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Fred Milstead

September 16, 1937 — June 8, 2021

Frederick Lewis Milstead, 83, husband of the late Elsie Louise Clark Milstead and a resident of Townsend, VA, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at his residence. A native of Harrisonburg, VA, he was the son of the late Raymond Milstead and the late Virginia Diehl Milstead. He was a retired Carpenter.

He is survived by two children, Candice S. Arnold and her husband, Bill, of Virginia Beach, VA; and Jeffery K. Franklin and his wife, Vivian, of Hampton, VA; a sister, Nancy Bolton of Harrisonburg; two brothers, Lloyd Milstead and his wife, Sue, and Boyd Milstead and his wife, Sandy, both of Harrisonburg. He was predeceased by a son, Randall Keith Franklin.

A graveside service will be conducted Sunday, June 13, 2021, at 2:00PM at Cape Charles Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Charles Peterson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Arrangements made by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles, Virginia.

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