Obituary for Willard Keith Harrell

Willard Keith Harrell, 78, of the Little Creek Community of Dublin, VA, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Lewis Gale Medical Center. He was born November 21, 1941 in Giles County, the son of the late Lacy Boyd & Anna Stanley Harrell.

He was a member of French’s Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church. He worked at Celanese for over twenty years.  He enjoyed hanging out with his friends at Jim’s Drive In. He considered his grandchildren very special and loved them unconditionally. He had many friends and was loved by many and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Brian Harrell and two brothers, Audrey Harrell and David Harrell.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 55 years, Becky Harrell; his sons & daughters-in-law, Kent & Daphne Stone, Chuck & DeDe Stone and Jay Harrell; his daughter & son-in-law, Sherry H. & Jeff Freeman; his grandchildren, Brandy & Seth Stringfellow, Tony Stone, Josh & Madalyn Dalton, Kyle Stone, Specialist Brian Dalton and Private First Class Ray & Emily Harrell; a great-granddaughter, Kennedy; and his mother-in-law, Mary Hash.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at French’s Chapel Pentecostal Holiness Church with Pastor  John Jenkins and Pastor Billy Akers officiating. Burial will follow in the Appalachian Conference Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from 12:00 P.M. until service time, 2:00 P.M.

The Harrell family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate,, (540) 921-2985.