- Last Updated on 07:52 AM 04/14/14
Tony Cudd, 76, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, April 9, 2014, at his home in Lynchburg. He was born in Greenville, S.C., on Sept. 20, 1937 to Lavonia Moss (Dixon) and Boyd Estee Cudd.
Tony is survived by his wife, Mary Ogle; his four children, Leslie, Gordon (Laura), Stacey and Jason, all of Lynchburg; five grandchildren, Edward Cook of Manassas, Cpl. Zachary Cudd of Cherry Point, N.C., and Meredith, Matthew and Amanda Cudd of Lynchburg. He is also survived by his two sisters, Lavonia Snow of Lynchburg and Betty Jean Rickman (David) of Halifax; and his brothers-in-law, Edward Tayloe of Hanover, Pa., Alan Tayloe of Manassas, John Tayloe (Cheryl Ahlsten) of Valley Village, Calif., and Harry Tayloe (Janet) of White Stone; and many special nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Richard Snow.
Tony served in the United States Air Force, attended the University of Richmond and was a retired building contractor who took great pride in the homes he provided for families in the area.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be sent to the American Lung Association (55 W. Wacker Dr., Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601), The Salem VA Medical Center, c/o Vol. Services, 1970 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, VA 24153), or St. Paul’s Church (605 Clay St., Lynchburg, VA 24504.)
A service of celebration of his life will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 7th and Clay Streets in Lynchburg on Monday, April 14, 2014, at noon with the Rev. Dr. Douglas Wigner and the Rev. Catharine Montgomery celebrating and officiating.
The family will receive friends at a reception in the undercroft of the church immediately following the service.
Diuguid’s Waterlick Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.