Horace Browdy (Butch) Hite, 63, of Pembroke, departed this life Friday afternoon, November 1, 2013 at his home after a long illness. Born in Narrows on June 26, 1950 he was a son of Virgie Daniels Hite Hare of Pearisburg, and the late Frank Hite. Butch was a veteran of the U S Marine Corps, Viet Nam Era, a corrections officer at Bland Correctional Center, a member of VFW Post 6000 in Narrows, and a member of Riverview Baptist Church in Ripplemead. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Sandra Reed Hite, his father, and sisters Rebecca Curtis and Betty Goad.
He leaves to cherish his memory his mother Virgie Daniels Hite Hare of Pearisburg; his son Eric Nelson Hite of Pembroke; his daughter Tammy Hite Keffer of Richmond, VA; his grandchildren Whitney Paige Hite, Benjamin Chase Estep, Daniel, Anthony, and Trinity Keffer; and his brother Robert Ward Hare, III of Pearisburg.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke with Pastor Shahn Wilburn officiating. Burial will follow in the Reed Family Cemetery at Goldbond. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6 until 8 pm. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.