Leonard Alvis Seats Sr.

Published 12:16 pm Thursday, May 14, 2015

  • Mr. Leonard Alvis Seats Sr., 80, of Farmington, died Wednesday May 13, 2015 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home.

    He was born Oct.  22, 1934 in Davie County, the son of the late William Hampton and Emma Pilcher Seats. He graduated from Farmington High School. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955-1959 and played on the U.S. Softball Team in Iwo Jima for one year. He loved baseball, softball, football and racing.  In the mid 1970s he coached, umpired and help operate the Farmington League. He worked for McLean Trucking and and retired from Yellow Freight.

    He was also preceded in death by his infant twins and his brother, William Francis Seats.

    Survivors: his wife, Virginia Reavis Seats of the home; his son, Leonard A. Seats Jr. of Columbus, Ohio; his stepson, Vance Alan Holdsclaw (Sucha) of Advance; his stepdaughter, Sheila Marie Scott (Ricky) of Mocksville; his step-grandchildren, Chassidy Lynn Ford and Jonathan Andrew Ford (Kimberly) of Mocksville, Christina Kate Holdsclaw of Raleigh, and Emily Anna Holdsclaw of Advance; his step-great-granddaughter, Madilyn Brook Ford of Mocksville; his sisters, Dianne Correll of Mocksville, and Bessie S. Smitherman of East Bend; his brother, John H. Seats (Doreen) of Winter Garden, Fla.; and 10 nieces and nephews.

    The family received friends from noon-2 p.m. Friday, May 15 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel followed by a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. at Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Clemmons.

    Condolences: www.hayworth-miller.com.