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Tuesday June 16th, 2020

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Russell Junior Overby

Russell Junior Overby, 79, passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2020 at his home. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Rev. Wendell Edwards officiating. Russell was born in Rockingham County to the late Russell Jefferson Overby and Doshie Lawrence Overby. He was a retiree with The Department of Transportation and was also a Machanic. He attended Grace Covenant Holiness Church and along with his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Overby; brothers, Ofurl Fuqua, James Fuqua, Jack Fuqua and Marty Overby; sisters, Frances Hill, Louise McMillan and Myrtle Giles. Survivors are his daughter, Patsy Billingsley; grandson, Brad Clayton and wife, Lauren; great grandson, Conor Clayton; sisters, Irene Evans and a special sister and caregiver, Joy Martin and his constant companion, Norris. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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patsy sorry to hear of your dad passing away. He now dances with your mom in heaven. I pray for the lord to lift you up and help you to carry on. It takes time. Donna Mason

donna mason Jul 7 2020 2:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Overby

Helen Overby Jun 17 2020 2:28 PM

Patsy my prayers go out to you and your family. the many hours we spent on the fishing bank or hunting were always close to my heart..surely loved and missed. Barry Clayton

Barry clayton Jun 16 2020 8:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Overby

rick evans Jun 16 2020 7:48 AM

Jim was a mans ,man.He was a great uncle that I admired and loved. Meant a lot to me.

rick evans Jun 16 2020 7:46 AM

Anna Dehart's daughter Amy Wilson....it printed wrong

Amy Wilson...Anna Dehart's Daughter Jun 15 2020 12:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Overby

Amy Wilson...Anna Dehart's Daughter Jun 15 2020 12:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Overby

Wanda Stone Jun 14 2020 12:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell Overby

Michelle Toler Jun 14 2020 9:11 AM

Patsy, I've only known you for a short time, but I enjoyed spending some time with Joy & Jim. He was a joy to meet. I enjoyed talking with him,too. You & your family are in our prayers & thoughts during this time. Jim is at home in the presence of His Father who knew him best & loved him most. Lovingly, Buddy & Deedee Sawyers

Deedee Sawyers Jun 13 2020 9:15 PM

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