Elmer Bud Rhuvana Stodard Jr.

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Elmer "Bud" Rhuvana Stodard Jr.

October 20, 1940 - February 24, 2019

Elmer Bud Rhuvana Stodard Jr. A memorial service for Elmer "Bud" Rhuvana Stodard Jr. will be held Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, at 1 p.m., at James F. Webb Funeral Home with Bro. Jack Giles officiating. Burial will follow at Meridian Memorial Park.
Mr. Stodard, 78, of Madison, passed away Sunday morning at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Elmer served in the United States Army and then worked at AT&T Bellsouth, where he retired in 2001. He also enjoyed all things outdoors. He will be most remembered for being a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife Arulia Joyce Stodard; daughter Susan S. Jones; son Michael R. Stodard (Brandi); grandchildren James G. Jones, Joseph M. Jones, (Kailan), Daniel C. Jones, Dillian M. Stodard, and Wesley A. Roberts; sister Betty J. Davis; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Elmer R. Stodard Sr. and Waldeen Stodard; sisters Dorothy Hobbs and Myrtle Hodge; and brothers Terry Stodard and Charles Stodard.
Visitation will be held two hours prior to services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations are made to East Mississippi Animal Rescue in Meridian, MS. or Webster Animal Shelter in Madison, MS.
Friends may express their condolences at www.jamesfwebb.com.
Published on February 25, 2019
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4 posts

Earl Poythress
Feb 28, 2019
Miss Me But Let Me Go. Well you have finished life''s race and you are on that final journey we must take alone. Today is a celebration.
Delbert Coker
Feb 26, 2019
Lived next door to Stodard family many years. We boys had lots of fun. Special family and good memories.
Juanita Coker Temple
Feb 26, 2019
So sorry to hear of Buds death.we were next door neighbors growing up. Loved the whole family.
Robert wade
Feb 25, 2019
a very good friend,he nix name me rainwater when we worked together in meridian toll office.we be truly missed.