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Irvin Douglas Sugg Sr. / July 15, 2010
The Honorable Judge Irvin Douglas Sugg Sr., 93, of Hampton, formerly of South Boston, died July 9, 2010 at his home. He was born in South Boston on Aug. 15, 1916, son of the late Dennis N. Sugg and Edith Mae Kent Sugg. He was married to Bernice Humphrey Sugg, was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church and served in the United States Army during World War II. Mr. Sugg practiced law in South Boston for over 32 years and in 1985 was appointed General District Judge for the 10th Judicial District by Gov. Charles Robb. He maintained that position until retiring in 1998.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children, Norma Jean Whitted, Judith Sugg Scott, Irvin Douglas Sugg Jr., Shirley Denise Scott and Bryant Lee Sugg; 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two sons-in-law, George Whitted and Jon Scott; two daughters-in-law, Frances Sugg and Lynn Sugg; his brother-in-law, Robert Humphrey, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held Saturday, July 17 at noon at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Rev. James R. Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery with Military Rites. The family will receive visitors at Jeffress Funeral Home Friday night from 5-8 p.m.

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