John W. Seal, 75, of Richmond, passed away November 23, 2022, at his home after a long illness. He was born February 15, 1947 in Richmond to James Ray and Grace Elizabeth O’Conner Seal and lived here all of his life.

He worked as a sandblaster for Richmond Block.

He attended the First Southern Missionary Baptist Church.

John enjoyed shooting guns, John Wayne, and Gunsmoke; but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

John is survived by his wife of 56 years Norma, one son John P. (Tammy) Seal of Williamsburg, Rebecca (Mark) Faddis of Richmond, Christina Seal of Richmond, 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parent, two brothers, and two sisters.

Services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday November, 29, 2022, at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Rev. Duane Smith officiating; burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Friends may call from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting