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Bob Cage, renowned artist, athlete and tobacconist, dies

Robert F. "Bob" Cage, a Halifax native, was known for his achievements in an array of fields that he pursued with customary passion.

Latest effort to oust Thornton fails

The superintendent lost the support of a longtime backer, board chairman Robert Puryear

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Charles Henry Russell III

SoVaNow.com / February 06, 2013
Charles Henry “Buck” Russell III, 87, husband of Lucy Lowery Russell, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at MeadowView Terrace.

Buck was born Aug. 27, 1925 to the late Charles Henry Russell Jr. and Ella Louise Watkins Russell. He was a graduate of Clarksville High School and Virginia Polytechic Institute and he served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Russell was the retired owner/operator of Russell Supply Company.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Russell is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Roy Creasey; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Diane Russell; granddaughters, Mattison and Hadley Russell and step-grandchildren, Joe and Allie Creasey.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Oakhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Moss officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

Please consider memorial contributions in Mr. Russell’s name to the Mecklenburg County Life Saving and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1539, Clarksville, Va. 23927

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