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Date published: 11/24/2013

William H. Cordell

William H. Cordell, 84, of Falmouth passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Herb was a U.S. Army veteran having retired from Cameron Station Army Base in Alexandria. He was a dedicated family man and Christian that loved life, family and friends, and he earned the respect from all. He touched the lives of everyone he encountered with his tremendous character, sense of humor and kind nature. He was an inspiring mentor to all and treated everyone with the utmost of respect. We will treasure his memory forever and carry out the legacy of his family tradition.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Germaine M. Cordell; sons Bill Cordell and David Cordell and wife Lisa; daughter Michelle Woolf and husband Gregg; grandchildren Richard Cordell and wife Cari, Patrick Cordell, Daniel Cordell and wife Abigail, Lara Sams and husband Kenneth, Rachel Monk and husband Richard, Christopher Woolf, Natalie Cordell and Jonathan Cordell; and eight great-grandchildren, Christian Cordell, Evelyn Cordell, Jocelyn Cordell, Aubrey Hale, Vanessa Hale, Camden Gregory Cordell, Caleb Cordell and Brynn Cordell.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.

A service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov.25, at the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in Stonewall Memory Gardens, Manassas.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society South Atlantic Division Inc., 4240 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9904 or the American Lung Association of Va., 9702 Gayton Rd., Suite 110, Richmond, VA 23238.

Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.