Morris Leon Seymour
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Morris Leon Seymour
  • April 3, 1939 - March 10, 2015
  • Rock Island, Illinois

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Morris Leon "Junk" Seymour, age 75 of the Coventry Apartments, Rock Island, died Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at ManorCare Health Services in Davenport.

In accordance with his wishes, his body will be cremated. Private inurnment will take place at a later date at the Rock Island National Cemetery. Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.

Morris was born on April 3, 1939 in near Jacksonville, Illinois, the son of Morris and Molly (Baker) Seymour. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 to 1960. Following his service to our country, Morris worked for many years as a union plasterer.

In his free time, Morris enjoyed working on cars, reading books ''' especially westerns, and candy, particularly orange slices and jelly beans. For a time he was a member of the Rock Island Eagles, Aerie 956.

Survivors (and spouses) include a sister-in-law, Patty Seymour, East Moline; nieces and nephews, Sharon (Bob) Vogt, Painted Post, NY, Debbie Seymour, Rock Island, Cindy (Jeff) Braet, Rock Island, Mike (Pam) Seymour, Davenport, Shelly (Gary) Krayenhagen, Davenport, and Larry Seymour, Ohio.

Mr. Seymour was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, George, Dick, and Gene Seymour, a niece, Linda West, and great-nephew, Jason Seymour.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.hodgsonfuneralhome.com.