Seymour was born in Carlisle
in 1926, the son of William J. Ewing & Jessie Morrison Ewing. He graduated from Carlisle High School in 1944. Following graduation
he served in the United States Navy during World War II. After two years of dedication
to his country, he returned home to Carlisle. Seymour's father, William J., died in 1934 leaving Seymour's
mother, Jessie, to operate the family funeral home under a widows license.
Seymour enrolled at Eckels College of Mortuary Science, Philadelphia
in September of 1946. He embraced the experience with the passion of a fourth
generation Ewing funeral director. Upon graduation Seymour traveled back to Carlisle and completed his internship. Along with his twin brother Bill, they took control of the family business in December
of 1949. Seymour has been serving families in
the greater Carlisle area for over half a century.
Seymour is married to Joan Lindsey Ewing.
Seymour is an active member of
the following clubs, organizations, and institutions:
National Funeral Directors Association
- Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association
- Capital City Funeral Directors Association
- Cumberland Star Lodge No. 197, F. & A.M.
- Harrisburg Consistory,
Elks Lodge No. 578, Life Member
- Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 1299
County Historical Society
The Hamilton Library Association
- Union Fire Company No.
1, 4th Generation Member
- St. John's Episcopal Church
- Former member of the
Vestry, St. John's Episcopal Church
- Former Junior Warden,
St. John's Episcopal Church
Chamber of Commerce
- American Legion Post
101, Life Member
- Owner & Manager of
Historic Ashland Cemetery
Seymour is currently a Licensed Funeral Director in the state of Pennsylvania.