Claude Dudley Wooldridge of Nathalie passed away Monday, Oct. 11, 2021. He was born in Halifax on Oct. 7, 1960 and was 61 years of age. He was the son of the late Aubrey Jett Wooldridge and the late Virginia Beatrice Hupp Wooldridge. He was married to Mary Frances Waller Wooldridge who survives.

He attended the Worship Center. Claude enjoyed watching wrestling, old cars and loved his pets.

Claude Dudley Wooldridge is survived by his wife, Mary F. Waller Wooldridge; his son, Brandon Dudley Eugene Wooldridge; step children Jason Andrew Waller (Veronica Ramirez) of Texas, Melanie Carter and fiancé Johnaton Vaughan of Nathalie and Lindsey Carter Snead of Nathalie; his siblings, Aubrey Eugene Wooldridge of South Boston and Linda Poteat (Gerald) of Buffalo Junction; host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends; and his beloved pets, Behr, Millie and Xena.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, Nannie Mae Wooldridge and Ronald David Wooldridge.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Ricky Whitlow officiating.

For memorials, consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.