W. Joe Seamster


W. Joe Seamster, age 86, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022 at his home. He was born in Person County to the late Willie Nathan Seamster and Margaret Jamie Coates Seamster.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Alice Clayton.

Mr. Seamster was a retired brickmason, an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed college sports with Duke being his favorite team. He loved to bowl, play golf, NASCAR, and classic car outings with his 1957 Ford. He loved his family and friends very much and will be remembered for loving to tell jokes and especially visiting in person or over the phone. He was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Reserve after serving in the National Guard. 

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Hilda Yarboro Seamster; two children, Greg Seamster (Jackie) and Debra Seamster; two grandchildren, Austin Carver and Carson Carver, and one great-grandchild, Ella Mae. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews; a very special and supportive nephew, Danny Clayton (Vickie); special friends, Bill Guard, and Jack Williams.

A Celebration Of Life was held Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church. Internment followed in the church cemetery. Officiating will be Pastor Daniel Pantoja and Rev. Herbert Brown. The family receive friends prior to the service at Oak Grove United Methodist Church and other times at the home.

Memorial donations may be made to Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Wanda Williams, 1030 McGhee’s Mill Rd.,  Roxboro, NC 27574.

Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.


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