Clarence W. Seavers, 88, of Sandusky, passed away early Tuesday morning in Admiral's Pointe after a brief illness.
Mr. Seavers was born Aug. 13, 1919, in Sandusky. He was a 1937 graduate of Sandusky High School. He attended Bowling Green Extension for one year.
He was the first black postal clerk for the Sandusky Post Office, where he worked for 33 years. He served in the U.S. Army Aviation Engineers. Mr. Seavers was a long-time member of St. Stephens A.M.E. Church, where he was active in the Trustee Helpers Club. He was on the Erie County Board of Elections, Erie County HealthBoard, Firelands Hospital Board of Directors, Trustee of the former Providence Hospital Board, Erie County Democratic Party for which he received a lifetime achievement award from Gov. Ted Strickland, C.A.C. Board, lifetime member of the N.A.A.C.P., Stein Hospice Service, Inc. Board, Veterans Hall of Fame, and was a retired licensed umpire for the Sandusky Babe Ruth League.
He is survived by his sister, Dorothy Farrar of Sandusky; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita (Jackson) Seavers; his parents, John and Georgia (Redmon) Seavers; two sisters, Ora Lee Seavers Hurd and Leona Seavers Hicks; and six brothers, Fred, James, Henry, Pearle, John and Norman Seavers.
Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Great Room of the Veteran's Hall, in Ohio Veteran's Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky; Pastor Paul Bup and the Rev. Thomas Darden officiating.
Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park in Huron.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky,OH 44870 and/or St. Stephens A.M.E. Church, 312 Neil St.,Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent at grofffuneralhomes.com.