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    HORACE WAINWRIGHT Service held Tuesday


Horace Nunnally Wainwright, 89, of Blackstone, VA, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020.

He was a loving Husband, Daddy “Pop” to his most recently predeceased daughter, Elizabeth “Libby” Wainwright.

Horace is survived by his wife of 58 years, Nancy Rorer Wainwright; two brothers, Jack Wainwright of Wilsons and Bernard Wainwright of Darvills; a sister, Claudia Benjaminson (Tom) of MD; numerous nieces and nephews; and a good friend, Johnny Bledsoe of Kenbridge.

He was an active member of the Darvills Ruritan Club and Butterwood United Methodist Church, as well as a Sunday school teacher. Horace was a retired construction worker from DW Lyles Construction and enjoyed farming.

The family received friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday June 29, 2020, at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Road, Blackstone, VA. A private funeral service was held yesterday (Tuesday, June 30, 2020) in Butterwood United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Butterwood UMC, “Cemetery Fund,” c/o James C. Maitland, 6967 Grubby Road, Wilsons, VA 23894. www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com

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