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Richard Elmore Cheek

October 29, 1934 — December 11, 2022

Richard Elmore Cheek

Richard Elmore Cheek of Clover, VA passed away December 11, 2022.   He was born in Halifax County, VA on October 29, 1934 and was 88 years of age.  He was the son of the late Charlie Burett Cheek and the late Jesse Church Cheek.  He was married to the love of his life, Joyce Seamster Cheek who survives.

 

Richard enjoyed bowling and working on cars, but his true joy came from spending time with his family.  

 

Richard Elmore Cheek is survived by:

His wife of 49 years

Joyce S. Cheek

His son

Robert Cheek and wife Shelly

His Grandson and the light of his life

Dakota Cheek

Host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends

 

***Preceded in death by***

Siblings

William Cheek, W.F. Cheek, C.C. Cheek, Garnett Womack, Grace Lavendar, Ruth Earls, Marie Snead and Inez Shelton

 

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Lavender officiating.

 

The family will receive friends Wednesday, one hour prior to the service.

 

For memorials, please consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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