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William Charles Schumann

Mr. William Charles Schumann of Halifax died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Durham Regional Hospital. 

He was born in Queens, N. Y. on May 27, 1936 and was 77 years of age. He was the son of the late Joseph W. Schumann and Sadie McVitty Watson Schumann and is survived by his wife, Ann Katherine Pisano Schumann.

Mr. Schumann was serving as a magistrate in Halifax County at the time of his death. He also served as a N. Y. City Police Officer and retired after 33 years, a police officer in Florida and a member of the Christ the King Lutheran in Danville. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member of the American Legion in Danville.

He is survived by his wife, Ann P. Schumann, of Halifax; one daughter, Kathy Schumann, of Halifax; one son, Robert C. Schumann, of Durham, N.C.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

One sister, Jane Hart, preceded him in death.

Funeral services for Mr. William Charles Schumann will be held at Powell Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, July 29, 2013, at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Brian Martin officiating. The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home for one hour prior to the service.

For memorials, consider a church of choice or the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.