A Celebration of Life will be planned at a future time.
Judd Robert Van Sickle passed away on June 4th, 2020 at his home in Wilmington, NC surrounded by his family.
Judd was born on August 23rd, 1946 in Rockford, IL to Robert and Rhea Van Sickle.
One of six children, Judd is survived by his sister, Martha (William "Bill") and brothers, Richard "Dick"(Susan) and Christopher "Chris" (Nancy). He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Elizabeth "Beth" (Robert "Bob") and infant sister Sarah.
Judd is survived by his wife, Ruth of Wilmington. He is also survived by a son, Judd Van Sickle, Jr. his wife, Heather, and their children Autumn, Scarlett, and Luke of Sacramento, CA. A daughter, Thea Young and her husband, George "Trey", and their children George, IV and Eva of Boone, NC. A stepdaughter, Natalie Cocuzzi and her husband, Michael "Mike" and their children Ruthana of Wilmington and Dominic of Raleigh, NC
Judd graduated from Bradley University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He proudly served as an officer in the US Air Force , followed by a career working for companies providing support to the Department of Defense.
Judd loved his family and enjoyed kite flying, skiing, the beach, and reading.
Judd was also passionate about supporting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Memorial contributions may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or the charity of your choice.