Repected man from Pound passed away

A respected man from Pound, VA passed away at his home on Tuesday.

Wayne Leftwich, 74, retired teacher and former high school coach serving his first year of a four-year term on the Wise County School Board.

Leftwich was enjoying a day on his porch and passed away suddenly while his wife, Sally, was inside getting Wayne a drink.  When she returned, he was unresponsive.

In Virginia, a school board has 15 days to notify a Circuit Court judge of a vacancy. The judge will determine the date of a special election. The board also has an option to appoint someone to fill the District 1 seat in the interim.

Visitation for Mr. Leftwich will be this Saturday, November 1 at the Central High School auditorium from 2 to 7 p.m. Services will be at the Central High School auditorium at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Burial will be at the Hamilton Cemetery on Bold Camp.

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