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    1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd.
    Charleston, SC 29407
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    P.O. Box 5018
    Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018

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“Our prayers are with all of the Judy family. Even through it's been years since we've seen each other, I remember my grandparents, Ben and Paulene...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Teresa Hilton - Charleston, SC

“juleanne, thad and mark, lee and i were so sorry to learn that your father had passed away. he was such a good and kind man, and my heart hurts...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: elizabeth and lee smith - SC

“TO julie -Mark -Thad sorry for the loss of your father.and i am sending my deepest sympathy to you all while going through your beravement.remember...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: mary-marshall mack - SC

“To Thad and the Judy Family, I cannot begin to imagine how you may feel right now, but I would like to send my deepest sympathy. May your hearts soon...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Mona Greene-Moore - SC

“Our hearts go out to your family. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Larry Freudenberg - Charleston, SC

“"Beyond the sunset, o blissful morning...when with our Savior we rest in peace... Beyond the sunset, o glad reunion! Beyond the sunset when day is...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sandra Stephens Tatum

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Cornelia and Justyn Williamson - SC

“Charleston has lost another fine man. He was caring and compassionate in the many funerals he directed or participated in. My prayers go to the...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Roy DeHaven - Charleston, SC

“My deepest sympathy to all of the Judy family. Our parents were in the Civitan Club together and I remember my father selling those Claxton fruit...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanne Canfield Gerhardt - SC

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. Mr. Judy will be sorely missed and was loved by all. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: L. Bowdoin - Charleston, SC

“Dear Thad, Julie, and Mark, You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Marvin was a wonderful person and always showed our family love and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: James and Mary Godwin - Lake City, SC

“Your father was such a wonderful, loving man. My prayers go out to you and your family.--Marla Kinne Juliano ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: marla juliano - mccalla, AL

Entered into eternal rest on the morning of December 27, 2011, Marvin Lee Judy, Sr., widower of Hazel Godwin Judy of Charleston, SC. The relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral services in Grace United Methodist Church, Friday, December 30, 2011, at 11:00 AM. Interment, Riverview Memorial Park. Friends may call at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL, Thursday between 5:00 and 7:00 PM.

Mr. Judy was born December 1, 1927, in Summerville, SC, the son of Melvin Osborne Judy and Julia Gatlin Judy. He was a graduate of Macedonia High, Palmer Business College and St. Louis College of Mortuary Science. He attended the Medical College of South Carolina School of Pharmacy. Mr. Judy served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict between 1950 and 1957 and held the rank of Sergeant First Class. His funereal career began as an employee of the JM Connley Funeral Home for three years and retired after forty five additional years of service with J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Funeral Chapels as a Funeral Director. Marvin was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a member of Grace United Methodist Church. In addition to the numerous civic organizations Marvin was involved with, he was a member and past president of The Charleston Civitan Club, Shriners, Charleston Symphony Board, Charleston Jaycees and was an honorary member of The German Friendly Society. He was recognized by The Claxton Fruit Cake Company as one of the top fundraisers in the nation and awarded for his outstanding leadership.

He is survived by two sons: J. Thaddeus Judy and Mark Judy both of Charleston, SC; one daughter: Juleanne Judy Bryan and Randolph Lee Balzer of Sullivan's Island, SC; one brother: Melvin O. Judy, Jr. of Bonneau, SC; two grandsons: Marvin Lee Judy, III and Wade Wilson Judy; 12 nieces and nephews and his loving and faithful caregiver, Charlene De.Saussure King. Marvin's generosity to his fellow man and his fairness to all will always be remembered.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Grace United Methodist Church 1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407 or to the National Parkinson Foundation, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.

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