John Bruce Limehouse III, DVM, 77, of White Bird, Idaho, passed away peacefully at his home on March 26, 2017.
Dr. Limehouse was born in Nashville, Tennessee to Eunice Warren Grundy and John Bruce Limehouse, Jr. on December 15, 1939. He married his eternal companion, Priscilla Taylor, on January 29, 1992, in Yachats, Oregon. He was a veteran of the Vietnam war, serving in the Army Veterinary Corps in New Mexico.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Eunice and John Limehouse, his sister, Jacqueline West Bunyan, and his brother-in-law, Frederick Bunyan.
He is survived by his spouse, Priscilla, his daughters, Kimberly Suzanne Holt of Corydon, Indiana, and Kelie Dee Limehouse of Costa Rica; his sons Darin Limehouse of Portland, Oregon, and Wade Limehouse, of Arizona; his grandson Trevor (Jordyn) Zachary of Walton, Kentucky, and granddaughter Hollie (Bob) Moser of Centennial, Colorado, his great grandson Tanner Zachary, and great granddaughters Quinn Zachary and Addison Moser. He also leaves behind his sister-in-law Pamela (Harold) Wilson, beloved nieces Anne Elizabeth (Bob) Bush, Paula (Thomas) Walker, Gail (Rick) Dozier, Samantha Wilson, and their families, as well as his large and loving extended family in South Carolina.
He received his degree as a doctor of veterinary medicine from The Ohio State University in 1966, and was certified in veterinary acupuncture in 1982. He practiced in Florida, Oregon, California and Idaho, and was an instructor in veterinary acupuncture in the United States and internationally for 25 years before he and Priscilla retired to Idaho in 2010.
Funeral services will be held in Grangeville, Idaho, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Burial will be held at White Church Cemetery, Summerville, South Carolina, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 11 o’clock. Donations in John’s name may be made to the Missionary Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Arrangements are under the direction of the Blackmer Funeral Home of Grangeville. Send condolences to the family to Blackmerfuneralhome.com.