David Bruce “Dave” Seeman
February 24, 1928 – October 3, 2023
David Bruce “Dave” Seeman, 95 of Solomons, MD and formerly of Avenue, MD, passed away on October 3, 2023 at Asbury Health Care Center, Solomons, MD.
Born February 24, 1928 in Brooklyn, NY, he was the son of the late Eugene J. Seeman and Irene (Wendebaum) Seeman.
Dave graduated from Jamaica High School, Jamaica, NY in 1945, and received his BA degree from Adelphi College in 1977. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in March 1948, and served for nineteen years. Dave was a Test Pilot for Grumman Aerospace, retiring in February 1989. He served on the Board of the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum where he was also a docent. Dave was honored by the museum in 2018 with the Gabe Gabrelcik award for outstanding volunteer service. He was a member of the Lexington Park Rotary Club and was given the Paul Harris Award.
Dave is survived by his children, Betsy Rhodes (Steve) of Richmond, VA and David Seeman of Wilmington, DE; his son-in-law, Frank Booker of St. Leonard, MD; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death on April 4, 2023 by his wife, Barbara A. Smith whom he married on July 10, 1954 in Jamaica, NY; and his daughter Ellen Booker.
A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 or the Asbury Foundation, 11100 Asbury Circle, Solomons, MD 20688.