Troy Everett Seals


Troy Everett Seals, age 74, of Madison passed away on August 13, 2021. 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. 

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. 

A funeral service celebrating his life was held August 16, 2021 at Natchez Trace Funeral Home, followed by interment in Natchez Trace Memorial Park Cemetery.

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