Willie Howard Card

Published 9:24 am Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Willie Howard Card, age 79, of Wylliesburg, VA, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018. He was born September 27, 1939 in Charlotte County, VA and was the son of the late Alexander and Gladys Card. Howard was a charter and lifetime member of Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department, a member and deacon of Wylliesburg Baptist Church, and a member of the Woodmen of the World Lodge 179. He was a devoted employee for Economy Auto Supply in Wylliesburg.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, James Alexander Card and Mack Wilson Card; sister, Hilda Card Ferrell; niece, Ellen Stone; and nephew, William Ferrell. Howard is survived by his sister-in-law, Edith Card; nieces and nephews, Randy Card, Tony Card, Clint Card, Glenn Card, Jennifer Lyle, James Ferrell and David “Shorty” Ferrell; and his special friends, C.C. and Lisa Wilkinson.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, December 26, at Wylliesburg Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Visitation began one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to the Bacon District Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 45, Wylliesburg, VA 23976. Online condolences may be expressed at www.newcomballgoodfh.com.

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City, VA was in charge of arrangements.