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Jerry James Van Eimeren / April 06, 2017

Jerry James Van Eimeren, 66, of South Boston passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017 at UVA Medical Center. He was born April 9, 1950 in Fon du Lac, Wis., to the late Clifford and Ruth Van Eimeren of Fon du Lac, Wis.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Wendy Stevens Van Eimeren of South Boston; his brothers, Tom Van Eimeren and wife Dottie of St. Augustine, Fla., Bob Van Eimeren and husband Don of Lake Worth, Fla.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Betty Jane and Lloyd Dixon of Virgilina; brother-in-law, Wayne S. Stevens of South Boston; sister-in-law, Martha Stevens of South Boston; his nephews, Michael Dixon and Travis Stevens of South Boston; nieces, Tammie Ankrum of Sioux Falls, S.D., Tracie Van Eimeren Liston and Tiffanie Van Eimeren of Scottsdale, Az., and numerous great nieces and nephews; special friends, Joel and Patty Mason of Hampstead, Maryland, Chad and Sara Lloyd of Oxford, N.C., and Jimmy and Kim Powell of Richmond, and his special dog, Charley.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with Rev. Kevin Begley officiating. There will be special memories shared by Joel Mason and Gene Haugh.

The family will also be receiving friends at the home, 921 Marshall Avenue, South Boston.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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