Homer C. Seymour, Jr., 86, of Marinette, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Bay Area Medical Center. He was born August 7, 1927, in Escanaba, Mich. to Homer and Mary Seymour, Sr.
Homer spent his early life in Escanaba and married the former Rose Lima Potvin on July 26, 1947, in Schaffer, Mich. They resided in Bark River until moving to Marinette in 1964. For many years Homer owned and operated M & W Vending, Inc. of Marinette with his family. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, spending time at camp and taking fishing trips to Canada. He also loved woodworking in his shop. Homer began spending winters in Florida in 1993 and had only recently returned to Marinette for the season.
Homer is survived by four children: Ronald (Mary) Seymour, George (Lori) Seymour, Mary (Roger) LaMack and Sue Ryan; eight grandchildren: Ken (Heather), Justin (Laura) and Joey (Kristi) Seymour, Scott LaMack, Lisa (Jeff) Schaut, Jill (Rick) Laux, Samantha (Travis) Ryan and Pam Ryan; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Evelyn Potvin; and a brother, Robert Seymour, both of Escanaba, Mich.; along with his special companion, Marcelle Godin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rose, in 1995.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette from 2 until 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, 2014. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. with Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiating.
Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery.
A special thank you is extended to Emergency Rescue Squad personnel and the paramedics of BAMC for their quick response and caring attention.
Memorial contributions are suggested for the Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc.