Brian K. Rountree

Published 9:32 pm Friday, March 17, 2017

Brian Keith Rountree, 48, a beloved husband, father, son, brother and friend, passed away suddenly on March 16, 2017, at his home. Born in Suffolk, Brian was a 1987 graduate of Forest Glen High School and was a farm supervisor with the Virginia Department of Corrections in Greensville. He was a member of Joyner United Methodist Church.

Brian was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of Indiantown Hunt Club and was a master “project piddler” who always had a work in progress.

Brian leaves behind his wife of 24 years, Donna Barnes Rountree; his parents, Wilbur and Shirley Parker Rountree; two precious daughters, Emily Brooke Rountree and Erin Olivia Rountree; sister, Pam R. Goodman, her husband, Tommy, and their son, Chad, of Suffolk; father-in-law, Paul C. Barnes; two sisters-in-law, Pauline Elliott (David) and Patsy Kanusek (Johnny); brother-in-law, Mike Barnes; and a host of other relatives and many friends.

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The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Julie Larch officiating. Burial will be in Capron Cemetery with a reception following at Joyner United Methodist Church. The family received friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and suggests memorials be made to Joyner United Methodist Church, 18084 Clubhouse Road, Capron, VA 23829.