US Army COL (Ret.) John W. Williford, DDS, MSD

January 28, 1930 — August 8, 2018

US Army COL (Ret.) John W. Williford, DDS, MSD

US Army COL (Ret) John W. Williford, DDS, MSD, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away at his home on August 8, 2018.

He was born in Suffolk, VA, on January 28, 1930.  He proudly served over 27 years in the Marines and Army.  John’s career spanned during the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.

John is survived by his wife, Geneva; children, Elizabeth (Larry) Hodges, John Williford, Jr., Leigh Anne (Clark) Wilson, Jim (Vicki) Williford, Jeff (Cindy) Williford; eight grandchildren;  and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service is planned for 2pm on Saturday, August 11, 2018, at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers please make a contribution to The Wounded Warrior Program.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

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