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Nelson William Lacks

Mr. Nelson William Lacks, 95, widower of Joyce Morgan Lacks, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2009. A life-long native of Charlotte County, he was the son of Charlie Edward and Jesse Newcomb Lacks. An Army Veteran, Mr. Lacks was stationed in Germany during World War II. He was a retired farmer.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry P. Jordan officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mr. Lacks is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Iris and Carl Weston of Red Oak, Terry and Kenny Coomes of Clarksville, Alice and Howard Bohannon of Richmond, and Quita and John Keeton of Oxford, NC; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Linda Lacks of Chase City; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; his sisters, Naomi Jones of Red Oak, Nancy Newcomb of Saxe and Dorothy Dunaway of Keysville; and his brother, Wiley Lacks of Scottsburg.

One son, Barry Lacks, also preceded Mr. Lacks in death.

The family received friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wclfh.com.