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Judy, Chester J.

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June 19, 1915 - January 30, 2010

Judy, Chester J.

Judy, Chester Jack Born near Lawrenceville, IL on June 19, 1915, son of Edward Lea Judy and Mabel Helpingstein Judy. He grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Central State University in Edmond, OK majoring in Mathematics and English. He taught high school math and organized the first high school band in Putnam City, OK. In 1939, he joined the Army Air Force and became a Training Command Warrant Officer in 1942. He served as a ground school instructor and aircraft-engineering officer at several flight training bases in Texas. After discharge from the Air Force in 1949, he obtained a Masters Degree in Education from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, TN and a Doctorate in Education Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. After graduation from Columbia University, he returned to the Air Force as a civilian Research Psychologist and was so employed until his retirement in 1973. In the course of his Air Force employment, he authored more than fifty articles relating to the use of educational variables in the selection and classification of Air Force personnel. Memberships include: Kappa Delta Pi, National Education Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society, First Presbyterian Church in San Antonio serving as Deacon, University Presbyterian Church in Austin serving as Elder, Preston Hollow Presybterian Church in Dallas. He is survived by Bernice Clark Williams Judy, his wife of 42 years, son Deral R. Judy of Dallas, sister Ruth J. McArthur of Santa Rosa, CA, nephew Bruce McArthur of Sebastopol, CA, two stepsons George T. Williams of Dallas and John L. Williams of Austin, and five step-grandchildren Bradley S. Williams and Courtney K. Williams of Dallas, Scott M. Williams and Nicholas & Amber Williams of Austin. Memorial Service will be in the Chapel of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, 2:00pm, Tues., February 2, 2010. Private Burial with Honors at DFW National Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Teachers College Fund, Box 306, Teachers College, 525 W. 120th St., New York, NY 10027-9988 or the charity of your choice.

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