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Van Seymore, Sr.

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Van K. Seymore Sr., of Davison, Mich., age 70, passed away Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005, at Genesys Health Park.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., today, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at the Allen Funeral Home, 9136 Davison Rd., Davison with Pastor Chad Hurtler and Chaplain Mark Walter officiating.

Burial was in the Flint Memorial Park Cemetery.

Visitation was from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for one hour prior to service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation or the Arthritis Foundation.

Van was born near Kennett, Mo., on Sept. 22, 1935, son of the late Woodrow and Grace Seymore. He resided in Davison much of his life.

Van married Patricia Barnes on April 26, 1956.

He served with the Michigan National Guard and was a member of the First Officers' Candidate School. Van was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church. Van was a longtime Pontiac enthusiast and was a member of Widetrackers Chapter of the Pontiac Oakland Club International and Royal Pontiac Club of America. He was employed by General Motors for 35 years, primarily as a Die Maker, and was an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, retiring in 1988. Van had several patents, including the hydroform patent which he was very proud of.

Mr. Seymore is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Keith Seymore Jr., and wife, Laura and Jennifer Dunton and husband, Denny and grandchildren, James, Anna, Kerry, Grace, Joseph, Lilly and Sarah Seymore and Molly Dunton.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Autry.