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Russell Seely, Jr.

July 6, 1955 — January 27, 2020

Russell Seely, Jr., 64 of Pampa, passed away January 27, 2020 in Pampa.

Services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Fellowship Baptist Church, with Pastor Joel Osborne, officiating.  Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Carmichael-Whatley Funeral Directors.

Russell was born July 6, 1955 in Pampa to Wynona and Russell Seely, Sr.  He was a lifetime resident of Gray County and graduated from Pampa High School in 1974.  He attended Clarendon College and later entered the workforce in the welding industry, working as a pipeline welder to help support his RODEO habit. Russell was a lifelong cowboy who loved his horses and the cowboy way of life.   

He was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. He will be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, son, brother and friend. 

Survivors include a son, Craig Seely and wife Susan Hall of Lefors; a daughter, Melody Mullen and husband Todd of Lubbock; parents, Wynona and Russell, Sr., of Pampa; three grandchildren, Brody Seely of Lefors, Tristan Seely of Sulphur, Louisiana, and Bailee Mullen of Lubbock; two brothers, Phillip Seely and wife Debby of Corpus Christi and Stephen Seely and wife Tarra of Amarillo; and by his cousin/brother, Conrad Orndoff. Russell was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Seely in 1985.

Memorials may be given to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, PO Box 1980, Amarillo, Texas 79174-0001; or Lefors Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 361, Lefors, Texas 79054.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 PM, Friday, January 31, 2020 at the funeral home.


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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, January 31, 2020

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Carmichael Whatley Funeral Directors

600 N Ward St, Pampa, TX 79065

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Fellowship Baptist Church

622 E Francis Ave, Pampa, TX 79065

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