Dana Franklin DeBoard, 69, formerly of Goshen, Indiana, passed away Feb. 13, in Richmond.
He was born May 20, 1947 in Sharon, West Virginia, to Gerald and Ella (Payne) DeBoard.
He is survived by three children, Elizabeth (Dallas) Price, Anita (Charles) Sickle and Dana (Ann Marie Biovert) DeBoard; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Jerry (Jean) DeBoard and Lois Staten.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two siblings, Kenneth DeBoard and Betty Wilson.
A retired Chief Petty Officer of 20 years with the U.S. Navy, he lived in Victoria enjoying the simple life of the mountains and raising cattle. He leaves behind many friends.
A military graveside service will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Oakridge Cemetery, Goshen, with Pastor Jason Kincaid officiating.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 26, 2017