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The Eleventh Hour

Thomas F. Wingfield

  Wingfield, Thomas Fox

Thomas Fox Wingfield, 100, a resident of Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge died March 25, 2016. He was born April 6, 1915, a son of the late Wilber C. Wingfield and Hunter M. Wingfield. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Doris B. Wingfield; a sister, Mildred L. Wingfield; and by his brothers, W. Lorraine Wingfield and his wife, Rose L. Wingfield, and John M. Wingfield. Tom was employed by the Department of Motor Vehicles as Manager of the Charlottesville office for 38 years from which he retired in 1980. After retiring from D.M.V. he continued with his sideline work in wedding photography and rental property. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, The American Legion, the Charlottesville Host Lions Club, Farmington Country Club, and of the Charlottesville Elks Lodge #389, having been a member since December 1943. At the time of his passing, he was the oldest and longest serving member of the Elks in the country. He is survived by sister in law, Frances S. Lee; and nieces, Rebecca L. Wingfield, Sarah W. Woodson, Patricia Ballard Johnson, Kimberly Ballard Shaw, and Robin Ballard Earp. He is also survived by his nephews, Michael L. Wingfield, John McKnight Wingfield, Wayne Ballard, Rodney Ballard, and Scott Ballard, along with many other extended family. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Harry Kennon officiating. Interment will follow at Monticello Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge Foundation, 250 Pantops Mountain Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be shared online at www.hillandwood.com