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Eugene Gary Moorefield

September 18, 1941 — July 29, 2020

Eugene Gary Moorefield

Eugene “Genie” Gary Moorefield of Nathalie, VA passed away July 29, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County on September 18, 1941 and was 78 years of age. He was the son of the late Eugene Jackson Moorefield and the late Irene Ferrell Moorefield. He was married to Anne Reese Moorefield who survives.


Genie was a devoted husband, father and “Papa”. He was a member of Childrey Baptist Church of Nathalie. He loved to use his God-given talents to glorify God with musical instruments and singing in many churches, nursing homes and retirement centers. He was also known for his gift of talking and never met a stranger. He especially enjoyed sharing his love for Christ.


Eugene Gary Moorefield is survived by:

His Wife of 56 years

Anne Reese Moorefield of Nathalie

His Sons

Robert Eugene Moorefield of Lynchburg

Ronald Gary Moorefield and wife Barbara of Nathalie

Two Grandchildren

Tristan Gary Moorefield

Evan Gary Moorefield


Freddy Via (Sherry) of Rustburg

Brad Via (Cindy) of Lynchburg

Thomas Baldwin of Pamplin

Step-great grandchildren

Gage, Emma, Cruz, Alaina, Liam, Beckett and Maggie Via

His Sister

Cecile Cheek of Halifax

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***


Walter “Bud” Moorefield, Mildred Kirby, Virginia Brown and Florence Moorefield


A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Childrey Baptist Church Fellowship Hall with the Rev. Jerry Standfield officiating. Burial to follow at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. Due to the concerns over COVID-19 and with the health and wellness of everyone in mind, we request that everyone attending please wear a mask and practice social distancing. The service will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home Facebook page.


The family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service at Childrey Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.


For memorials please consider Childrey Baptist Church Building Fund, Gideon’s International or charity of your choice.


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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