William Franklin Roady
July 26, 1942 - December 5, 2019
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William Franklin Roady, 77, passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019. Bill was born in Virginia on July 26, 1942, to John S. Roady III and Frances V. (Davis) Roady, He had attended some college and later became an exterminator for Terminix. Left to cherish his memories are his loving wife, Diane J. Roady; son, Chip…

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Jim Hall left a message on December 15, 2019:
Kirsten and I were sad to hear of my ole buddies passing. RIP Roady. I will always cherish the memories.... Best, Jim Hall
Neta C Hastings left a message on December 12, 2019:
Diane and family, I am so saddened and sorry about the passing of Billy. He was such a good friend...always encouraging and having sweet, kind words to me. I have happy memories of our high school days and having lunch with you and Billy. God Bless you and the family.
Ginny Lewis left a message on December 12, 2019:
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. As a friend and classmate of Billy’s, I have such fun and happy memories of times we all shared. He was a personality plus, and a friend to all! Blessings to the family, we all share your sadness.
Ken Olshansky left a message on December 12, 2019:
To Bill’s family and friends: I was saddened to hear about Bill’s passing. In many ways it’s so hard to believe. Bill had that “greater than life” personality. You knew when he walked into a room. His sense of humor and gregarious personality was very special. As a high school classmate, I will always remember him. May the fond memories that you have be a source of comfort.
Nancy schreier left a message on December 10, 2019:
So sad to learn of the passing of a classmate from the fabulous class of 1960. Sincere sympathy to the family
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Larry Crum left a message on December 9, 2019:
Billy lived across the street from my family in Christopher Shores during approximate 6th-8th grades. He was always full of life and brought smiles and lots of happy days. Emailed occasionally with Billy over the years, sharing jokes or opinions. Emails stopped a while back....now I sadly know why there will be no more.....will miss our NNHS long time friend. Larry Crum
Jodie Turner Bixon left a message on December 9, 2019:
Bill and I were friends and we double dated with Ronnie Burroughs and Jenny for a while. They used to tease us if Billy and I married I would be Jodie Roady. My sincere condolences to his entire family. Bless you Billy, you be sorely missed.
Fred Mays left a message on December 9, 2019:
I extend my sincere condolences to the family of Bill Roady. I think everyone who knew Bill really liked him. He was kind and nice to everyone. I am glad we reconnected a few years ago. We live near each other and I road with him to a couple of breakfasts in Williamsburg to be with other Typhoons. He had a positive approach to so much. May God bless the family. N.N.H.S '60
Wayne Agee left a message on December 9, 2019:
Condolences to family and friends as we lost a good fellow. Always thought the world of Bill as he was a fun filled friend and a joy to be around. He will be missed by many!
Gene Duncan left a message on December 8, 2019:
Pat and I went to visit Bill Monday of this week while he was still at Riverside. Bill was alert and knew me as soon as I entered the room. We had a great chat catching up and I will always be grateful that we went that day.
Mary Ann Elliott left a message on December 8, 2019:
Bill and I were in grade school through high school together. He was a wonderful friend and individual. My sincere condolences.
George Balanis left a message on December 8, 2019:
Bill was loved by everyone. I was lucky I called him before he passed and he was hoping to go home before Xmas. Going to be missed but he is in a better place. Love u. GB
Jennie alexander left a message on December 8, 2019:
Buck and I send heartfelt condolences to the entire Roady family. Bill was not only the dad to these three amazing young adults but he was also a typhoon friend. Wrapping our arms around you all.
Ruth Willis left a message on December 8, 2019:
Bill had a great laugh. I have many fond memories of the fun he brought to any group.
Cremation Society of Virginia left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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