September 12, 1949 – Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sisseton Cemetery in Sisseton, South Dakota
Friday, July 25th, 2014
The Community Center in Old Agency Village, SD
Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Beginning at 7:00 P.M.
Robert Lee Seaboy, age 64, of Summit, South Dakota Journeyed to the Spirit World on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Summit.
He was born on September 12, 1949 in Sisseton, South Dakota the son of Ashley Brown and Jeanette Seaboy Varnes. As a young child he was raised by his mother and stepfather William Varnes.
He attended school in Sisseton and completed his GED while serving in The United States Army. Robert enlisted while stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado he gave his life to the Lord. He came to put his faith, trust and belief in the Lord. Upon returning to Sisseton, he married Florine Smith. He raised three step-children and to this marriage union were born five children. During this time, he was employed at Quada Rubber Company in Watertown, South Dakota. After his divorce he married Debbie Bailey and raised two more step children. To this union were born two children. After returning to Sisseton, South Dakota, he became employed at Tiospa Zina Tribal School and worked there for many years as a bus driver/custodian. He had to eventually retire because of health issues. He divorced and married Leimomi Hargrave on June 7, 2001. Robert is survived by his wife: Lemomi of Summit, South Dakota; his children: Jeanette Ellingson, Yulanda Seaboy, Shelon Seaboy, Antoinne Seaboy, Celine Seaboy, John Paul Seaboy, Simon Seaboy; step children: Michelle Smith, Rhonda Smith, Robert Smith, Thomas Bailey and Jeremy Bailey; thirty grandchildren and two great grandchildren; siblings: Darlene (Morgan) Redday, Delight Robertson, Joyce Crawford, Richard Varns, William Varns and John Varns; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his mother: Jeanette, step father: William; grandson: Daniel and by a nephew: Morgan Jr.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 25th, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at The Sisseton Cemetery in Sisseton, South Dakota. Officiating will be Reverend Wilbert Robertson & Pastor Morgan Redday will officiate.
An all night wake will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014 beginning at 7:00 P.M. at The Community Center in Old Agency Village, South Dakota.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be his family and friends.
Casket Bearers will be William Varns, Antoinne Seaboy, John Varns, Isiah Ellingson, David Smith, Octavius Peltier and Sebastian Seaboy.