Col. R.A. ‘Al' Seymour
Col. R. A. “Al” Seymour, 85, of Sharpsburg went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 27, 2014.
He served in the USMC for 32 years, was a POW during the Korean War and served two tours during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Marine Corps in 1983. His motto was “Once a Marine, always a Marine.” He attended Grace Community Church in Sharpsburg. He served as State Director of Child Evangelism Fellowship Ministry for seven years (Good News Clubs). His wife, Suzanne, still serves as a teacher and trainer, whom he supported in her ministry.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Suzanne. Also by his daughter, Debra Folsom of Kathleen, GA and her husband, Butch; 7 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his two children, Scott and JoAnne.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mckoon.com .
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations In Memory of Al to Child Evangelism Fellowship: CEF, SCR, P.O Box 2573 Stockbridge, GA 30281.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan, GA, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA with Pastor Tony Mirabella officiating.
Full military honors to follow.
McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580