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Funeral Services Friday for UT Tyler Employee

Ricky SeagrovesMemorial services for Ricky Seagroves, 50, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 28 at the Caudle-Rutledge Funeral Home in Lindale.

He died July 24 in a Tyler hospice after a long battle with cancer.

Visitation will be 6 - 8 p.m. Thursday, July 27 at the funeral home.

Ricky was a senior computer equipment maintenance technician for The University of Texas at Tyler College of Engineering and Computer Science.

He was born Oct. 18, 1955 in Livingston, Texas to Raymond Leon and Merle Marie Seagroves. A resident of the Tyler area since childhood, he was a US Army veteran and a member of the Triangle Lodge of the Rosicrucian Order AMORC.

He was preceded in death by his father and by a sister, Rosita "Rose" Harvey.

Survivors include his wife Ellen Seagroves of Tyler; children, Ricky Seagroves, Jr. and Nathaniel Seagroves, both of Tyler, Darlin Whitman of San Diego, CA; mother, Merle Seagroves of Tyler; sisters Teresa Mitchell of Florida and Leona Parker of Chandler; half-sisters Sandra Gail and Tina Mae, both of Livingston; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  



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