Mr. Thaddeus Joseph Conyers Jr. of Merritt Street, South Boston, died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Sentara Woodview at the age of 86. Mr. Conyers was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on Feb. 11, 1933 to the late Mr. Thaddeus Joseph Conyers Sr. and Mrs. Mary Ellen Jenkins Conyers and was married to Mrs. Helen McCargo Conyers.

He was a member of St. Paschal Catholic Church and was a United States Air Force Veteran.

Mr. Conyers was also a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.

Mr. Conyers is survived by his wife, Mrs. Helen McCargo Conyers, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Dionne Heflin, and husband Christopher; one son, Mr. Jeffrey Jerome Conyers, and wife Megan; one brother, Mr. Robert Conyers, and wife Geraldine; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ms. Ruth Conyers, and one brother, Mr. Benjamin Conyers.

Funeral services for Mr. Thaddeus Joseph Conyers Jr. will be held on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at 2 p.m. at St. Paschal Catholic Church.

Burial will follow in Spanish Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post 99 and The United States Air Force Honor Guard.

 Public viewing for family and friends was held Thursday from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 305 Merritt Street, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.