William Dewey Beadles of Virgilina passed away Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. He was born in Halifax County on March 6, 1948 and was 72 years of age. He was the son of the late Doss Beadles and the late Georgia Hamlett Beadles. He was married to Charlotte Ayers Beadles.

Dewey was an avid fisherman, loved Blue Grass music, all animals, especially cats, and dogs. He never met a stranger.

William Dewey Beadles is survived by his wife, Charlotte A. Beadles of the home; his son, Tommy Beadles and wife Carol Ann of Halifax; step-children Jennifer Flynn and Wendy Flynn of Boydton; three grandchildren, Ellen B. Powell (Sean), Erin Beadles and Emily Beadles; one great granddaughter; sisters Joan Perkins of South Boston and Eunice Lloyd of South Boston; and sister-in-law Hope Flynn and fiancé Brian.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Tim and Phillip Beadles.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Aaron’s Creek Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Don Bryant officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and social distancing.

For memorials, consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.