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Roddy Stephen Sturdivant

real estate developer

Roddy Stephen Sturdivant, American Real estate developer. Board of directors Gwinnett unit American Cancer Society, l986-, Council for Quality Growth, l987-, Gwinnett Foundation, l989. Member Gwinnett Commerce Club (board directors l989).

Background

Sturdivant, Roddy Stephen was born on January 29, 1941 in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. Son of Roy Franklin and Thelma Imogene (Stephens) Sturdivant.

Career

Parts clerk, Tri-State, Atlanta, l958-65;partner, R S E Grading Company, Inc., Lilburn, Georgia, l965-;partner, Lilburn (Georgia) Developers, Inc., since 1976. Board directors Bank Gwinnett County, Lawrenceville, Georgia.

Religion

The two greatest commandments are to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself.".

Views

The strong feature of Baptism is that prayers are not only led by a minister, but often by a local preacher - a lay person who has been trained and authorized to lead worship and preach.

Membership

Board of directors Gwinnett unit American Cancer Society, l986-, Council for Quality Growth, l987-, Gwinnett Foundation, l989. Member Gwinnett Commerce Club (board directors l989).

Connections

Married Geneva Garmon, January 9, l966. Children: Michael Gene, Stephen Tavis.

father:
Roy Franklin Sturdivant

mother:
Thelma Imogene (Stephens) Sturdivant

spouse:
Geneva Garmon

children:
Michael Gene Sturdivant

Stephen Tavis Sturdivant

Politics

Churches should be urged to demonstrate their heart for racial reconciliation by seeking to increase racial and ethnic diversity in church staff roles, leadership positions, and church membership.