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Monday, January 30 2023
Bernard L Overby

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Bernard Lacy Overby, 81, of Lunenburg, Va. passed on January 30, 2023. He was the son of the late Howard Lacy Overby and Annie Mae Chandler Overby and brother of the late Betty Mae Hudson. A Purple Heart recipient, Bernard sacrificed his mobility as a disabled Vietnam veteran with honor, endurance and fortitude for which his family takes much pride. He was a member of VFW POST 9952. Bernard was also a master gardener, electrician and real estate investor. He is survived by sisters, Frances Lee Overby and Nannie Irene “Patty” McKinney, and brother, Carl Edward Overby, and numerous nieces and nephews. Bernard was beloved by friends and family in the Lunenburg Courthouse area and at Hickory Hill Retirement Community in Burkeville, Virginia. He was a good person who always thought of others first. Viewing will be held at Staples Funeral Home in Victoria, Virginia on Sunday, February 5, 2023 from 1:00 p.m. until the commencement of funeral services, with military honors, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial donations to: Victoria Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1419, Victoria, VA 23974

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