Herbert E. Seaburn

November 18, 1922 ‒ November 22, 2006

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Herbert E. Seaburn, age 84, of Mount Gilead, died on Wednesday afternoon, November 22, 2006, at the Morrow County Hospital following an extended illness

He was born in Marion, Ohio, on November 18, 1922, the son of the late Winfield and Mayme (Clark) Seaburn. Herb graduated from Marion Harding High School in the Class of 1941.

On August 15, 1942, Herbert married his wife of over 58 years, Betty Jean (Kightlinger) Seaburn, who preceded him in death on May 5, 2001. Together they moved from Marion to Mount Gilead in 1961.

On January 12, 1943, he entered the U.S. Army serving as a truck driver in the Rhineland and Central Europe Campaigns during World War II, earning two bronze stars.

Herbert worked as a letter carrier for the Marion Post Office, until he retired in 1972.

Herb was a member of the V.F.W. Post #8054, and the National Association of Letter Carriers. Also, he attended the Caledonia Church of Christ.

When he was younger, Herb enjoyed raising horses and training them to harness race in local county fairs. He also enjoyed watching the OSU Buckeyes play football.

He is survived by his three sons Stephen of Mount Gilead, Randy (Jeanne), and Greg both of Marion; one daughter Joyce (Doug) West of Edison; six grandchildren Lisa, Whitney, Leslie, Scott, Doug II, and Tim; five great-grandchildren; two sisters Marge (Bob) Schuller of Marion, and Ruth Young of Lexington; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law Rebecca Seaburn; brothers Robert Seaburn and Dick Donohue; and a sister Jane Joyce.

The family will greet friends on Sunday from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home, 76 South Main Street, Mount Gilead, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ken Boswell officiating. Burial with military honors by V.F.W. Post 8054 and Am Vets Post 87 will follow at Caledonia Cemetery.

If desired memorial contributions can be made to the charity of donor’s choice.

Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.