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.