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Joseph Cephus Landrum Sr.

Mr. Joseph Cephus Landrum Sr. of Halifax died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Danville Regional Hospital.

He was born in Halifax County, March 17, 1949 and was 64 years of age. He was the son of the late Polly Chaney Landrum and Mamie Satterfield Landrum and is survived by his wife, Carol Carver Landrum.

Mr. Landrum was a member of Pleasant Grove Christian Church. He was a farmer and drove a school bus.

He is survived by his wife, Carol C. Landrum, of Halifax; one daughter, Penny L Saunders, and husband Marty of South Boston; one son, Joseph C. Landrum Jr. (Little Joe), and special friend Laura Eakes of Halifax; two brothers, David Landrum of Danville and Doug Landrum of Halifax; two sisters, Jenny L. Noblin of South Boston and Bernice L. Barley of Halifax; two grandchildren, Gabriel Saunders and Christian Joseph Saunders. One brother, H.B. Landrum, precedes him in death.

Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Cephus Landrum Sr. will be held Friday, April 26, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove Christian Church with the Revs.Bill Wilkins and Isaac Mooneyham officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family received friends at Powell Funeral Home Thursday from 7 to 8 p.m. and other times at his home, 2106 Deer Run Road, Halifax. 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfunerals.com Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.