John Wayne ‘Bub’ Seats

Published 9:26 am Thursday, October 14, 2021

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John Wayne “Bub” Seats, 76, of Mocksville, died on Oct. 6, 2021 from his home in Davie County.

He was born on May 26, 1945 in Davie County, son of the late John “Boss” West Seats and Myrtle Gelene (Martin) Seats. He was also preceded in death by his 2 sisters, Louise Callaway and Jane Tucker.

He graduated from Davie County High School with the class of 1963. He worked as a distribution lineman for Duke Energy for 36 years until he retired. He married Linda Iris (Wood) Seats in December of 1973, and they had two daughters. He was active and a member of the Masonic Lodge of Farmington since 1972. He was also a member of Green Meadows Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, he was a lifelong fan of the Yankees, enjoyed listening to country music of all types including bluegrass and gospel.  In his younger days, he enjoyed dancing.  When he wasn’t watching baseball or enjoying his grandkids, Bub enjoyed scrolling through Facebook and reading posts from friends and family.

Survivors: his wife, Linda Seats of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Dawne Renee Wilson and Jamie Michelle Seats; a brother, Phillip Seats; 2 grandchildren, Matthew Wilson (Rachel) of Lee Summit, Mo, and Liam Smith; 2 great-grandchildren, Charlotte Wilson and James Wilson; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Services will be held at a later date.

Memorials: Farmington Fire Dept. or Green Meadows Church Baptist Men.