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Bruce Dean Howard

December 29, 1955 July 27, 2020
Bruce Dean Howard
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BRUCE DEAN HOWARD, 64 years of age of the Jacks Creek section of Big Rock, VA, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Grundy, VA, he was the son of the late Frank (River Jack) Howard Jr. and Helen Kansas (Stiltner) Howard. He was a lifelong resident of Big Rock and was a member of Big Rock Pentecostal Church. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and loved truck driving. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Karen Justice.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Ruth Ann Lester Howard of Big Rock, VA; his children, Joshua Bruce Howard of Big Rock, VA, Briana Ruth Howard of Big Rock, VA, Special Niece: Leann Chaney of Big Rock, VA, and Ira Bruce “Jake” Howard of Feds Creek, KY; his grandchildren, Gracie Clevinger of Feds Creek, KY and Emerson Bartley of Elkhorn City, KY; sisters, Vivian (David) Webb of Big Rock, VA, Susan (Tommy Jo) Clevinger of Harman, VA; brother, Kenneth Ray (Sue) Howard of Abingdon, VA.

Funeral Services for BRUCE DEAN HOWARD will be conducted Friday, July 31, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at the Big Rock Pentecostal Church with Anthony Hale, Gary Sutherland, Raymond Lester and Larry Chaffins officiating with entombment to follow in Mountain Rest Mausoleum at Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.

Friends may call at the Big Rock Pentecostal Church Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Special Thanks to Clinton & Sylvia Lester, Specialty Care, MSA Home Health, Dr. Mitchell & Staff, Bristol Regional Medical Center, Select Specialty, Mike & Phyllis Justice, Dean & Sandy Hubbard, House of Prayer, Grey Stone Health Care, David & Vivian Webb, Mike Rife, Roscoe Lester, Donna Lester, Mike “Toot” Lester, Big Rock Pentecost Church, Larry Chaffins, Gary & Sherry Sutherland.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of BRUCE DEAN HOWARD.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

29

Jul

6:00 PM 7/29/2020 6:00:00 PM
Big Rock Pentecostal Church

Paw Paw Rd.
Big Rock, VA 24603

Big Rock Pentecostal Church
Paw Paw Rd. Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Service

Wednesday

29

Jul

7:00 PM 7/29/2020 7:00:00 PM
Big Rock Pentecostal Church

Paw Paw Rd.
Big Rock, VA 24603

Big Rock Pentecostal Church
Paw Paw Rd. Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

30

Jul

6:00 PM 7/30/2020 6:00:00 PM
Big Rock Pentecostal Church

Paw Paw Rd.
Big Rock, VA 24603

Big Rock Pentecostal Church
Paw Paw Rd. Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Service

Thursday

30

Jul

7:00 PM 7/30/2020 7:00:00 PM
Big Rock Pentecostal Church

Paw Paw Rd.
Big Rock, VA 24603

Big Rock Pentecostal Church
Paw Paw Rd. Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Funeral

Friday

31

Jul

1:00 PM 7/31/2020 1:00:00 PM
Big Rock Pentecostal Church

Paw Paw Rd.
Big Rock, VA 24603

Big Rock Pentecostal Church
Paw Paw Rd. Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Big Rock, VA

Big Rock VA
United States
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