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Kenneth David Shields

April 30, 1965 — July 14, 2023

South Boston

Kenneth David Shields


Mr. Kenneth David Shields of South Boston, VA passed away Friday, July 14, 2023 at his home.  He was born April 30, 1965 in Halifax County, VA and was 58 years old.  He was the son of the late L.B. Shields and the late Doris Royal Shields.

He was of the Christian faith.  Kenneth was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loved to bowl.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Mr. Kenneth David Shields is survived by:

Two Sisters

Cathy Simpson of South Boston

Carol Robinson of North Carolina

One Niece

Rhonda Wiggins (Brent) of North Carolina

One Nephew

Jason Simpson of South Boston

Graveside services will be held Thursday, July 20, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the Oak Ridge cemetery with the Rev. Norman Talley officiating.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service and other times at his home.

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

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

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

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