Monte Drinkwine

Obituary of Monte John Drinkwine

Monte John Drinkwine, 71, of Roanoke went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, following a courageous battle against a lifelong illness. Monte was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, and friend to many. He was a brilliant scientist, an accomplished handyman, a gifted teacher, and an avid collector. Monte possessed an adventurous spirit, a generous heart, and a strong faith in God. He will be deeply missed by many. Monte is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Valorie Drinkwine; son, Ben Drinkwine (Julie); daughter, Brenda Futrell (Mark); son, Nick Drinkwine (Laura); grandchildren, Julian, Tristan, Grace, Madison, Faust, Wilcox, Gavin, Elliot, Lilah Claire, Hazel, Evelyn, and Camille; mother, Evelyn Drinkwine; sisters, Wendy Jensen (Paul), Tracy Stacy (Jeff), Dani Sheckles (Don); and many other family and friends. Monte was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Drinkwine. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, June 20 at 2:00pm at Faith Alliance Church (7505 Barrens Rd. Roanoke, VA 24019) followed by a Receiving of Family and Friends until 4:00pm. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to “Faith Alliance Church.” The service will be conducted by Pastor Joseph Pjecha and Pastor David Fraser. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home.
Saturday
20
June

Celebration of Life Service

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Faith Alliance Church
7505 Barrens Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
540-366-1864
Saturday
20
June

Receiving of Family and Friends

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Faith Alliance Church
7505 Barrens Road
Roanoke, Virginia, United States
540-366-1864
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