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Obituary for Thomas Edwards Seay

Thomas Edwards Seay, 58, of Franklinton passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at his home after a courageous battle with ALS.

Thomas was born in Bluefield, WV on June 13, 1964, to Carroll Joseph Seay and Cheryl Louise Harry.

Thomas served with the United States Air Force for several years. He was a member of Durham Masonic Lodge #687 and was a Master Mason, Amaran Shriner and also a member of the Sir Walter Gun Club. He was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed riding his Harley. He received a Bachelors degree from Western Carolina University in Electronic Engineering. He had a 23 year career with Frontier Communications.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, October 6, 2022 at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private at Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Franklin, NC, October 8, 2022, at 2 pm.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Patricia Pence Seay; two daughters, Ashley Smith (Brandon), Alysha Powell (Chris); one son, David J. Seay; four grandchildren, Conner Smith, Bryce Smith, Sophie Powell and Ellie Powell; one brother, David A. Seay (Fonda); his parents, Carroll Seay and Cheri Lambert; his mother and father-in-law, Waymon and Patty Pence; one brother-in-law, Tom Pence; nieces, Abi Wood, Autumn Wood and Emma Seay; nephews Tanner Seay and TJ Pence, great-niece Junie; Aunts/Uncles Larry Seay, Jimmy and Ginger Seay, Bob and Lori Harry; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his sister, Lucy Wood and a brother, Robbie Seay.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the following organizations in Tom’s honor:

Macon Funeral Home is handling local arrangements.