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Shawn Leslie Seaman 

Shawn Leslie Seaman passed away suddenly, while on the job working, on June 18 at the age of 50. Shawn was born on Nov. 29, 1961, in Santa Ana, Calif., to Kenneth and Patsy Seaman. The Seaman family moved to Big Bear in August of 1971 and Shawn was a graduate of Big Bear High School class of 1979.

Shawn and his brothers have spent their whole lives working in construction after being skillfully trained by their father, Ken. Shawn was the owner of Shawn Seaman Construction of Big Bear, and frequently worked in conjunction with his brothers' construction companies.

Shawn met the love of his life and soul mate, Shay Dolan Seaman in 1991 and they married in May of 1993. Shawn's most valued accomp-lishment is his family and the birth of his three adored children, Jack, 9, and twins Jacob and Jillian, 6. His greatest joy was spending time with his wife and children.

Shawn is survived by his wife, Shay, sons Jack and Jacob, and daughter Jillian. His mother preceded him in death in February 1981. He is also survived by his father Kenneth Seaman (Jane), beloved brothers and sister, Chad (Jana), Shannon (Cory), Kenny (Julia), and his sister Lori (Mark) Dobis, who all loved Shawn beyond words. He has eleven nieces and nephews, Kristen (Mike Wegener), Brett (Nicole), Whitney (Brian Atkins), Broc (Morgan), Alec (Jennifer), Rex, Sara, Kenli Seaman and Morgan, Markie and Max Dobis. He also had 12 great nieces and nephews. His in-laws are Phyllis, Chris, Diane and Casey Dolan.

Shawn left behind a legacy of love and commitment to his wife, children and family that will sustain them through this difficult time.

A memorial service will be held at Calvary Chapel on Friday, June 29, at 2 p.m. The church is located at 713 Stocker Road, Big Bear Lake.

"Big Bear Grizzly" Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 10:36 am 

Submitted by: Peggy Hooper