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Harvey Forrest Alderson

April 26, 1963 — May 26, 2022

Harvey Forrest Alderson

Harvey Forrest Alderson of South Boston, VA passed away May 26, 2022.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on April 26, 1963, and was 59 years of age. He was the son of the late Edgar Harvey Alderson and the late Eleanor Boswell Alderson.


He was a member of Black Walnut Baptist Church. Forrest loved working on motorcycles and vintage cars.   


Harvey Forrest Alderson is survived by:

One Sister

Phyllis A. Walker of South Boston

His Niece

Lisa Whitlow and husband David of Southport, NC

Great Niece and Nephew

Hannah Greene and husband Eric of Wilmington, NC

Samuel Wade Whitlow and fiancée Amber Taylor of Alton

His Special Friend

Kathy McDowell

His Beloved Dog



***Preceded in death by***

His Brother-in-law

Clifford S. Walker


A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Black Walnut Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Raymond Wooten officiating.


For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Black Walnut Baptist Church Cemetery

1061 Black Walnut Church Rd, Alton, VA 24520

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