Richard A. Seybolt


Richard A. Seybolt, 73, of New Castle passed away the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
Born Aug. 20, 1945, in New Castle, he was a son of John and Miriam G. Shaffer Seybolt.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Nancy (Young) Seybolt, whom he married July 1, 1972.
Dick attended New Castle High School and West Penn Tech in Pittsburgh.
He was employed as a field engineer with Penn Power in both New Castle and Zelienople. Prior, he worked for Henkels and McCoy Inc. as a contract engineer and was a self-employed electrician with Seybolt Electrical, along with his son, Allan.
He was a past master of Mahoning Lodge 243 and a 32nd Degree Mason in the Scottish Rite.
He was of the Protestant faith.
Dick truly loved and took care of his family. He was blessed with a granddaughter, Alaina Jade, born Oct. 26, 2017. Alaina brought sunshine to many cloudy days.
Dick enjoyed summers when he and Nancy took out their classic Mustang and were able to meet other car enthusiasts at various events.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Melissa Jean Seybolt of Titusville and her significant other, Bryan Lemley; a son, Allan R. Seybolt and wife, Megan, of New Castle; a sister, Marilyn Cook and husband, Charles, of New Castle; and a granddaughter, Alaina Jade Seybolt.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ron Eade officiating.
Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on January 2, 2019
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