of Batesville, AR
April 15, 1945 - July 1, 2020
Cpl. Carroll Baker Seaton peacefully departed this world on July 1, 2020, leaving behind his family and friends. He was born on April 15, 1945 in Sylvania, Arkansas to Otha and Vara Seaton. He grew up on a dairy farm, and then he moved to Batesville in 1970. On January 1, 1969, at the age of 23, he was sworn in as an Arkansas State Trooper, a career that Cpl. Seaton took seriously until his retirement, 25 years later in 1994.Revered as an honest and honorable man, he was a fair-minded law enforcement officer. He was also brave, kind, just and loving.He was a mentor and a hero to many and a loving husband, father and grandfather.He loved being a grandfather to his three grandchildren above all things, but he also had a passion for hunting quail.His parents and his older brother, Eddie N. Seaton, preceded him in death.Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Brenda Goforth Seaton; two sons, Wade Seaton and Jason Seaton (Laura); 3 grandchildren, Luke Seaton, Sophie Seaton and Alyx Keller, all of Batesville; and a sister Darlene Seaton Byrd of Doniphan, MO.Pallbearers are Luke Seaton, Calvin Fairchild, Mike Hatfield, W.O. Husky, Gary Hilburn, and Shawn Stephens. Honorary Pallbearers are Joe Overstreet and Ricky Wilson.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105.
I'm so sorry for your loss of Carroll. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. "RIP" Carroll Seaton!!
So sorry for your lost. Carroll was the nicest man and a honest man to.
So sorry for your loss, Jason.
I am so sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to the entire Seaton family. I remember Carroll when he began his tour of law enforcement with the ASP. I was a part time dispatcher in Batesville during my time in Batesville and knew him quite well. He was always respected and admired for his professionalism.. Nelson Lovejoy
Brenda Jack Martin was my uncle. We spent time at the lake together when was a kid an I always look up to Carroll. He was a good man. I am sorry for your loss. But I smile every I thank of him.ps. He let me off one night. God bless . Paul kimmer
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with each member of your family.
Prayers for all loved ones .R.I.P. your watch is finished.
We know Carroll Seaton was a dedicated trooper who had respect for the people he served. Praying for your family.
Dear Brenda, Wade and Jason,My heartfelt sympathy. Carroll was an incredible Trooper and a true mentor for me as a new Deputy Sheriff in Independence County. The many things he taught me benefited me throughout my law enforcement career and I will always be grateful for his guidance, wisdom and friendship.May God Bless You All,John KelleyICSO/BPD/PCSO/FBI
So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Teressa
Sorry for your loss
So sorry for your loss. I knew Carol back in the 70's and 80's. Carol was a great trooper and a great man.
We would like to express our condolences to the family at this time of your loss.
My late husband, JW Wammack, spoke very highly of Trooper Seaton. The two of these great officers worked together in many incidents. I'm sure they have many stories to share in Heaven. Praying for the family.
Sending our love and prayers. We are so very sorry. Jeff and Theresa Tomlinson
Prayers for the family.
So very sorry for your loss.
Prayers for all of family-have great memories of him
So sorry to hear this are prayers are with you all. Never will forget the night he helped use through one of the hardest nights in are lives. May God hold you all in his hands throughout this very hard time.
So sorry to hear this he was a great friend we had a lot of great times together. Praying for all of the family.
In our thoughts and prayers,Phyllis, Alan, Paige , & Andrew Vickery