06/14/10 — EUGENE JUDD

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Dec. 10, 1921-June 12, 2010

Eugene Judd, 88, passed away Saturday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

He was born in Stockport, Ohio, to the late Delmar K. and Helen G. Corner Judd, and was married to the late Virginia Mercer Judd for 48 years.

A devoted father, son, husband and friend, he was known for always having a joke or story to tell, his love of music and his devotion to those he loved.

Eugene was an avid amateur radio operator with the call sign W4PES.

A veteran of the United States Army Air Corp, he served with the 486th Bomb Group during World War II. He retired from the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C., and was a member of the Air National Guard of D.C.

He also served in the United States Air Force Reserves.

He was a member of the DAV, the American Legion, Masonic Lodge No. 4 in Fredericksburg, Va., and Brogden United Methodist Church in Goldsboro, and was a former longtime member of Fletcher's Chapel Methodist Church in King George, Va.

Eugene was also a member of the Wayne County Amateur Radio Association in Goldsboro, N.C., and the Rappahannock Valley Amateur Radio Club in Fredericksburg, Va.

Funeral services will be held Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at Brogden United Methodist Church.

The family will be receiving friends immediately following the service.

Mr. Judd is survived by his daughter, Linda Judd and her longtime companion, Franco Venturi, of Raleigh, N.C.; his loving companion of 15 years, Mary Hinson of Goldsboro, N.C.; a brother, Jack Judd of Fort Myers, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Ruth Mercer of Oro Valley, Ariz.; nieces, Pam Brumfield, Carol Jackson and Tamara Turner; nephews, Terry Judd, Steve Judd and Stan Judd; and 11 grandnieces and grand- nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Brogden United Methodist Church or to a hospice foundation of your choice.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home of Goldsboro is serving the family, and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on June 14, 2010 1:47 PM