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Willard B. Seymour, 87, Of New Canaan, Worked In Auto Body Repair Business

NEW CANAAN, Conn. - Willard B. Seymour of New Canaan died Saturday, Nov. 9. He was 87.

Seymour was born April 13, 1926, in Chattanooga, Tenn., son of Samuel and Marjorie Scofield Seymour. He lived most of his life in Pound Ridge, N.Y. He was a World War II U.S. Navy Veteran, working most of his life in the auto body repair business. He was a member of the New Canaan VFW and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Seymour is survived by his children, Jeffrey Seymour of Pound Ridge; Willard B Seymour, Jr. of Honesdale, Pa., Gunnar Wheeler of Dover Plains, N.Y.; daughter, Joanne Halligan of South Salem, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and a brother, Dorin Seymour of New York City. He was predeceased by his parents.

Calling hours are Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 4 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Hoyt Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 199 Main St., New Canaan, CT 06840. Interment to follow in Lakeview Cemetery.

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