Randy D. Seely

Randy D. Seely passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.  He was born December 19, 1969, and was a native of Hampton, Virginia. Randy attended Kecoughtan High School and after graduation, Randy enlisted in the United States Navy. He valued this service to his country and attained the rank of Engineman first-class, EN1 Surface Warfare.

Randy was preceded in death by his parents Luther and Sharon Seely, and his brother Larry. He is survived by his children Travis and Brittany Seely; grandchildren Kensli Grace and Beaux Ryan; former wife Mary Murphy; brother Brian, niece and nephew, Nikki and Wayne; and many other family, friends, and shipmates.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 179 E. Mercury Blvd. Hampton at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022. The Rev. Rhonda Wheeler will be officiating. Details on his service have been posted to Travis and Randy’s Facebook page.

Randy will be remembered and cherished for his love of the Washington Redskins, his love for a good adult beverage, his sense of humor, and his beautiful laughter and smile.

His wish has always been to be buried at sea, and that will be honored. Rest easy sailor, we have the watch!

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, Virginia. Floral arrangements may be delivered to Emmanuel Episcopal Church.



  1. Marilyn Woodall

    I am so sorry about Randy. He was a very kind man and his smile would light up a room. Though he went to a better place it is those left behind that mourn his loss.

  2. Bill Crawford

    Randy was a wonderful person and he will be immensely missed.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with his family in this difficult time. May God give you a peace that surpasses all understanding as only he can do. Love and miss you Randy!

  3. Mary Murphy

    Randy was a great guy, full of love for family and friends, a sense of calm when things were rough, and a great friend to all. We were divorced but remained friends and there for each other when needed. He will be greatly missed, by me and my family.

  4. William Sroufe

    Randy. My cousin. I loved the few times we spent together in our youth. I love you. Rest easy. Give love and hugs to your mother, father, brother, our aunt, Grandma and Grandpa Dunn and my father and brother.

  5. Eileen Herring

    I’m so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother, Randy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May he Rest In Peace.

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