Darrell Layne Seward


Darrell Layne Seward, age 63, of Maumelle, Arkansas passed away peacefully on November 27, 2018 with his wife and family by his side. He was born in Bartlesville, Oklahoma on April 4, 1955 to his late parents, Lawrence Samuel and Jane Joyce Ogden Seward. Darrell retired from the Little Rock, Arkansas School District after teaching, coaching and mentoring young athletes for more than 40 years. As a student, he attended Brazoswood High School in Clute, Texas (1969-70), C. E. Donart High School in Stillwater, Oklahoma (1970-73), Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas (1973-77) and the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama. Darrell was a member of the Arkansas High School Coaches Association, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and the Arkansas Football Coaches Association (ARFCA). In addition, he was a member of St. James Methodist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas and was a man that loved the Lord.
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Seward; one son, Jeffery Landers; one brother, Michael Seward (Bo) and their children, Jeremy and Jordan; one sister, Cindy Seward; mother and father-in-law, Lamar and Linda Lester; two sisters-in-law, Lyric Lester and Maria Wild and his long-time best friend, Ron Smith.
A memorial service will be held 10:00 am, Saturday, June 22 at Stillwater High School in the Vocal Music room. Memorials can be made to https://www.unco.edu/nhs/cancer-rehabilition-institute/donate.aspx.
Published on June 11, 2019
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Jun 13, 2019
My thoughts are with Darrell’s family. I didn’t personally know him, but he sounds like he was a good person and I wish I could have known him. I hope the promise at Revelation 21:3,4 brings you comfort knowing that God will end death and we will see our loved ones in the future. "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”