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Cecil Darius Snead

October 14, 1949 — September 15, 2020

Cecil Darius Snead

Cecil Darius Snead of South Boston, VA passed away September 15, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on October 14, 1949 and was 70 years of age. He was the son of Violet Ebbert Snead and the late Otis Bowie Snead, Jr.  He was married to Rachel Hatcher Snead who survives.


He was a member of Fork Baptist Church where he served as Senior Men’s Sunday School Teacher, Deacon, sang in the church choir and was also a member of the Gideons. He retired from ABB after 43 years and then worked at NAPA. Darius loved his family and especially spending time with his grandchildren.  


Cecil Darius Snead is survived by:

His Mother

Violet Ebbert Snead

His Wife of 53 years

Rachel Hatcher Snead

His Children

Amy Snead Bunts of Charlottesville, VA

Patrick Lynn Snead and wife Karla of South Boston

Jeffrey Darius Snead and wife Stephanie of South Boston

His Grandchildren

Harrison and Abigail Bunts of Charlottesville, VA

Adam Snead, Katie Seate and husband Noah of South Boston

Cassie Lee, Camryn Eliza and Carson Darius Snead of South Boston

Great Grandchildren

Parker Bunts of Charlottesville, VA

Nash Seate of South Boston

His Brother

Danny L. Snead and wife Gwynn 

A dear friend and special cousin

Otis “Grady” McClain


***Preceded in death by***


Otis Snead, Sr. and Lucy Snead


Dennis Snead


A funeral service will be held Friday, September 18, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Fork Baptist Church with the Rev. Ken Warfield officiating. Burial to follow in church cemetery. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we suggest wearing face masks and practicing social distancing.


The family will receive friends Friday, one hour prior to the service at the church and other times at his home.


In lieu of flowers please consider the Fork Baptist Church Building Fund, 5208 Falkland Rd., Scottsburg, VA 24589.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. 


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