Howard Van Dusen



Howard James Van Dusen, 88, of Sunset Beach, NC passed away peacefully Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his residence. He was born December 26, 1929 in Knoxville, PA, as son of the late Lee and Ruth Green Van Dusen. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Van Dusen.
Howard served our country as a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, having served in the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and loved playing cards and staying fit. He will be missed in Sea Trail / Sunset Beach by all of his many friends.

He is survived by his Daughter, Mari (Paul) Hillmann ; Son, Mark Van Dusen ; Daughter, Christine (Bill) Grant ; Six Grandchildren ; and Four Great Grandchildren.

There will be a Celebration of Life at Sea Trail Golf Club at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that Memorial Contributions be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Condolences may be made at

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843.651.1440) of Murrells Inlet is assisting the family with arrangements.