Bernard S. "Bernie" Gayheart

December 29, 1952November 8, 2012
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Bernard Scott “Bernie” Gayheart, 59, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012. He was a native of Virginia Beach. He is preceded in death by his father Forrest Gayheart. He is survived by his mother, Betty Ann Gayheart; his daughters, Heather and Nikki Gayheart; his sons, Michael Gayheart, John and Brandon Bowden; his sister, Gail Bowden; his brothers, Robert and Richard Gayheart; his grandchildren, Trent, Donovan and Maddie. Many extended family and friends. Bernie, who will always be loved and never forgotten. He was an avid sports fisherman and was formerly involved in APLL baseball. He was also, a former member of the Longshoreman’s Local 970. A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11:00AM at Rosewood Kellum Funeral Home, 601 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach, VA. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Juvenile or Adult Diabetes Foundations. You may pay your condolences at


  • Memorial Service Monday, November 12, 2012

Bernard S. "Bernie" Gayheart

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Justin Jones

November 14, 2012

Rip bernie . Prayers go out to the family

shelia martin

November 13, 2012

I probly am not remembered but i went to school with bernie always liked him he waa so prayers go out to your sorry for your loss

November 13, 2012

Bernie was a couple of years ahead of me, but loved and will always be love is with his fanily
Debbie [Phillips}Wilson

Nanci (Pate) Wright

November 12, 2012

I' m so sorry to hear about Bernie. I remember him well from our high school days! my thoughts and prayers are with your family during this difficult time.

Nenna Christensen

November 12, 2012

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of happier times with Bernie, as you celebrate a life well lived. I know that Joey and I will always remember him fondly. Joey always thought alot of Bernie and appreciatated all the help he gave him at AP.Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Nenna & Joey Christensen

Kathryn Holzhaeuser

November 12, 2012

RIP Bernie! You are loved and will be missed soo much. Gone but never forgotten.

Jeannie Fisher

November 12, 2012

So sorry for the loss of Bernie my thoughts and prayers are with you.Jeannie Fisher

Linda Dragas

November 12, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with your whole family during this time of deep loss. Rest in Peace, Bernie

November 12, 2012

You will truly be missed. Everyone loved Bernie. Praying for your family and friends. R.I.P.

Marion Gonzalez

November 12, 2012

Bernie,you will truely be missed.its been along time since I have seen you last.say hi to my mom she always loved you and have always been special to my you bernie