Robert Clyde Seaver, 78, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020 in Nashville, TN after a brief illness. \nHe was born November 29, 1941 in Greeneville TN. After graduating from McDonald High School, Robert joined the U.S. Army Reserves at Fort Jackson.\nHe graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a degree in Finance before moving to Nashville where he spent over 20 years as a realtor. \nRobert enjoyed cheering for Tennessee sports throughout his life and spent many hours studying world history. He was also very involved in the American Legion at Post # 5.\nHe was preceded in death by his parents: Mary Josephine Seaver and Carl Sevier Seaver; two brothers: James Guy Seaver and John David Seaver; and a brother-in-law: Bobby Gene Burns. \nHe is survived by one daughter: Lesley Seaver Edens of Nashville; one grandson: Matthew Robert Edens of Nashville; sister: Mary Louise Burns; nephews: Mike (Nancy) Burns; David (Alison) Burns; Steve Seaver; niece: Michelle (Randall) Jones; sister-in-law: Patricia Seaver; and multiple great-nieces, great- nephews, and cousins\nThe family will receive friends Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 5-7PM at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown. The funeral service will be held Friday, at 11AM in Jeffers Funeral Chapel Downtown with Rev. Garland Long officiating. Interment will be in Shiloh CP Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Robert Trentham, Mike Huff, Eric Grassman, Louis Fowler, Mike Burns, David Burns, Steve Seaver, and Randall Jones. \nHonorary Pallbearers: Robert Smeltzer, Tom Strawn, Fridrich & Clark members and American Legion members.\nIn lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.\nDue to current gathering restrictions because of COVID19, friends are encouraged to leave condolences on our website at www.jeffersmortuary.com or call our office at 423-639-2141 and we will sign the register book for you.\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nRobert Clyde Seaver, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.