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Richard Cecil Slocum

May 16, 1942 — June 30, 2021

Richard Cecil Slocum

Richard Cecil Slocum of South Boston, VA passed away June 30, 2021.  He was born in Omaha, NE on May 16, 1942 and was 79 years of age. He was the son of the late Cecil Slocum and the late Mildred Slocum. He was married to Janice Smith Slocum who survives.


Richard Cecil Slocum is survived by:

His Wife

Janice S. Slocum of South Boston

His Sons

Jeffrey Dale Bruegger and wife Marie of Charleston, SC

Travis Richard Slocum of Los Angeles, CA

Three Step-children

Mitzi Gunn and husband Matt of Clover

Amanda Lloyd and husband Brian of Clover

Nick Wilmoth and wife Allison of Scottsburg

Twelve Grandchildren

One Great Grandchild

Beloved Cat



***Preceded in death by***

His First Wife

Juanita Slocum


A memorial service will be held at a later date.


The family will receive friends at his home.


In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.


Online condolences may be directed to


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

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