Robert “Bob” Joseph Seddon, 71, formerly of Mystic, passed away on Friday March 28, 2014 at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Mo.
Bob was born Sept. 2, 1942, the son of Paul “Pard” and LaVerna Seddon in Detroit, Mich. He attended school in Mystic. Bob married Beverly Ann Simmons Feb. 13, 1963. Together they had one daughter, Brenda Knight, and one foster son, Mike Thomas. They made their home in Mystic for 51 years. Bob worked road construction as a young man and later worked at L & W Quarries for 19 years as an end loader operator.
Bob loved his family. He took great joy in his children and grandchildren. He had three grandchildren, Macey Tipton, Jamie Mullenix and Kasey Knight. Bob also had one great-granddaughter, Josie Tipton. Bob also enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and in his day, a cold beer.
Bob will be dearly missed. He is survived by his father, Pard Seddon of Mystic; wife, Bev Seddon currently of Unionville, Mo.; daughter, Brenda (Brad) Knight of Unionville, Mo.; granddaughters, Macey (Clint) Tipton of Newtown, Mo. and Jamie Mullenix (Jake Estep) of Blue Springs, Mo.; grandson, Kasey Knight of Lawrence, Kan.; and great-granddaughter, Josie Tipton of Newtown, Mo. He is also survived by a sister, Pauline Cole; sister-in-law Mary Kay (Don) Dupont, sister-in-law Joyce Seddon; and multiple nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his mother, LaVerna Seddon; brother, Paul J. Seddon; foster son, Mike Thomas; mother-in-law, Dorothy (Richard) Welch; and father-in-law, Donald Simmons.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mystic Community Church in Mystic. Memorials are suggested to go to the preservation of the Mystic Community Church.