Wednesday, 07 July 2021 07:23

Wilson Earl Townsend, Sr.

Wilson Earl Townsend, Sr., age 66, of Dundas, VA, passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021. He was a lifelong resident of Brunswick County and the son of the late Jefferson Earl and Nellie Mae Foster Townsend.
A self-employed truck driver for many years, Wilson will be remembered as a hard-working, honest man. He loved to hunt and fish, work in the garden, and trips to the mountains, but most of all, he loved his family dearly. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lafoon Townsend; children, Wilson Earl Townsend, Jr. (Susan), Shannon Sheree Painter, Wesley Cheyenne Townsend (Wanda), Brandy Townsend Lewis (Vince), and Steven Justin Bradley; grandchildren, Triston Williamson, Kasey Walker (Ashton Smith), Bailey Townsend (Danielle), Wesley Walker, II (Kristen), Courtney Townsend (Rusty Gordon), Taylor Walker (Hunter Wells), Tanner Campbell, Destiney Hensley (Ryan), Katie Lewis, Seth Townsend, Hayden Puryear, Mason Campbell, Mallory Townsend, and Rebecca Lewis; great-grandchildren, Autumn Stoneburger, Kinsley Walker, Noah Townsend, Maverick Walker and Beau Hensley; siblings, June Townsend, Judy Rainey, and Paul Townsend. A funeral service will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 10, 2021 at Williams Funeral Home & Crematory in Lawrenceville, VA, followed by interment at Crestview Memorial Park, LaCrosse, VA. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Parks Conservation Association, 777 6th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.
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  • Comment Link Donna Davis Friday, 16 July 2021 17:53 posted by Donna Davis

    Dear Willie, Cheyenne and Brandy,
    I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your daddy. May the beautiful memories you have keep him always alive in your hearts. Sending prayers of peace for each of you and your families during this difficult time. Love, Donna Davis (Waller)

  • Comment Link Dale and Sandra Mayton Jones Monday, 12 July 2021 15:26 posted by Dale and Sandra Mayton Jones

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our condolences are with all of the family. Always remember those special memories and cherish those precious moments you shared together forever. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God Bless and bring you the peace and comfort you need at this time. Know you are loved!

  • Comment Link Brianna Friday, 09 July 2021 11:55 posted by Brianna

    Dear Townsend family, my thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time love to all of y'all.

  • Comment Link Marty Thursday, 08 July 2021 18:41 posted by Marty

    Sorry to hear this. You often wonder where your school friends end up. Wilson was always one you wanted on your side playing baseball during recess at Alberta Elementary School. RIP

  • Comment Link Douglas and Belinda cannon Wednesday, 07 July 2021 21:48 posted by Douglas and Belinda cannon

    Sending prayers and condolences for the family.he will be missed by many.

  • Comment Link Vanessa Foster Johnson Wednesday, 07 July 2021 20:46 posted by Vanessa Foster Johnson

    Linda I am so sorry about Wilson Earl. But I am so glad I saw y'all at Foodlion a couple months ago! Love and prayers for all of his family!?

  • Comment Link Joe Peeblee Wednesday, 07 July 2021 20:35 posted by Joe Peeblee

    So sorry to hear this news. I was just messaging with Carol Green about our Elementary School classmates including Wilson and Linda. Your family will be in my prayers.

    Joe Peebles

  • Comment Link Shane Parham Wednesday, 07 July 2021 20:34 posted by Shane Parham

    So sorry for your loss. The Parham’s send our prayers.

  • Comment Link Tommy and Jo Ann Powell Wednesday, 07 July 2021 19:07 posted by Tommy and Jo Ann Powell

    Linda and family So sorry to hear of Wilson's passing. We had alot of good times trucking together over the years. He'll be missed a great deal!! Our prayers go out to you all. Tommy& Jo Ann Powell

  • Comment Link Donna lucy Wednesday, 07 July 2021 16:52 posted by Donna lucy

    Linda, sending thoughts and prayers to you all❤️?

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