“Wack” Junis Breeden, 82, of Ruckersville, passed
away on Saturday, February 10, 2018. He was born on
June 14, 1935 in Charlottesville, VA to the late
Leslie and Fannie Breeden.
Wack played for the Greene County Eagles Baseball
team and the Ruckersville Raiders and later coached
little league for 13 years and pony league for 3
years. He loved sports and was a faithful
Baltimore Orioles, Washington Redskins, Washington
Wizards, UVA Athletics and Dale Earnhardt fan. He
was a competitive 9 ball pool player from the age of
14 to 81, winning numerous championships and
tournaments earning his nickname “Wack”. Most of
all, he loved his family and any excuse for a
cookout or family gathering.
He is survived by his sunshine of 62 years, Jean
Payne Breeden; children, Debra (Dale) Morris,
Charlotte (Lyman) Knight, Gregory “Tom” (Cindy)
Breeden, Janet (Vern) Lamb, Edward O. “Eddie”
Breeden and Kenny (Melody) Breeden; his
granddaughter that he raised as his own, Tara Snow;
brother, Randolph (Faye) Breeden;
sister-in-laws, Hilda Breeden and Ruth Turner; 16
grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; friends,
Angie Shifflett and Alberta Morris and numerous
other nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in
death by his brother, James “Gippy” Alvin Breeden.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday,
February 13, 2018 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral
Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday,
February 14, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Ryan Funeral Home
with Pastor Josh Shifflett officiating.
Interment will follow in
Evergreen Church Cemetery,
Our family wants to thank Martha Jefferson
hospital & staff , Dr. John McGovern, Dr. Timothy
Williams, Dr. William Hammond, & all their staff for
the wonderfully professional & personal loving care
provided to Wack & his family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be
made in his name to the American Heart Association,
7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231, American
Lung Association, 21 W. 38th St., 3rd Floor, New
York, NY 10018 and/or a charity of choice.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling