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Armstead Boyd Glover Jr.

SoVaNow.com / February 11, 2013
Armstead Boyd “Joe” Glover, Jr. of 1308 Friend Avenue, South Boston, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at his home. Born in Victoria on March 8, 1928, he was 84 years old.

He was the son of the late Armstead Boyd Glover 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.

In addition to his wife of the home, he is survived by one daughter, Susan Lynn Glover of Richmond, a son, Armstead Boyd Glover III and wife Teresa of Buffalo Junction, two grandsons, Bradley Shelton Glover and wife Janna of Amelia and Brian Boyd Glover of Buffalo Junction, a stepson, Michael Thomas and wife Nancy of Harrisonburg, a brother, Richard Wade Glover of Henrico County and a sister, Juanita Shelton Angelini of Oxford, Conn.. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy G. Lacy and Nancy G. Moore.

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

The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7-8:30 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home and at 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. Online condolences may be made to http://www.powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Fuernal Home,

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