William Selah Brister, Sr. age 82, of Keysville, VA passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Judy; three brothers, Charles of Keysville, John Beverly of Lakewood, NJ, Richard Patti of Fair Haven, NJ; one sister, Delores Young George of Brick, NJ; one sister-in-law, Penny Barry Carl of Manalapan, NJ; two sons, David of Mullica Hill, NJ, William Beth of Rumson, NJ; one daughter, Wendy Jeff, of Keysville: two stepsons, Glenn of Keysville, Kenneth of Gore, Oklahoma; grandchildren Alyssa and Hunter Rapole of Keysville, Kendall, Sydnie and David Brister of Glassboro, NJ, Taylor Wells of Burlington, Wisconsin, Kyle and Josh Brister of Rumson, NJ, Samantha White Mark of Keysville; one step-granddaughter, Morgan Ownby of Cumberland, VA; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Brister served in the Air Force and was an electronic engineer in New Jersey before he retired in Keysville in 1986. He became a farmer and raised hatching eggs for Tyson for 23 years.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Ash Camp Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, December 14, 2013.
The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA is in charge of the arrangements.