ABINGDON, Va. - Mr. Johnny H. Delp, 69, entered the pearly gates on Sunday, October 11, 2009.
He will be greatly missed by his soul mate, Tommy Kathy Schultz, who dedicated twenty-seven years of ensuring his happiness; his baby daughter and her husband, Tammie and David Felts of Amelia, Va., and his pride and joy, Taylor, He also leaves to mourn, his daughter and her husband, Virginia and James Smith of Virginia Beach, Va., and grandkids, Holli and Jordan; his brother and his wife, W. C. "Bill" and Edna Delp of Meadowview, Va.; his sister and her husband, Martha and Bruce Caraway of New Bern; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins, and very dear and special friends, T. C. and Nancy Greer, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Nipper, Roger, Beth and Brianna Tiller, Lee and Etta Mae Wilcox, Marla Pierce and Fred Harrison who enriched his life thorough their love and friendship.
His favorite and loyal companion, Lady will miss him the most, she was his best friend for four-teen years.
The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 15, 2009, in the Mountain View Baptist Church, Old Saltworks Road. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be David Felts Sr., David Felts Jr., Roger Tiller, Marvin Nipper, Nathan Delp and Lester Murray.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Murray, T. C. Greer, Jim Mitchell and William Mitchell.
Those wishing to express sympathy on line may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials contributions can be made to the Washington County Life Saving Crew, P. O. Box 65, Abingdon, VA 24212 or to the charity of your choice.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, in the Farris Funeral Home.
Farris Funeral Service, Main Street Chapel, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, Va. is serving the family of Johnny H. Delp.