Milton Earl Hairfield 85, of Spotsylvania, VA passed away Wednesday, July 23rd at Mary Washington Hospital. Mr. Hairfield served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II; He attended Goldmine Baptist Church; was a retired heavy equipment operator for VDOT. He loved gardening and working in his shop especially on small engines.
Mr. Hairfield was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years; Louise E. Hairfield; daughter Rita H. Durney and her husband Michael of Spotsylvania, a step-son Harold Stanley of Fredericksburg; two daughters-in-law, Peggy Hairfield and Cathy Jones; nine grandchildren to include, Jennifer Gill, Stacie Beedle, Jammie Beasley, Matt & Chris Durney; seven great-grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews and his little dog chigger”.
Mr. Hairfield was predeceased by his parents Willie T. and Virginia E. Hairfield two sons Milton Earl Hairfield Jr. and Gregory Lewis Hairfield as well as sixteen brothers & sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Dr. Tim Boschen at 2 pm Sunday July 27 2008 at Goldmine Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Hairfield Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm on Saturday July 26th at Goldmine Baptist Church.
Serving as pallbearers are William Gill Willie Emberton John Beasley Paul Beedle Matt Durney and Bob Jones.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Goldmine Baptist Church 22039 Goldmine Road Louisa VA 23093.
Arrangements by Woodward Funeral Home Louisa VA.
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