Pack, Herbert Eligh
Herbert Eligh Pack, 80, devoted and loving husband, father, and the greatest granddaddy, he was born on July 10, 1936 in Floyd, Va., and passed away on Thursday, January 12, 2017.
Herbert was a retired farmer and a lifelong member of Dublin Presbyterian Church. He loved his wife, his “girls”, those “babies” and the great outdoors. He served his church and those in it well. He leaves a legacy of a life lived well.
Herbert was predeceased by his parents, Fletcher Pack and Jessie Bowman Pack both of Dublin, Va.; two sisters, Sadie Pack, Dublin and Mildred Simmons, Jacksonville, Fla.; three brothers-in-law, Ernie Simmons, Jacksonville, Fla., Johnny Wilson of Pulaski and Gary Andrews of Dublin. Herbert is survived by and will dearly be missed by his wife of 51 years, Elizabeth W. Pack of Dublin; his “girls”, Becky Blankenship of Dublin and Debbie Keener and her husband David of Draper; one granddaughter, Brandi Alley and her husband Steve of Riner; one grandson, Cody Keener of Nashville, Tenn.; his “babies”, two great-grandchildren, Graham and Anna Alley. Herbert leaves five brothers and their spouses: Johnny Pack and wife Betty of Sugar Grove, Fla., Eston (Pete) Pack and wife Sherry of Odenton, Md., Donald Pack and wife Ina of Fairlawn, Kenneth (Butch) Pack and wife Marsha of Dublin, Clifton Pack and wife Helen of Fairlawn; four sisters and spouse: India Wilson of Pulaski, Barbara (Bobbie) Weddle and husband Howard (Jr.) of Fairlawn, Linda (Billie) Andrews of Pulaski and Wanda Jones of Pulaski; and numerous loved nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all his morning walking crew at Randolph Park for being his friend and keeping a watch over him. Remember him as you make your laps, always enjoy the park and each other.
Guests and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Dublin Presbyterian Church. A celebration of life service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Olan Whitener Jr. presiding. Interment will follow at New Dublin Presbyterian Cemetery in Dublin, Va. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Dublin Presbyterian Church in Herbert’s memory. Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.