Milton Hunter Birckhead, 71, of Stanardsville, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home. He was born on August 1, 1947, to the late Milton Herndon Birckhead and LuVera Cordelia Woodson Birckhead. Hunter was a member of Piedmont Masonic Stella Lodge #50 of Stanardsville, King Solomon's Masonic Lodge #194 of Crozet, and member of the Stanardsville United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Rose Marie Prillaman Birckhead of Stanardsville, Va.; two sons, Milton Hunter Birckhead II and wife, Lindsay and Chad Edward Birckhead and wife, Kelly; sister, Shirley Faye Lamm and husband, Tommie; grandchildren, Ryan, Ryder, Jayna, Iva, and Sasha Birkhead; and extended family and loved ones. A memorial service was held at 12 noon on Monday, March 25, 2019, with Masonic Rites at Preddy Funeral Home in Madison, Va. with Dr. Chuck Winner officiating. A visitation was held from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations be made to Piedmont Stella Masonic Lodge # 50, c/o William R. Bond III, Secretary, 400 Mountainside Dr., Stanardsville, VA 22973, or Greene County Rescue Squad, 9845 Spotswood Trail, Stanardsville, VA 22973.