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William D. Mothershead

William D. Mothershead

MECHANICSVILLE—William Donald Mothershead, 79, died April 25, 2022. He was born March 3, 1943.

He is survived by his wife, Marsha Woleben Mothershead; daughter, Sarah Lee Mothershead; son, Rodney William Mothershead; grandchildren, Allie Mothershead-Jordan, Alexander, Alicia and Brandi Tillery, Thomas Mothershead, Kayla Short, Cooper and Tucker Jackson; sister, Mary Mothershead Crowder; nephew, Ray Crowder; and stepsons, Allen and Whitney Jackson.

Donald served in the U. S. Army and was discharged in 1971. He worked for a time at Philip Morris and owned service stations in the Richmond metro area. 

Donald was a fan of the Washington Redskins and Atlanta Braves. He was devoted to his dogs, Bingo, Lightning and Midnight.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 9271 Shady Grove Road in Mechanicsville.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Farnham Baptist Church Cemetery, 4632 Farnham Creek Road, Farnham, VA 22460.

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