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James William ‘Baldy’ Coles

Mr. James William “Baldy” Coles of Rosehill Drive, South Boston, died Aug. 2, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 64.

He was born in Halifax County on Dec. 11, 1947 and was the son of the late Mr. William Clark and Mrs. Beulah Coles Palmer. 

Mr. James William “Baldy” Coles is survived by his sister, Joyce; three brothers, Oliver, Alonzo Sr. and James; a devoted friend, Mrs. Donetta Ruby Walker of South Boston; a devoted cousin, Ms. Deborah G. Coles, of Scottsburg; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. James William “Baldy” Coles will be held Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. with services at Piney Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Whitfield Scott officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at the home of Ms. Deborah G. Coles, 7020 James D. Hagood Hwy., Scottsburg. Public viewing for family and friends will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.