Horace Kenneth Seymour, 87, of Brunswick, Ga., entered peacefully into rest on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, with his family by his side.

Kenneth was born Nov. 24, 1930, in Bowman, Ga., the son of the late Horace Wilkes Seymour and the late Ollie Estelle Seymour. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Zack Seymour, Roger Seymour and Tony Seymour.

Kenneth was a graduate of Bowman High School. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in forestry from the University of Georgia. Kenneth later met and married the love of his life, Ruth Seymour. He soon became vice president of a pulp and paper company owned by Tenneco, a leader in the forest industry in the 1970s and 1980s. Kenneth and his family resided in Savannah, Tenn. After his retirement, he and his wife moved back to Bowman, Ga. In 2014, they moved to Brunswick, Ga., to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Kenneth was a member of Bowman Baptist Church.

Left to cherish Kenneth’s memories are his loving wife of 66 years, Ruth Seymour, of Brunswick, Ga.; his two sons and daughters-in-law, Anthony and LaDawna Seymour, of Woodbine, Ga., and Eric and Christi Seymour, of Brunswick, Ga.; a daughter and son-in-law, Angela Seymour and Jim Latham, of Brunswick, Ga.; nine wonderful grandchildren, Blake, Annalize, Delvin, Noah, Sydne Jane, Dallas, Nicholas, Tyler and Makenzie; one sister, Jane Coker (George); and a brother, Morris Seymour (Shelba). Two precious great grandchildren, Emmalyn and Leonidas also survive.

Kenneth loved to spend time with family and friends. He also took great pride in providing for his loved ones. Kenneth was quite a World War II history enthusiast. He also enjoyed the hobby of collecting. Kenneth will be missed by all who knew and loved him. His family will have many fond memories to cherish for years to come.

The family will celebrate Kenneth’s life with a graveside memorial service held at a later date. The service will give honor to a life well-lived.

Arrangements are entrusted into the care of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, www.edomillerandsons.com.

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