David Edward Stidham

July 24, 1954 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 66)



David Edward Stidham, 66, of Stafford County passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Mary Washington Hospital with his wife by his side.

David enjoyed golf and watching football. He was a big fan of the Green Bay Packers, and liked all University of Virginia sports, especially football and basketball. David loved to travel with his wife and friends. He loved the ocean, mountains, and all of God’s creations.

David is survived by his wife, Joyce Hilton Stidham; his children, Justin Michael Stidham, Lisa Stidham-Snyder, and Christopher Allen Burgess; and five grandchildren; his siblings, Janice Rogers (Monroe), Diane King and brother-in-law, James Hines; and his beloved cats, Arya and Jinxie. He was preceded in death by his mom and step-dad, Julie and Warren L. King; and his sister, Angela Hines.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM on Wednesday, October 14 at Covenant Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held at noon on Thursday, October 15 at Oak Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at, or the ASPA of Stafford at


October 14, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg
4801 Jefferson Davis Highway
Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Graveside Service
October 15, 2020

12:00 PM
Oak Hill Cemetery
1902 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

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