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Joseph D. Alderson Jr.,

SoVaNow.com / February 22, 2018

Joseph D. Alderson Jr., 66, of Ridge Street, South Boston died Friday, February 16, 2018. He was born in Halifax County Jan. 2, 1951, a son of the late Joseph Daniel Alderson Sr. and Catherine Marie Combs Alderson. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and for many years was employed at the former Daystrom Furniture Company.

Mr. Alderson is survived by one daughter, Serita Windsor of South Boston; three sons, Roderick Windsor and wife Theresa of Santa Fe, N.M., Travion Alderson and Kalvin Alderson, both of Richmond; two step-children, Lawrence Mitchell of Oakland, CA and Luther Mitchell of Richmond; two sisters, Patsy Ann Lennon and husband Ivan and Loretta Ballou and husband Irven, of South Boston; his step-mother, Ruby Alderson of Red Oak; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Nannie Jackson and two brothers, Samuel Alderson and Augusta Combs.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with Bishop Harry J. Betts officiating.

The family will receive friends at the home of Patsy Ann Lennon, 1550 Ridge Street, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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