William Raines “Bill” Judy

Rowlesburg, Preston County, West Virginia, USA
Death 4 Aug 2007 (aged 76)
Wolfeboro, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Wolfeboro, Carroll County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 138120885 · View Source
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William Raines Judy, 76, of Wethersfield, and a summer resident of Wolfeboro, NH since 1972, died unexpectedly Saturday (August 4, 2007), at Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro.

Mr. Judy was born on March 10, 1931, in Rowlesburg, WV, growing up in Romney, WV.

He was the son of the late Stelman Wade and Caroline (Raines) Judy.

In 1958, he graduated from The George Washington University Law School and went to work in the Chief Counsel's Office of the IRS in Washington, D.C.

In 1963, he moved to Hartford to join the law firm of Reid & Riege, later serving as the managing partner of the firm for several years before retiring in 1996.

He was a member of the Bar in Washington, D.C. and Connecticut, and was admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court.

He was a long time member of the Board of Directors for The Arthur G. Russell Co.

Bill loved his time on the golf course as well as sharing stories and conversation with his many friends at his different clubs.

He was a long time member of the former University Club in Hartford, serving as president of the club; a member of the Wethersfield Country Club for over 30 years; the Hartford Canoe Club and the Kingswood Golf Club.

Survivors include his wife Marion (Diegelmann) Judy of Wethersfield and Wolfeboro; a son and former daughter-in-law Dave and Mary O'Connell-Judy of East Hampton; 3 daughters, Emily F. Judy of South Lawrence, MA; Marianne R. (Judy) Brumley and her husband Chad of Keller, TX; Hilary F. (Judy) Vatter and her husband Andy of Port Washington, WI; a brother Wade Judy and his wife Jett of Woolrich, PA; 2 sisters Eleanor Fortney and her husband Hunter of Crozet, VA; and Rosalie Campbell of Richmond, VA; 3 grandchildren Emma K. Judy, Nicholas Vatter, and Grace Vatter; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother-in-law, Jim Campbell.

A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the First Congregational Church UCC on South Main St., in Wolfeboro, NH.

A Memorial Service will also be held in Hartford in September at a place and time to be announced.

Burial will be private in Lakeview Cemetery in Wolfeboro, NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Huggins Hospital of Wolfeboro, NH or a charity of the donor's choice.

The Baker-Gagne Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Wolfeboro, NH is in charge of the arrangements.

Hartford Courant - August 7, 2007

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 138120885
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