Joseph Munford

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Joseph H. Munford
SMITHFIELD—Joseph Holland Munford, 57, died Jan. 30, 2009.
He was born in Newport News, the son of the late Inez Holland Munford and William Andrew Munford Sr.
He was also predeceased by his brother, William Andrew Munford Jr. “Joe” was the owner and operator of Munford Well Company.
He was a member of Great Spring Church of the Nazarene where he was a member of the church board and was the treasurer.
He was also a life member of the Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad where he served as past president and captain.
In 1980, he was named Outstanding Man of the Year by the Smithfield Jaycees.
Survivors include his wife of 14 years, Anne Kee Munford of Smithfield; daughters and sons-in-law, Shannon M. and Eric Spain of Smithfield and Sarah C. and Greg Lee of Virginia Beach; sons and daughter-in-law, Brandon J. and Jodi Munford of Newburgh, N.Y., and Jeremy G. Canfield of Ann Arbor, Mich.; grandchildren, Jenna Spain, Ethan Spain and Anna Lee; sister, Rebecca S. Munford of Ivor.
A funeral was held Monday in Mill Swamp Baptist Church with the Rev. John Bauswell officiating.
Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Parr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, Suffolk, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Church of the Nazarene Building Fund, 13390 Great Spring Road, Smithfield, VA 23430.
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