Luther “Luke” Harrell Stafford
Published 1:43 am Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Luther “Luke” Harrell Stafford, 79, passed away Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at his residence in Unionville, Va.
Born in Bogalusa on Aug. 23, 1934, Harrell retired as a Master Sgt. from the United States Air Force. He was a member of Rhoadesville Baptist Church in Rhoadesville, Va.
He is survived by his wife, Beverley Joy Stafford; two sons, Darrell (Carla) Stafford and Donald “Donnie” (Audrey) Stafford; two stepsons, David (Debra) Dove and Eddie (Debbie) Dove; two stepdaughters, Karen Dove and Trish (Frank) King; a sister, Brenda (Charles) Petermann; a brother-in-law, Claude Bush; a sister-in-law, Patsy Stafford; 19 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Davey Stafford; his parents, Floyd and Zola Mae Stafford; two brothers, Robert “Leroy” Stafford and Jackie “Jack” Stafford; and three sisters, Edna Stafford Passman, Floy Del Stafford Bush and Gloria Stafford Gill.
Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 29 at Johnson Funeral Home in Locust Grove, Va., from 6-8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday at Rhoadesville Baptist Church, with interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Unionville. The Rev Nancy Stanton McDaniel will officiate.
An online guestbook is available at johnsoncares.com.