Virgil Fisher Safritt
October 3, 1926 – June 6, 2018
91, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in his home surrounded by family. He was born October, 3, 1926, in Buckingham, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles B. and Eva S. Safritt; brothers, Charles B. Safritt Jr. and Paul M. Safritt; and sister, Ruth S. Foldesi. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bernice F. Safritt; son, Myron (Melissa) Safritt; daughter, Anita (Ron) Caudill; grandchildren, Candi (Drew) Bowles, Shelly Caudill, Clayton (Kim) Safritt, Stacie (Dave) Anderson, Caleb (Nikki) Caudill, Shane Caudill; six great-grandchildren; and sister, Amelia Winn. He served his country in the Army during WWII. He retired from BFGoodrich Tire Company. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church for 63 years. In addition to the many areas of service at Immanuel, he also gave of his time to the Braille Circulating Library, Scripture Memory Mountain Mission, Woodmen of the World and numerous widows. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on June 14, 2018, at Woody Funeral Home on Huguenot Road and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. on June 15, 2018, at Immanuel Baptist Church, 3601 Monument Ave., Richmond, Va., where the service will be held at 11 a.m. The burial will begin at 3 p.m. at Dale Memorial Park, 10201 Newbys Bridge Rd., Chesterfield, Va. Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Baptist Church Missions Project Fund or Scripture Memory Mountain Mission, P.O. Box 129, Emmalena, Ky. 41740.
- Visitation Thursday, June 14, 2018
- 1 Hour Visitation Prior To Service Friday, June 15, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, June 15, 2018
- Graveside Service Friday, June 15, 2018
Virgil Fisher Safritt
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June 13, 2018
Kathy and I well remember Virgil and his kind ways at Immanuel.
Love and prayers to Bernice, Myron and Anita,
and their children and grandchildren.
June 11, 2018
I WORKED WITH VIRGIL FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AT WHITLOW CHEVROLET. HE WAS ALWAYS KIND AND GENTLE AND ALWAYS HAD A SMILE FOR YOU. I'VE
THOUGHT OF HIM FROM TIME TO TIME AND IT ALWAYS MADE ME SMILE. PRAYERS GO OUT FOR HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.REST IN PEACE.
Thomas & Libby Widgeon
June 8, 2018
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