Elliott E. Redmon Jr.
Elliott “Bud” Edgar Redmon Jr., 71, of Urbanna passed away after a long goodbye on Tuesday, October 21, 2008.
He was born and raised in Mechanicsville. After graduating from Washington Henry High School in 1955, he attended Ferrum College, where he still holds the record for the longest punt in football.
In 1962, he moved to Urbanna pursuing a career in farming and later in trucking as well as marine contracting.
He was a member of Urbanna United Methodist Church, Blakey’s Hunt Club, York Academy Board of Directors, and the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad.
He was an avid outdoorsman loving everything from hunting and golfing, as well as diving and boating. He was known as “Ole Blue Eyes” to all and loved by many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Elliott and Lucille Redmon Sr. (Moutie and Poppie).
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Lucille M. Redmon; his children, Mary Katherine Beale and her husband McKim of Urbanna, Elliott Randolph (Randy) Redmon and his wife Shauna of Hartfield, Sherri Lynn Kirwin and her husband Robert of Midlothian, Julie Ann Redmon and her husband Richard Haugg of Richmond, and Jason Scott Elmer of Sarasota, Florida; three sisters, Nancy R. Coen and her husband Joseph of Richmond, Patricia R. Marshall and her husband Richard of Urbanna, and Norma R. Richmond of Richmond; grandchildren, Louis A. Palumbo, Courtney V. Beale, Marika N. Beale, Kaitlyn S. Kirwin, Kendall P. Kirwin, Elliott R. Redmon II, Thomas E. Redmon and John David E. Milby; and numerous nieces and nephews. Two others who were considered family include Alan T. Sutherlin and Dorothy G. Trevilian.
Memorial services were held Saturday at Urbanna United Methodist Church, Urbanna. Interment was private.
Contributions may be made to “The Memorial Garden Fund” in care of Urbanna United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 217, Urbanna, VA 23175.