playing the violin and telling people about the Lord and leading them to Christ. He is survived by his spouse Wanda (Winfrey) Blackburn Seago, children, James (Leigh) Seago Jr., Deborah (Charles) Crump, Kimberly Richardson, Rebecca (Steve) Brown, Belinda (Dan) Cooper, Jenni (Marvin) Kuentzel, Kim (Terry) Walker, Mary (Cathy) Blackburn, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and brother, Charles Seago. James was preceded in death by his parents, first spouse, daughter, Kathleen Gail Seago, grandson, James Kallis Richardson, great grandson, Jeffrey Black, sibling, Orville, Truman, Clara, Bernice, Mayme and Paul. Friends may call on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Funeral services are Monday, June 17, 2019 at 10:00 AM at Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie, IL. Burial will be at Bethel Ridge Cemetery, Atwater, IL. Memorials are suggested to CEF of Alaska and National Veterans Golden Age Games. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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