Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more

Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: DeBord Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Robert Deboard Obit Kingsport T/N 4/1/01
Posted by: Hallie Date: April 01, 2001 at 08:40:50
  of 780

Robert DeBoard Return To Top

BIG STONE GAP, Va. — Robert DeBoard, 74,
died Friday (March 30, 2001) at Wellmont
Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap.

He was born in Lee County, Va., the son of the late
Samuel and Ollie (Coomer) DeBoard. He spent
most of his life in Big Stone Gap, Va. He was a
retired painter with Brummitt Decorating &
Quesenberry Contractors in Big Stone Gap for
many years. He was also a great deer hunter. He
donated funds to help build Lonesome Pine
Hospital. He was of the Holiness faith.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Zelma
Cooper DeBoard.

Surviving are two sons, Bobby “Duke” DeBoard
and wife, Teresa and Rickie Lynn DeBoard and
wife, Miranda, all of Big Stone Gap, Va.; one
daughter, Patricia K. Sturgill, Big Stone Gap, Va.;
nine grandchildren, Bobby, Donna, Donnie, Scottie,
Ricky Lynn Jr., Curtis Robert, Janet Lynn, Lisa Ann
and Donella; five great-grandchildren, Alexis Kay,
Brandon Lee, Spencer Allen, Melodee and Mason;
three brothers, James DeBoard, Salem, Ind., Frank
DeBoard, Big Stone Gap, Va., and Paul Ray
“Pooge” DeBoard, Bentonville, Ark.; three sisters,
Bessie Maxfield, Oklahoma, Reine Ball, Bristol,
Tenn., and Charlene Caldwell, Salem, Ind.; several
nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Madeline
King, Big Stone Gap, Va.

Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at
Holding Funeral Home, Big Stone Gap, Va.

Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday in
the funeral home chapel with Brother Duke Barker
and Brother J.J. Vaughan officiating.

Burial will follow in Powell Valley Memorial

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network