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William

Herbert "Bill"

Gurd

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September 11, 2017

William Herbert "Bill" Gurd, 83, of 1005 Beverly Street, died Monday, September 11, 2017. He was born June 30, 1934, in Alleghany County, a son of the late Herbert and Lona Kesner Gurd. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded by his wife, Janet Sharp Gurd, in 2004; a brother Stephen D. Gurd; two sisters, Marna G. Ross and Wanda M. Binion and a grandson, Matthew William Rodgers. Mr. Gurd served his country in the United States Navy in the Korean War. He retired in 1997 from the Recovery Dept. at West Rock after 37 years of service. He was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church. Mr. Gurd enjoyed working at the Cope Food Pantry that is located at McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Curtis A. Smith Post 1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion Post 4. Surviving are his three daughters, Deborah Rodgers and her husband, Danny, of Covington; Diana Hinton of Yorktown and Linda Bogar and her husband, Clifford, of Covington; five grandsons, David and Shannon Rodgers; Adam and Lauren Crawford, Andrew Crawford and Luke and Samantha Crawford all of Covington and Justin and Katie Hinton of Talbott, TN; one granddaughter, Amy Starnes of Hampton; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Patsy Martin of Daleville and Ginny Davis of Yorktown; one Brother-in-law, Roy Sharp of Sweet Springs, WV; four Sisters - in-law, Carolyn Waugh of Clifton Forge; Dee and Kenny Rose of Dover, OH; Nellie Sharp of Ozark , AL and Susan and Ricky Terrell of Covington and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held Friday September 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM in the Arritt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. William M. Hartsfield officiating. Interment will be made in Alleghany Memorial Park with graveside rites being conducted by the Cutis A. Smith Post 1033, Veterans of Foreign Wars. Pallbearers will be David Rodgers, Adam Crawford, Justin Hinton, Andrew Crawford, Gary Whitehead, John Waugh and Doug Waugh. The family will receive their friends Thursday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at the Arritt Funeral Home. The family suggests that memorial donations in Mr. Gurd's name be made to Cope Food Pantry, located at McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church, 900 N. Alleghany Ave, Covington, VA 24426. Cemetery Information Friday, September 15, 2017 Alleghany Memorial Park 7008 Winterberry Ave. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Friday, September 15, 2017 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Thursday, September 14, 2017 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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Michael and Bonnie Keyser

Feb 23, 2024

Tod was such a sweet and respectful guy that we loved❤️ So lucky to have known him. We will miss you🌻🌻🌻

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Teresa

Feb 23, 2024

When I worked with Todd at JRE he was always laughing making jokes. Him and Roger were always picking at each other. I'm going to miss him. Love to the family.

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Amber Uzzell

Feb 23, 2024

I will never forget sweet Todd

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Omer ( Bud ) & Pat Shires

Feb 22, 2024

he was a great person loved working with him I was one of the supervisors there never had any one better to work with he has kept in contact with us since it's closeing thought a great deal of him

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