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Friday, September 22 2017
Elbert Randolph Townsend, Sr

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Elbert Randolph Townsend, Sr., 84, of Dinwiddie, Va. passed away September 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Jesse Thomas Townsend and Gerty Slaughter Townsend; three sisters and three brothers. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruby Leigh Mayton Townsend; daughters, Cathy Lingerfelt (Wayne) and Susan Stone (“Bones”); son, Elbert Randolph Townsend, Jr; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Elbert retired as a supervisor for Brown and Williamson Tobacco Corporation. Graveside services will be held Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at 1:30PM at the Ledbetter Christian Church Cemetery, Meherrin, Va. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the American Heart Association. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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