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James Edward Fears Jr. / October 11, 2018

James Edward Fears Jr., 75, of Halifax, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at his home. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 10, 1943, a son of the late James Edward Fears, Sr. and Novella Crews Fears. He was married to Ann Baylous Fears, was a member of Winns Creek Baptist Church, a United States Army Era veteran and a retired farmer.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Fears is survived by one son, Thomas “Tom” Fears and wife Kelly of Halifax; one granddaughter, Carol Ann Fears of Blacksburg; two brothers, Macon Fears and wife Linda of Halifax and Kenneth Fears of Scottsburg.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Fears and Larry Fears.

Memorial services will be held Thursday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. at Winns Creek Baptist Church with Rev. James Kopco officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services

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