The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search

Staunton River State Park adds fitness trail

Smokey Joe’s, an aural explosion

Band belts out hit tunes as Prizery show opens Thursday

Lundy pleads guilty to 51 charges in dealer fraud

Sentencing ahead as South Hill man opts for plea agreement


Comets thrash GW 27-0 Tuesday





William Christopher Gordon / February 04, 2019

William Christopher “Chris” Gordon of Raleigh, N.C. and formerly of Halifax passed away on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 in Raleigh, N.C. He was born in Halifax County on May 23, 1977 and was 41 years old. He was the son of Roy C. Gordon and Claire Fletcher Gordon who both survive. He was a computer IT specialist.

Survivors include his parents, Roy and Claire Gordon of Halifax; one brother, Tony Gordon and wife Donna of Lexington, S.C.; niece and nephews Sarah Gordon of Lexington, S.C., Gavin Gordon of Clemson, S.C. and Ryan Gordon of Lexington, S.C.; his aunt, Joyce F. Graham of South Boston; his longtime friend Ben Plyler of Raleigh, N.C. and his fury friend Ukie.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Doug Gibson officiating. Burial will follow at the Dan River Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Tuesday for one hour prior to the funeral and other times at the home of Roy and Claire Gordon, 1015 West Oak Hill Drive, Halifax.

For memorials, please consider the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.

Online memorials may be directed to

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home.

Classified Advertising

Buy and sell items in News & Record classifieds.