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William Howard Seay Sr.

November 24, 1935 — May 2, 2024

Hope, Idaho

William Howard Seay Sr., 88, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2024 in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Willy was born in Burlington, Washington in 1935 to Howard and Mae Seay, He was the Oldest son of a Family of 5 children Patricia, Elouise, Jack and Ronald. Willy graduated from Bothell High school in 1953 and joined the United States Navy. During his service he saw action in the Korean War.  he Married twice, Barbara Lahaie on August 30th, 1957, in Bremerton, Washington. He and Barbara had 3 children William Jr., Jeffery, and Stephanie.  Willy and Barbara Divorced in 1964. He remarried In June of 1972, to Phyllis Sambor of Max, North Dakota. He was stepdad to her son Mark. Willy and Phyllis started a small car lot at an old gas station in Williston, North Dakota that evolved into Seay AMC/Jeep the leading seller of jeeps in the region. They divorced in May or 1984.

Willy moved to Hope Idaho in 1995 and loved the area, He and his brother’s Jack and Ron all enjoyed hunting and fishing together. Willy is survived by his sister Pat Taylor, Sister Elouise, Son William, Daughter Stephanie and grandchildren Leslie (Matt), Racheal, Anthony (Lorinda), Bethany (Zack) and Gunnar, and many great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by Both brothers Jack and Ron, and his son Jeff,

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