Chester J. Seaton, 80, of Gallatin, Tenn., died April 11, 2004, at his home. Seaton was a former musician with Texas Ruby ,Curly Fox and Uncle Dave Macon. He trained Tennessee Walking Horses and was a farrier. He was a charter employee of Volunteer State Community College.

He is survived by his wife, Frances Seaton, his son Joe Seaton of Gallatin, Tenn.; a brother, Bud Seaton, Milton, Tenn.; and five sisters.

Services were held April 14, at the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home.