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Charles Borum Sr.

July 3, 1931 — February 21, 2018

Borum, Charles Lowry Sr., 86, of Burkeville, died February 21, 2018, peacefully in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Burkeville, VA on July 3, 1931 to Richard Asa and Grace Marie Borum, both of who preceded him in death. He was also preceded by his sister and her husband, Mary and Raymond Thornhill; and his brother and his wife Robert Asa and Marie Borum. He is survived by his loving wife, of 65 years Anna May Borum, along with their four sons Charles L. Jr. (Lorraine), William R. (Sara), L. Scott (Laura), Jeffery L. (Lena); one daughter, Sheree L. (Douglas); 17 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, one brother, Tommy (Peggy) and his beloved pets, Ladybug and Kate.

Charles served his country 4 years in the Navy during the Korean War, retired from People’s Insurance Company after 39 years of service, was a Nottoway cattle farmer, a member of the Masonic Lodge for over 50 years and the Scottish Rite of Richmond. He was also a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church in Jetersville, VA.

The family will receive friends on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM and from 6:00PM – 8:00PM at Shorter Funeral Home in Farmville, VA. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00AM at Shorter Funeral Home with interment to follow in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Burkeville, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington DC, 20090-6011.

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