John L. Seo

November 27, 1924 - January 12, 2022

11/27/1924 - 01/12/2022

John L. Seo, 97 passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Continuing Health Care at Forest Hills

He was born November 27, 1924 in Bellaire, OH a son of the late Lewis and Rosa Sidon Seo

John was a United States Air Force Veteran, serving in World War II alongside the Merchant Marines. He was a Catholic by faith and member of the St. John’s Catholic Church in Bellaire. John retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel after many years as an electrical/mechanical foreman. He was a member of the Ionic Lodge 438 F&AM, the Osiris Shrine of Wheeling, and the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of Steubenville

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Lottie Baker Seo on December 29, 2007, daughter, Rosemary Graham, grandson, Walter Graham and two sisters.

Surviving are his grandchildren, Paula Graham and John Graham, nephew, Rick (Dee) Howard as well as several nieces and nephews.

Private family only visitation and services will be held at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906. Interment will follow at Powhatan Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by going to


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Sam D’Accione
1 year ago

Worked for John at Benwood Plant, good man and supervisor !!!

Daniel N Meyers
1 year ago

Worked for and with Johnny at the Benwood Plant
I was just a kid when I started there in 1970. John was a great guy & mentor. Prayers for him and his family. R.I.P. John

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
1 year ago

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 John L. Seo, 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 Air Force Veteran, John L. Seo, 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 †