Howard Curtis VanHoose,77, of Catlettsburg, Ky., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Community Hospice Care Center. Howard was born December 25, 1941 in Huntington, WVa. son of the late Everette and Faye Arrowood VanHoose. He retired from AK Steel and was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Carol Billups. He is survived by his beloved wife Barbara Beckley VanHoose; three children Mark VanHoose (Sue), Sonja Lewis (Terry) and James VanHoose; three grandchildren Tia VanHoose (Tim Collins), Paige VanHoose and Madison VanHoose; two great-grandchildren Hunter VanHoose and Oakley Tate Hamm and one sister Jennie VanHoose Agee (Phil). Graveside services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Hillcrest Cemetery. There will be no visitation and no procession to the cemetery. Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at rollinsfh.com.