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Roger Wayne Francisco

SoVaNow.com / January 07, 2013
Roger Wayne Francisco of 1005 Rickman Lane, Nathalie died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 at Halifax Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax County on June 27, 1949, he was a former inmate foreman for the Virginia Department of Transportation and was an Army Vietnam veteran. He was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church and also the American Legion Post 8 where he served as a member of the Honor Guard.

Mr. Francisco is survived by his wife, Rebecca Wilson Francisco of Nathalie, three sisters, Joyce F. Ratliff of South Boston, Faye F. Glover of Powhatan and Phyllis F. Brooks and husband, Charles of Richmond and a brother, Grady V. Francisco and wife, Dale of Nathalie, a special aunt, Cleo Anderson and a special niece, Pam Paynter and a number of nieces and nephews and great nieces, Taylor and Madison Barnes. He was predeceased by his father, Roger E. Francisco and his mother, Doris Rickman Francisco and his grandparents, George and Minnie Rickman and John and Mattie Fransciso.

A funeral was held at Hunting Creek Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Lee Cooper and the Rev. Raymond Wooten officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Visitation was held at Brooks Funeral Home on Saturday, Jan. 5 and at other times at the home, 1005 Rickman Lane, Nathalie.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to please consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston or Hunting Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 4055 Hunting Creek Road, Nathalie, VA 24577.

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