Dennis Wade “Pa” Seals, 86, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 11:15 P.M. Friday July 27, 2018 at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton in Paxton, IL.  He was born June 21, 1932, in Rossville, IL, the son of Wade and Laura (Rudy) Seals.  He married Agnes Osborn on August 21, 1952 in Danville, IL.  She survives.

He is survived by one daughter, Christina Denise (Daniel) Downing of Ash Grove, MO; one son, Kenneth Dennis (Janet) Seals of Hoopeston, IL; 6 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wade and Laura Seals; his step-mother, Ora Seals; 3 sisters; 2 brothers; and 2 step-brothers.

Dennis worked as a farm hand for many years.  He served in the United States Army during the last of World War II.  He attended the Rossville Church of Christ.  Dennis enjoyed tinkering in his garage.

A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 A.M. Wednesday August 1, 2018 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will follow the visitation and will begin at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Pastor Kevin Purdy officiating.  Burial will follow in Rossville Cemetery in Rossville, IL.  Military rites will be accorded by the Hoopeston American Legion Post No. 384.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rossville Church of Christ 514 E. Attica St. Rossville, IL 60963.

Please visit to view Dennis’ eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.

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