Shuff Jr., Eugene Roy

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Eugene Roy Shuff Jr., 62, of Pembroke, Va., departed this life Thursday evening, August 12, 2010, at Giles Community Hospital after a long illness. Born in Princeton, W.Va. on November 25, 1947, he was a son of the late Eugene Shuff Sr. and Omelia Price Shuff. “Gene” was a heavy equipment mechanic at A & L Construction and worked with his father in Shuff’s Farm Equipment in Narrows and was a devoted woodworker. He was a graduate of Narrows High School, 1967. He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Charles and Shirley Martin Johnson; and a beloved little daughter, Regina Shuff. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 37 years, Connie Johnson Shuff; his son, Michael Eugene Shuff, of Narrows; a daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Bryan Blankenship, of Staffordsville; his grandchildren, Hanna Lee Shuff and Parker Allen Shuff; his brother, Michael Rader, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; his sister, Steveanna Wynn, of Philadelphia, Pa.; his aunts Shirley Whitley, of Luray, Va. and Henrietta White, of Princeton, W.Va. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke, Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home with burial following in the Fillinger Cemetery at Pembroke. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Gene’s name to Race of Life- Relay For Life , in care of Veronica Stump, Giles Community Hospital, 159 Hartley Way, Pearisburg, Va. 24134. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.