Age 85, Luray, Va.
James Edward Louderback, 85, of Luray, passed away on Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, at Page Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1937, in Luray and was a son of the late Jacob “Nelson” Louderback and Dorothy H. Foltz Louderback.
James worked for Lancaster Enterprises in Luray as a mechanic for 35 years.
He is survived by two daughters, Peggy Helsley and husband Gary, and Bridgette Benhoff and husband Mark; three grandchildren, Christopher Foltz and wife Sherry, Sabrina Foltz and Kenny Breeden Jr.; four great-grandchildren, Brianna Cook and husband Ryan, Joseph Foltz, Dakota Foltz and Kolton Breeden; one great-great-granddaughter, Olivia; and three nephews, Roger, Jacob and Jason. He was preceded in death by his lifelong partner, Rita Hawkins; his brother, Jacob N. Louderback Jr.; and one granddaughter, Michelle Louderback.
A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, at the Bradley Funeral Home by the Rev. Donnie Sherfey, with visitation one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m. Burial will be in the Newport Cemetery in Shenandoah.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Volunteer Fire Department or to the Fellowship Baptist Church in Stanley.