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William E. Driggs / November 17, 2020

William E. "Billy" Driggs, age 85, of Chase City, died Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. He was born Aug. 8, 1935 in Charlotte County, and was the son of the late Kermit and Euramae Jones Driggs. He was a United States Army veteran and retired from Cardinal Homes as purchase manager. Billy was a lifetime member of Bethel Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher and superintendent. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 43 in Chase City, Industrial Development Authority, and a former member of the Mecklenburg County School Board. 

Billy is survived by his wife, Faye Carter Driggs; nephew, Chris Dalton (Ann); and his beloved pets, Sam and Baby Boo. 

Graveside services will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m., at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Rodney Barwick and Rev. Steven Parker officiating and Military Honors by American Legion Post 43. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Billy's memory to the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 9040 Trottinridge Road, Chase City, VA 23924 or Sweet Virginia Barn Cats, P.O. Box 154. Clarksville, VA 23927.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.

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