Obituary for Thomas Seal, Jr.

Ponca City Now - October 29, 2021 3:28 pm

Thomas Marion Seal, Jr.

April 3, 1947 – October 18, 2021

Thomas Marion Seal Jr, 74, of Guthrie, OK, passed away October 18, 2021in Guthrie. He was born April 3, 1947, in Arkansas City, Kansas, to Thomas and Velma Seal. Thomas grew up in Arkansas City, Kansas. At the age of 22, he met the love of his life, Rita Spurgeon. Thomas was an owner operator for 44 years. He retired in December 2017. He loved watching his cattle, wood working, and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his younger sister.

Thomas is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rita Seal, of the home; five children, Lois Griffin, Leola Roddam, Thomas Seal, James Mathew Seal, and Amanda Seal; fifteen grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and a host of other loved family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M., Friday, October 22, 2021 at SouthPointe Baptist Church, 4820 S. Division Street, Guthrie, OK. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Smith-Gallo Funeral Home, 220 North 1st St., Guthrie, OK 73044. Visitation will be held Thursday, 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at Smith-Gallo Funeral Home. Friends may sign the online guestbook at

Source: Trout Funeral Home