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Oct. 30, 1931-May 2, 2008

Mr. William Ellis "Bill" Seymour, 76, of 100 Tarklin Drive died Friday at Wayne Memorial Hospital.

Bill was born in Wayne County on Oct. 30, 1931, to the late James Howard Seymour Sr. and Alease Ezzell. He was the retired owner and operator of Bill Seymour's Garage. Bill attended Pinewood Presbyterian Church.

The funeral will be Sunday at 5 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Bradley officiating. Burial will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery.

Bill is survived by his wife, Brigitta Seymour; his son, William Ellis Seymour Jr. and wife, Sheila, of Havelock; his daughters, Sandra Seymour Turner of Atlantic Beach, and DeeVee Seymour Phillips and husband, Chris, of Princeton; his brother, Ed Ezzell and wife, Donna of Snow Hill; his sisters, Cora Sassano and husband, Tom, of Goldsboro, Faye Enriquez and husband, Joe, of Goldsboro and Lynette Williams of Goldsboro ; his grandchildren, Channing Griffin, Samantha Seymour, Taylor Seymour, April Keene, Bryan Stotts and Kelly Blansit. Bill is also survived by many loyal and lifelong friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother, James Howard "Jim" Seymour Jr., his sister, Francis Harrell and his grandchildren, Misty and Wesley.

Although flowers are welcome, memorials may be made to Pinewood Presbyterian Church, 2114 N. Berkeley Blvd., Goldsboro, N.C. 27534.

The family will receive friends following the funeral service at Seymour Funeral Home and at other times at the home.


Published in Obituaries on May 4, 2008 2:08 PM