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William Henry Paige, Sr.

1927 ~ 2021 (age 93)

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William Henry Paige, SR. entered his eternal rest on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at H H McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, VA.


William was born on August 29, 1927 to the late Susie Moss Paige and Watson Paige.  He accepted Christ at an early age and joined the Mercy Seat Baptist Church where he remained a faithful member until his passing. William was Treasurer of Mercy Seat Baptist Church and the official grounds keeper.  He was a truly dedicated Trustee.


William also served in the United States Army and received an honourable discharge.  William was married to his most devoted and best friend, Florence Land Paige on September 15, 1948.  William and Florence welcomed 6 children to their marriage; William Paige, Jr., Omega Pride, Patricia Byrd, Howell Paige, Francine Paige, all residing in Richmond, VA., and James Paige (Cheryl) of Pamplin, VA.  William also leaves to cherish his memory 8 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.


William is preceded in death by his parents; Susie and Watson Paige, brothers: James, John and Walter.  Sisters: Ophelia Womack and Dorothy Jordan.  He is survived by 2 sisters; Alma Hudson of Southern Pines, North Carolina and Hattie Thompson (Ordell) of Richmond, VA.

William also leaves to cherish his memory a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many, many friends.


William, you will be missed dearly.

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Graveside Service
January 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Mercy Seat Baptist Church
52 Kingsville Rd
Hampden Sydney, VA 23901

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