Curtis Daniel Seamster Sr. of South Boston passed away Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.

He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 12, 1935 and was 84 years of age.

He was the son of the late Lester Howard Seamster and the late Lilly Mae Whitemore Seamster and was married to Barbara L. Kates Seamster who survives.

He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, survivors include his children, Daniel Seamster Jr. and fiancée Mitsy Roller of South Boston, Russell Thomas Seamster of South Boston, Timothy Wayne Seamster of Danville and Cynthia Seamster Hudson and husband David of Alton; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

One great-grandchild, Nolan Short, and three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bill Wilkins officiating.

Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home, 2055 Mt. Zion Church Road, South Boston, VA 24592.

For memorials consider American Heart Association, 4217 Park Pack Place Ct., Glen Allen, VA 23060 or Halifax County Cancer Association, P.O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.