Christopher L. Seum

June 4, 1946 - December 19, 2020
Christopher L. Seum

Christopher Leroy Seum, 74, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Saturday, December 19, 2020, at Cameron Nursing Home.

He was born June 4, 1946, a son to the late William L. and Irene M. (Collicott) Seum. Christopher was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness and worked for the Moundsville Water Department for the last 32 years. He was a Vietnam War Veteran serving in the U.S. Army and Air Force and served on the Benwood Police Force for numerous years. He was an avid animal lover.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by an infant daughter, Darlana Lutes; a step-son, Donnie Lutes; one granddaughter and two brothers, Bennett and William J. Seum.

Christopher is survived by his loving wife, of 32 years, Charlene (Rice) Seum; five children, Heather Rigby, Christine Seum, Lorri Ann Lutes, Marlana Seum and David Seum; one sister, Sara Dawson; eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to assist the family to CARE Funeral and Cremation, 1500 Second St., Moundsville, WV 26041.

Condolences may be made to the family at carechapel.com.


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  • December 25, 2020
    Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Christopher Leroy Seum, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army/Air Force Veteran, Christopher Leroy Seum, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • December 28, 2020
    Jay Knapp says:
    Dave, Sorry about your dad. My thoughts are with you and your family

  • December 29, 2020
    Della & John says:
    So sorry for your loss David and Charlene. Sending prayers for you and the family.

  • March 05, 2021
    Marlana Seum says:
    I remember the last covstion I had with dad he told me to take care of mom because he could not rely on anyone else to do it I miss you so much dad looking forward to seeing you in the new world where no resident will say I am sick also looking forward to seeing you wake up in paradise on earth just as jehovah god intended the earth to be and to thank you for all that you did for me love ya