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Mitchell Seaborne, 80, Taylor County, KY (1941-2021)

Mitchell Clayton Seaborne, 80, of Speck Ridge Community was born in Taylor County on November 5th, 1941, to the late Coakley D. Seaborne and Vernie Mae Williams Seaborne of the Speck Community of Taylor County Kentucky and departed this life on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021, at his home in Taylor County.

Mitchell graduated from Taylor County in 1960 and had attended Speck School for primary. He joined the navy in 1960 for a 4-year enlistment. Mitchell worked at Ford Motor, GE, Ingersoll Ran, owned the Bean Pot Restaurant and ran Taylor County Stockyard and his final beloved job as a member of the State Highway Department where he loved to mow and ran the salt trucks in winter. He retired after 25 years there.

He was a lover of history and aspired earlier to be a history professor, he loved a slick mowed yard and was also an avid UK Basketball fan and coach of many local girls and boys, he was in the democratic party and loved his children and grandchildren.

He professed his faith in Christ and was of Baptist faith.

Mitchell is survived by his wife, Maureen Gribbins Seaborne and mother of his children, who were united in marriage March 12th, 1971. They have one daughter Kathy Jo Seaborne and husband Wes England of Campbellsville and one son Wesley Clayton Seaborne of Campbellsville.

Survived by one sister: Phyllis (Roland) Fennell of Shepherdsville.

Two brothers: Norman Seaborne and Coakley Seaborne Jr., both of Campbellsville.

Four grandchildren: Dalton Adkins, Dakota Slone, Drake Seaborne, and Lilly Seaborne, all of Hart County.

Two step granddaughters: Ashley Crain and husband, Brad, and Tiffany Lamer and husband Nicky, both of Campbellsville.

Besides his parents Mitchell is proceeded in death by:

Three brothers David Seaborne, Paul Seaborne (died in infancy), and Phillip Seaborne.

Two sisters: Mildred (Travis) Giles and Becky Seaborne Brown.

Pallbearers: Harold Gribbins, Drake Seaborne, Dakota Slone, Wes England, Dalton Adkins, and Nicholas Lamer.

Honorary Pallbearers: Norman Seaborne, Coakley Seaborne Jr, Bernie Mings, and Jerry Tucker.

VISITATION: October 15th, 2021, from 10:00-1:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

FUNERAL: October 15th, 2021, at 1:00pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Bro. Richie Carroll will be officiating the service.

Burial to follow at Tallow Creek Cemetery.

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