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George Oscar Overstreet Jr.

SoVaNow.com / March 20, 2017

George Oscar Overstreet Jr. of Clover died at his home on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the age of 90. He was born in Halifax County on July 7, 1926 to the late George Oscar Overstreet Sr. and the late Nellie Seay Overstreet and was married to Geraldine Fallen Overstreet.

Mr. Overstreet was a member of Rodgers Chapel Baptist Church where he was a deacon. He was a member of Mt. Laurel Ruritan Club and enjoyed woodworking and being on his farm.

Oscar is survived by his wife, Geraldine; son, George O. Overstreet III and wife Lyndell of Clover; daughter, Susan O. Simms and husband, Marvin of Mechanicsville; brother, Marvis Overstreet and wife, Faye of Charlottesville; grandchildren, Yevonne S. Chandler and husband Cary, Amber K. Simms, Tom Atkins; and great grandchild, Bennett R. Chandler.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy O. Hatcher, Bernice O. Carden, and Evelyn O. Wilkins.

A funeral will be Tuesday, March 21, at 2 p.m. at Rodgers Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Aubrey Heath officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home, 1099 Middle Fork, Clover.

Those wishing to give memorials please consider the Clover VFD, PO Box 199, Clover, VA 24534 or Halifax County Rescue Squad, PO Box 183, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.brookslyon.com.

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral Home.

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