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John Beverly Barksdale

January 15, 1934 — April 19, 2020

John Beverly Barksdale

John Beverly Barksdale of Sutherlin, VA passed away April 19, 2020.  He was born in Halifax County, VA on January 15, 1934 and was 86 years of age. He was the son of the late Charles Beverly Barksdale and the late Mary Barnes Barksdale. He was married to Patricia Barksdale who survives.


He was a member of Mercy Seat Presbyterian Church where he served as an Elder, Deacon and Treasurer.   


John B. Barksdale is survived by:

His Wife

Patricia Barksdale

His Children

Linda Williams and husband ken

Charles B. Barksdale II and wife Cindy

Leslie Duffer and husband Curtis


Shawn Williams (Lauren)

Amber Williams (Ryan)

Jacob Williams (Alex)

Brett and Caleb Barksdale

Joey and Abby Duffer

Seven Great Grandchildren

Two Brothers

David Barksdale and Cary Barksdale


***Preceded in death by***


Ann Meeler and Charles Barksdale


A private graveside service will be held Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Mercy Seat Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Rich Henderson officiating.


For memorials please consider Turbeville Volunteer Fire Department., 1002 Melon Rd., South Boston, VA 24592.


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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