Arthur A. Seevers
Arthur A. Seevers, 81, of LaCroft Avenue, East Liverpool, OH, died Sunday, April 21, 2002 at Forum Health’s Northside Medical Center, in Youngstown, OH, following an extended illness.
He was born in East Liverpool, OH on January 25, 1921, the son of the late Arthur B. and Ethel Mays Seevers.
Living his entire life in the area, Mr. Seevers was a 1939 graduate of East Liverpool High School. He was ordained with the Bible Missionary Church and pastored for over 35 years, starting in 1947, he served with the Wesleyn Holiness Association and Bible Brethren Fellowship. He served at the Mt Zion and the Union Ridge Chapel in Clarkson, OH, the Bible Holiness Chapel in Ohioville, PA and the former Lawrenceville Community Church in Lawrenceville, WV. He was instrumental in starting the Glenmoor Wesleyn Holiness Church and in the 1960’s started the Amazing Grace Missions on Mulberry Street in East Liverpool, OH.
Mr. Seevers retired in 1982 from Montgomery and Wards, where he had worked for 10 years, but he continued pastoring at the Lawrenceville Community Church until 1984. He also worked for Sears & Roebuck for 12 years. Mr Seevers was a veteran of the US Army serving during World War II. He was a Past Vice Commander of American Legion , Post 374 and was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans.
Mr. Seevers first wife, Virginia McLaughlin Seevers died in 1986. He is survived by his wife, Jeannie White Seevers, whom he married may 14, 1988.
He is survived by 3 sons, Ronald A. Seevers and his wife, Cathy of
Follansbee, WV, Robert J. Seevers and his wife Darlene of Angier, NC and Paul W. Seevers of Angier, NC; a daughter, Pamela M. Blackburn and her husband Russell of East Liverpool, OH; 9 Grandchildren and 12 Great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by two sons, John A. Seevers and Bruce H. Seevers; One daughter, Paula Seevers, two brothers, William H. Seevers and Ora "Curt" Seevers; 4 sisters, Verla Quick, Nora Everts, Alice Smith and Lucy Redmond and a granddaughter, Joanna Thompson.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin-MacLean-Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Thursday, April 25, 2002 at 1:30 PM with Retired Pastor Thomas Hughes officiating.
Burial will be in Locust Hill Cemetery where the Tri State Burial Group will accord full military honors.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Wednesday, April 24, 2002 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM.