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Marvin Lee Judy, Sr. Obituary


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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.

A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.