Mr. Ira C. Dudley, 88, of Altha, Fla., passed away Sunday, June 14, 2009, in Panama City, Fla.
Mr. Dudley was born on April 19, 1921, in Blountstown, and had lived in Calhoun County since 1978, coming from Pensacola. He was retired from the Naval Air Station in Pensacola with over 30 years of service. Ira was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army. He was a member of the DAV and American Legion. He was of the protestant faith.
Survivors include his wife, Vera Dudley, of Altha; two sons, Jimmie Dudley of Milton and Gary Dudley of Van Cleave, Miss.; two daughters, Theresa Sewell and her husband, Doug, of Clarksville, Angela Dudley of Gautier, Miss.; one brother, Gerald Dudley, of Blountstown; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, June 17, at 11:00 a.m. (CT) from the Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shelton Kindig officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Memorial Cemetery in Blountstown.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 850-674-2266).