David A. Williford

Published 9:22 am Tuesday, April 29, 2014

CHESAPEAKE, VA – David Allen Williford, 73, of the 2000 block of South River Drive, Chesapeake, VA passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Sentara Princess Anne Hospital.

He was born on September 21, 1940 in Bertie County, NC to the late Garland and Ruth Williford, and grew up in Gates County, NC. David retired, after 38 years of service, as an Industrial Mechanic for US Gypsum Corp. He was a member of Fairview Heights Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, a sister, Dorothy Lily, and two brothers, Grady and Finley Williford, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Betty A. Williford; a daughter, Rhonda W. Posey; a son, John D. Williford Sr. and wife Kristie; two sisters, Linda Wiggins and husband Paul, and Phyllis Liverman and husband Jim; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A funeral service was held on Monday, April 28, 2014 in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, by the Rev. Dr. Steve Allsbrook and the Rev. Paul Martin.  Burial followed in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.SturtevantFuneralHome.com