Paul “Cecil” Seyler, 79, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Wheeling Hospital.
Cecil was born July 18, 1938 in Wheeling. He was a retired diesel mechanic for West Virginia-Ohio Motor Sales, Wheeling; a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Mount Olivet; and was a supporter of The Road Home Animal Project.
Cecil was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth “Babe” (Ponko) Seyler, in 2009; an infant son, John; and his mother-in-law and father-in-law, John “Papu” and Elizabeth “Nanu” Ponko. He is survived by his four children, Chris Shriver (Jeff) of Bellaire, Ohio, Penny Schmitt (Bill) of Bellaire, Ohio, John P. Seyler, Sr. (Lori) of Wheeling and Janice Seyler of Wheeling; eight grandchildren, Beverly Shriver, Trisha Conrad, Sid Baker, Jackie Lander, Stefanie Seyler, John Paul Seyler, Jr., Samantha Seyler and Angel Gill; 13 great-grandchildren; and Cecil’s beloved dogs, Max and Gizmo.
Friends will be received Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling, from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm, with the Rev. Keith Forkey officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or The Road Home Animal Project, P.O. Box 522, St. Clairsville, OH 43950. Contributions may be made online at www.TMCfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com