Sadler, John Ray

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John Ray Sadler, 80 of Staffordsville, (Bane), Va., passed away Monday night, February 20, 2007 at Carilion Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg, Va.

Mr. Sadler was born on May 22, 1926 in Bane, Va. and was a son of the late John Edward Sadler and Mattie S. Sadler. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie Stafford Sadler; three brothers, Jess, Lawrence and Clarence Sadler; and four sisters, Lucy Eaton, Mary Stafford, Pauline and Ruby Sadler.

Mr. Sadler was an Army Sgt. in World War II, a retired Supervisor of the Celanese Corp. in Narrows and was a lifelong member of the Pleasant Hill Methodist Church in Bane, Va.

Mr. Sadler is survived by his son, Douglas Wayne Sadler of Pearisburg; two darling grandchildren, Ashley and David Sadler of Pearisburg and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, February 22, 2007 at 2 p.m. at the Givens Funeral Chapel in Pearisburg with the Rev. Wayne Monroe officiating with burial following in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the Givens Funeral Home Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Online condolences can be sent to the family at