|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1930|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 16, 2005|
Howard L. Bernard Sr. NORFOLK
Howard Lee Bernard Sr., 75, of 5588 Springhill Road, passed away Aug. 16, 2005, in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. A native of Bolivia, Brunswick County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Earl and Lillie Hewitt Bernard and the loving husband for 49 years of Reba Brock Bernard. Howard was a retired PNC personnelman with the U.S. Navy, having served 20 years and was in the Korean Conflict and Vietnam. He then was a machinist with the rework at the Naval Air Station Norfolk, and was a deacon at New Berean Baptist Church in Churchland. In addition to his beloved wife, Reba, he is survived by two sons, Howard Lee Bernard Jr. and Darryl Trent Bernard, both of Norfolk; one daughter, Beverly Cruz of Marietta, Ga.; one brother, Stephen Bernard of Rocky Mount, N.C.; two sisters, Addie Pearl Bryant of Supply, N.C., and Irma Mitchell of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one grandson, Julien Kelly Bernard of Silver Spring, Md. The family will receive friends in the New Berean Baptist Church Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral will be conducted in the Woodlawn Funeral Home Chapel, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, Saturday at 1 p.m. by his pastor, Leroy Ricks Sr. Burial with full military honors will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. A reception will follow the burial in the funeral home reception area. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2730 Ellsmere Ave., Norfolk, VA 23513 or to The New Berean Baptist Church, 3600 Bamboo Road, Portsmouth, VA 23703. Friends may sign the register and send condolences at www.woodlawngroup.com.
Obituary, Virginian-Pilot, August 18, 2005.
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