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PO Box 176
24497 Mary N. Smith Rd.
Accomac, VA 23301
Phone: 757-787-2504
Fax: 757-787-5606
Dory Epps

Dory Michael "Buckwheat" Epps Sr.

Sunday, July 16th, 1972 - Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Dory Michael Epps, Sr., son of Joann Davis Wilson and the late Roy Lee Epps, was born on July 16, 1972. He departed this life suddenly on Monday, February 24, 2020.

“Buckwheat,” as he was affectionately known, received his education in the public schools in Florida and Accomack County. In recent years, he accepted Yahweh as his personal savior and began studying His word.

Buckwheat was the life of the party and anyone in his presence was sure to be entertained. He was a jokester and kept you laughing. Buckwheat was full of love and shared it with many, especially with his children. He was an amazing father, son, brother, uncle, and friend.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Louise Rogers and Wesley Simmons, Sr.; stepfather, Freddie “Case” Wilson; and a brother, Burt Epps.

Buckwheat leaves to cherish his fond memories: his loving mother, Joann Wilson; son, Dory M. Epps, Jr.; daughters, Ariel M. Epps, Synae Ivey, and Alexis Epps; sisters, Tequesta “Quest” Wilson and Diane “Missy” Ferguson; brothers, Derrick Epps and Roymond Epps; aunts, Shirley Wilson, Betty Bundick, Angela (Willie) Wilson, and Julia Kellam; uncles, Ronnie (Nita) Simmons; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Location
    Ebenezer Baptist Church
    Address
    9504 Occohannock Neck Rd.
    EXMORE, VA 23350
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Ebenezer Baptist Church
    Address
    9504 Occohannock Neck Rd.
    EXMORE, VA 23350
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    Officiant
    Rev. Milton P. Bunting
  • Interment

    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Saturday, March 7th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Shiloh Baptist Church - Boston
    Address
    31559 Boston Rd.
    PAINTER, VA 23420
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Jeaneen Johnson

Posted at 11:40am
Childhood friend, so much time had passed since we had seen each other. Fortunately we were able to reconnect and see other a few years ago!! I will miss you Dory! Take your rest I love you, but YAH loves you best

Armani Davis

Posted at 12:34pm
Classic man you will be missed more then anyone will know we know you are in heaven cutting up with grandma I love you buckwheat. Keena Davis-Everett
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