Harvey Burton Woodmansee, III, age 72 of Cloverdale, passed away Monday, February 7, 2022 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Harvey was born in Hampton, Virginia August 9, 1949 and lived in Cloverdale the past 25 years. He was the son of the late Harvey Burton Woodmansee, Jr. and Margaret E. Swindell Woodmansee, who survives.
Harvey retired from The United States Navy after 22 years of service. He was very proud of his service as a Squid, serving aboard the USS Hammerhead SSN 663 and aboard the USS Richard B. Russell SSN 687
fast-attack class submarines.
Harvey was a member of The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul Anglican; was an avid reader; enjoyed visiting local breweries and wineries; and was a very devoted family man. He spent his career in the “silent service” and enjoyed “the quiet” in his retirement.
Preceded in death by his father, Harvey is survived by his wife of 50 years, Priscilla Campbell Woodmansee; son and daughter-in-law, James and Ginny Woodmansee of Charlotte, North Carolina; daughter and son-in-law, Leslie and Glenn Ramsey of Roanoke; grandchildren: Campbell (Clayton) Wiedemeier, Ainsleigh Woodmansee, and Eddie Ramsey; sisters and brothers-in-law: Gloria and Harold Cook of Lanexa, Virginia;, Carolyn and George Insley of Poquoson, Virginia, Janice and Larry Brown of Sylacauga, Alabama; and Eleanor Reeder of Yorktown, Virginia; and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration honoring Harvey’s life will be 2:00 pm Saturday, February 12 at Rader Funeral Home, 630 Roanoke Road Daleville with his dear friend, Reverend Rob Lough officiating. Military honors will be rendered by The United States Navy Honor Guard. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Roanoke Rescue Mission, 421 4th Street SE, Roanoke, VA 24013; or to Church of St. Peter and St. Paul Anglican, 4909 North Lake Drive, Roanoke, VA 24019; or to St. Mark's United Methodist Church Building Fund, 19 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville, VA 24083.
Online condolences may be made and service live stream may be found at www.rader-funeralhome/tributes/Harvey-Woodmansee.
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Roanoke Rescue Mission
402 4th Street SE, Roanoke VA 24013
Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Anglican
4909 North Lake Drive, Roanoke VA 24019
St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Church Building Fund
16 Cedar Ridge Drive, Daleville VA 24083