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Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Sr.

Mr. Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Sr. of Nathalie died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Salem Veterans’ Hospital. 


He was born in Halifax County June 22, 1932 and was 80 years of age. He was the son of the late Clinton Lacy Ragsdale and Lottie Landrum Ragsdale. 

 Mr. Ragsdale was a member of Liberty Church of Christ, an Army Veteran of the Korean conflict, a member of the America Legion Post 342 – Volens and the Liberty Band and was a retired auto mechanic.

 Mr. Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Sr. is survived by one son, Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Jr., of Nathalie; one daughter, Carol Ann Beadles, and husband Tommy of Nathalie; six grandchildren, Scarlett Ragsdale, Anna Marie Ragsdale, Jackson Grey Ragsdale, Ellen Powell and husband Sean, Emily Beadles and Erin Beadles; one great-grandson, Cruise Powell; one sister, Mary Frances West, of Nathalie; a special friend, Estelle Mclaughlin; one nephew, Kelvin “Kelly” Ragsdale; one niece, Kathy Mann.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Phillip Ragsdale, and one brother-in-law, Joe West.

 Funeral services for Mr. Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Sr. were held at Liberty Church of Christ on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Tim Owen officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with military rites. 

The family will receive friends at the home, 12042 L.P. Bailey Hwy., Nathalie.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.