Our Obituaries

Feng Chao Liu Wu

November 8, 1935 - December 15, 2017

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Tracey Dayle Godby

October 17, 1973 - December 12, 2017

Godby, Tracey Dayle., 44, of Midlothian, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017. Tracey is survived by his wife, Jennifer Godby; parents,Terry and Carol; sister, Dana and her husband A.T. Weatherby; children Jack and Avery; and many friends and extended family. Faced with writing about this beloved and devoted husband, father, son, brother and friend, my husband, and the love of my life, there...
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William Joseph Layman

September 1, 1960 - December 11, 2017

Pollak, J. Edward, 88, of Chesterfield, VA, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2017. He was preceded to heaven by his wife Elisa M. Pollak, and is survived by his son Douglas Pollak of Midlothian, VA, daughter Donna Jeye of Santa Rosa, CA, and son Daniel Pollak of Leesburg, VA. and their spouses, 9 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Ed was a life-long Lutheran and while in Virginia...
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Eileen O'Connor Seli

June 5, 1925 - December 11, 2017

Seli, Eileen O'Connor, 92, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017 in Richmond, Virginia. She is survived by her five sons, Robert Seli, John Seli, James Seli, Mark Seli and Daniel Seli and their wives; by her grandchildren, Carole Scheer and her husband, Connor Seli, Kendall Seli, Matt Seli and his wife, Laura Seli, Olivia Seli, Emma Seli and Noah Seli; her great grandchildren, Micah Scheer,...
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William Arthur Hamel

December 8, 1932 - December 4, 2017

William Arthur Hamel, Jr.December 8, 1932 - December 4, 2017 Dr. William Arthur Hamel Jr., PhD passed away peacefully at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife Karin, his daughter Katja (husband Braxton), son Max (wife Lauren) and four grandchildren, Walker, Braxton, McLain and Griffin. He is also survived by his sister Joan Gillis (husband Herb), nephews Bill Rogers (wife Ellen), Chuck Gillis...
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Kenneth Frank Walger

June 25, 1947 - December 4, 2017

WALGER, Kenneth Frank, 70, of Midlothian, passed away December 4, 2017. The family will receive friends at Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel, 1020 Huguenot Rd. Midlothian, Va. 23113, from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, December 8, 2017. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9400 Redbridge Rd., Richmond, Va. 23236. Online condolences may be...
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Robert John Tomaszewski

December 16, 1936 - December 2, 2017

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Ethel Powell Enzinger

September 10, 1922 - December 1, 2017

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William Edward Thompson

June 10, 1956 - December 1, 2017

THOMPSON, William Edward Jr., 61 of Midlothian, VA passed away unexpectedly and went to be with the Lord on December 1, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Laura Player Thompson; his son, Patrick Adam Thompson; his daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Thompson; and his sister, Linda Thompson Rice. Bill was preceded in death by his mother and father, Charlotte Mitchell Thompson and William...
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Helen Driver Douglas

January 28, 1927 - November 30, 2017

Helen Daisy Driver Douglas passed from this life into the next November 30, 2017, but she did not go without leaving her mark. She once teasingly posted a cartoon on her daughter's bedroom door that depicted a baby stacking multiple items on top of each other to get to a cookie jar that had been placed supposedly out of reach. The baby smiled, eating the cookie, and the punchline was: "Where...
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Joseph Louis Haynes

February 7, 1946 - November 29, 2017

Elder Joseph Louis Haynes was born to the late Estelle and Andrew Haynes, Sr. on February 7, 1946 in Chesterfield County (Richmond), VA, the seventh of eight children.His younger life was lived between Richmond, VA and Orangeburg, SC with his father or with his aunt, Missionary Estelle Keller (his father's sister) or later in the Richmond Social Services-Foster Care System. It was within this...
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Kevin Edward Crossan

December 6, 1972 - November 28, 2017

CROSSAN, Kevin Edward, 44, passed away November 28, 2017, at Veteran's Hospital. Kevin was born December 6, 1972 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edward and Patricia Crossan. Kevin proudly served his country for four years in the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his daughter, Brooklyn; his mother, Patricia; a brother, Peter (Carolyn); sisters, Carin (Gene) Coates and Colleen (Barry) Wenger; and...
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Cooper Henry Abbott

October 12, 2008 - November 27, 2017

ABBOTT, Cooper Henry, age nine, earned his angel wings on November 27, 2017, in Richmond, Virginia, surrounded by his loving family and legions of friends around the country who were inspired by his courageous story. Having first battled and won against cancer at age two and again at age six, Cooper succumbed to leukemia following a yearlong campaign to rid his brave body after the disease...
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Jane Dunstan Hyslup

January 14, 1932 - November 27, 2017

HYSLUP, Jane Dunstan, 85, of Richmond, Va., passed away November 27, 2017. Jane was an Air Force veteran and longtime Chesterfield County schoolteacher. She loved reading, writing and spending time with her family and friends. Jane is survived by her cousin, Mary Anne Tharin; and a host of loving cousins and friends. A memorial service in her honor will be held on January 13, 2018, at St. Edward...
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Julius Edward Pollak

January 9, 1929 - November 25, 2017

Pollak, J. Edward, 88, of Chesterfield, VA, passed away peacefully on November 25, 2017. He was preceded to heaven by his wife Elisa M. Pollak, and is survived by his son Douglas Pollak of Midlothian, VA, daughter Donna Jeye of Santa Rosa, CA, and son Daniel Pollak of Leesburg, VA. and their spouses, 9 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren. Ed was a life-long Lutheran and while in Virginia...
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Jason Joseph Astroth

December 20, 1985 - November 25, 2017

Astroth, Jason JosephJason was born on December 20, 1985, in Buffalo, NY, and passed away suddenly on November 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Joseph H. Astroth, Sr., and grandmother, Frances L. Wiernicki. He is survived by his father Brian Astroth, mother Lynne Astroth, sister Brittany Astroth, all of Midlothian, VA, grandfather Zygmunt Wiernicki of Marcy, NY,...
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Wilma D. Lockett

August 3, 1932 - November 23, 2017

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Thurman Chrystor Atkinson

March 19, 1939 - November 22, 2017

ATKINSON, THURMAN CHRYSTOR (T.C.), JR., 78, of Midlothian, Virginia died peacefully, surrounded and supported by his family, on November 22 after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born on March 19, 1939 to Thurman Chrystor Atkinson and Bettie Mae Watkins Atkinson of Blackstone, Virginia. TC is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 54 years, Carolyn Bridgeman Atkinson, his...
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June Lipscomb Smith

March 8, 1938 - November 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Susan Lorraine Fortune Long

January 9, 1959 - November 20, 2017

Susan Lorraine Fortune Long, 58, of Richmond, VA, passed away on Monday night, November 20, 2017 at Chippenham Medical Center in Richmond.Susan was born January 9, 1959 in Raleigh, NC to Dennis Lee Fortune, Sr. and Dorothy "Dot" Wright Fortune. She was raised in Saint Michael Episcopal Church, attended public school in Raleigh, NC and graduated from Guilford College, Greensboro, NC. Following...
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Mary Elizabeth JONAS

May 1, 1920 - November 20, 2017

Jonas, Mary Elizabeth McGown, 97, died November 20, 2017. Born in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, on May 1, 1920, to Jesse Lawrence McGown and Josephine Hudnall McGown, Mary Elizabeth was the widow of Colonel Gordon E. Jonas, USAF, (Ret.) her adoring husband of 52 years. Mary Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky, and did graduate work in...
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Paul Eugene Walsh

August 25, 1939 - November 16, 2017

WALSH, Paul Eugene "Gene,", 78, of Midlothian, Va., died on November 16, 2017. Gene was born in Greensboro, N.C., to the late Paul E. Walsh and Ylia Puig Walsh. He was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a degree in radio, television and motion pictures. Prior to finishing his degree, Gene began his career in television at WRAL-TV 5 in Raleigh as a camera operator....
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Augusto Adan Tuason

July 15, 1929 - November 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Frances Carney Nance

March 10, 1926 - November 16, 2017

Frances (Doris) Carney Nance, 91, of Midlothian, went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2017, and to reunite with Robert, the love of her life and devoted husband of 73 years. She was predeceased by her parents, James and Elizabeth Carney of Lancaster, PA.Doris was a charter member of Bon Air Baptist, a deacon at Southampton Baptist, and, finally, a member of Huguenot Road Baptist.Doris...
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William Crawley Kreye

July 7, 1948 - November 13, 2017

William Crawley Kreye, Ph.D., P.E., 69, of Prospect, Virginia, passed away, Monday, November 13, 2017. He is preceded in death by his wife of 25 years Nancy Kreye, and is survived by his children, William Charles Kreye II (Jessica Kreye), Katharina Kreye Alcorn (James Alcorn), and John Joseph Kreye (Fallon Kreye), and seven grandchildren. Dr. Kreye was a 1970, 1971 (Masters), and 1974 (Ph.D.)...
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E. Lee Jordan

May 24, 1923 - November 7, 2017

JORDAN, E. Lee, age 94, of Richmond, Va., passed away November 7, 2017. Lee was preceded in death by her husband Vincent J. Jordan and her godchild Betsy Cash Woolfolk; brothers David, Lloyd, and Graham Morris. She is survived by her sister-in-law Alice Morris and numerous family and friends. A special thanks is given to her wonderful caregivers Linda Saylor and Gail Moore. She was a partner of...
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Harold B. Cooper

October 4, 1921 - November 3, 2017

Harold Bruce Cooper 96, of Midlothian, died peacefully on November 3, 2017. Bruce was born in 1921 in Columbia, S.C., to William and Maggie Mae Cooper. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Ruth S. Cooper; and by all six of his siblings. Bruce is survived by his daughter, Karen Duni and her husband, John; and by his son, Bruce Cooper and his wife, Susan; six grandchildren,...
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Mildred Anna LaRue Jones

August 12, 1925 - November 1, 2017

JONES, Mildred "Millie" Anna LaRue, of Midlothian, Va., passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at the age of 92. She was born August 12, 1925, in Mancelona, Mich. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 51 years, Dr. John Robert Jones. She is survived by her children, Dr. Lawrence Jones and his wife, Sandra, Susan Coulter and her husband, Joel, Sharon Shortridge and her...
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William Edward Perkins

August 11, 1945 - October 24, 2017

PERKINS, William Edward, Jr., 72, of Midlothian, Va., passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at his home. Bill was born in Lynchburg, Va. on August 11, 1945 to the late William E. Perkins Sr. and Claytie Perkins. He is survived by his brother, Robert M. Perkins (Maxine) of Yuma, Ariz.; nieces, Brooke Volkening (Scott Volkening), Tracy Perkins; and his cousin, Theresa Perkins. Bill attended...
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Gerald Cooper Gipson

February 2, 1935 - October 23, 2017

GIPSON, Gerald Cooper, 82, of North Chesterfield, passed away on October 23, 2017. Remains rest at Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel.
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Virginia Lewis Dalton

January 22, 1919 - October 22, 2017

DALTON, Virginia Lewis, of Richmond and Culpeper, widow of Lewis N. Dalton, died October 22, 2017, at Johnston-Willis Hospital. She was born January 22, 1919 in Culpeper County to John Merry Lewis and Martha "Pattie" Griffin Lewis. Mrs. Dalton was a retired educator, having taught 18 years in the public schools of Culpeper County. She also served 22 years as Director of Instructional Services for...
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Ann Parsley Graham

March 30, 1927 - October 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Julie Watkins Hall

February 14, 1977 - October 18, 2017

Julie HallThere are times when the angels among us are called home far too soon. Such is the case with Julie Hall. Rarely do we find someone so full of positive energy, who radiated good will and understanding, who always put others first and who worked so tirelessly to make life better for everyone around her. Her presence in this world left an indelible mark on everyone she met and her...
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Ruby M. JOHANSEN

November 15, 1920 - October 18, 2017

Mrs. Ruby Katherine Stout Miller Johansen went to be with her Lord on October 18, 2017. Ruby, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hopkins Stout, was born on November 15, 1920 in Wise County, Virginia. She spent most of her growing up years in West Virginia and lived in Richmond for nearly 70 years. A devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother Ruby was deeply involved in her church;...
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Elizabeth H. ROANE

February 24, 1933 - October 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Robert Milton Nash

March 17, 1958 - October 17, 2017

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Betsy Jane Allen

March 5, 1932 - October 15, 2017

Born in 1932 and raised in Kenbridge, VA, she was the daughter of Nona Boguess and Winston R. Tanner and sister of Sue Byrd and Anna Lee. After attending Peace College and graduating from RPI (now VCU) she married John Wall "Jack" Allen and started their family in Richmond, VA. A life-long advocate of education, she taught kindergarten, lower school and served as librarian and Asst. Headmistress...
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George Paul Brengel

October 23, 1920 - October 15, 2017

George Paul Brengel, 96, of Midlothian, Va. passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017. He was born in Long Island City, N.Y., he was the son of George P. Brengel and Mary Ellen Volmer Brengel. He is survived by his wife, Anne Heslin Brengel; his three children Carol Lawrence (Jim) of Elma, N.Y., Dr. George R. Brengel (Liz) of Midlothian and Steven J. Brengel (Joe) of St. James, N.Y.; five...
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Raymond Douglas Beasley

November 14, 1951 - October 13, 2017

Raymond Douglas Beasley, 65, died on Oct. 13, 2017, after a long illness in the care of his family and Hospice at Envoy at the Meadows in Goochland.Doug was born on Nov. 14, 1951, in Richmond, the younger of two children. His father worked at BellSouth and then AT&T; his mother was a homemaker. Doug was a sweet, sensitive soul with a fun-loving personality and mischievous smile. His sister...
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Johanne Bailey Smith

November 3, 1948 - October 13, 2017

Johanne B Smith, 68, passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 in N Chesterfield after a lengthy battle with dementia. Born in Manchester NH on November 3, 1948, she was the daughter of Robert R. and Virginia H. Bailey. Though she retired from Christian Children's Fund at the age of 65 one of her most memorable occupations was working for Bronco's as the manager. She loved working with the staff...
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Milton Lloyd Breeden

February 16, 1936 - October 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Louise B. NICHOLAS

November 9, 1922 - October 8, 2017

NICHOLAS, Louise B., age 94, of Richmond, VA peacefully passed away at home on Sunday, October 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved children, Holly A Roper, Bruce B Nicholas; and husband, Paul H Nicholas. She is survived by 3 children, Kathryn N Davis, Paul W Nicholas, Louise Nancy Nicholas; 2 grandchildren, Marc Roper and Janet Henderson; as well as 6 great grandchildren. Born in...
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Sylvia Asbell Ehrgott

June 1, 1933 - October 4, 2017

Sylvia Asbell Ehrgott, 84, of N. Chesterfield, passed away after a long and courageous battle with COPD, Wednesday October 4, 2017 to be with her loved ones in heaven. She is survived by her daughter; Terry L. Gunter and her husband Otis J. Douglas; brother Seaton Asbell and his wife Gloria; sister-in-law; Rosanne F. Asbell widow of John Asbell; great granddaughter; Michaela B. May; nephew; James...
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Hilda Hankins Christian

April 27, 1926 - October 4, 2017

Hilda Hankins Christian died peacefully on Wednesday October 4, 2017 after a long illness. Hilda was born on April 27, 1926 in Sycamore, VA, to Edward and Myrtle Hankins. She grew up in rural Pittsylvania County in the 1930's as one of a family of ten children. She attended a one room schoolhouse and was known to "stop and smell the roses" on the way to school, often causing her older...
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Evalyn Genevieve Scott Holliday

April 14, 1928 - October 2, 2017

HOLLIDAY, Evalyn Genevieve Scott of Midlothian passed away in her home on Monday, October 2, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth Lessive Weeks Scott and William Quitman Scott. She is survived by her husband 65 years, the love of her life, Archie Cade Holliday, their daughters Emily (Steve) Skaar, of Chesterfield, Alisa (Stephen) Moore of Wytheville, Jane Ellen (John) Wilson of...
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Ellen Skinner Lemons

February 7, 1953 - September 30, 2017

LEMONS, Ellen Skinner, 64, of Richmond, Va., went to be with the Lord on September 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Gail Arsenault of Leominster, Mass. She is survived by her husband, Larry Lemons; her children, Ginni Jackson (Whitney) and Michael Skinner (Suzanne); grandchildren, Cooper and Tucker Jackson, Kylie and Layla Skinner; brothers, Gary and Michael...
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Frank William Novak

November 10, 1958 - September 28, 2017

Frank William Novak, III, 58 of Moseley, VA went to be with the Lord September 28, 2017. He is survived by his wife; Lynn Roudabush Novak, two children; Matthew Spencer Novak and Kimberly Ann Novak; his parents Frank Novak, Jr. and Elizabeth S. Novak; Brothers Michael Novak , and Shawn Novak; also three nieces. Frank worked for Brandermill Country Club for many years, owner of the Salad Kings...
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Irene Bertha Nilson

July 25, 1910 - September 23, 2017

Irene Nilson "Nonnie", 107 , of Midlothian, Virginia passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones, early Saturday Morning, September 23, 2017. Born on July 25, 1910 in Chicago, Illinois, she was the daughter of Sam and Rose Vetterick and was the wife of Harold Nilson. Nonnie is survived by her only son, Ron Nilson (Lorraine), her grandchildren, Leslie Kiehl (Mark), John...
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Sherry Blalock Frye

November 5, 1946 - September 15, 2017

FRYE, Sherry Blalock, 70, of Midlothian, Va., peacefully fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, September 15, 2017. She was born November 5, 1946 in Charleston, S.C. the daughter of John Henry Sr. and Onie Elizabeth Bowman Blalock. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother John Henry Blalock, Jr. She was retired from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. She...
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Karol Glasspoole Sharp

December 3, 1930 - September 14, 2017

SHARP, Karol Glasspoole, 86, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, in Midlothian, Va. Karol was born December 3, 1930 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to Wendell and Kathryn Werlein Glasspoole, who, along with two brothers, Keith & Dave Glasspoole and her husband of 60 years, John Darrell Sharp, Sr. predeceased her. Karol attended Stout College prior to moving to Virginia in 1951 when she joined...
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Wolfgang Hermann Grimm

April 7, 1938 - September 12, 2017

.Wolfgang H. Grimm, 79, of Prince George, Virginia, died peacefully on September 12, 2017, at Bon Secours Community Hospice House in Richmond, due to complications from a stroke he suffered on February 16, 2017. Born April 7, 1938, in Berlin, Germany, he was the son of the late Hermann Gustav Wilhelm Grimm and Lieselotte Konstanze Maria Struckfuss Grimm. In 1969, he emigrated to the United States...
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Cheryn Lee Coller Durrette

June 28, 1942 - September 9, 2017

DURRETTE, Cheryn Coller, of Midlothian, Va., peacefully passed on September 9, 2017, at 75 years of age. She has joined her parents, Robert and Barbara Coller; and brother, Rick Coller; and nephew, Michael. Cheryn is survived by her eight children, Debbie, Dawn (Vance), Dea (Jon), Wyatt (Kelly), Brandon, Shannon, Zachery, Joshua; and her 17 grandchildren, Jordan, Danielle, Alexa, Bryce, T.J.,...
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Esther Williams Clarke

February 11, 1943 - September 8, 2017

Esther Williams Clarke, widow of Marion J. Clarke and fiancé Rawdin Lipscomb, of Powhatan, went to be with the Lord on September 8, 2017. Esther was a long time member of Graceland Baptist Church. She is now walking and dancing on the white sand beaches, while listening to Elvis on her quest to find the perfect piece of sea glass!She is survived by her son, Roger Clarke along with his wife...
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Helyne Grace Minor

March 20, 1942 - September 4, 2017

HELYNE GRACE BRIGGS-MINOR of Powhatan Virginia entered her eternal resting place with God on Monday, Sept 4, 2017. She was 75 years old.She was a native New York, who relocated to Montclair NJ, then moved to Powhatan Virginia. She will be laid to rest in Virginia. The family will receive friends at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Road in Midlothian Virginia on Wednesday,...
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Soledad Ella Hicaro

February 26, 1918 - September 3, 2017

Hicaro, Soledad Ella, 99 years passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on September 3, 2017 in Chesterfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vicente G. Hicaro, sons Cesar and Eduardo Hicaro. She is survived by her loving children, Rizalito (Eleonora), Marilou Bailey(Walter), Enriqueta Hicaro- Non (Goody), Teresa Caneza (Carlos), Marj Mohta (Rumy), Manny (Tess), ...
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Norma Edwards Dietrich

September 24, 1949 - September 2, 2017

Norma Dietrich, age 67, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Saturday, September 2, 2017 with her loving husband of 44 years by her side. They shared a wonderful life together. Norma was preceded in death by her father, Norman Edwards of Carthage, Miss. Survivors include her husband, Robert Dietrich of Chesterfield, Va., her mother, Gladys Scott of Abbeville, La., daughter, Michelle Borkett,...
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Vicki Lynn Hopper

December 5, 1959 - September 2, 2017

Vicki Lynn Pardoe Hopper, of Midlothian, passed away September 2, 2017.Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA. where the family will receive friends Monday September 25, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm..
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Trudy Elaine Farmer

April 23, 1950 - August 24, 2017

FARMER, Trudy Elaine Ranck, of Powhatan VA, peacefully passed away on Thursday, August 24th at the age of 67 with her family by her side. A celebration of her life will be held Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 10:00am at Mount Pisgah United Methodist Church located at 1100 Mt. Pisgah Drive, Midlothian, VA 23113. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Tillie, and her best friend, Ginny....
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Marion Johnson Doherty

November 23, 1934 - August 20, 2017

Marion J. Doherty, 82, of Richmond, passed away August 20. Born in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Algot and Hennie Johnson. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John T. Doherty, son, John Eric Doherty and his wife Tracey; three grandchildren, Julia, Katy, and Brendan, and sister-in-law, Mary Alice Wilkin. She was a graduate of State University, Class of 1955, in Oswego, NY...
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Diane Miller Riddick

May 22, 1940 - August 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Frances Scott Williams

April 30, 1941 - August 17, 2017

Frances Scott Williams aged 76. Died on August 17th 2017 after an extended illness. She was proceeded in death by her husband of 42 years Ralph E. Williams. She was the only child of Winfield W. Scott, Jr. And Irene Mayes Scott Southall. She is survived by her children. Marsha W. Southward (Daniel) of Midlothian, Virginia and Edward L. Williams (Tara) of New Kent, Virginia. Grandchildren;Cody A...
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Joan Rothgeb Schaub

January 21, 1927 - August 16, 2017

.Joan Rothgeb Schaub passed away peacefully on August 16, 2017 at the age of 90. She was a lifetime member of the Virginia Federation of Garden clubs. She enjoyed crafts, bridge, and her many friends and pets. She graduated from Manchester High School, and worked at McGuire Veterans Hospital where she met her husband, William (Bill) R. Schaub. She was predeceased by her husband and by her dear...
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Pauline DelMonaco Hawner

October 17, 1924 - August 15, 2017

Pauline DelMonaco Hawner passed away peacefully on August 15th in Richmond, Virginia at the age of 92, surrounded by her family.Pauline was born in New Haven, Connecticut and spent her early career at the Yale New Haven Hospital as a medical laboratory specialist working with pioneers of the original heart pump and developers of innovative cardiac surgery procedures. Pauline moved to Atlanta,...
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Mary M. Hauck

November 9, 1920 - August 11, 2017

HAUCK, Mary, 96, passed away peacefully August 11, 2017. She will be dearly missed by family and friends. During WWII, she served as a "Rosie the Riveter." Never one to "sit still," Mary worked at Allied Devices on Long Island while she cared for her mother, raised her three girls, took on home improvement projects and accompanied her loving husband to automobile races and on...
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Susan Roy Koons

November 6, 1929 - August 8, 2017

KOONS, Susan R., 87, of North Chesterfield, passed away peacefully August 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of nearly 60 years, Henry B. Koons. She is survived by her sons, Robert H. Koons and Stephen R. Koons; and daughter, Deborah K. Whitener; grandchildren, Douglas R. Koons, Amanda C. Grimsley, Elizabeth K. Koons, Andrew S. Koons and Zachary A. Koons. Susan, a graduate...
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Sally King Stewart

October 28, 1953 - August 8, 2017

STEWART, Sally King, age 63, of Midlothian, Va. Preceded by husband of 37 years, Tom. Survived by children, Sally Ann Baumbach (Joe), Thomas Stewart (Rebekka) and Susan Perkins (Gil); grandchildren, James, Madeline, Andrew, Lauren and Kristen; and brother, Frank King (Susie).A memorial service will take place at Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Chapel, 1020 Huguenot Rd., at 2 p.m. on Wednesday,...
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Kay Louette Gillum Meredith

October 14, 1944 - August 5, 2017

MEREDITH, Kay Louette Gillum, 72, of Midlothian, passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 5, 2017, after a sudden illness. She was the cherished wife of William W. Meredith III for 52 years; beloved mother of Laura (Scott) Heitland and Edward Meredith; treasured Maw of Meredith and Jackson Heitland; and dear sister of Thomas (Loretta) Gillum and Carola (Julian) Bell. Kay was born in Buckhannon,...
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Alois Josef Wustner

September 18, 1934 - August 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Nancy Jenks Sharman

June 24, 1941 - August 1, 2017

Nancy Jenks Sharman, 76, of Midlothian, VA passed away suddenly on August 1, 2017. She was born on June 24, 1941 in Pittsfield, MA and is survived by her husband of 57 years, Michael Sharman. Mrs. Sharman was a devoted mother of two and grandmother of five, of whom she was very proud. She will be deeply missed.She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Laura Jenks, and her brother,...
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Elly A. Schoen

July 16, 1928 - July 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Woody Funeral Home Huguenot Chapel, Midlothian, VA.
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Bruce Gardner Johnson

November 9, 1957 - July 28, 2017

.Bruce Gardner Johnson, 59 of Midlothian, Virginia passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 27, 2017 following a period of illness. Bruce joins his mother Rita Patricia Johnson (nee Gardner), his stepfather Ralph Frederick Johnson, his sister Cathy Jean O'Keefe (nee Johnson), and his niece Joanna Elizabeth Johnson. He was married to Catherine Johnson (nee Ahlstrand) for 24 years and leaves behind...
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Judy Ann Springer

May 31, 1950 - July 25, 2017

Springer, Judy Ann, 67, of Richmond, departed this life peacefully on July 25, 2017 at home. She was predeceased by her father, Russell Ertsgaard, mother, Jane Ertsgaard, and sister, Wanda Tucker. Judy is survived by brothers: James "Sonny" (wife Alice, two sons, Richard and Eric Ertsgaard), Robert (son, James Ertsgaard), and Ronald Ertsgaard and sisters: Emma Jane Cummings (sons, James "Mickey"...
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James Harrison White

July 27, 1940 - July 25, 2017

James Harrison White, fondly known as Jimmy or Little Jimmy White was born in his parents' bedroom on the Northside of Richmond on July 27, 1940. He often said that day was the hottest day recorded for that date at the time. He unexpectedly "escaped the surly bonds of the earth" on July 25, 2017. May flights of angels sing him to his rest.Jimmy is survived by his beloved and devoted wife, Pat;...
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Velma Jean Fortin

July 28, 1939 - July 23, 2017

.Velma Jean Fortin (nee HAM) of Chester, passed away on July 23rd a, few days before her 78th birthday, after a short battle with bile duct cancer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Edwin Fortin. She is survived by her siblings; Mary, Jane, Floraettia and Carroll; her children Wesley, David and Jean; and five grandchildren. Velma's parents were from the area of Poplar Bluff,...
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Randall William Swain

May 23, 1956 - July 21, 2017

SWAIN, Randall William (Randy), of Midlothian, Va. passed away July 21, 2017 after complications from surgery. Randy was a Managing Partner and Director of Operations for a McDonalds franchisee in Richmond. He is survived by his wife, Donna and his beloved Jack Russells, Ziggy and Oscar; his mother Georgianna Swain of Newport News; his brother Jeff Swain of Smithfield; his sister Becky Swain of...
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Mary Elizabeth Patterson Quinlan

October 2, 1927 - July 20, 2017

QUINLAN, Mary Patterson, 89, died peacefully at Brookdale Midlothian on July 20, 2017. She was lovely in life; lovely until the end. Married for 45 years, she was the wife of the late John William Quinlan. Mrs. Quinlan was born in Norfolk, VA on October 2, 1927, a daughter of the late J. Fletcher and Helen B. Patterson. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John Patrick Quinlan and...
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Edward Raymond Beale

February 6, 1970 - July 20, 2017

Edward Raymond Beale, age 47, of Midlothian, Virginia, entered into eternal life on July 20th, 2017 after a courageous battle with a rare cancer. He was born in Jacksonville, FL on February 6, 1970 and lived in numerous states along the East Coast. He married his devoted wife, Lisa Beale on May 18, 1996 and was blessed with 2 children: Ashley who is 17 and Hunter is 15 years old. Eddie...
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Robert A. Hogsett

September 11, 1930 - July 18, 2017

Hogsett, Robert A. age 86, of Richmond, VA departed this life to be with the Lord and Savior on July 18, 2017. He has been a member of the Bon Air Baptist Church since 1970 and served as a Deacon. Mr. Hogsett is predeceased by his former wife of 48 years (Ruth-Ann) and his second wife of 9 years, Jean-Ann. He is survived by his daughter's family Roberta & Stan Lee (with Robbie and...
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Mary E. KANE

May 5, 1930 - July 17, 2017

KANE, Mary Ellen, beloved wife of Frank Kane, died July 17, 2017, in Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital. She had been residing in the Brandermill Woods retirement community. Mrs. Kane, age 87, recently served as president of the Women's Club. She was outgoing, had many friends and displayed a keen sense of humor. She also was a very good writer and loved tennis, both as a player and spectator,...
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Robert Henry Lynch

November 7, 1935 - July 16, 2017

Robert "Bobby" Henry Lynch, Jr., of North Chesterfield, passed away on the morning of July 16th, at his home, surrounded by his family. Born in Crewe, Virginia on November 7th, 1935, this Crewe boy married a Farmville girl, Marie Shepard Lynch, 62 years ago. In addition to his wife he is survived by two children; son, Douglas (Karen Crenshaw) and daughter, Page Taylor (Carroll); four...
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Louise Stone Harper

October 22, 1935 - July 12, 2017

Louise S. Harper, 81, of Richmond, Virginia passed away July 12, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband and best friend, Edward "Coy" Harper. She is survived by her children, Lou Harper Rowe (Tom) and Jeff Harper (Sue); three grandchildren, Adam Rowe, Phillip and Molly Harper; two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Kayla Rowe.Louise retired from Ukrops Grocery Store with 25 years of service. She...
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Augustine Washington Tucker

November 19, 1926 - July 10, 2017

TUCKER, Augustine Washington, passed away July 10, 2017, at home in Richmond, Va., surrounded by his family. Born at home on November 19, 1926, in Welch, W.Va., he was the youngest of four children born to Eloise Lloyd Beckwith Tucker and John Randolph Tucker. He spent his childhood in Welch until leaving for school at the Sewanee Military Academy. Gus was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S....
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Ronald Hubert Coleman

October 11, 1943 - July 9, 2017

Coleman, Ronald Hubert of Midlothian died July 9, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Susan: son, Mark; daughter, Allison, son-in law, Justin Gerbereux, and grandchildren, Riley, Sara and Kate. Ron graduated from Furman University in Greenville, SC in 1965 with a major in economics and a minor in English. While at Furman, he played freshman basketball, was sports editor of the newspaper and played...
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Jean Christine Munch White

August 4, 1935 - July 9, 2017

Jean Munch White, 81, passed away July 9, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loved ones and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, John C. and May Munch and sister, Joan M. Croxton. She is survived by her devoted cousin, Sallie Hoffman and beloved friend of 40 years, Joan Farmer. She enjoyed her time by volunteering at Johnston Willis Hospital. She worked at Peoples Income Tax and retired...
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Faye Marie West

May 23, 1945 - July 8, 2017

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Jeanette Elaine WILLIAMS

February 22, 1927 - July 7, 2017

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Jeanette Elaine WILLIAMS

February 22, 1927 - July 7, 2017

Jeanette Elaine Williams, 90, from Midlothian, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert E. Williams, daughter, Barbara Olsen, and siblings Marion Poggensee, Alberta Lovaglio, and Alfred Houston. Jeanette was a loving mother of 3, grandmother of 6, and great-grandmother of 11. She was born in Queens, NY in 1927. She married...
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James W. TODD

February 18, 1928 - July 5, 2017

Todd, James W., 89, of Moseley, passed away July 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy W. Todd, of 46 years; his parents, James W. and Mattie N. Todd; his sisters, Margaret T. Johnson and Martha T. Blevins. He is survived by his sister, Billie T. Kelley; his step daughters, Linda Tsuchiya and Robin DiPepe (Arch); step granddaughter, Heather LaFollette (Rick); nieces, Marty Saunders...
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Otis Delano Curling

May 6, 1933 - July 2, 2017

Curling, Otis Delano, Sr. went to be with Jesus on July 2, 2017. Otis is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara Moore Curling; 3 children, Cynthia Curling Bauer, (Kenneth Myles Bauer); Otis Delano Curling, Jr. (Jan Elizabeth), Kevin Allen Curling (Sarah Carpenter); 17 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; and brothers-in-law Henry Wilson Guill and William George Moore, Jr. Otis also...
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Maureen Mary Toibin

April 14, 1937 - June 30, 2017

TOIBIN, Maureen Mary (McGroarty), age 80, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of June 30, 2017, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Assisted Living Community in Virginia Beach, Va. Although she has passed on, she will remain an eternal example of kindness, patience, grace and love to her family and the many persons fortunate enough to be her friend. Maureen was born to Patrick and Bridget...
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Robert Samuel Nance

March 1, 1925 - June 27, 2017

NANCE Robert Samuel, Sr., 92, of Midlothian went home to be with the Lord on June 27, 2017. He was born on March 1, 1925 in Lemon City, Florida, the son of Joseph and Ada Nance. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Joe Jr., and sister, Connie. He is survived by Frances (Doris) Carney Nance, the love of his life for 73 years.Bob was a charter member of Bon Air Baptist, served as...
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John Yolango

June 14, 1951 - June 25, 2017

YOLANGO, John, 66, of Midlothian, Va., originally from New York City, left this life peacefully on Sunday, June 25, 2017, while surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife, Joan; daughters, Gina and Dianna; sisters, Florence Ward and Connie Wojcik; many nieces and nephews, and other family members; and an abundance of funny stories and wonderful memories. John worked with FedEx for...
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Mark Randall Stump

June 4, 1955 - June 23, 2017

STUMP, Mark (Randy), 62, of N. Chesterfield, formerly of Roanoke, Va., departed this life Friday, June 23, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman Stump. He is survived by his wife, Lori; daughter, Ashley; son, Dylan; mother, Norma Utt; sisters, Rebecca and Kimberly; brothers, Greg and Paul. Randy dedicated 43 years of his life as Sales Manager for NAPA Distribution Center. He...
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Patrick Dewitt Killebrew

March 29, 1949 - June 20, 2017

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Thomas Bernard Whalen

November 6, 1925 - June 18, 2017

Lt. Col Thomas Bernard Whalen, 91, of Lakewood Manor went home to be with the Lord on June 18, 2017. He was born on November 6, 1925 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of William and Mary Whalen. He is predeceased by Ada Christine Markham Whalen, wife of 69 years.Tom was a member of Bon Air Baptist Church and an active member of the men's prayer group.He served his country in three wars: World...
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Nancy Elaine Darnold

August 13, 1959 - June 17, 2017

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Douglas Nelson Pace

January 24, 1933 - June 15, 2017

PACE, Douglas Nelson, of Richmond, devoted husband, father, father-in-law, brother-in-law and grandfather, peacefully passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the age of 84. Douglas was born in Henrico, Va., on January 24, 1933, into the family of the late Charles and Flossie Pace, and lived his early childhood in Goochland before moving to Chesterfield, where he lived out his life. He is...
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Virginia Camden Brewer

May 31, 1923 - June 15, 2017

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Joan Tate Wise

December 18, 1922 - June 9, 2017

WISE, Joan "Jody" Tate, went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2017, at the age of 94. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl Wise; her parents, Fay Palmer and Letch Tate; and her sister, Fay (June) Wickart. Jody spent her childhood in Gate City, Virginia. After graduating from Madison College (James Madison University), she married Carl Wise, who coached football at a number colleges...
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Joseph Stanley Adamik

August 5, 1945 - June 5, 2017

Adamik, Joseph Stanley Jr, 71, of Midlothian, died Monday, June 5th, 2017 after a courageous 10 year battle with cancer. He joins his wife of 42 years, Gail, who passed away in 2012, as well as his mother Marion and father, Joe Sr. , and his 4 rescue dogs Bear, Misty, Sunshine and Nelly. Very much missing him are his son Michael Adamik and his wife Kim Ball of Midlothian, his grandchildren...
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