James “Buddy” Doyle Seats, Sr., 77, of Sherwood passed away on September 18, 2018. He was born on December 18, 1940 in Searcy, Arkansas to the late Loyd Franklin and Hazel Joy Seats.
Buddy was a loving father, grandfather and friend who was married to the love of his life, Juanita (Memaw) Seats, for over 49 years. Buddy served in the United States Army Military Police Force and served the public of Little Rock on the Little Rock Police Force for 41 years. He loved to travel, fish, hunt but his greatest joy of all was watching his grandchildren play sports. Buddy was a member of the Church of Christ and a graduate of Beebe High School and attended Beebe Junior College.
He was preceded in death by his brother Loyd Seats, Klamath, California and his uncle Abraham Lincoln (Lank) Stacey of El Paso, Arkansas.
He is survived by his loving wife Juanita Seats; his children James Doyle Seats, Jr., (Candice) of Sherwood, Arkansas and Franklin DeWayne Seats (Jennifer) of El Paso, Arkansas and his weekend daughter Macey Wadley (Thomas) of Sherwood, Arkansas; his grandchildren Cody (Lori), MacKenzie (Callie), Kelsey (Jake), Allison, Brannon (Jeimy), Brooks, Vada, Hudson and Oaklyn; his great-grandsons Weston and Colton; his sister-in-law Carolyn Seats of Klamath, California and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation services will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, Jacksonville, Arkansas with burial to follow at Romance Cemetery, Romance, Arkansas.
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