LOUDIN, Howard David, 76, died peacefully at his home on November 22, 2010. He was born in Czar, West Virginia to the late Clancy Loudin and Ione Loudin. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Hattie Brooksie” Loudin. He is survived by his son Howard S. Loudin and his wife Mary. of Mineral Va. his daughter Pamela J. Whitmer and her husband Bill of Orange City Fl. his sister Carolee Nussbaum and her husband Dave and his brother Roscoe Loudin and his wife Virginia. He also leaves to cherish his memory four grandchildren Kevin Loudin and his wife Christa Ashley Whitmer Justin Whitmer Ryan Whitmer and one great-grandchild Cole Loudin as well as numerous nieces nephews and close friends.
He served his country in the Korean War in the United States Navy was an active member of the V.F.W. for 55 years currently a member of V.F.W. Post 8947 of Mineral. He later attended college and then worked as the General Manager for Three Fork Land & Coal Company in Randolph County West Virginia until 1968. In 1969 he moved to Louisa County. Va. where he worked as an operating engineer teamster and union iron worker at the North Anna Power Station in Mineral Va. In later years he worked in the construction business for J. A. Walder Co. in Ashland Va. and L. White & Company in Fredericksburg Va.
He loved to fish and go on camping trips but mostly enjoyed fellowship with his family and friends. The family will receive friends November 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Woodward Funeral Home Louisa Va where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. November 27th. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery Mineral Va. The Rev. Josh Turner will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The Veterans of Foreign Wars or The American Cancer Society.