William “Bill” Vradenburgh, age 56, of Mohawk, the Warrensburg Community, passed away Friday evening, June 15, 2012, as result of injuries received in automobile accident in Hamblen County.
Bill was employed by Wal-Mart Distribution Center and was a part time employee of Azimuth Engineering. He attended Warrensburg Baptist Church. He received a Masters Degree in Secondary Education from Marantha Baptist Bible College.
Bill’s passions included family, music, running, and he enjoyed writing music to the Psalms of the Bible.
Survivors include twelve children and spouses: Heather and Sam Sparks of Kingsport, Heidi and Tony Bible of Mosheim, Holly Vradenburgh of Charlottesville, VA, Hannah and Brian Julian of Mohawk, Hope and Chris McDonald of Louisville, KY, Helena and Ben Morgan of Blacksburg, VA, Ryan Vradenburgh of Ft. Bragg, NC, Rodger Vradenburgh and his fiancé, Emily Odom of Cookeville, TN, Hilary Vradenburgh, Richard Vradenburgh, Robert Vradenburgh, and Haley Vradenburgh all of the home; 13 grandchildren: Bentley, Riley, Piper, and Justin Sparks, Andrew, Caleb, Hannah, Faith, Deborah, and Seth Julian, Benjie, Aaron, and Isla Morgan; mother: Lola Vradenburgh of Murfreesboro, TN; seven siblings: Bob Vradenburgh of Raleigh, NC, Becky Browning of Murfreesboro, Brenda Sullivant of Canada, Bethany Lemp of Charlotte, NC, Benny Vradenburgh and Barry Vradenburgh both of Chattanooga, TN, and Bonnie Kettula of St. Angelo, TX; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Debbie Vradenburgh, who died in 2004; and his father: Charles Vradenburgh.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Fairview Baptist Church, 6410 McDonald Road, Mohawk, TN. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. The Rev. Bob Vradenburgh, the Rev. Gary Marshall, and the Rev. Sammy Stockman will officiate. Family and friends are asked to meet at Warrensburg Cemetery at 10 a.m. Wednesday for the committal service.
Pallbearers will be Ryan, Rodger, Richard, Robert, Barry, and Benny Vradenburgh.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Bill Vradenburgh Memorial Fund, c/o Capital Bank, 210 W. Main Street, Rogersville, TN 37857, or to The Voice of the Martyrs, P.O. Box 443, Bartlesville, OH, 74005-0443. Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.