Raleigh French Midkiff III
September 25, 1987- May 16, 2021
Raleigh French Midkiff III, 33, of North Beach passed away May 16, 2021.He is survived by his father Raleigh F. Midkiff, Jr. and his wife Jodi of Ocean City, mother Venus Hope Smallwood of Christiansburg, VA, sister Kacie Midkiff of Grasonville, brother Michael Midkiff of Ocean City, girlfriend Rachel Weems of Lusby, his beloved dog Khaleesi, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and extended family members.
Raleigh, also known as RaRa or Wally, loved serving others. At 16, he joined St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department. He served many years there as an active member and Deputy Chief. He later transferred to Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. In 2010, Raleigh started his career with the D.C. Fire Department. He started his career stationed at Engine 15, later transferred to Squad 2 and then to Rescue 3. Raleigh was known for his infectious smile and bear hugs. He deeply loved his family and friends. He was the life of the party and will be truly missed by all.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Raleigh’s name may be made to the DC Firefighters Burn Foundation at the address and link below.
Saturday, May 22, 2021