Mr. Harry Llewellyn Mapp Jr., 91, passed away peacefully at home March 18, 2022.
He was born July 22, 1930, on the waters of Nassawadox Creek, Northampton County, on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. He was the only child of the late Harry Llewellyn Mapp Sr. and the late Lillian Rebecca Wilkins.
Harry graduated from Northampton High School, Randolph-Macon Academy, Virginia Tech, and the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law. He moved to Halifax, Va., and joined the former Governor William M. Tuck’s law firm: Tuck, Bagwell, Dillard, Mapp, and Nelson. In 1984, when the firm dissolved, Harry established his private practice in Halifax.
Harry retired after 45 years of practicing law.
Harry served as president of the Halifax County Bar Association and Halifax County Country Club; charter president of Halifax County Jaycees; board member of Carter Bank and Trust and of Hargrave Military Academy; member of the Virginia State Bar, South Boston Rotary Club; and as a trustee at Beth Car Baptist Church.
Harry enjoyed many interests and had many friends from all walks of life. He loved boats and cars and piloting his own plane. Mostly, he loved the game of golf. He enjoyed giving golf lessons to others using the Paul Bertholy method, and for many years, he ran a small golf school.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Delta Jane Stevenson; two children, Kate Stevenson Mapp Bishop, of Richmond,. and Thomas Llewellyn Mapp and wife, Stephanie, of Haymarket, Va.; five grandchildren, Kyle Stevenson Bishop and wife, Annika, of Salem, Va., Troy Mapp Bishop, of Richmond, Jane Claire Bishop Carrico and husband, Brian, of Fredericksburg, Va., Preston Thomas Mapp, of Richmond, and Maris Leigh Mapp, of Haymarket; and three great-grandchildren, Fiona Delta Bishop, Everett Byron Bishop, and Delta Rose Cate Carrico.
The family wishes to thank faithful healthcare providers and hospice, Janie Sydnor, Katherine Stanfield, Elsie Guy, Deloris Ferrell, and Judy Hancock.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 1 p.m., at Beth Car Baptist Church, with the Rev. Reggie Warren officiating. Burial followed in the Town of Halifax Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Beth Car Baptist Church, 25 Church St., Halifax, VA 24558, Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 513, Halifax, VA 24558, or a charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com