In Loving

John William Waddy, Jr.

Jan 29, 1926 – Apr 30, 2016

Waddy Jr, John William, beloved husband, father and family member; went home to be with the creator of life on Saturday, April 30, 2016 after 90 years of life. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jessie Sue Farmer Waddy; his sisters, Helen Kean and Evelyn Gray and his brother Edward Waddy. His passing will leave a void in the lives of those who loved and cared for him.He was a native of Louisa, Virginia but lived in Newport News and worked at Newport News Shipbuilding for 35 years. His retirement years were spent in the home where he was born in Louisa.He is survived by six children, John W. Waddy and his wife Mary Jo, James R. Waddy and his wife Patricia, Jesse G. Waddy, Janett E. Cooley and her husband David, Jerry C. Waddy and Jack L. Waddy; six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, May 4th at Woodward Funeral Home; Louisa, VA. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 5th at Beulah Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, VA