John William Judy, 82, a resident of Parsons, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.
He was born Thursday, June 4, 1930, at Dry Fork, a son of the late Isom and Gertrude Judy of Parsons, and the loving husband of the late Shirley Ann Judy for 62 years.
Surviving are four children, Dale Judy and wife, Sharon, of Haymarket, Va., Cathy Hinkle and husband, Charles, of Alexandria, Va., Randy Judy and wife, Kathy, of Charlestown, and Rusty Judy of Parsons. He is a grandfather of six, and great grandfather of three, and a friend to all.
He is the last surviving member of his immediate family having been preceded in death by his son, James Robert Judy; one sister, Dess Kidwell; and five brothers, Dick, Jack, Denver, Denzil Lee and Howard.
He worked at Alexandria Dairy, Penn Daw Co-op, and sold Electrolux vacuum cleaners. He owned his own companies, Springfield Floors, and Springfield Tree Service in the Northern Virginia area.
He enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping, hunting and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and playing with his grandchildren.
He was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church and enjoyed helping with church events. He was also a member of Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge 219, Mount Vernon, Va.
He will be greatly missed, but lovingly remembered.
Visitation will be held at Summerfield Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, the funeral hour. The Rev. Philip Dent will officiate and interment will follow at Parsons City Cemetery. Memorials contributions may be made in Bill's memory to St. John's United Methodist Church, 107 River St., Parsons, WV 26287 or The Hospice Inpatient Unit at 169 Diamond St. Elkins WV 26241.
Summerfield Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements for John William Judy.
Send online condolences to the family at www.summerfieldfuneralhome.com.