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Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory - Reid Chapel

412 S. Washington Hwy., Ashland, VA

OBITUARY

George William Munford

August 12, 1937July 12, 2019

George William Munford, of Ladysmith, VA, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 on the 56th anniversary of his marriage to his wife, Joan. He was born in Chesterfield, VA on August 12 1937. George was preceded in death by his parents, James William Munford and Florence Cole Munford; his brother, Ed Munford; and his sister, Dorothy Eggleston. He had a long and varied career ending as an owner of a Grocery Store. George had a passion for woodworking, bowling, gambling, playing cards, pool, back gammon, football, geneology, and spending time with family. He is survived by his wife, Joan Seay Munford; Children, Theresa Pritchett (Mike), Sharon Taylor (Jr.), and Tim Munford (Jenn); grandchildren, Amanda Pritchett, Michelle Rodriguez, Krysten Taylor, Sydney Munford, and Shelby Munford; siblings, Florence Smith, Marion West, Barbara Sanford, Margaret Anderson, and Peggy Culpepper. The family will receive friends from 6-8p on Tuesday, July 16, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 412 S. Washington Hwy, Ashland. A graveside service will be held at 3p on Wednesday, July 17, at Dale Memorial, 10201 Newby's Bridge Rd., Chesterfield. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

  • FAMILY

  • George was preceded in death by his parents, James William Munford and Florence Cole Munford; his brother, Ed Munford; and his sister, Dorothy Eggleston. He is survived by his wife, Joan Seay Munford; Children, Theresa Pritchett (Mike), Sharon Taylor (Jr.), and Tim Munford (Jenn); grandchildren, Amanda Pritchett, Michelle Rodriguez, Krysten Taylor, Sydney Munford, and Shelby Munford; siblings, Florence Smith, Marion West, Barbara Sanford, Margaret Anderson, and Peggy Culpepper.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, July 16, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Memories

George William Munford

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Joan Munford

July 22, 2019

Loving, kind, generous man with deep love and protectiveness of his family and friends.

Peggy Culpepper

July 13, 2019

Special moments with George

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