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Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Sr.

SoVaNow.com / November 19, 2012
Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale, Sr., 80, of Nathalie, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 at Salem Veteran’s Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on June 22, 1932, a son of the late Clinton Lacy Ragsdale and Lottie Landrum Ragsdale. Mr. Ragsdale was a member of Liberty Church of Christ, an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, a member of American Legion Post 342-Volens and the Liberty Band and was a retired auto mechanic.

He is survived by one son, Glenwood Lacy Ragsdale Jr. of Nathalie; one daughter, Carol Ann Beadles and husband Tommy of Nathalie; six grandchildren, Scarlett Ragsdale, Anna Marie Ragsdale, Jackson Greg Ragsdale, Ellen Powell and husband Sean, Emily Beadles and Erin Beadles; one great-grandson, Cruise Powell; one sister, Mary Frances West of Nathalie; special friend, Estelle McLaughlin; one nephew, Kelvin “Kelly” Ragsdale and one niece, Kathy Mann. He was preceded in death by a brother, Phillip Ragsdale and one brother-in-law, Joe West.

A funeral was held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Liberty Church of Christ with Rev. Tim Owen officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with military rites. Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.

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