Jerald W. Seagle

Published 9:00 am Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Jerald W. Seagle passed away peacefully on June 4, with his wife of 60 years by his side.

Jerald was born in Hickory, North Carolina to John W. Seagle and Janie Humphries Seagle on Sept. 2, 1944. The family moved to Keysville when Jerald was 2 years old, and Keysville remained his home his entire life. Jerald was self-employed with his bulldozer and backhoe business for many years. He then worked for the Town of Keysville for 15 years and retired with the town as Director of Public Works. Jerald lived a quiet life as a farmer and was most happy riding his tractor and tending to his cows.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John W. Seagle and Janie Humphries Seagle; his brother, R. Calvin Seagle and his sister, Patsy Seagle Smith.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Ann Newcomb Seagle; his children, Tracy (John), Doug (Sheila) and Kim (Vince); his grandchildren, whom he adored, DJ (Amanda), Taylor (Matthew), Ireland and Jayden and four great-grandchildren.

The family received friends at Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, on Thursday, June 6 from 6 -8 p.m. Graveside services were held on Friday, June 7 at 11 a.m. at Union Grove Baptist Church, 2600 County Line Road, Keysville.

Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville in charge of arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to Charlotte County Rescue Squad or Keysville Volunteer Fire Department.