First Posted: 10/5/2009
LAMBSBURG, Va. Mr. Johnny Max Leftwich, 55, of Lambsburg, passed away at Northern Hospital of Surry County on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009. Mr. Leftwich was born on May 24, 1954, in Surry County to Betty Jane Surratt Leftwich and the late Haskell Johnny Leftwich. Mr. Leftwich worked at Vulcan Materials after graduating high school. He later became a resident at Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center in Fishersville, earning a degree in computer programming. He worked in the accounting office at University of Virginia. After returning to Lambsburg, Mr. Leftwich attended Surry Community College. He was a kind, grateful man with huge heart who smiled all the time. Mr. Leftwich is survived by his mother, Betty Jane Surratt Leftwich; two half brothers, Tommy Leftwich and Jimmy Leftwich; several aunts, uncles and cousins. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009, at the Surratt Family Cemetery in Lambsburg, Va., by the Rev. Dud Spencer. There will not be any formal visitation. The family will receive friends after the service at the home of Ethel Amburn, 1861 Pipers Gap Rd., Mount Airy, NC. The family would like to express a special thanks to caregiver, Kim Badgett for the wonderful care Mr. Leftwich was given. Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy will be assisting the Leftwich Family. Online condolences may be made at moodyfuneralservices.com.