Milton Turner Dandridge

March 9, 1937 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 83)


The work I've done, they seem so small, sometimes they seem like nothing at all.

When I stand before my God, I want to hear him say well done.

May the work I've done, speak for me.


Milton Turner Dandridge was born in James City County, Virginia, on March 9, 1937, to the late Junius and Mattie Dandridge.  He departed this life on Monday, March 23, 2020, in Sitter & Barfoot Veterans Care Center in Richmond, Virginia. Milton was preceded in death by his siblings: Katherine D. Walton, Junius F. Dandridge, Frank E. Dandridge, Mary D. Sims, Naomi D. West, and Marjorie L. Dandridge.                                                                                                                                             

At an early age, Milton accepted Jesus Christ as his Personal Savior and joined Shiloh Baptist Church in Croaker, VA.

He received his primary and secondary education in the Williamsburg-James City Public School System; graduating from Bruton Heights in 1955. After graduating, Milton joined the Air Force where he served for 24 years and retired in 1979. He attended Sacramento City College and received a degree in Aeronautics and was a licensed pilot.  He then worked at the Norfolk Naval Air Station for more than fifteen years.

Milton is survived by his wife, Evelyn P. Dandridge of Williamsburg, VA; daughters, Joyce L. Dandridge of Anchorage, AK, Sandra Howard (Terry), Cheryl Carey, Lisa Allen (Sylvester), Diane Williams (Michael), Eileen Cooper (Eric) and Deborah Parker (Charles); sons, Marvin Carey and Cornelius Carey; nineteen grandchildren, that includes a very special grandson, Kevin Thomas; brother and caretaker, Walter A. Dandridge of Williamsburg, VA;  a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and caring friends.

Milton may be viewed from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, in Whiting’s Chapel.  A private graveside service will be held at a later date.  A memorial service will also be announced at a later date.

Professional services entrusted to the staff of Whiting’s Funeral Home, 7005 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. 757-229-3011.

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March 30, 2020

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whiting's Funeral Home
7005 Pocahontas Trail
Williamsburg, VA 23185

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