RUDD, William "Ernie,"
68, of N. Chesterfield, went home to be with the Lord November 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Hughes Rudd Jr. and Claude Earldine Blackwell Rudd. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Debra S. Rudd; daughters, Christie Kizer (Richard), Jessica Totty (Terry) and Kimberly Markel (Alex); seven grandchildren, Christian, Michaela, Gabrielle, Jocelyn, Abigail, Owen and Aiden; three brothers, Herbert III, Earl and Kenneth Rudd; and sister, Janet Leuschen. Ernie was a member of the Air National Guard. He retired from Philip Morris after 25 years of service. He was a member of Grace Alive Outreach Church, formerly located in Chesterfield. Ernie volunteered at the Midlothian Fire Department. He was an avid bowler and loved to play golf. The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bliley’sCentral, 3801 Augusta Ave., where a funeral ceremony will be held 11 a.m. Thursday. Interment to follow in Westhampton Memorial Park.