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John David Halstead
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1903
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1988
Norfolk
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

John Davis (spelling has also appeared as David) was born to Daniel Webster Halstead Sr and Sarah Isabella Griffin and a twin to George Linwood Halstead. According to transcriptions in The Virginia Halsteads and corroborating citation for one spouse he was married twice. His 1st marriage was in 1921 to Julia Gertrude Bull('s), no children known, his 2nd marriage was to Ruth Draughon around 1928, they had two known children, Katherine June Halstead and Jean Delores Halstead.

Obituary:John Davis Halstead, 84, of the 5500 block of Quill Road, a retired firefighter, died April 2, 1988 in his home.
Mr. Halstead, a native of Norfolk, had retired from the Norfolk Fire Department. He was a member of the first crew of the Norfolk fireboat Vulcan. He was a member of Aragona Church of Christ and the Norfolk Elks Lodge. He was the widower of Ruth D. Halstead.
Survivors include two daughters, June H. Warren and Jean H. Bunting, both of Virginia Beach, and five grandchildren.
The graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Rosewood Memorial Park by the Rev. John Sears. The family will be at the residence. Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Indian River Chapel is handling arrangements.

UPDATE: The following email from contributor Anonymous (#47129494), they wrote " I am named after my grandfather, was with him when he died, was at his funeral, and knew him well and can assure you his name was never Davis. Pleaase make the correction. If you look at the grave marker photo you will see the name was David. Thank you." 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Webster Halstead (1870 - 1913)
  Sarah Isabella Griffin Halstead (1873 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Draughon Halstead (1910 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Larent Girard Halstead (1896 - 1974)*
  Lee Hobson Halstead (1898 - 1970)*
  Samuel Daniel Webster Halstead (1900 - 1973)*
  John David Halstead (1903 - 1988)
  George Linwood Halstead (1903 - 1913)*
  Phillip Sheridan Halstead (1906 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosewood Memorial Park
Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Last Supper D 106-1
 
Created by: Jerry and Roger
Record added: Oct 05, 2012
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John David Halstead
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