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Linwood Jackson Willoughby

February 10, 1941 - April 23, 2021

Funeral services will be held at Tharp Funeral Home, in Bedford on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. conducted by Pastor Jonathan Falwell.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00-12:30 at the funeral home.

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Linwood Jackson Willoughby, 80, of Bedford entered the presence of the Lord on April 23, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Pamela, of 55 years, and his four children, Lisa (Wade) Ryder, Holly Willoughby, Marlin Willoughby, and Rhonda (Tony) Nunley; three grandchildren, David (Renae) Willoughby, Katelyn Cox Willoughby, and Maegan Sawyers; two great-grandchildren, Kennedy and Linwood Willoughby.

Funeral services will be held at Tharp Funeral Home, in Bedford on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. conducted by Pastor Jonathan Falwell. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00-12:30 at the funeral home.

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The members of the Peaks of Otter Chapter of the Virginia Daughters of the American Revolution are deeply sorry for the loss of your husband and father, and sincerely hope you feel the love that surrounds you and your family. We are praying for your healing, comfort, strength and peace during this painful time. Linda Crouch Pearce, Chaplain, Peaks of Otter Chapter NSDAR

Posted by Linda Crouch Pearce on May 13, 2021

Pam and family, Mom and dad loved it when you came to the farm to chat and squirrel hunt. Maybe they (my parents) have already set up a squirrel hunting place in Heaven. My warmest wishes and prayers are with you.

Posted by Sandra saunders moore on May 2, 2021

Holly Prayers for you and your family during this time of heavy hearts for the passing of your Father. Working at the PD / Investigations; I had the opportunity to work with your Dad. He was always kind and considerate and always had a good word to say to brighten the day.

Posted by Frank Leftwich on May 1, 2021

I'm so sorry for your loss. Wishing you strength and peace during this time. My thoughts are with you all.

Posted by Sandra Turnbaugh on May 1, 2021

Dear Holly and family, the world has lost a VERY good man. When I as prosecuting in Roanoke I had the greatest respect for your father. When he was on the case you knew that he had covered every angle and beat the bushes (as they said back then) to be sure that he found the right culprit and gathered the evidence to support the charge. What a squad they had back then: your dad, Herbie Beer, Clingenpeel, Tolrud..to name a few. I know that he was extremely proud of your accomplishments and that it brought him great joy to see you follow in his footsteps. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family as you grieve his loss and celebrate his life; a life well lived serving his community and family. Rest in peace Detective Willoughby.

Posted by Debbie Bono on April 30, 2021

Rhonda and Holly- Keeping you and your family in my prayers. I'm sorry for your loss.

Posted by Michelle Chitwood on April 29, 2021

Pam, I am so sorry for your loss. Quietly, day by day, may loving memories heal your heart. Sincerely, Nancy Kamwell

Posted by Nancy Kamwell on April 29, 2021

Dear Holly and family, I am so sorry for your loss. As you already know, Linwood was a fine man. He served the community honorably and well. Surely, the good Lord can say to him, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.“ Who could ask for more? My prayers are with you each at this hard time — he is in a better place, of course, but those left behind still grieve. May your memories and expectations for your reunion give you great peace of mind. Sincerely, Betty Jo Anthony

Posted by Betty Jo on April 29, 2021

Pam and all the family, I am so sorry for your loss. Linny was very dear to me. I only wish I lived closer so I could have visited more. Prayers for all of you.

Posted by Sherry Baldwin on April 28, 2021

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