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Mr. William L. ‘Bill’ Seebeck, 77

Mr. William L. “Bill” Seebeck, 77, passed away Dec. 3 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro after an extended illness.
He was born Feb. 25, 1941, in Hazlehurst to Charlie and Frances Keen Seebeck and lived in this area most of life. He was employed with Winn Dixie, Bi-Lo and IGA grocery stores as a meat cutter for many years. He was a loving caring husband, father, grandfather and a member of Smyrna Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his, wife, Marilyn Seebeck, sister, Mary Ruth Maddox, sons, Michael Anthony Seebeck and Steven Troy Seebeck and grandson, Michael Steven Seebeck.
He is survived by daughter, Rhonda Ray (Gary) of Glennville; daughter-in-law, Pam Seebeck of Richmond Hill; sisters, Betty Ramirez (AL) of Texas, Joyce Smith (Lloyd) of Texas, Verma Partin of Lakeland and Rosalyn Rogers (Roy) of St. Simon Island; three grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Services were Dec. 6 at the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Sapp and the Rev. Edward Brannen officiating. Burial was in Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ross Phillips, Keith Groover, Ed Stanford, Dillon Rice, Nick Ray, Danny Ray.
Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville was in charge.

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  1. Joe Fowler on December 16, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    W.L. was one of my best friends in the Snipesville area. He was gifted in being able to do mechanical repairs on tractors and other farm equiptment, not to mention being able to work on cars and trucks. He understood more about these type of things when he was a teenager than most adults probably ever learn in a lifetime. To me, he was a genius. W.L. matured quickly after the loss of his older brother Herman in an accident in the Ocmulgee river and took on all the responsibilities of an adult at a young age. Lots of hard work on those tobacco farms, but lots of good memories.

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