Birchfield, Robert Boyd

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Robert Boyd Birchfield, 83, from Christiansburg, VA passed away on Monday, January 1, 2024. He was born on February 10, 1940, to the late Homer Birchfield and Gertie Moore Birchfield. Besides his parents he is also preceded in death by his son, Weston Dale Birchfield and brother, James Thomas ‘Tom’ Birchfield.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Karen Kimbrell Birchfield; son, Matthew Boyd Birchfield; grandchildren, Erin Marie Birchfield, Nathaniel Dale Birchfield, Amanda Kraker Chrisley; siblings Constance ‘Connie’ Howard, Wilburn ‘Wig’ Birchfield, Gloria Birchfield Walton, Janice Birchfield Hollandsworth, Verlin Lee Birchfield, Homer ‘Rocky’ Birchfield, and Paul Franklin Birchfield; 23 nieces and nephews.

Robert was a retired Lt. Commander of the US Navy, he was also a manager, consultant and entrepreneur for many years. He was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpop, brother, uncle, friend, and much much more. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and nature as well as working on and around his farm. But, most importantly he enjoyed his family and spending time with them. He will be missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of Robert’s life will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2024, at 11 am at St. Paul United Methodist Church located at 220 West Main Street in Christiansburg, VA 24073.