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.
He is the father of Dale Judy (Sharon), Cathy Hinkle (Charles), Randy Judy (Kathy) and Rusty Judy. He is a grandfather of six, great-grandfather of three, and a friend to all.
He has a sister, Josephine Lambert, and he was preceded in death by a son, James Robert Judy; a sister, Dess Kidwell; and six brothers, Dick, Jack, Denver, Denzil Lee, and Howard and Willie Judy.
He worked at Alexandria Dairy, Penn Daw Co-op and sold Electroux 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 also was a member of Mount Vernon Masonic Lodge 219, Mount Vernon, Va. He will be greatly missed, but lovingly remembered.
Visitation will be conducted at Summerfield Funeral Home on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m until 1 p.m., the funeral hour. The Rev. Philip Dent will officiate, and interment will follow in Parsons City Cemetery.
Memorials contributions may be made, in Bill's memory, to St. John's United Methodist Church, 107 River Street, Parsons, WV 26287 or The Hospice In Patient Unit, 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.