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James Douglas Seal

November 27, 1978 — December 11, 2022

Bear Creek


James Douglas Seal, 44, of Bear Creek, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2022.

Mr. Seal was born in Forest County, MS on November 27, 1978, the son of Ivan Seal and Marilyn Tucker.

James was a member of Old Paths Baptist Church. He loved music, going bowling, and being around people. James was a lover of all animals and enjoyed participating in the Special Olympics. He is preceded in death by his mother, Marilyn Boone Tucker, and brother, Christopher Seal.

He is survived by his father, Ivan Seal of Bear Creek; brother, David M. Seal and wife Jennifer of MS; and stepfather, Gary Tucker of Bear Creek; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022, at Smith & Buckner Funeral Home, 230 N. Second Ave., Siler City with Pastor Tim Qualls officiating.

Memorials may be made to the North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance, PO Box 99562, Raleigh, NC 27624.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Seal family.

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