Eleanor Tardy Lau, 83, of Blacksburg died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, at Lewis Gale Hospital-Montgomery.
She was born in Rockbridge County Sept. 29, 1933 to the late Emmett and Martha Tardy. She was also preceded in death by her husband Norman Eugene Lau and a brother Willis Tardy.
Eleanor was a longtime member and a Deacon at Blacksburg Presbyterian Church. She retired from Radford University as a Professor in the school of education. She was an active member of the DAR. She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Scott Norman and Jamie Lau; four grandchildren, Derek Lau, Brett Lau, Bryson Rasmussen, and Taylor Rasmussen; several nieces and nephews; special longtime friends, Robert and Betty Blasch.
Funeral services will be conducted today at 2 p.m. in the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Catherine Taylor officiating.
Interment will follow in the Westview Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time today at Blacksburg Presbyterian Church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions my be made to the Humane Society of Montgomery County, P. O. Box 287, Blacksburg, Va. 24063-0287.
Arrangements were made by McCoy Funeral Home.