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Alvin Dodd Royster

February 9, 1939 — January 3, 2024

Alvin Dodd Royster

Alvin Dodd Royster of South Boston, VA passed away January 3, 2024 at the age of 84.  He was born in Halifax County on February 9, 1939 to the late Berkley Dodd Royster and the late Alma Collins Royster.  He was married to Mary Ann Gordon Royster who survives.

 

Alvin was a member of Berry Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as Deacon and an Elder.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. Alvin retired from the Town of South Boston after many years of dedicated service. He loved mowing grass and hanging out at Calvin Owen’s Garage.  His family always came first, and he dearly loved his grandchildren.

 

Left to cherish his memory:

His Wife of 54 years

Mary Ann G. Royster of the home

One Daughter

Donna R. Witmer of Salem, VA

Grandchildren

Lauren Witmer of Salem, VA

Jonathan Witmer of Salem, VA

Sister

Janice Royster Burton (Thomas) of Scottsburg

His Furry Companion

Buckshot

 

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at 2:00 P.M. at Berry Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Harvey Spencer officiating.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to the service at Berry Hill Presbyterian Church.

 

For memorials, please consider Sentara Halifax Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Hill Presbyterian Church

1589 Berry Hill Rd, South Boston, VA 24592

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Berry Hill Presbyterian Church

1589 Berry Hill Rd, South Boston, VA 24592

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