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Obituary for Horace Creasy

Horace D. Creasy, 94, of Roanoke passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty B. Creasy.

After serving in the Navy, one of Horace’s earliest jobs was on the electrical installation of the Roanoke Star. Horace went on to have a career with the telephone company working as an outside lineman, a residential installer, and in central office repair.  Horace was known as a good golfer...his love of the game began as a boy when he caddied at the Roanoke Country Club and continued throughout his lifetime.  Horace attended Villa Heights Baptist Church.  He was a member of Melrose Masonic Lodge #139 and a Shriner. 

Horace is survived by his daughter, Diane Robertson; his son, Stephen L. Creasy (Mary Ellen); his grandchildren, Lisa Suthers, Bryan S. Hancock (Cynthia), Patrick S. Hancock, Stephen J. Creasy, and Marian Creasy (Mitchell Winans); and great-grandchildren, Bryanna Hancock and Zowie Hancock.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Virginia Veterans Care Center for the kindness and care they provided to Horace.  In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Shriners Hospitals for Childrens, or to the charity of your choice.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at Oakey’s North Chapel with Pastors Chris Brammer and Ron Graham officiating.  Burial with Military Honors to follow at Sherwood Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday beginning at 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.