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William Wade (Bill) Falls

April 30, 1939 ~ August 17, 2021 (age 82) 82 Years Old


William Wade “Bill” Falls, 82, of Buckingham, passed unexpectedly on August 17, 2021.  He was born April 30, 1939 in Alpha, Buckingham County, the first born son of the late Francis “Lightning” Falls and Frances Wade Falls.  He was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary Lee Wright Falls.

Bill retired after many years of dedicated service with Dominion Energy.  He was a loving father, grandfather and friend to many.  He enjoyed working outside and talking to people.  He never met a stranger. 

Bill is survived by his daughter, Mary Ellen Falls Yeatts and husband, Winston, of Crewe; two granddaughters, Meredith Hudgins of Crewe and Brandy Mortimer and husband, Jonathan, of Gurnee, Illinois; three great-granddaughters, Ava and Emily Hudgins and Elena Mortimer;  brothers, Bucky Falls and wife Doris, of Martinsville, Barry Falls of Emporia and Bruce Falls and wife, Jill of Dillwyn; brother-in-law, Henry Wright, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Dale  Wright of Buckingham and Florence Wright of Dillwyn; nieces and nephews, Katherine Wright, Michelle Wright, Mark Wright, Melody Thorpe, Byron Falls, Jennifer Falls, Wade Falls, Ryan Falls,  Lelia Gilliam and Jaime Bailey and numerous other family and friends.

Bill leaves behind a legacy to inspire us to be more like him.  He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and the Buckingham Community.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 2 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Rocky Mount U.M.C. Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Sunday, August 22, 2021 from 4 until 6 p.m. at the Dunkum Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Buckingham County Emergency Services, Dillwyn Fire Department or Rocky Mt. United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.

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August 22, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Funeral Service
August 23, 2021

2:00 PM
Dunkum Funeral Home
16923 Oak Street
Dillwyn, VA 23936

Interment following funeral service
August 23, 2021

Rocky Mount Church Cemetery
348 Rocky Mount Road
Dillwyn, VA 23936


Buckingham County Emergency Services
C/O Buckingham County Treasurer; P O Box 252, Buckingham VA 23921

Dillwyn Volunteer Fire Department
P O Box 276, Dillwyn, VA 23936,

Rocky Mount Cemetery Fund
Dillwyn VA 23936


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