In Memory

James Dudley


James Andrew Dudley Sr. of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away on June 20, 2018. 

He was born in Greenwood, Va. to Charles F. and Margaret S. Dudley. James served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 ½ years, serving one year in Vietnam. He also worked at Sears for 12 years and retired in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Winfred S. Dudley and wife, Elise, George F. Dudley, Allen D. Dudley, and Violet D. Harding and husband, James. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Dudley; daughter, Tracey Dudley and son, James A. Dudley Jr., of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; brothers, Cosby E. Dudley and wife, Alice, of Saluda, N.C., Charles F. Dudley and wife, Shirley, of Waynesboro, Va., Joseph W. Dudley and wife, Ruth, of Scottsville, Va.; and two sisters in law, Marjorie K. Dudley of Waynesboro, Va., and Joanne M. Dudley of Charlottesville, Va., and a host of nieces and nephews.

A celebration of James' life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, August 25, 2018, at Crozet Baptist Church. Military Honors will be provided by American Legion Post 74.