Ralph S. Seney

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Graveside funeral services for Ralph Seney, 81 year old lifelong resident of Buffalo, who passed away at the Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, California on August 27th, will be held Friday, September 23 at 3:00 p.m. in Willow Grove Cemetery with Father Doug Wasinger officiating. A reception and celebration of his life will be held by the family at the Bozeman’s Conference Center in Buffalo from 4:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. following the graveside. Donations in Mr. Seney’s memory may be made to the Bread of Life Food Pantry in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com

Ralph Sidney Seney was born on November 14, 1934 in Buffalo to Frank and Ruth Seney. He grew up and attended schools in Buffalo, graduating from Johnson County High School with the class of 1953. During that time Ralph helped his parents operate Seney Point, a fishing and recreation resort at Lake DeSmet. He was married to his high school sweetheart, Mary Karen Lucas in 1954 and they lived in Buffalo. Ralph attended the University of Wyoming where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy in 1958. Ralph and Karen returned to Buffalo where Ralph worked at the family owned Seney Drug part-time and also traveled to work as a pharmacist at Teply’s Town and Country Pharmacy in Casper and at Murphy Drug in Gillette. In 1972 Ralph and Karen purchased Seney’s Rexall Drug in Buffalo from his father Frank and uncle Fred Seney. Ralph and Karen continued to serve Buffalo as owns of the store for the next 34 years. In 2008 Ralph was honored by the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy for 50 years of work as a pharmacist.

Ralph is survived by his wife Karen Seney of San Diego, California; three sons, Sid Seney and his wife Mimi of El Cajon, California, Kevin Seney of Utah, and Tad of Desert Hot Springs, California; one daughter Bambi Jones and her husband Mark of Rio Vista, California; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.