Theresa Huckstep Gonyo


In Loving

Theresa Huckstep Gonyo

December 30, 1957 – May 31, 2022

Theresa Huckstep Gonyo of Bumpass, Virginia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

She was a faithful member of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Bumpass Virginia. Theresa Worked for the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles for 33 years as the Director of Data Management Services and 4 years for the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services.

She was preceded in death by her devoted and dedicated father, John Huckstep and her beloved mother, Betty Huckstep; sister Patricia Ann Powers and brother Dean Elloitt Huckstep Sr.

Theresa is survived by her daughter, Karrie H. Ruby, and her husband Ashley Reynolds Ruby. She also leaves behind her two grandsons, to cherish her memory and the memories they made together, Wyatt and Evan Ruby. They were the love of her life; her three brothers, John (Debbie), Robert (Cindy), Chris (Evie) and her sister, Melissa Beckley; so many (40) nieces and nephews and great and great-great- nieces and nephews. She loved each one and hopes to see them in heaven; her two devoted, friends Cindy Walker and Barbara Woolard. She loved both of them dearly.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date. The service will be officiated by Pastor John Cleveland Barlow.



  1. Diane Robbins June 12, 2022 at 11:34 pm - Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with Theresa’s family. We worked together at dmv for many years. She always jeot me laughing with her stories.

  2. melissa a beckley June 16, 2022 at 12:36 pm - Reply

    Theresa I miss you so very much. Every day is so sad and empty without you. You were and always will be the most loving caring and giving sister….daughter….Mother….grandma….friend. You loved us all and we all love and miss you. Now you are our sweet angel. Love Missy your baby sister.

  3. robin hughes June 16, 2022 at 1:50 pm - Reply

    She was an amazing friend to my mother she will be missed by many. Fly with the angels Theresa. Much love Robin Hughes

  4. Barbara Woolard June 16, 2022 at 3:42 pm - Reply

    I miss you so much . I pick up the phone to call you then realize you are gone. I am happy that we became close friends.

  5. Rose Collins June 16, 2022 at 9:43 pm - Reply

    I really thought alot of Teresa. I admired her such
    Prayers to all of you

  6. Debbie Huckstep June 17, 2022 at 12:03 am - Reply

    Theresa we miss you so much, you were such a loving and giving person.

  7. Curtis M June 18, 2022 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    Melissa & Family,
    I know there are no words that can ease your pain. Just know we are thinking of you during this difficult time and sending healing prayers and comfort.-CMM

    • melissa Beckley June 21, 2022 at 12:47 am - Reply

      Thank you Curtis

  8. Bonnie Patterson June 22, 2022 at 4:29 pm - Reply

    My deepest condolences to Karrie, and the family in the loss of Theresa. May you Forever rest in Paradise!

  9. Ocia Williams July 23, 2022 at 5:38 am - Reply

    I am so very sorry for the loss of Theresa. My prayers are with the family. Theresa was my supervisor when I was working at DMV and she was the best supervisor. May she rest peacefully in paradise.

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