Sergeant Charles (Chuck) Ray Seekford, age 75 of Gladys, died on July 31, 2019. He was born in Luray, Virginia on March 13, 1944 to the late Mr. George W. and Mrs. Audrey Seekford. He served in the United States Marine Corps from September 7, 1961 through June 4, 1974, serving in the TET offensive in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969. He received an Honorable Discharge under medical conditions as a sergeant. He retired from the Campbell County Maintenance Department in 2006. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Kenneth “Scott” Seekford.
He is survived by his wife, Georgia Carol Seekford; a son, Charles Robert “Bobby” Seekford; two grandchildren, Christopher and Makayla Seekford; a sister, Nancy Bell ( Jake); a brother, Larry Seekford, Sr. (Amy); nephews, Larry Seekford, Jr. and John Pool (Dawn); nieces, Donna Epping (Dennis), Heather Mays, and Stephanie Wright (Adam); great nieces, Brianna Seekford, Ashley Epping, Jillian Brown, Natalie Pool, Haleigh Wright and Brianna Mays; great nephews, Kyle Epping, Mason Seekford, John Michael Pool, Zander Mays, Oland Wright, and Carter Pool.
Graveside funeral services with military rites were held on Monday, August 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Falling River Baptist Church Cemetery in Brookneal.
God Bless America and all who serve Him. To God BE THE GLORY.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed at www.Jeffressfh@aol.com. Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.
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