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Julius "Jay" Hudson Reese, Jr.

October 16, 1963 — February 11, 2020

Julius "Jay" Hudson Reese, Jr.

Julius Hudson “Jay” Reese, Jr.  of Scottsburg, VA passed away February 11, 2020.  He was born in Grand Forks, ND on October 16, 1963 and was 56 years of age. He was the son of Julius Hudson Reese, Sr. and Patsy Ruth Carr Reese and was married to Rosemary Eudy Reese, who all survive.


He was a member and Deacon of Scottsburg Baptist Church.  Jay was also a past Chief of Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, Past President and a member of Board of Directors for Halifax County Farm Bureau, Halifax County AG Committee, past President of Virginia Farm Bureau Young Farmers Committee, past member of Farm Bureau State Vegetable Advisory Committee.  Jay’s passing will leave a void not just within Halifax County but across the State of Virginia.


Jay Reese is survived by:

His Wife

Rosemary Eudy Reese of Scottsburg

One Daughter

Cameron Nicole Reese of Nashville, TN

One Son

Julius Hudson “Trey” Reese, III and wife Erin of Scottsburg

His Parents

Hudson and Patsy Reese of Scottsburg

His Brother

Don Reese and wife Sara of Scottsburg

His Mother-in-law

Margaret Eudy of Scottsburg

Niece and Nephews

Will, Kent and Sara Beth Reese


A funeral service will be held Friday, February 14, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Scottsburg Baptist Church with the Rev. Kermit Evans officiating. Burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:30 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home.


For memorials please consider Scottsburg Baptist Church, P.O. Box 85, Scottsburg, VA 24589 or Scottsburg Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 96, Scottsburg, VA 24589.


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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Thursday, February 13, 2020

6:30 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, February 14, 2020

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