Wille E. Seals Jr., age 86 of Gatesville, passed away on the morning of May 9, 2021in McGregor. Graveside services will be held 10:00 am, Friday, May 14, 2021 at Eagle Springs Cemetery.
Willie was born on March 20, 1935 in Eagle Springs to the late Willie E. “Bill” Seals Sr. and Mary Bell French Seals. Willie enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 16, in 1952 where he served for 20 years before being Honorably discharged in 1972. He was stationed in California and Florida and visited many places during his time of service. He then moved back to the Gatesville area in 1973. On May 1, 1975 Willie married Nora Marie Fischel in Gatesville. He was a member of Flat Baptist Church. Wille enjoyed repairing televisions and opened Seals TV Repair after he retired from the military. He enjoyed working in his yard and kept it in pristine condition.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step father, Archie Bates; wife, Dorothy Mae Copeland Seals; daughters, Virginia Weiser, Wendy Brown and Dorothy Lynn; son, Lex Allen; 3 brothers, and a sister.
Willie is survived by his wife of 46 years, Nora Seals; daughter, Amber Lamar, of Flat; son, Willie E. Seals III of Flat; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; former spouse, Lenna Boykin and numerous nieces and nephews.