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(January 31, 1985 – June 17, 2013)

Blake Alan Seamster, 28, formerly of Coleman, died unexpectedly on June 17, 2013. Blake was born in Midland on January 31, 1985 to Jerry Seamster & Jackie Walters. After graduating from Coleman High School, Blake joined the U.S. Army and became part of the Special Forces Division. He became Ranger qualified in the summer of 2008. Blake loved his job and also found time to enjoy scuba diving, spearfishing, motorcycling, and working out.Blake married Melissa Ann Parks on December 21, 2006 in the First Baptist Church in Midland, and she survives him.In addition to his wife, Blake is survived by his son, Rocco; his mother, Jackie Walters; his father & stepmother, Jerry (Gail) Seamster; his sister, Merica Donley and her children, Alesha, Zane, and Lilly. He is also survived by his grandparents, Leona & Wilbur Seamster; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces & nephew. He was especially close to his Aunts & Uncles ?Çô Tom (Marge) Seamster, Sue McCallum, Dick (Aimee) Seamster; and cousins, Chris, Sheridan, Hope, Ashley, Brett, and Jillian Seamster.Funeral services for Blake will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, Midland with a military interment to follow at Midland Memorial Gardens. Blake?ÇÖs family will receive friends at the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider a trust fund being established for his son, Rocco?ÇÖs education.Online condolences can be left at www.smithminer.com