John J. Pyne, Jr, 72, died suddenly at his home in Mineral, Va on April 4, 2011 of heart complications. He had a six year battle with kidney disease.
He was a graduate of Albermarle High School and Staunton Military Academy. He enjoyed a lifelong career in the Beef Cattle Industry.
John is survived by his wife of forty years, Evie H. Pyne of Mineral, his daughter Cynthia Santowasso and her husband Anthony of Richmond, and his son John J. Pyne III and his wife Vickie of Fredericksburg. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Aaron and Zachary Santowasso and Samantha Pyne.
He was a son of the late John Pyne Sr and Edith Lee Pyne. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marjorie McCauley Pyne and a brother, Thomas Pyne.
At his request, there will not be a service at this time. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Louisa Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1777, Louisa VA 23093 or to a charity of your choice.