VanHoose, Howard C

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

14 Replies to “VanHoose, Howard C”

  1. Such a wonderful soul. Always good to me and so full of knowledge. God bless his family and especially his wife and my best friend Barbara. They were soul mates.

  2. Oh, Barb, I am so sorry to hear of your loss my friend.My heart hurts for you.I know that ther’s anyone can say of do to make it easier.Just know that I love you and I am praying for your comfort daily.Love , Dawn Brown

  3. Howard, my co-worker at AK STEEL, my next door neighbor for many years, you will be missed. Howard was a “GIVING PERSON. ” He spent all his retirement years caring for others in his and Barb’s home. His dad, sister and two grandchildren. Every time I saw him out, his comment would be, “YOU NEED US FOR ANYTHING, JUST CALL.” Howard will be missed.

  4. So very sorry for your loss Barb, praying for u and your family during this difficult time. Draw near the Lord and He will draw near to u and heal your heart as only He can. Bless U!

  5. Barb, I’m so very sorry for the loss of Howard. Always a kind & funny man. Prayers for comfort for you and your family. Fly high Howard.

  6. Barb I am so very sorry to hear about Harve. God bless you my friend.

  7. Barbara, I m so sorry to hear this. Sending you my love and a big hug. Prayers for you and all the family.

  8. What a kind and loving man. What a loss to not just Barb his wife and family but to all who new him. My ❤ is broken. He will be missed.

  9. Big Cuz was a fine man and great to work with. Always had something funny to say even in a bad situation he could find humor. RIP Howard see ya on the other side.

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