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 Delmas D. “Horsehead” Breeding

Delmas D. “Horsehead” Breeding

Buchanan County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Feb 2017 (aged 71)
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Burial Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 176333871 · View Source
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Delmas D. “Horsehead” Breeding, age 71, passed on Monday, February 13, 2017, at his home. Dale was born and raised in Buchanan County, VA and later moved to Abingdon where he attended Gospel Tabernacle. He worked many years as an electrician in coal mines and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Breeding and Mary Street Breeding; granddaughter, Kaitlyn Miller; sisters, Brenda Justice and Pauline Helton; and brothers, Bob Breeding and Joseph Breeding.

Dale is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lou Hurt Breeding; two daughters, Sherry McClanahan and husband Kevin of Oakwood, VA, and Ginger Alvarado and husband George of Abingdon, VA; two sisters, Barbara Cook and husband J.C. of Abingdon, VA, and Merle Hale of Rowe, VA; grandchildren, Emily McClanahan, Justen Miller, and Stone Alvarado; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor David Robins and Rev. Shane Breeding officiating. A committal service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, in Green Hill Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, VA, with Robert Hurt, Cranston Patrick, Jeffrey Boyd, J.R. Horn, Carl Street, and John Nichols serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Clay Winebarger, Seth Herndon, Drew White, Caleb Weddle, Logan Justice, and Thomas Francisco.

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.

The Breeding family is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

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  • Created by: Edgar A. Rice
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176333871
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Delmas D. “Horsehead” Breeding (1 Jun 1945–13 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176333871, citing Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Edgar A. Rice (contributor 47666401) .