Troy Seals

Obituary of Troy Everett Seals

Troy Everett Seals, age 74, passed away on August 13, 2021, in Jackson, Mississippi. He was born on September 16, 1946, in Lumberton, Mississippi to Richard Seals and Mary Margaret Goellner Seals. He was a graduate of Lumberton High School in Lumberton, Mississippi and attended the University of Mississippi where he was a member of the football and baseball programs. He valiantly served and was highly decorated as a Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman (SARC) in the United States Navy while attached to the 1st Marine Division, 1st Reconnaissance Battalion (Raiders) during the Vietnam War. Upon return from Vietnam, he continued to serve his country in the Mississippi Army National Guard, eventually retiring as the rank of First Sergeant. He continued his legacy of service to his country and community through a lengthy career with the United States Postal Service. His smile and willingness to go the extra mile were always evident during his interaction with the community. Troy’s hobbies were many as he enjoyed gardening, reading, SEC sports, and spending time with family and friends. He was a supportive and loyal husband, father, grandfather, and friend. Troy is preceded in death by his father, Richard, and his mother, Margaret. He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Katherine Seals; two daughters, Lori Anderson, and Cheryl Seals; one son, Joe Seals; six grandchildren, Bailey Seals, Amy Anderson, Matt Anderson, Clay Flake, Alex Flake; one stepson, Brett Flake; one stepdaughter, Kay Hodges; and his brother, Tony Seals. Visitation will be Monday, August 16, 2021, at Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison, Mississippi from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. A funeral service celebrating his life will follow at 11:00 AM at Natchez Trace Funeral Home, followed by interment in Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Monday
16
August

Public Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday, August 16, 2021
Natchez Trace Funeral Home
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
"Please Wear Your Mask & Social Distance"
Monday
16
August

Celebration of Life

11:00 am
Monday, August 16, 2021
Natchez Trace Funeral Home
759 Hwy 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
"Please Wear Your Mask & Social Distance"

Graveside Service & Military Honors

Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery
759 Highway 51
Madison, Mississippi, United States
601-898-8565
"Please Wear Your Mask & Social Distance"