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Harry Maury "John" Studds, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1919
Death: Jun. 7, 2012
Colonial Beach
Westmoreland County
Virginia, USA

Harry Maury "John" Studds Jr., 92, passed away Thursday, June 7, 2012, at his residence in Colonial Beach.

John was a World War II Navy veteran, having served from 1942 to 1945 on the USS Franklin. Following his service in the Navy, he was a bus driver at AB&W Transit Co. for 29 years. In 1969, after retiring, he moved to Colonial Beach, where he spent his remaining years working as a waterman on the Potomac River. He was a member of American Legion Post 148 and VFW Post 10574.

Survivors include one sister, Ethel Lavinus of Alexandria; two sons, Harry Studds of Alexandria and John Studds of Edenton, N.C.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his younger brother, Carroll Studds, in 1928; his first wife, Mildred Studds, in 1951; one son, Richard Studds, in 1976; and his second wife of 49 years, Eleanor Studds, in 2005.

A memorial service will be held to honor and remember John at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at Nash and Slaw Funeral Home, 131 Third St., Colonial Beach, Va. 22443. Private committal of ashes will be at Arlington National Cemetery.

(Obituary provided by Nash & Slaw Funeral Home) 
Family links: 
  Harry M Studds (1890 - 1932)
  Louise Lavinia Davis Studds-Deeton (1898 - 1946)
  Mildred L Studds (1926 - 1951)
  Ethel Virginia Studds Lavinus (1918 - 2016)*
  Harry Maury Studds (1919 - 2012)
  Carroll E Studds (1920 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Interred September 26, 2012
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 12 Site 6715-2
Maintained by: Milton Burke Jr
Originally Created by: Mary V. [Johnson] Edgar
Record added: Jun 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91808959
Harry Maury John Studds, Jr
Added by: Milton Burke Jr
Harry Maury John Studds, Jr
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- Cam Thompson
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012

- Mary V. [Johnson] Edgar
 Added: Jun. 12, 2012

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