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Virgil V. VanCleave

September 15, 1946 — December 25, 2020

McCook, NE

Virgil V. VanCleave, Sr., age 74, of McCook, NE passed away on December 25, 2020 at Hillcrest Caring Center in McCook.

Virgil was born September 15, 1946 in St. Joseph, MO to parents Virgil V. and Alberta V. (Davis) VanCleave.  He was one of five siblings.  Virgil moved to McCook in 1986.

Virgil enjoyed watching baseball and wrestling, playing pool and fishing. He loved old western movies and the tv show “Days of Our Lives”. Virgil was the bass player in a country music band and loved dancing to 50’s and 60’s music. While living in Missouri, he was a member of a CB Radio Club. Spending time with family was very special to Virgil.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles VanCleave; two sisters, Sheila Fisher and Rita Hahn; and lifelong friend, Donald Shyock.

Those left to celebrate his life include his son, Virgil (Bobbie) VanCleave, Jr. of Red Cloud, NE; daughters, Kim (Mark) Carpenter of St. Joseph, MO, Christina (Jason) Carter of North Platte, NE and Melissa Dawn (VanCleave) Brown of Florida; sister, Wanda (Henry) Moline of McCook; and a host of extended family members and friends.

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home

305 West C Street, McCook, NE 69001

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Inurnment

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Memorial Park Cemetery

, McCook, NE 69001

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