Mr. Willie “Bill” Mason Boulden Jr. of South Boston died Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 79.

Mr. Boulden was born in Halifax County on Oct. 8, 1939 to the late Mr. Willie Mason Boulden Sr. and Mrs. Dorothy Faulkner Jennings.

He was married to Mrs. Lottie Mae Boulden and was a member of First Baptist Church, Ferry Street, South Boston.

Mr. Boulden is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mrs. Lottie Mae Boulden; three children, Mr. Leonardo Boulden (Kim) of Chester, Mrs. Wanda Boulden-White (Tyboice) of Hampton and Ms. Michele Boulden of Virginia Beach; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one brother, Mr. William Boulden; two sisters-in-law; three godchildren; two best friends, Mr. Sam Tucker and Mr. William Faulkner; nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Boulden was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Rawn Boulden.

Funeral services for Mr. Boulden will be Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Ferry Street, South Boston, with the Rev. Dr. Allan Smith, eulogist.

Public viewing for family and friends will be Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Jefress Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends at the residence, 63 Poplar Creek Street, South Boston.

Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.