William Calvin Dunford, Jr., age 36, of the Baptist Valley section of North Tazewell, VA went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 10, 2018.
William was born in Richlands, VA and was the son of William Calvin Dunford, Sr. and Velinda (Kaye) Lowe Dunford of Baptist Valley, VA.
He was a 1999 graduate of Richlands High School and was a member of the RHS band. William attended ETSU's music program and was a 2015 graduate of Southwest Virginia Community College School of Welding. He was an employee of Sykes and a lifelong resident of the area.
He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Marion and Pauline Lowe of Bluefield, VA; paternal grandfather, George Dunford of Bishop, VA; two aunts, Betty Lou Sparks of Baptist Valley, VA; Pamela L. Walls of Tazewell, VA.
In addition to his parents, those left to carry on his memory are:
His Daughter: Yasmin Nicole Dunford of Richlands, VA
Sons: William Keenan Dunford of Richlands, VA., Mason Patrick Dunford of Richlands, VA.
Sisters: Ramona Dawn Dixon and fiancé, David Daniel of Lewisville, NC., Melissa Sherry Jones and husband, Mark of Kernersville, NC.
Brother: Anthony (Tony) Dixon and wife, Stephanie of Bristol, TN
Paternal Grandmother, Ada Dunford of Lebanon, VA
His Fur Baby: Renesmee
Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for William Calvin Dunford, Jr. will be conducted on Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12:00 pm at Hurst-Scott Funeral Chapel in Richlands, VA with Rev. Barry Absher officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Pallbearers will be: Tony Dixon, Brandon Sparks, Dale Roberts, Frank Atrip, Darrell Atrip, and Ryan Jackson. The Dunford family will receive friends from 6-9 pm on Thursday evening at the funeral home.
Hurst-Scott Funeral Home in Richlands, Virginia is in charge of arrangements and those wishing to express sympathy online may do so at www.hurstscottfuneralhomes.com
Published on February 13, 2018