Jerome Dwight Seward, 61, of South Bend, Indiana passed away on Friday, August 26, 2011 after a truck accident.
He was born in South Bend, Indiana, on September 11, 1949, to the union of Callena and James Seward Sr. He graduated from LaSalle High School and Vincennes College. He was a journeyman millwright by trade. He loved spending time with his family, and watching the New York Yankees.
Those left to cherish his memory are his devoted wife, Diana; his mother, Callena Seward-Irby; step-father, Archie Irby; four children, Jerome Seward Jr., Candance Seward, Shawn Seward and one step-son, Anthony Ward; ten grandchildren; siblings James (Jennifer) Seward, Elaine Seward, Marilyn Seward, Ronnie E. Seward, Jackie Erby, Ricky (Kimberly) Erby, Bernard (Debra) Irby, Debra (Apostle Dennis) Givens, Carmen Seward, Lisa Ellis, Carmen Seward, Victor Seward, Geraldine Irby and Derrick Irby; one aunt, Helen (J.R.) Purchas; five sisters-in-law; four brothers-in-law; along with a host of other family and friends.
Family members preceding him in death are his father, James Seward Sr.; two grandmothers, Viola Seward and Rosetta Shine; one aunt, Willie V. Davis; two uncles, Otis Seward and Entee Shine; one brother, Keith Seward; and one sister Carol Seward.
Services for Mr. Jerome Dwight Seward will be held on Friday, September 2, 2011 at New Horizon Outreach Ministry, 56165 Mayflower Road, viewing at 12 Noon with funeral services at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.