Steven Seimears

Obituary of Steven LeRoy Seimears

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Steven LeRoy Seimears, 70, of Independence, formerly of Severy and Sedan passed away February 3, 2022, at his home. He was born on July 3, 1951, at Eureka, Kansas to George Walter Wesley "Babe" and Alpha May (VanZandt) Seimears. Steven grew up and attended school in Severy graduating from Severy High School. Steven was a veteran of the Vietnam War proudly serving in the U.S. Navy from January 1971 until receiving his honorable discharge in December 1974. After receiving his discharge, he returned to the Severy area. On August 10, 1974, he was united in marriage to Renita Nusz at Severy. Following their marriage, they made their home in the Severy and Howard area. The couple later moved to the Sedan area where Steven oversaw maintenance at Sedan City Hospital for over 20 years. They moved to Independence two years ago. Steven was a member of the Southern Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking and loved spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife, Renita of the home; two sons, Eric Seimears of Severy, and Caleb Seimears of Lenexa; three sisters, Frances Marie Barrier, Juaneva June Lakin, and Cora Sue Thornton; two brothers, Frank Allen Seimears, and Charles Lee Seimears; and five grandchildren, Eric's children Danielle, John, and Raelyn Seimears, and Gideon and Ruth Seimears both of Lenexa. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Walt Seimears, George Edwin Seimears, and James Leon Seimears, and four sisters, Peggy Joann Seimears, Trudy Gertrude Lakin, Lucretia Applegate, and Ella Eloise Knight. Funeral Services will be on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 1:00 the Severy Southern Baptist Church with his brother Pastor Allen Seimears officiating. Burial will follow in Grace Lawn Cemetery in Howard, Kansas with military honors conducted by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard. Friends may call on Friday, February 11th from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the David W. Barnes Funeral Home in Coffeyville. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials in Steven's memory to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice; contributions may be left with the funeral home or mailed in care of David W. Barnes Funeral Home, 306 North Cline Road, Coffeyville, KS 67337. To view the funeral service of Steven Seimears, copy and paste the following url in a new web browser page: You can also view the funeral service by going to the David W. Barnes Funeral Home page on Facebook, a post is set up to view Steven's funeral by clicking the link in the post.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, February 4, 2022
David W. Barnes Funeral Home
306 North Cline Road
Coffeyville, Kansas, United States

Final Resting Place

Saturday, February 12, 2022
Grace Lawn Cemetery
 P.O. Box 551
Howard, Kansas, United States

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Severy Baptist Church
201 S. Greenwood
Severy, Kansas, United States
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