William Young Roddy, Sr.

April 4, 1942 ~ August 21, 2019 (age 77)

William Young Roddy, Sr., age 77 of Caryville passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2019.  He was a United States Army Veteran, and a retired construction worker.  William loved fishing, hunting, and watching baseball.

He is preceded in death by parents Luther and Reba Roddy, sisters Dorothy Young and Kathleen Roddy, brothers Ed and Johnny Roddy, son-in-law Mike Sampsel.

He is survived by wife of 55 years, “Sally” Sue Roddy, children Belinda (Sampsel) Daugherty & husband Charles, Billy Roddy & wife Regina (Phillips) Roddy,

Luther Roddy & wife Jennifer (Lascola) Roddy.  12 grandkids, 7 great grandkids, sisters Martha Rucker of LaFollette, and Jackie Roddy of Knoxville, several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Family will receive friends Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 10 AM – 12 PM followed by funeral service at 12 PM in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. George Asbury officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Powell Valley Cemetery with military honors provided by Campbell County Honor Guard.

The family has entrusted the care of William Roddy to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where families matter most”

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