Stuart Walter Townsend, Jr., 79, a lifetime Scottsville resident, entered into the loving
arms of Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior, on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the
University of Virginia Medical Center.
He was born April 27, 1942 in Charlottesville, the son of the late Stuart Walter
Townsend, Sr. and Mary Annie (Napier) Townsend.
Mr. Townsend worked at Sperry Marine for 33 ½ years in IT and warranty
management. He was known for his love of restoring Ford trucks, hunting, and
fishing with friends. He was a master gardener and loved sharing the fruits of his
labor with others. Throughout his retirement, “Papa” cherished spending time with
his beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was an active member of our
special Scottsville community.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Lynda H. Townsend of Scottsville; a daughter,
Angela L. Seaman (Kennan) of Charlottesville; a son, Stuart Walter Townsend, III,
(Tiffany) of Scottsville; four grandchildren, Peyton S. Townsend (Ivana), Kelsi D.
Edwards, Devin T. Townsend, and Cameron J. Townsend; two great-grandchildren,
Isabella M. and Everly G. Townsend; two brother-in-laws, Rev. William M. Creech,
Sr. of Bath, N.C., and Wilbur L. Morris of Stanardsville; very special friends Eva
Moore of Buckingham, and Jen and Joe Gaines of Scottsville; and a number of aunts,
nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family members.
A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Saturday, September 25, 2021
at Scottsville Baptist Church.
Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Family and
friends may share memories and photos at www.thackerbrothers.com.
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