HJ874: Celebrating the life of Roy Lee Redd.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 874
Celebrating the life of Roy Lee Redd.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 18, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 23, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Roy Lee Redd, a longtime volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department, died on November 28, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd was born in Christiansburg and served the community throughout his life, retiring in 2009 after 37 years as a second-generation city employee; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd began serving as a loyal volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department in 1973; he served in many capacities with the Southwest Virginia Fire Association and Virginia State Fire Association, where he earned the title of Fire Truck Rodeo champion multiple times; and

WHEREAS, in 2014, Roy Redd was recognized by the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors for answering 678 fire calls that year; the Christiansburg Fire Department named an award in his honor that is presented annually to a deserving firefighter for exceptional service to the community; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd was an avid hunter, enjoying deer, elk, and especially bear hunting with hounds; he was known for his humor, selflessness, and commitment to service; and

WHEREAS, preceded in death by his wife Teresa, Roy Redd will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his children, Amanda, Forest, Ashley, and Skyler, and their families, and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Roy Lee Redd, a longtime volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Roy Lee Redd as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 874

Offered February 11, 2019
Celebrating the life of Roy Lee Redd.
Patron-- Hurst

WHEREAS, Roy Lee Redd, a longtime volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department, died on November 28, 2018; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd was born in Christiansburg and served the community throughout his life, retiring in 2009 after 37 years as a second-generation city employee; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd began serving as a loyal volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department in 1973; he also served in many capacities with the Southwest Virginia Fire Association and Virginia State Fire Association, where he earned the title of Fire Truck Rodeo champion multiple times; and

WHEREAS, in 2014, Roy Redd was recognized by the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors for answering 678 fire calls that year; the Christiansburg Fire Department named an award in his honor that is presented annually to a deserving firefighter for exceptional service to the community; and

WHEREAS, Roy Redd was an avid hunter, enjoying deer, elk, and especially bear hunting with hounds; he was known for his humor, selflessness, and commitment to service; and

WHEREAS, preceded in death by his wife Teresa, Roy Redd will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by his children, Amanda, Forest, Ashley, and Skyler, and their families; and numerous other family members and friends; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby note with great sadness the loss of Roy Lee Redd, a longtime volunteer with the Christiansburg Fire Department; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to the family of Roy Lee Redd as an expression of the General Assembly’s respect for his memory.