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Walter Kent Cundiff

September 10, 1951 — November 7, 2023


Walter Kent Cundiff


Mr. Walter Kent Cundiff 72, of Ringgold, VA passed away November 7, 2023.  He was born in Pittsylvania County, VA on September 10, 1951 to the late Elijah Dick Cundiff and the late Rachel Kent Cundiff.  He was married to Barbara Womack Cundiff.


He attended Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.  Walter retired after many years as a dedicated crane operator.  He loved tinkering with his old tractors which gave him great joy, however his greatest joy came from his family especially his grandchildren.


Left to cherish his memory are:

His Wife of 51 years

Barbara W. Cundiff

His Children

Teresa Cundiff Cook (Brian) of Ringgold, VA

Jeffrey Kent Cundiff (Shirley) of Danville, VA

Five Grandchildren

Casey Cook, Lindsay Cook, Brendon Cundiff, Kenley Cundiff and Ethan Cundiff


Rachel Jefferson (Tommy) of Keeling, VA

Richard Cundiff (Linda) of Charlotte, NC

Paul Cundiff (Patsy) of Keeling, VA

His beloved dog

“Little Bit”


***Preceded in death by***

His Sister

Joan Hearp


A funeral service will be held Saturday, November 11, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery.


The family will receive friends on Saturday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at his home.


For memorials, please consider the Ringgold Fire Department,3880 Tom Fork Rd, Ringgold, VA 24586 or Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 10160 Mountain Rd., Vernon Hill, VA 24597.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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