William A. Partridge

Published 11:14 am Friday, January 17, 2014

DREWRYVILLE-William A. “Bill”Partridge, 72, of Drewryville, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Mr. Partridge was the son of the late Allen and Mildred Partridge and was also preceded in death by brother, Eddie A. Partridge and brother-in-law, Ronnie Lumsden. He is survived by his wife, Sandra M. Partridge; three daughters, Michele P. Reedy, Monica P. Flickinger and husband, Marc and Jennifer P. Barnum and husband, Nathan; son-in-law, David L. Reedy; six grandchildren, Murphy Nicole Reedy, Hayden Lee Reedy, Hannah Michele Reedy, Mackenzie Paige Flickinger, Murfee William Flickinger and Eli Allen Barnum; one sister, Sarah P. Savedge and husband, Buddy; two sisters-in-law, Nancy E. Partridge and Linda M. Newsome; a brother-in-law, Frankie Newsome; four nephews and three neices. Bill was a retired farmer and was a charter member of Drewryville Volunteer Fire Department and a past president of Drewryville Ruritan Club. He served on the J. R. Horsley Soil and Water Conservation District and on the Board of Southampton Academy and was a past member of Little Texas Hunt Club. The family will receive friends at his home in Southampton County. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, January 18 at Calvary Baptist Church, Emporia, Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Emporia, Virginia or to the American Cancer Society or to the Southampton Home Health and Hospice, Franklin, Virginia. Online condolences may be made at www.owenfh.com.