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John Radford Saunders Jr. / December 27, 2017

John Radford Saunders Jr., 62, of Halifax, died Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was born in Halifax County on July 24, 1955, a son of Hazel Williams Saunders and the late John Radford Saunders Sr.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Saunders is survived by a sister, Anne Saunders of Halifax.

Memorial services were held Tuesday, Dec. 26, 11 a.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Russell Terry officiating.

Memorials may be directed to the American Lung Association, 311 South Blvd., Richmond, VA 23221.

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Arrangements by Powell Funeral Home.

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