Mr. James P. Cassada Jr. of South Boston passed away Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022 at the Clarksville Health and Rehab.

He was born Sept. 1, 1942, in Halifax County and was 79 years old.

He was the son of the late James Preston Cassada Sr., and the late Evelyn Morse Cassada and was married to Diane Roberts Cassada, who survives.

He was of the Methodist faith and a graduate of Virginia Tech in chemical engineering. He was a member of the Halifax Gun Club and served in the Army National Guard.

Mr. James P. Cassada Jr. is survived by his wife, Diane Roberts Cassada, of South Boston; one sister, Anne Cassada Kelly and husband David of Salisbury, North Carolina; a number of nieces and nephews; and a special uncle, Lawrence Cassada.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 11 a.m. at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bob Sowder officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home.

For memorials, consider a charity of choice.

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