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William Lee Barksdale

Mr. William Lee Barksdale of South Boston died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at The Woodview. 

He was born July 1, 1934 in Halifax County and was 79 years of age.  He was the son of the late Herbert Barksdale and Susie Walker Barksdale and was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Landrum Barksdale.

Mr. Barksdale was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by two daughters, Peggy B. Jones and husband B. J. of South Boston and Sandra B. Oakes and husband Jeff of South Boston; one son, Bruce Barksdale of South Boston; two sisters, Catherine Dixon of South Boston and Alease Waller of Altavista; and special friend Nancy Wilborn.

A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date.

Visitation will be held Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the home of Catherine Dixon, 1312, Shepherd Street, South Boston.

For memorials, consider the Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592 or Paws & Claws, C/O Vicki Allen, 411 J. D. Hagood Hwy, Scottsburg, VA 24589.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.