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William "Bill" Whitmore Kauffman

July 31, 1932 — April 4, 2023


William "Bill" Whitmore Kauffman


William "Bill" Whitmore Kauffman, 90, formerly of Lynchburg, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2023 in Charlottesville. Bill was born 31 July 1932 in Page County, Virginia to Paul Edwin Kauffman and Elsie Katherine (Whitmore) Kauffman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter Donna Kay (Kauffman) Watson and her husband Steve. Bill is survived by his loving wife of sixty-five years Annie Dewitt "Dee" (Harvey) Kauffman and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bill's career began in the 1950s as a State Police officer in Nelson County. He recounted with pride his service in law enforcement. He later served as Director of Transportation for the Nelson County School System. After becoming a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church, he was employed by the Church and Liberty University in various capacities. Bill and Dee relocated to Lynchburg, Virginia in the 1980s and resided there until recently.

Bill graduated from North River High School in Augusta County and continued his education at Madison College. He devoted his life to the study of the gospel and was an avid reader. His knowledge of classic cars was tremendous, especially Chrysler products. He treasured his collections of model cars and automobile literature.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 10, 2023 at Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, Davis Creek Lane, Lovingston, VA with Pastor Jonathan Falwell officiating.

Condolences may be sent to Dee Kauffman, Apt 203, 1550 Pantops Mountain Place, Charlottesville, VA. 22911.

Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel, Lovingston, VA (434-263-4097).

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Graveside Service

Monday, April 10, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

725 Davis Creek Lane, Lovingston, VA 22949

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