Harry M. Via, 68, of New Castle went to be with the Lord Sunday, July 31, 2011. He served in the U.S. Army from 1964-1966 in the Vietnam War.
He retired from Kroger after 35 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jefferson and Lillie Via; five brothers and four sisters.
He is survived by daughters Tina J. Via of Roanoke and Deana V. Williamson of Benson, N.C.; grandchildren Michael Hairston and Regan Williamson; brother and sister-in-law Donald and Mary Via; sister Gwen Bostic and numerous nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to VA Medical Center, Home Base Primary Care, the Palliative Care Unit, Craig County Health Center and the Oncology and Infusion Department of LewisGale Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at New Castle United Methodist Church with Pastor Penny Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Crossroads Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Craig County Cancer Support Group, c/o Market Street Pharmacy, 317 Market St., New Castle, VA 24127. www.paitselfh.com.