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BATTENFIELD, Chris David, 74, of Mechanicsville, died Wednesday, March 16, 2011. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Olive Linn Battenfield; brothers, John and Richard Battenfield; sisters, Isabel Boxley, Olive Brockman and Edith Bowles. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Josephine Bayne Battenfield; sons, David (Denise) and Marty Battenfield; daughter, Molly Jo Battenfield Skilton (Tom); and grandsons, John, Chris and Lucas Battenfield and Jack and Drew Skilton. The family will receive friends at Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Parkway, Mechanicsville, on Sunday, March 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 21, at Forest Lawn Cemetery.

This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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