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Armstead Boyd ‘Joe’ Glover Jr.

Mr. Armstead Boyd “Joe” Glover Jr. of 1308 Friend Ave., South Boston passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at his home. He was born in Victoria on March 8, 1928 and was 84 years old. He was the son of the late Armstead Boyd Glover Sr. and Minnie Dillard Shelton Glover and was married first to June Rose Morgan Glover who predeceased him in death and then to Mildred Owen Thomas Glover who survives. 

He was a graduate of the Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, was the former owner of Boston Drug in South Boston and was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he was a former deacon and elder.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Owen Thomas Glover, of South Boston; one daughter, Susan Lynn Glover, of Richmond; one son, Armstead Boyd Glover II, and wife Teresa of Buffalo Junction; two grandsons, Bradley Shelton Glover, and wife Janna of Amelia and Brian Boyd Glover of Buffalo Junction; one stepson, Michael Thomas, and wife Nancy of Harrisonburg; one brother, Richard Wade Glover, of Henrico County; one sister, Juanita Shelton Angelini, of Oxford, Conn. 

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy G. Lacy and Nancy G. Moore.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Melvin Bradshaw conducting the service. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home. 

Those wishing to give memorials should consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592, Patrick Henry Boys and Girls Homes, P. O. Box 1398, Brookneal, VA 24528 or Innisfree Village, 5505 Walnut Level Road, Crozet, VA 22932.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.