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Rufus DJ X Whitfield

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TBR — RICHMOND, VA – August 1, 2018 – You never know how or when God will call you home and for Rufus “DJ X” Whitfield, his time came unexpectedly. It was on Saturday morning, July 28th when he was driving his SUV and it suddenly crashed.  The single-car crash took place in the 3000 block of Broad Rock Boulevard in Chesterfield County, (minutes outside of Richmond) just before 10 a.m.

DJ X and the other passenger in the car were both transported to an area hospital where police announced that the driver died of his injuries.  That driver was Rufus “DJ X” Whitfield who was loved by many.

When the phones started to ring and the news about his death started to spread later that evening, you could feel hearts being broken as tears started to flow from everyone who knew him.

DJ X was truly dedicated to his ministry in helping, supporting, encouraging and being there for others.  With Philadelphia roots and a strong foundation, DJX become a part of the Gospel music industry tightly woven family and fabric in Richmond, VA and to so many other cities and communities he touched.

However if you really knew DJ X, then you also knew he loved life and loved to have fun.  He had a heart for the people and loved pouring into the lives of others.  He had no problem taking a hard stand on issues and did his best to help out in challenging situations.

DJ X was also the former President of the GMWA Richmond Gospel Announcers Guild, former Sergeant-At-Arms, Parliamentarian, Concert Promoter, Booking Agent, Mentor and so much more. He was the first DJ for Victory Nights at Foote Steps and partnered with Sheilah Belle and many of her events as the audio engineer.

Most importantly DJ X, was a father, husband, brother, friend, and a man who knew and had a relationship with God.

Homegoing Services

Homegoing services for Rufus “DJX” Whitfield have been set for this Saturday August 4th at 1:00pm at Trinity Baptist Church, 2811Fendall Avenue, Richmond, VA.

A Mass Choir will render the music and we are asking all available music friends of the family to please come & participate in the choir – Attire will be All Black. Please assemble at Trinity by 12:15. Thanks in advance for your support.

Let’s keep the Whitfield family uplifted in prayers.

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