William Eugene Weddle

November 27, 1937 - February 28, 2015

11/27/1937 - 02/28/2015

William E. Weddle, 77, passed away peacefully at his home February 28, 2015. He was born in Virginia to the late Henry Jackson and Ocelia Weddle. Among Bill’s many accomplishments, he took pride as a master craftsman. Bill was a member of the Antique Auto Club of America, was an avid NASCAR fan and loved to bowl when he was younger. He was also known for being a giving and loving man.

In addition to Bill’s parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Jean Ray Weddle; a brother, Lenwood Weddle; a son, Michael Weddle; and a daughter, Tammy Cassida. He is survived by his three children, Kathy Glass and husband Steve, Joseph Weddle, and Bonney Gardner and husband Jerry; his grandchildren, William Glass, Joshua & Morgan Glass, Mason Weddle, Wesley Gardner, Kelle & Dylan Townsend and Hayden Gardner; his great grandchildren, Ethan Glass and Asher and Raider Townsend; four brothers, Walter A. Weddle, Wayne Weddle and wife Linda, Paul Weddle, and Kenny Weddle and wife Marion; and two sisters, Nancy Melton and Patricia Johnson.

The family will receive friends at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, VA Beach on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 5-7pm. A celebration of life will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Noon, with Minister Randall Childress officiating, with a reception to follow. The burial will then follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk. Online condolences may be shared with the family at altmeyer.com.

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Teresa Perrel & Sidney Wenger
8 years ago

Billy was such a kind and talented man. We have missed seeing him the past 10 years or so but now hope has met up again with his true love, Jean.

Cyndy White
8 years ago

Dear Kelle, Bonney, and Family, My heart is so heavy thinking about the challenges and losses you all have had to endure over the past several months. Life and death is in God’s hands and with death comes life. I hope you can find solace in knowing your loved ones are together in Heaven while you continue to live by God’s will and bring new lifes into this world to carry on their legacy.

Linda Yancey
8 years ago

Linda, Wayne, and Family,

So sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please know I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

Brenda Cooper
8 years ago

Loved Billy, many memories of this cousin. Always made me laugh whenever I saw him . May he rest in peace. Wish I could be there but will have the family in my prayers.

Kelle Townsend
8 years ago

Papa- I’m struggling with what to write as my mind cant come to terms this is really happening. I love you more then words can express and my heart absolutely is broken. Im so grateful to have had you in my daily life for as long as I did. You have been such a big influence on my life and I cant thank you enough for all the memories you gave to me. I find peace you are with Nana looking after your family. I love you so much. Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same but as God calls us one by one The Chain will link again, Your little girl, Kelle Xoxo

8 years ago

We love and miss you so much Pop!