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James William Woltz / November 09, 2017

James William Woltz, 88, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. He was born in Halifax County, a son of the late Thomas Alexander Woltz and Lillian Ethel Pool and was married to Barbara Cole Woltz. He was born and reared in the Aaron’s Creek community and was a graduate of Virgilina High School, Class of 1946. He was a member of Aaron’s Creek Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon, RA leader, choir member, trustee and Sunday school teacher. His service to the community included being a charter and lifetime member of Aaron’s Creek Ruritan Club, adult 4H leader and for over 40 years he was an election official.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Woltz is survived by son, Stephen and wife Debbie Woltz of Virgilina, David and wife Kathryn of Buffalo Junction; daughter, Anne Nichols and husband Ted of Clover; grandchildren Stevie Woltz and wife Amanda of Greensboro, N.C., Stormi Woltz of Falls Church and Vince Nichols of Lunenburg County.

A funeral was held Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Aaron’s Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan Gough officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

The family received friends Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home and at other times at 11217 Bill Tuck Highway, Buffalo Junction.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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