First Posted: 12/10/2009
ARARAT, Va. Mr. Dusty Ray Venable, 29, of Ararat, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Venable was born in Forsyth County, N.C., Feb. 16, 1980, to Ray Venable and Bonnie Edwards. He was a truck driver and of the Baptist faith. Surviving are his mother, Bonnie Vipperman Edwards of Climax, N.C.; his father, Ray Venable of the home; a brother, Joshua Ray Venable of the home; and grandparents, Viola Vipperman of Climax and Peggy and John Sparger of Pilot Mountain, N.C. Mr. Venable was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Clyde Vipperman and Harold Venable. There will be a private memorial service at a later date. A register book will be provided at Moody Funeral Services of Mount Airy beginning at noon Friday until noon Saturday for the public to sign if they wish. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to your local animal shelter. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.