Lanney R. Seaver 72, of 11 Carr Avenue, Stoddard, NH died at the Cheshire Medical Center-Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 after a brief illness.
He was born in Keene, NH on September 4, 1940 the son of Eugene and Leona (Racine) Seaver.
Lanney grew up in Keene and was a 1958 graduate of Keene High School where he played baseball, basketball and football. He was employed by the Markem Corp. in Keene as a production manager for more than thirty years. He served honorably with the US Air Force in Formosa (Taiwan) and the United States as an Airman Second Class from 1960 to 1966. He was also a Keene Police Officer following his service career, owned a photography business and was a school bus driver prior to retirement.
He enjoyed coaching youth baseball, fishing, camping, spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sports activities. He was a member of the former Keene Area Klassics Car club and loved to drive his '34 Street Rod. He relished his time on Highland Lake in Stoddard.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Judith (Parody) Seaver of Stoddard, NH; a son Kevin Seaver and his wife Elizabeth (Coates) Seaver of Merrimack, NH; three grandchildren; Brandon, Chad, and Tyler; a brother-in-law, David Parody and two sister-in-laws Catherine Parody and Angela Seaver both of Keene; four nieces and nephews: Stacey Seaver, Michael Seaver, Chelsea Parody and Tyson Parody; he was predeceased by his parents and his brother Eugene Seaver.
Private services will be held at the Foley Funeral Home at a later date. There are no visiting hours.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Lung Association of New Hampshire, 1800 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104.
The Foley Funeral Home, 49 Court Street, Keene, NH is assisting the family with these arrangements.