AUGUSTA, Ga. - Joseph R. Luda Sr., 64, died Monday, May 21, 2001. Mr. Luda a native of Brownville, Penn., has resided in Augusta for 36 years. He attended Christ Episcopal Church and was a paint supervisor with the Augusta Housing Authority for 25 years. Mr. Luda was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the American Legion Post #63. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2001, at Bellevue Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Jacob O. Berlin officiating. Family will receive friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 1936, Evans, Ga. 30809 and to Christ Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 2965, Augusta, Georgia 30914. Survivors include his wife, Adele Luda, Augusta, Georgia; two sons, Joseph R. Luda Jr., Augusta, Georgia, Richard Wade Luda, Augusta, Georgia; a daughter, Kimberly Dawn Luda, Augusta, Georgia; five grandchildren, Evan Joseph Luda, Meagan Luda, Leslie Dunn, Lynn Dunn, Christian Luda, all of Augusta. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 1134 Telfair Street, Augusta.
The Augusta Chronicle-May 23, 2001