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    Friday, March 27 2020
    Robert Randal Van Meter

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 02:31 pm   |  Permalink   |  8 Comments  |  Email
    You will be missed every day. Now your with your parents and your brothers having a great family reunion. Fly high with the angels. Love you always uncle.
    Posted by Cheryl Van meter on 03/28/2020 - 10:10 PM
    So, so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to all ❤️❤️
    Posted by Liza Newbold on 03/29/2020 - 01:19 PM
    So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you during this time. Love to the whole family
    Posted by Carolyn Beever on 03/29/2020 - 05:05 PM
    Deeply sorry for your loss God bless
    Posted by Keith Vanmeter on 03/30/2020 - 09:01 AM
    I'll miss you 💜
    Posted by Jaime Vanmeter on 04/03/2020 - 09:58 PM
    I am sorry for your loss, know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
    Posted by Amanda E Skalsky on 03/25/2021 - 02:19 PM
    I will always remember his sweet smile and laughter. He made me feel right at home when I first met him. Lillie, you and your family are in my prayers. Love, Lauren V.
    Posted by Lauren Vigilante on 03/25/2021 - 04:29 PM
    Thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss. The Lord be with you.
    Posted by Haynie and Shirley Hite on 03/31/2021 - 10:09 AM

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    Van Meter,
    Robert Randal Van Meter, 72, of South Hill, Virginia passed away Friday, March 27, 2020. He was born January 30, 1948 to the late Howard and Ann Van Meter. Born in West Virginia but raised in Elyria, Ohio along with his brothers; Martin, Mitchell, Rick and Greg. He attended North Ridgeville High School and joined the Marine Corp during his senior year. He met our mother, Lois Turner Van Meter in Blackstone, Va. during his time at “Camp” Pickett now known as Fort Pickett. He and mom married August 2, 1969 and celebrated 36 wonderful years until she passed on October 24, 2005. He was remarried to Anne Gerrand until her passing in September 2018. He was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather; avid golfer and well-liked by many of his Tyson Foods and Velvet Textile co-workers. He will truly be missed but is no longer suffering from his COPD, heart failure and bladder cancer. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lillie and Jimmy Phillips and grandchildren Leigh Ann and James Randal aka “JR”; his son and daughter-in-law, Howard “Bud” and Tamara Van Meter and grandchildren, Cody, Jackson and Reese. He is also survived by his brother Mitchell Van Meter and his wife Cathy; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial services will be held at 7PM on Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Clarke Funeral Home in Kenbridge, VA. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing. 

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