Alfred "Al" Ray North, 78, of Amherst, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019. Born in Tye River, June 23, 1940, he was the son of the late Roy Odell North and Ruby Rittenour North. He was a member of St. Stephens Baptist Church. He is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Kidd (Ray) of Waynesboro; son, William Eanes; two grandchildren, Jeremiah Kidd (Jessi) of Waynesboro, and Cody Eanes; two great-grandchildren, Kyndall Kidd and Christian Kidd, whom Al called, "Big Duke", and his companion, Candace Rowe. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at St. Stephens Baptist Church by Pastor Donald Stein and the Rev. Mickey Ryan with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. on Monday, June 10, 2019, at Byrum-Parr Funeral Home. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the St. Stephens Baptist Church Cemetery fund, 2903 Tye River Rd., Amherst, VA 24521.
...FOGGY TRAVEL THIS MORNING... FOGGY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED THE REGION. VISIBILITIES WILL VARY OVER SHORT DISTANCES, BUT WILL DROP TO A FEW HUNDRED FEET AS WELL. THIS DENSE FOG WILL BE MAKE FOR TRICKY TRAVEL. ANY FOG SHOULD BURN OFF BY 9AM. WHEN DRIVING IN FOG, SLOW DOWN AN ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.