Vineyard, Howard E., 83, of Citrus Springs, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the Legacy House, Ocala. He was born March 17, 1930, in LeFlore City, Okla., to the late Edward D. and Rosie Branham Vineyard.
Mr. Vineyard retired from J.I. Case, where he was a mechanical engineer, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict
. He was a Mason, Shriner and a member of the VFW
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Surviving family includes his wife Virginia Williams Vineyard of Citrus Springs; son Kevin (Susan) Vineyard of Virginia; daughter Carole Vineyard (James) Collins; grandchildren Allison, Jacob and Daniel Vineyard of Virginia; sisters Lorena (Ray) Brown and Betty Deering, both of Michigan; brother Gerald (Iva) Vineyard of Rainbow Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial funeral service, celebrating the life of Howard E. Vineyard, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Roberts
Funeral Home of Dunnellon, 19939 East Pennsylvania Ave., with the Rev. Stan Stewart and the Rev. Charles Hayes, North Oak Baptist Church, officiating.
The family prefers, if you wish, memorial contributions to Hospice of Marion County, Legacy House, P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478-4860 in memory of Howard E. Vineyard.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made to www.robertsofdunnellon.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the careful direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon.