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David Bernard Wilmoth / November 06, 2017

David Bernard Wilmoth died Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 at the age of 78. Born in Halifax County on March 10, 1939, he was the son of the late John Tyree Wilmoth and the late Maggie Hardy Wilmoth and was married to Myrtle Anderson Wilmoth for 60 years. David was a family man, a farmer, of the Christian faith and loved his John Deere tractors and Angus cows.

He is survived by his wife, Myrtle; children, David Anthony Wilmoth (Jill), Morris Dale Wilmoth (Cindy) and Angela Lynne Wilmoth; grandchildren, Mitzi Gunn (Matt), Traci Wilmoth, Amanda Lloyd (Brian), Jeremy Wilmoth (Deborah) and Nick Wilmoth (Allison); 12 great grandchildren; siblings, Alice Martin, Velma Phillips and Elaine Petry.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by siblings, Ann Cassada, Hodges Wilmoth and Kenneth Wilmoth.

A funeral will be Monday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with Rev. Sean McGuire officiating. Burial will follow in the Clover Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday, Nov. 5, at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and at other times at the home, 1201 Blounts Crossing Trail, Clover.

The family requests those wishing to give memorials please consider Sentara Halifax Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be made at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremations Services.

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