RICHARD DERWOOD SHIFFLETT, age 62, of Ashburn, Virginia passed away suddenly Monday 12/9/13. Rick was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. He had over 35 years experience in tele-communications with AT&T, Winstar, Andrew Corp, and Time Warner Cable. He retired on September 20, 2013 and moved to Mount Juliet, TN on November 15, 2013.Rick loved to play his guitar and sing. He was an avid civil war re-enactor with the 49th Virginia Infantry for over 21 years. He was married for over 17 years to Jamie Mowdy of Rogersville, TN. Family and friends were important to Rick. He was a devoted Redskins and Nationals Fan no matter how good or bad they played. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar Ray and Evelyn Shifflett and one brother, Donald Shifflett.He is survived by his wife, Jamie Mowdy Shifflett; 4 daughters: Jessica (Jeremiah) Campbell, Audrey Shifflett and Amanda Shifflett of a previous marriage all of Columbus, Ohio, and Callie Blackwell of Nashville, TN; 4 grandchildren: David, MacKenna, Madelynn, and Marissa Campbell; one sister, Linda Shifflett Blevins of Clifton, VA; one brother, Stan (Cathy) Shifflett of Louisa VA and Sister-in-law, Carol (Donald) Shifflett of Alpharetta GA. He is also survived by a special mother-in-law, Callie Mae Mowdy, several brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and life long friends.A Celebration of Life Memorial will be held in Northern Virginia on Jan 18, 2014 at the Floris United Methodist Church located at 13600 Frying Pan Road Herndon, VA 20171. The service will start at 1pm with light refreshments to follow in the fellowship hall until 3:30.In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make contributions to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.Condolences to the family can be sent in Care of Partlow Funeral Chapel to 602 S. Cumberland Street, Lebanon, TN 37087.