D. W. Sandridge, Jr. 85, of Waynesboro, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, at Avante of Waynesboro.
He was born in Crozet on December 22, 1929, son of the late Dabney William Sandridge, Sr. and Josephine Coleman Sandridge.
D.W. was a businessman who was an active member of the Crozet community. He was a member of the Crozet United Methodist Church and was a past president and lifetime member of the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department. D.W. operated the Western Auto Store and the Sandridge A & H Store in Crozet. He enjoyed talking to his many friends in the community and loved sharing a good story. D. W. was devoted to his family and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ella K. Sandridge; children, Ralph W. Sandridge and wife Christine of Melbourne, Florida; Della Sue Taylor and husband James of Stuarts Draft; D. B. Sandridge and wife Connie of Crozet; Kevin C. Sandridge and wife Carolyn of Crozet; and Daddy’s Angel, Kathi Deene Sandridge; 10 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and a special caregiver, Nancy Tisdale.
A funeral service was held March 29 at Crozet United Methodist Church. Burial followed at Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church Cemetery in White Hall.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Crozet Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 696, Crozet, VA 22932 or the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, P.O. Box 937, Verona, VA 24482.
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