Mr. Robert William Gudger of Bristol,Tennessee, departed this life on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at his residence. Robert was born on November 25, 1953, to the late Jessie C. Gudger, Sr. and Mrs. Dorothy M. Boozer.
He was a native of Bristol, TN and attended John Wesley United Methodist Church. He graduated from Virginia High School. He attended Berea College in Berea, KY. He worked several years at VI College and volunteer work at the Salvation Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie C. Gudger, Sr. and Dorothy M. Boozer; three brothers, Jessie C. Gudger, Jr., Timothy D. Gudger, John D. “Scrooge” Gudger, step brother John “Little John” Boozer, Jr; two sisters, Eula M. Matthews and Joan R. Bussey.
Survivors include three brothers, Donald O. Gudger and Samuel E. Gudger of Bristol, TN and Octavious D. Gudger of Cleveland, OH; three sisters Drucilla (John) Hogans and Mattie R. Wilson of Bristol, TN, and Patricia E. Hubbard of Chester, PA; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm. Visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 pm at John Wesley United Methodist Church, 311 Lee St., Bristol, VA 24201. Burial will follow at Eastern Heights Cemetery Bristol,TN.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to John Wesley United Methodist Church, 311 Lee St. Bristol, VA 24201.