Terry Ray Seeland, 65, a native of Quincy, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, September 21, 2016, surrounded by family at Blessing Hospital.
Terry was born April 28, 1951, in Quincy, Illinois, the youngest of 7 children to Clarence and Mildred Naderhoff Seeland Sr. Terry was a graduate of Quincy High School and a former employee of Pepsi-Cola Inc. and Pinkerton Security. He also did professional driving and delivery services for a living. After recovering from a serious head injury, Terry provided lawn service to a select group of clients and was self-employed. He loved vintage boats, was once an active boot kicker and genuinely just loved people.
Terry was a member of Luther Memorial Church, The Masonic Lodge, Rocky Point Boat Club, Twin Oaks Boat Club, South Side Boat Club, was a prior Boy Scout and an avid Boy Scouts of America supporter.
His three attentive, doting, beautiful sisters Scotty, Sharon and Ernestine survive. Survivors also include his oldest son, Ryan Seeland (Amy Wells) and grandson Brant, that he was so proud of, from Quincy; his two sons, Trent and Travis and their families from Bradenton, Florida; numerous nieces and nephews; his best friend, Gordon from Texas; and last but not least, Sandy, Squeaky and Lucky, his beloved dogs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Mark Seeland and Clarence (Junior) Seeland; and his sister, Patsy Moore.
A Memorial visitation will be held Thursday evening, September 29, 2016, from 4:00 to 7:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home. A gathering of family and friends will follow the visitation at South Side Boat Club. Private inurnment will be in Quincy Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of professionals at Blessing Hospital for their amazing support.