Maurice “Pappy” Lancaster Seaman died July 15 at his daughter’s home in Grass Valley. He was 101.

No services will be held. Burial will take place at Clear Creek Cemetery in Grass Valley.

Mr. Seaman was born Jan. 16, 1907, in Ontario, Va., to Robert James Seaman and Julia Harriet Lancaster. He was schooled through the eighth grade, and was married on June 5, 1937.

Mr. Seaman worked as a rancher, logger and at the Salvage Yard. He was a member of Watt Park Fire Department. He enjoyed racing cars, traveling in the Sierra Mountains and Arizona desert, and being with family.

He had an active lifestyle and a wonderful sense of humor.

Mr. Seaman is survived by his daughter, Alice Easton; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Sandra Seaman; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren, and sister, Carol Findley, and husband Don of Florida.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert James Seaman; mother, Julia Harriet Lancaster; wife, Edna Agnus Black Seaman; three brothers and two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City.

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