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Robert Forrest Seaman

May 25, 1929 — December 5, 2020

Robert Forrest “Bob” Seaman, age 91 of Hickory Hill Road, Purgitsville, WV, passed away Saturday morning, December 5, 2020 at Piney Valley Nursing Home in Keyser, WV. Born on May 25, 1929 in Reedy, WV, he was a son of the late Oda Hoyt Seaman and Opal Sylvestress Tennant Seaman. Two brothers also preceded him in death making him the last surviving member of his family.

Bob was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War, was an All-Star catcher in his youth; coached sports for many years and was a member of the WV Athletic Association. A graduate of West Virginia Institute of Technology and Kent State University, Bob’s educational career included serving for seven years as Principal at Moorefield High School. He was a past member of the Moorefield Lions Club and was a former owner of Fox’s Pizza Den in Moorefield. After the sale of Fox’s, Bob became a longtime delivery person as he enjoyed talking to people. Bob was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying gardening, working his farm, hunting, and fishing

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Betty Margaret Wood Seaman; two sons, Stephen (Barbara) Seaman of Oklahoma City, OK and Ted Seaman of Cincinnati, OH; three grandchildren, Stephen Seaman, Caitlin Seaman and Ryan Seaman and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held beginning at 6:00 PM Thursday, August 4, 2022 at the Fraley Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until time of services.

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