November 29, 1953 - October 26, 2021
ST. PAUL, VIRGINIA – Donald Wayne Talford, 67, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at his home. He was born in Dante, Virginia; son of the late William R. Talford, Jr. and Bertha Burrell Talford Scott. He was preceded in death by one brother, Leon Talford; and step-father, Herbert Scott, Sr. Donald was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Coeburn, Virginia where he was a Deacon and a Trustee. He also served in several other area churches. He attended Castlewood High School. He worked for Clinchfield Coal Company and CSX Railroad, from which he retired. He was also a Veteran of the United States Navy and loved cars. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of forty-nine years, Evangelist Sally Eugenia Talford; two daughters, Mrs. Alicia Shalawnt Hairston and husband, Gerald Hairston, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia and Ms. Crystal Dione Wimbush Talford of Norton, Virginia; three sisters, Stella Williams and husband, Otis of Bristol, Virginia, Teresa Hopkins of Lehigh Acres, Florida, and Betty Meade and husband, Terry of Coeburn, Virginia; four brothers, William Talford, III and wife, Norma of Clinchco, Virginia, Thomas Talford and wife, Pat of Knoxville, Tennessee, Jasper Randy Talford of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, and Calvin Talford and wife, Sandra of Johnson City, Tennessee; one step-brother, Herbert “Woody” Scott and wife, Mamie of Castlewood, Virginia; four grandchildren, Jullian Deione Wimbush, Keyshawn Tyrese Hairston, Tiffany Danielle Hairston, and Jabez Enoch Wimbush; and several nieces and nephews. Graveside Services and Interment for Donald Wayne Talford will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Monday, November 1, 2021, in Miller Cemetery, Carbo, Virginia with Pastor Solomon Jones officiating. Family and friends will meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary Pallbearers will be Damon W. Hale, Jr., and William Talford, III. Online condolences may be sent to the Talford family through our website and a video tribute may be viewed at www.castlewoodfuneralhome.com. Castlewood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
ST. PAUL, VIRGINIA – Donald Wayne Talford, 67, passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at his home. He was born in Dante, Virginia; son of the late William R. Talford, Jr. and Bertha Burrell Talford Scott. He was preceded in death by... View Obituary & Service Information
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