Howard John Scheurenbrand Jr., 82, passed away on Friday, Nov 26, 2021, at his home on Loving Street in the town of Louisa.
He was preceded in death by his parents Howard John Scheurenbrand Sr. in 1988; Elizabeth Catherwood Scheurenbrand in 2000 and stepson Robert Allen Thomas in 2001.
He is survived by his wife Peggy Thomas Scheurenbrand; a son Mark Edward Scheurenbrand (Barbara); a daughter Kathleen Scheurenbrand Pierce, (Robert); a son John Howard Scheurenbrand (Michele); and stepson R.L. Thomas. (Nancy)
Howard had 4 grandchildren; Mark Allen Thomas (Brigitt); Jim Henry Thomas (Tiffany), Kyle O’Conner Thomas and Brooke Thomas Bagby (Coleman). He also had 4 great-grandchildren, McKayla, Joshua, Kaylynn and Caroline. And one on the way!!
Howard was born in Brooklyn NY on 1 Jan 1939. He graduated from Port Jefferson High School in 1956.
He attended Paul Smith’s College for 2 years then transferred to NC State College where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Forest Management in May of 1961.
Howard entered the Marine Corps in June of 1961 and completed his service with the rank of Sergeant E-5, in Oct of 1966.
Howard started working for the Virginia Division of Forestry and came to Louisa County in 1964. He served the community as Forester from March 16, 1964 to May 1, 1995.
He also achieved an accommodation for 20 years of combined service for the Louisa County Sheriff’s Office in 2009.
Howard served the community as a Little League football coach, Louisa County High School Assistant coach, ambulance driver, Woodberry Forest Skeet Team Assistant Coach, Firearms Instructor and Ducks Unlimited Louisa Chapter Chairman.
Howard served at St James Episcopal Church as a member of the Vestry, Junior Warden and Trustee.
Howard had many passions. In his spare time, he enjoyed waterfowl hunting, fishing, skeet shooting, piloting his small Cessna air craft, playing guitar and being Pop Pop to his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He loved our community and will be missed.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to St. James Episcopal Church or The American Cancer Society.
Due to the amount of people expected, we encourage all guests to wear masks. Due to COVID restrictions, there will be no reception.
A visitation will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at St James Episcopal Church Louisa, VA
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 1:00p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church Louisa, VA. with Interment following in Hillcrest Cemetery.