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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

DL Capt. John A. Seals Jr.

DL Capt. John A. Seals Jr.
October 21, 1935 ~ February 12, 2018
Our group has received word with the passing of Golden Wings member retired Delta pilot Captain John Augustus Seals Jr., age 82.  Captain Seals joined Delta Air Lines 12-17-1962 and was based Atlanta.  He is survived by his wife Doris Sanders Seals.
To view Captain Seals’ obituary online please visit  http://www.t-g.com/story/2484485.html 
Memories and condolences may be shared online at
For those wishing to send a personal note, condolences may be sent to the family at
1010 New Herman Rd., Shelbyville, TN 37160-5981. 
Services for Captain Seals are planned for tomorrow February 15th in Shelbyville TN....please see below.
            Thank you,
                ~ Carol for the PCN 
Obituary...............................John Augustus Seals Jr.
Mr. John Augustus Seals, Jr., age 82, of the Flat Creek community, passed away Monday, February 12, 2018.
A Celebration of Life Service will be 1 PM Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the First Presbyterian Church. Reverend Allen Cross will officiate.
The family will receive visitors one hour prior to service at the church on Thursday.
He was born October 21, 1935, in Birmingham, Alabama, to the late John Augustus Seals, Sr. and Lois Greene Seals. He was a retired pilot for Delta Airlines and flew internationally. A former member of the Alabama Air Guard, he attended the Webb School and Birmingham Southern University. Mr. Seals loved to play golf, go fishing, and travel with his wife. He was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raleigh Seals.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Doris Sanders Seals, of the Flat Creek community; a sister, Lois (Howard) Jones, of Carrollton, Georgia, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Shelbyville.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

-------Original Message-------
From: Sue Zino/Delta Clipped Wings  Date: 2/13/2018 9:15:21 AM   Subject: Passing of Delta pilot John Seals
We regret to inform you of the February 11th passing of retired Delta pilot John Seals, husband of former DCW member Doris Sanders Seals.  Doris came to Delta with the Chicago and Southern (C&S) merger in 1953.

Address: 1010 New Herman Rd., Shelbyville, TN 37160-5981

A service will be held on Thursday, February 15 at 1:00 at the Feldhaus Memorial Chapel, 2022 North Main St., Shelbyville, TN 37160 | (931) 684.8356
 John’s obituary is posted here … http://www.t-g.com/story/2484485.html

1 comment:

  1. just learned of johns passing.worked out with john many years in the weight room at the atlanta downtown ymca.I was a member of the Ga Air Guard and Pan Am as a pilot. John was a Champion. G Buck Wilson