Jack Darrell Seon Jr. served in the armed forces.
He died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. He was 72.
He was born in Harlem, N.Y. to the late Sherrie and Jack Darrell Seon Sr.
Seon was educated in New York and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School.
In 1955 he joined the United States Navy and became a radioman aboard the USS Lake Champlain. He was discharged from the Navy in 1961.
Seon joined the U.S. Army in 1962 where he served as a radioman and teletype operator in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was discharged in 1965. In 1975, he joined the Army Reserves and served in the 157th Infantry Brigade.
He obtained his commercial driver’s license in 1982 and was a tractor trailer driver until his health began to fail in 2005.
He was a proud member of VFW Post 3398 in Willow Grove.
He is survived by his children, Penny L., Jack Darrell III, Troy M. and Darryl J.; siblings, Melody, Candy and Holly; 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Services were held Nov. 10 at St. Therese of the Child Jesus RC Church, 6611 Ardleigh St. Viewing was at 9 a.m. and services followed at 11 a.m. Burial was private.
Rodriguez Funeral Home, Inc. handled the arrangements.