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Edward Brann Vicks, Sr.

July 1, 1937 — October 24, 2021

Edward Brann Vicks, Sr.

Mr. Edward Brann Vicks, Sr. of South Boston, VA passed away Sunday, October 24, 2021 at his home.  He was born July 1, 1937 in Halifax County, VA and was 84 years old.  He was the son of the late Henry Vicks and the late Edna Vaughan Vicks.


He was of the Baptist faith and a retired plumber and electrician after 44 years of service.  He also worked at Vulcan Materials Company for 10 years.  Edward also enjoyed gathering with friends at local senior dances.


Mr. Edward B. Vicks, Sr. is survived by:

One Son

Edward “Eddie” Vicks, Jr. and wife Judy of South Boston

One Daughter

Lisa Vicks Conner and husband Steve of Halifax

Two Grandchildren

Michelle Duffer of South Boston

Kevin Conner and wife Samantha of Halifax

Two great grandchildren, Riley and Avery of Halifax

One sister, Mary Smith and husband Robert of Halifax

Two brothers, Willard Vicks and wife Angeline of Danville, VA., Danny Vicks and wife Carol of South Boston

A number of nieces and nephews

*** Preceded in death by***

One daughter, Tammy Duke

One brother, James Vicks

Two sisters, Louise Morris and Doris Chappell

Step Grandson, Bryan Duffer


Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel with t he Rev. Jack Stewart officiating.  Burial will follow in the Halifax Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Friday, October 29, 2021 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at the home of his son, Eddie Vicks, 8039 River Road, South Boston, VA.


Online condolences may be directed to


In lieu of flowers please consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558


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


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