OBITUARY

Harold F. VanDruff

March 29, 1932March 8, 2019
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Harold F. VanDruff, 86 of Kirby (Whiteley Township) was called home on Friday March 8th, 2019 in his home, surrounded by family. He had been a resident of Kirby for 62 years, living on his family’s Century farm, raising Holstein dairy cattle and Angus beef cattle. He was the son of the late, Ralph F. VanDruff and Edith E. Knotts VanDruff. He served in the US army as a corporal from 1953 to 1955. After his service to his country, he pursued dream in life of operating a Holstein dairy farm. Only second to his family, was his love of farming. Following retirement, he drove school bus for Bowers School Bus Services. He loved hunting and traveled as far as Alaska, Montana, Wyoming and Maine. He was a great supporter of the NRA. He had a love of restoring antique tractors, especially with his grandson. He was very active in his community and especially educating and advocating for agriculture in America. He often hosted farm visits for Central Greene FFA. He served on Board of directors for Milk Incorporated. He was also a committee man of farm Service Agency. In addition, he was part of the American Breeder Association, the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau and on the board of directors for Agway Services. On June 16th, 1956 he married the love of his life, Belinda “Gertrude” VanDruff who survives. Also surviving are his greatest accomplishments, son Brion VanDruff (Linda) of Kirby, and daughter Shari (John) Curry of Spraggs, and two grandchildren Jordan Curry (Megan) of Waynesburg and Sara VanDruff, of Kirby. Decreased are his sister Eleanor VanDruff and brother William C. VanDruff.

  • FAMILY

  • Belinda "Gertrude" VanDruff, Wife
  • Brion (Linda) Vandruff, Son
  • Shari (John) Curry, Daughter
  • Jordan (Megan) Curry, Grandson
  • Sara VanDruff, Granddaughter
  • Deceased is a sister, Eleanor VanDruff and a brother, William C. VanDruff.
  • DONATIONS

  • Greene County 4-H LLivestock or Youth Scholarship Fund
  • Claughton Chapel United Methodist Church

Services

  • Celebration of Life Saturday, March 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Harold F. VanDruff

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Donald Roupe

March 18, 2019

I, and Victor Eddy, were so glad to see Harold late last year in Waynesburg, so sorry to hear of his loss. Take care and stay strong. (we are old Class of 1951 classmates)

Sandy Grimes

March 14, 2019

Sherri and Family, We are very sorry to have heard of the loss of your Father. Our Prayers and our heart go out to you and your Family. Sandy and David Grimes, and Donald Brock

Ron and Sandy Jesso

March 10, 2019

Shari and Family,

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers . We are so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful tribute to your father through your words and beautiful pictures. May God Bless and be with you all.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Ron and Sandy Jesso

Joanne Shea

March 9, 2019

Deepest Sympathy to the VanDruff Family
Thinking of all of you and sending lots of Prayers and Love your way. That was a Wonderful Tribute to a Husband, Father and Grandfather. He would have been so Proud that you all showed his life through all the great pictures and the bio about him. He was a very kind gentle man and he will be missed by not only Family but Friends. So Sorry for your loss.
Lots of Love,
Joanne & Lee Shea

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Biography

Harold F. VanDruff, 86 of Kirby (Whiteley Township) was called home on Friday March 8th, 2019 in his home, surrounded by family.
He had been a resident of Kirby for 62 years, living on his family’s Century farm, raising Holstein dairy cattle and Angus beef cattle. He was the son of the late, Ralph F. VanDruff and Edith E. Knotts VanDruff. He served in the US army as a corporal from 1953 to 1955. After his service to his country, he pursued dream in life of operating a Holstein dairy farm. Only second to his family, was his love of farming. Following retirement, he drove school bus for Bowers School Bus Services.
He loved hunting and traveled as far as Alaska, Montana, Wyoming and Maine. He was a great supporter of the NRA. He had a love of restoring antique tractors, especially with his grandson.
He was very active in his community and especially educating and advocating for agriculture in America. He often hosted farm visits for Central Greene FFA. He served on Board of directors for Milk Incorporated. He was also a committee man of farm Service Agency. In addition, he was part of the American Breeder Association and on the board of directors for Agway Services.
On June 16th, 1956 he married the love of his life, Belinda “Gertrude” VanDruff who survives.
Also surviving are his greatest accomplishments, son Brion VanDruff (Linda) of Kirby, and daughter Shari (John) Curry of Spraggs, and two grandchildren Jordan Curry (Megan) of Waynesburg and Sara VanDruff, of Kirby.
Decreased are his sister Eleanor VanDruff and brother William C. VanDruff.
There will be no public visitation. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service, held to celebrate his life, Saturday March 16th, at 1 pm at Claughton Chapel United Methodist Church, 1552 Big Shannon Run Road, Waynesburg PA, with Rev. Jacob Judy and Pastor Carolyn Morris. Immediately following the service will be a luncheon held in the basement of the church for friends and family. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Greene County 4-H Livestock or Youth Scholarship Fund, 26 W. High St, Waynesburg PA 15370. Alternatively, a donation can be made to Claughton Chapel United Methodist Church, 1552 Big Shannon Run Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370. The family would also like to send their sincerest thanks to Hospice Healthcare Amedisys and Pastor Dave for their kindness and compassion in his end days. Arrangements are entrusted to Behm Funeral Home, 182 W. High St., Waynesburg, PA 15370. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behmfh.com.