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Celebrating the life of
William "Bill" Seymour, III
Passed away on January 12, 2018
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Memorial Service
  • 3:00pm - Saturday, January 20, 2018
  • Independent Presbyterian Church
  • 207 Bull Street (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31401

  • 912-236-3346

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in the scripture found at John 5:28,29. There Jehovah has made a promise that will soon be a reality. I hope this helps. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly , Pooler, Ga

My deepest condolences to Bill's loved ones. During this sad time, remember that you are not alone. Along with having the support of family and friends, you can also turn to God for comfort. The faithful man David wrote, "In my distress I called on Jehovah, To my God I kept crying for help. From his temple he heard my voice, And my cry to him for help reached his ears." -Psalm 18:6

B.B, , Ga

Bill was a great man and had so much to give. He did so willingly and generously with a kind heart. He touched so many people and will be dearly missed.

Chris Melroy, Savannah, GA

I'm sending my condolences to the family, sorry for your loss the bible tells us that soon death will be a thing in the past. Acts 24:15 says that there will be a resurrection, that promise will come true.

Kay F, Savannah, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have of Williams and find comfort in the words found at Isaiah 41:10 where Jehovah God says "Do not be afraid for I am with you. Do not be anxious for I am your God. I will fortify you , yes I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right had of righteousness."during this difficult time.

S. Love, Snellville, Ga

My condolences to your family on your painful loss and may Jehovah God comfort you from his promise at Revelation 21:3,4. Please visit www.jw.org for more comforting promises.

Henry, , GA

I'm truly sorry for your great loss. While the grief leaves your heart heavy, the God of tender mercies heals the broken hearted, Psalm 147:3. May your beautiful memories of your dad be of comfort along with the many cards hugs caring thoughts and prayers. We look forward to the day when sickness pain and death will be no more, Revelation 21:4

Nikki , ,

William Seymour III died January 12, 2018 at Hospice Savannah after a brief illness. Bill was born August 11, 1924, in Chicago, Illinois. He and his wife Thelie retired to the Landings in Savannah in 1988.

 Bill played several sports in high school and varsity basketball at the University of Michigan. His college education was interrupted by military service in World War II but after discharge from the military he graduated from Michigan with a BS degree in engineering.

 While in the US Army he was assigned to the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos, New Mexico and worked in plutonium recovery. He was one of a group of 25 that was exposed to high levels of radiation, and for the following 50 years was part of a medical evaluation and study to determine the effects of exposure to plutonium radiation.

Bill’s entire career was spent in the paper manufacturing industry. He held positions of increasing responsibility with a number of major companies, culminating as President, CEO and Chairman of the Crystal Tissue Company in Middletown, OH at the time of his retirement.

 Wherever Bill lived he sought opportunities to serve the community. In Savannah this included serving as chairman of the Royce Learning Center Board, a board member and treasurer of the Savannah United Way, member of the Landings Club Board of Governors, a Hospice Home Care volunteer for over 20 years, a CASA volunteer for 9 years (Volunteer of the Year in 2001), volunteer at Memorial Hospital (Volunteer of the Year in 2012), and board member of the Veritas Academy, a classical Christian school. Bill will be remembered as a consistently positive influence and genuine encourager of people of all ages.

 A member of the Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah since 1989, Bill was always very thankful for the impact the church had on his spiritual life. He served on the Finance Committee, was a member of the Board of Trustees and a co-chair of the 2001 capital campaign for church renovations.

 Bill was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Thelie, and his wife of 15 years, Roberta. He is survived by two daughters, Marcia McKnight of Randolph, NH and Elizabeth Smith of Seneca, SC; a son Robert of Kingsport, TN; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and devoted friend Sharon Workman.

 Following a private graveside service, a memorial service will be held Saturday, January 20, at Independent Presbyterian Church, 207 Bull Street, Savannah, at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers the family requests that remembrances be made to Independent Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 9266, Savannah GA 31412.

 Please sign our on-line guest book at www.foxandweeks.com

 

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I'm so sorry for your loss. Please find comfort in the scripture found at John 5:28,29. There Jehovah has made a promise that will soon be a reality. I hope this helps. For more information, please visit jw.org.

Kelly , Pooler, Ga

My deepest condolences to Bill's loved ones. During this sad time, remember that you are not alone. Along with having the support of family and friends, you can also turn to God for comfort. The faithful man David wrote, "In my distress I called on Jehovah, To my God I kept crying for help. From his temple he heard my voice, And my cry to him for help reached his ears." -Psalm 18:6

B.B, , Ga

Bill was a great man and had so much to give. He did so willingly and generously with a kind heart. He touched so many people and will be dearly missed.

Chris Melroy, Savannah, GA

I'm sending my condolences to the family, sorry for your loss the bible tells us that soon death will be a thing in the past. Acts 24:15 says that there will be a resurrection, that promise will come true.

Kay F, Savannah, Ga

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 and the website jw. org.

Niecy, Savannah, GA

I am so very sorry for your loss. Losing a loved one in death is very painful. May you cherish the wonderful memories you have of Williams and find comfort in the words found at Isaiah 41:10 where Jehovah God says "Do not be afraid for I am with you. Do not be anxious for I am your God. I will fortify you , yes I will help you, I will really hold on to you with my right had of righteousness."during this difficult time.

S. Love, Snellville, Ga

My condolences to your family on your painful loss and may Jehovah God comfort you from his promise at Revelation 21:3,4. Please visit www.jw.org for more comforting promises.

Henry, , GA

I'm truly sorry for your great loss. While the grief leaves your heart heavy, the God of tender mercies heals the broken hearted, Psalm 147:3. May your beautiful memories of your dad be of comfort along with the many cards hugs caring thoughts and prayers. We look forward to the day when sickness pain and death will be no more, Revelation 21:4

Nikki , ,


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