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John E. "Buddy" Seilhant

March 13, 1950 — April 30, 2021

John E. “Buddy” Seilhant went to be with his Lord on April 30, 2021.

Buddy was born March 13, 1950 to James Willard Seilhant and Bobbie Mae Kennedy Seilhant in Winters, Texas. Buddy resided in McCamey, Texas the majority of his life, graduating from McCamey High School, and then starting his career in the oilfield.

Buddy was employed by Gulf Oil and Chevron. He had many favorite memories, and one was coaching little league where he was a positive influence on many young boys. He was also a member of the McCamey Jaycees. Buddy truly enjoyed his community and making it a better place to live. After retirement, he enjoyed a simple life playing golf, fishing and anything he could find outdoors.

Buddy is survived by his wife Armida; his son Wesley Seilhant and two grandchildren Jayla Seilhant and Eric Seilhant; his sister Cheryl Bowen and her husband Travis. Buddy was preceded in death by his son Jon Eric Seilhant; his parents; two brothers Poddy Seilhant and Jerry Seilhant. He was loved and will be missed by extended family and many friends.

Services will be held on Wednesday, May 5th at 11:00 am in the chapel of Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home, 1000 FM 1901 McCamey, Texas with burial to follow at Resthaven Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dennis Glenn, Bryan Glenn, Marc Venegas, Fabian Meraz, Michael Zuniga, and Bill Ballew. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Smith, Lalo Chavez, Woody Brooks, and Charlie McKee.
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

6:00 - 8:00pm

Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Home Chapel

1000 Hwy 1901, McCamey, TX 79752

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Service

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

Shaffer-Nichols Funeral Chapel

1000 Hwy 1901, McCamey, TX 79752

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Interment

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