John Andy Fury, 61, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away peacefully May 10, 2013, at his residence, surrounded by his loved ones.
He was born Nov. 4, 1951, in Wood County, a son of the late William Otis and Bessie Beulah Gates Fury.
John was a retired pipefitter, was known as the "Gentle Giant," and was a friend to everyone. He was a member of Calvary Mission Church.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sandra McVey Fury; four children, Brenita Holberton (Tommy), Kimberly (the late Mark) Didlake, Curtiss (Pam) Fury and Michelle (John) Davis; nine grandchildren, Christopher, Heather, Jordan, Tiffaney, Serena, Morgan, Sierra, Chase and Ashley; three great-grandchildren, Christopher, Nicholis and Lucas; two sisters, Gloria Jean (the late Carl) Bailey and Irene; four brothers, William (Mary), Robert (Betty), Jack (Carolyn) and Frank; and his beloved dog, Angelina.
In addition to his loving parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Tom; and one sister, Beulah.
Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Monday at Calvary Mission Church, with Pastor Jack Brown officiating.
An online guestbook will be available at www.lamberttatman.com
Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services will be assisting the family with arrangements.