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Gary Davis Whitt

August 11, 1950 — March 30, 2020

Gary Davis Whitt

Gary Davis Whitt of South Boston, VA passed away March 30, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on August 11, 1950 and was 69 years of age. He was the son of Frances Smith Whitt and the late Owen Davis Whitt. He was married to Sandra Saunders Whitt who survives.


He was a member of Grace Baptist Church. He loved his farming, baseball, racing and growing vegetables in his garden.  Gary was an avid hunter and one of the founding members of the Hyco Road Hunting Club which consist of many of his best friends.


Gary D. Whitt is survived by:

His Wife of 49 years

Sandra S. Whitt

His Children

Cindy Smith and husband Doug of Hampton, VA

Jason Whitt and wife Kacey of South Boston

Three Grandchildren

Bridget Smith

Molly Smith

Kendall Whitt

His Mother

Frances Smith Whitt



A private graveside service will be held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Cherry Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Jack Stewart and Rev. Randy Holmes officiating.


For memorials please consider Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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