David N. Seelig

July 8, 1935 - September 15, 2011
David N. Seelig

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David N. Seelig, 76, of Hendersonville died Thursday, September 15, 2011 at his home. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin he was a longtime resident of Miami, Fla., prior to moving to Hendersonville 1978. He was a machinist and retired from Eaton Corp.

He remained active after his retirement. Pops, as he was affectionately known could usually be found volunteering at the Carolina Diner, where he was loved and will be missed. He also volunteered at the Henderson County Mineral & Lapidary Museum and was an active member of the Gem and Mineral Society, where he served as a Club Supervisor for two years.

He was the beloved and dedicated father of eight children, Debbie Minton, Joseph Seelig, Dennis Seelig, David Seelig, Rebecca Seelig, Denise Parris, Samuel Seelig, and Kimberly Burrell; and grandfather to seventeen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm Monday at Shuler Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 2:00pm Tuesday in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Davidís name to the Mineral and Lapidary Museum, 400 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792.


Tuesday, September 20, 2011
12:00 AM

Kirby Memorial Chapel - Directions
125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • September 18, 2011
    Pam Cannon says:
    "Pops" will be missed by so many of us who enjoyed his smiling face and great sense of humor at the diner. Another angel has joined the all ready Crowded streets of heaven! My deepest sympathy to the entire family! Love, Pam

  • September 18, 2011
    Mary Eplee says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. I wish all the best for the family, and will pray for each and everyone of you during this hard time. Hope that God will guide and lead each of you with the comfort of his grace. Love Always, Mary Eplee

  • September 18, 2011
    Rita & Ed Robinson says:
    We were saddened to hear of the loss of your father. I so enjoyed knowing him when I was working and I know the gem museum will miss him as well. Our prayers go out to you and that you will be comforted. Rita & Ed Robinson

  • September 19, 2011
    Pardee Chaplaincy Services says:
    Joeseph - We were so sorry to learn of your dad's passing. You and your family are in our prayers. We are here if you need anything. Blessings.

  • September 19, 2011
    Larry Berkow, friend and patron of the Carolina Diner says:
    In sympathy, I send my condolences. To Kim and all the Seelig Family. Pops was my friend and I will miss him dearly.