H. Andrew Seymour, 70, of
Clayton, passed away Dec. 29, 2016, at St. Joseph's
A prayer service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at
Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 320 John St., Clayton. There
will be no calling hours.
Born Nov, 11, 1946, in Watertown, the son of Harold
"Curly" and Helen E. Marsh Seymour, he was a
graduate of Clayton Central School.
A marriage to Shirley Bustos ended in divorce. His second
wife, Maria Riggs, died Dec. 21, 2015.
On Jan. 20, 1966, he began his almost 22-year service to his
country in the US Air Force. He received many citations and
decorations including Presidential Unit Citation, Air Force
Outstanding Unit Award with Valor Device & 2 oak leaf
clusters, Air Force Good Conduct Medal with 6 oak leaf
clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service
Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Air Force Overseas Short and Long
Tour Ribbons, Air Force Longevity Service Award with 4 oak
leaf clusters, Small Arms Expert Rifle Ribbon, Air Force
Training Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with
Palm Device, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was
honorably discharged as a master sergeant on October 31,
1987, working mainly as an aerospace ground equipment technician.
Andy was a 42-year member of the American Legion Colon-Couch
His enjoyments included duck hunting, fishing, NASCAR
racing, classic cars, and college football and basketball.
He is survived by his daughter, Michelle L. Seymour, Casco,
WI; son, Scott A. Seymour, Canastota; two grandchildren,
Michael and Cory; sister, Carol and Barry Pete, VA; and two
nieces, one nephew, and several cousins.
Donations in his name may be made to American Legion
Colon-Couch Post 821, 518 Riverside Dr., Clayton, NY
Online condolences may be made at www.cummingsfuneral.com.
Information provided by Cummings
Funeral Service and Newzjunky.com, Watertown