Midkiff, Sr., John C.

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John C. Midkiff, Sr., 71, of Staffordsville, VA, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Lewis Gale Medical Center. He was born September 6, 1948 at Dismal, VA, the son of the late Newton, Sr. & Lucy Kate Warden Midkiff.

He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to garden and cut wood. He worked at Celanese for many years.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Frances Marie Pugh, Dallas Mae Clowers and Elizabeth (“Libby”) Carver.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of more than forty years, Myra Sanders; his sons & daughter-in-law, John, Jr. & Missy Midkiff and Allen Midkiff; his daughters & sons-in-law, Glorie & David Priest, Carmen Sansone and Crissy (“Dude”) & Kenny May; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; brothers & sisters-in-law, Newton, Jr. & May Bell Midkiff, Jessie Midkiff, Tommy & Debra Midkiff, Elgin & Anna Midkiff, Jimmie & Barbara Midkiff, Rev. Joe & Wilma Midkiff and Rev. Ricky & Drema Midkiff; his sisters, Laura Jane Cook, Hallie & Wendell Johnston and Gladys McCauley; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members, too many to list.

Funeral services are planned for Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, White Gate. Burial will follow the Midkiff Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 A. M. until service time, 1:00 P.M.

The Midkiff family is in the care of A. Vest & Sons Funeral Home, White Gate, avestandsons.com, (540) 921-2985.