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Willie Wayne King Sr.

Mr. Willie Wayne King Sr. of 1113 Paradise Road, Alton passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at his home. He was born in Huddleston on Jan. 9, 1948 and was 65 years old. He was the son of the late Claude William King and Grace Lillian Crum King.

He was a member of the Cluster Spring Ruritan Club and was a volunteer with the American Red Cross. 

Mr. King is survived by his wife, Joyce M. King of Alton; three sons, Willie Wayne ‘Little Wayne’ King Jr. and fiance’ Debbie of Covington, La., Christopher Scott King and wife Natalie of Parker, Texas, and Brian Lee Coon and fiance’ Christi Hudson of South Boston; five grandchildren, Jeremy Wayne King of Alton, Drew King, Gabriella King, Collette King, and Haley King all of Parker, Texas; and two step-sisters, Virginia Fox and Loretta Haskins, both of Gretna.

In addition to his parents, Mr. King was preceded in death by his stepmother, Mary Vaughnie King; his brother, James William King; and a sister, Rachel Lillian Greenway. 

A funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Larry Davis conducting the service. Burial will follow at Halifax Memorial Gardens. 

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. and other times at his home.

Anyone wishing to give memorials are asked to consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592. 

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.