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Howard Dow Musick

Lebanon, VA- Howard Dow Musick, age 93, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 9, 2022. Born October 31, 1928. He loved to hunt deer and he loved his dogs. He liked to fish and go to military airshows.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his wife of sixty eight years: Wilma L. Musick; granddaughter: Jennifer Glick.

He is survived by his son: Jeremy Musick and wife Michelle; daughter: March Marie Gaynor and husband Bill; sisters: Maxine and Peggy; grandchildren: Jason Silvey and Justin Silvey; great-grandchildren: Carmen Silvey, Tyler Silvey, Tristin Silvey, Ashtin Silvey, Victoria Silvey, Jevyn Glick and Jasmine Glick; along with several nieces and nephews.

A special thanks to Bob and Betty Leonard, Susie and Gerald Hess, Charlie Collins and Jack King and family for all of their help.

A visitation for Howard Musick will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022 at Combs-Hess Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will be held at Mount Avon Cemetery in Rochester, Michigan.

The obituary can also be found on our website: and expressions of sympathy can be made on our Combs-Hess Funeral Service Facebook page. Combs – Hess Funeral Service, 291 Highway 71 Fincastle Road, Lebanon, VA 24266 (276) 889-4444 is serving the Musick family. Pixley Funeral Home, 322 West University Drive in Rochester is handling the services held in Michigan.


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