Arthur Albert Sealey, Jr.

Arthur Albert Sealey, Jr.

Arthur Albert Sealey, Jr., 93 of Monticello, passed away on June 13, 2016 at his home in Monticello.

He was born January 13, 1923 in Drew, Mississippi to the late Arthur Albert Sealey, Sr. and Mabel Hart Sealey Adcock.

Mr. Sealey attended Drew Central High School and was a part of the CCC during the Great Depression.

He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served aboard the USS Enterprise during World War II. After his honorable discharge, he relocated to Sacramento, California where he worked as an aircraft instrument repair technician at McClellan Air Force Base.

Mr. Sealey was also the owner of Sealey News Agency and an instructor of Electronics at American River College in Sacramento, California.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Whitmore Sealey. He, along with his wife Irene, were active members of the Veteran of Foreign Wars. He was a member of Pauline Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Irene Herring Sealey of Monticello; one son, Richard Sealey and wife Becky of Sacramento, Californai; one grandson, Bret Sealey and wife Sarah of San Diego, California; one great-granddaughter, Anna Sealey of Sacramento, California; one step-son, Phillip Herring of Maumelle; two step-daughters, Janice Herring Lane and husband Bill of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Gail Herring Hawkins and husband Fritz of Cabot. Additional survivors include five step-grandchildren, eight step-great-grandchildren and his care giver, Jo Ann Keel.

Funeral service will be held on June 15 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. June 14 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery in Sacramento, California.