DAVID AUGUST SEYMOUR
Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: July 20th, 2012
David Seymour suddenly passed away July 20, 2012.
The artwork legacy he leaves behind reflects the beauty he saw in the world, but more importantly what was in his heart. His style of painting so effortlessly captured the Shuswap Nation and is shared internationally. His humour formed the foundation of many cherished friendships. His love for literature only kept his creative mind sharp, original, and intelligent. His passion for music, more importantly The Beatles, was a suited soundtrack to the lifetime of a well styled and charismatic man. The family and friends he leaves behind will forever remember his once in a lifetime presence and personality.
David is survived by his brothers Bobby, Melvin, Brent, Michael "Spanky"; his sisters Rebecca, Barb (Andy), Lori, Brenda, Charlotte; his children Victoria, Veronica (Jason), Ramona, Jermaine, Loreena, (Michael), Travis, Greg (Lucinda), Todd; his grandchildren Aurora, Koleka, Karisa, Jazmine (Kyle), Sharene, Madison, O'Shea, Talise, Makis, Cirrus, Piper, Maylani, Keila, Azlan, Livia; his great grandchild Malaina; and his many aunts, uncles, adopted children, nieces and nephews, cousins and extended family.
David is predeceased by his paternal grandparents Dave Seymour and Catherine (nee Bushey), his maternal grandparents Hycinthe Jules and Selina (nee John), his parents Germaine Seymour and Lorraine (nee Jules), his brothers Gerald "Joe Boy", Pete; his sons David Shawn and Reuben.
David was a loving caring father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, nephew, uncle, papa, friend (and a great husband/lover to many a woman).
At the age of four years David Seymour began his journey as an artist when he picked up a red crayon and started drawing. Since then David understood the power of colour. "I can rule the world with this crayon." thought David. He was amazed at what he was able to achieve and how inspired he was with a box of crayons. After that, David was consumed by the urge to draw, colour, and create.
"My inspiration just comes from all over," he says, "My belief is that everything has got some sort of life, even a pebble laying on the beach." David's family has been a tremendous influence on him, from his grandparents to his children to his grandchildren. "Without them, I don't think there would be any reason to be alive."
He will forever inspire the future generations with the lasting imprint his legacy has left behind.
Friends wishing to pay their respects may do so, beginning on Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at 1209 Kamloopa Road.
The Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Moccasin Square Gardens (old gymnasium). Interment will follow at the St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, 250-374-1454.