Arthur Berry Seay, 61

Published 4:15 pm Tuesday, March 13, 2012

SKIPWITH, March 13 – Arthur Berry Seay, 61, of Skipwith, died Monday, March 12, 2012. Born in Buckingham County on February 11, 1951, he was a son of the late Allen Watson Seay and Virginia Gregory Seay.

He was a general contractor, logger, and a mechanic. He was a board member for the Slate River Hunt Club, had a passion for truck and tractor pulling, and was an avid coon hunter.

Mr. Seay is survived by his special friend and companion, Arlene Sundberg of Skipwith; two sons, Andrew A. Seay of Burkeville and Steven G. Seay of Meherrin; daughter, Candice S. Watson and her husband, Eli of Gladstone; five grandchildren, Whitney Elizabeth Steinruck, Chelsea K. Seay, Andrew Allen Seay Jr., Chandler Wayne Watson, and Larken Cheyenne Watson; great-grandchild, Reagen Steinruck; two brothers, Richard Seay and wife, Linda and Charles Seay and wife, Kathy all of Appomattox; sister-in-law, Tammy W. Seay of Buckingham; a friend, Carolyn Bowman and her son, Corbet Wade Bowman of Rice and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Dyches Seay.

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Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, at Union Baptist Church by the Rev. Billy Swan. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Robinson Funeral Home Wednesday, March 14, from 7-8:30 p.m. and other times at the Slate River Hunt Club.

The family requests that donations be made to the Slate River Hunt Club, c/o Irby King, 367 Community Road, Dillwyn, VA 23936.

Robinson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Appomattox, is serving the family and an online condolence may be sent by visiting