Our Obituaries

Diana Patricia Starke

January 11, 1954 - April 24, 2016

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Guy Baker Beattie

August 21, 1942 - April 23, 2016

BEATTIE. The life of Guy "Bud" Baker Beattie Jr. of Mechanicsville, ended peacefully on April 22, 2016. Born on August 21, 1942, to Guy Baker and Fay Carpenter Beattie in Atlanta, Ga, Bud grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated from Needham Broughton High School. At age 15 he earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement of the Boy Scouts of America. In 1964, Bud had the...
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John Michael Callaghan

December 3, 1936 - April 23, 2016

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Ruby Lee Mayer

December 9, 1944 - April 20, 2016

MAYER, Ruby Lee, 71, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil and Ruby Cutright; brothers, Albert and Jimmy. She is survived by her children, Bonnie, Cheryl, Frederick and Steve; eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Glen and Woodrow. Family will receive friends Monday, April 25, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home Laburnum...
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John Frank Green

April 6, 1927 - April 13, 2016

Green, John Frank, of Henrico, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2016 at the age of 89. He was surrounded at home by the love and comfort of his family. John is survived by his wife of 68 years, Mary Lee; son, Thomas Balacke (Jean); granddaughter Montine Balacke Norman (Andrew) and their three children. He is also survived by his sister, Irene Sears (Cecil), as well as many nieces, nephews...
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Margaret Ellen Baggett-Scroggin

March 28, 1965 - April 11, 2016

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Robert Wayne Baker

December 5, 1956 - April 11, 2016

Robert W. Baker, 59, crossed to that Glorious Shore into Jesus' love and embrace on April 11, 2016. Born December 5, 1956 in Madison, WV to Alfred Rowland and Beulah K. Bennett and adopted by Robert W. Baker, he moved to Hampton, VA as a small child. Robert was hard working, dedicating over 40 years as a Newport News shipyard worker. He loved his family, friends, camping, gardening, feeding...
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Walter Palmer Scott, Jr.

August 10, 1949 - April 8, 2016

Walter "Johnny" Palmer Scott, Jr.Age 66, of Smithfield, passed away on April 8, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Goff Scott; father Walter Palmer Scott Sr. and mother Verna L. Scott . Walter is survived by his daughter, Laura and her husband Homer Marsh; son, William Scott; granddaughter, Katelyn Gregory; sister Sarah Scott Leber; brother-in-law Charles Lee Leber Sr.;...
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Cleveland B. Martin

January 10, 1948 - April 8, 2016

MARTIN, Cleveland B Jr., 68, of Sandston, passed away April 8, 2016. He was a long time employee of Media General, and enjoyed farming, fishing, and watching football and NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleveland and Frances Martin; and brother, Ernie Martin. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Sue Martin; sister, Janet Craddock; nephews, Keenan Eberhard and Douglas...
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James Elliott Marks

March 18, 1937 - April 7, 2016

MARKS, James Elliott, 79, of Henrico, passed away April 7, 2016. He loved golf and gardening, but will be remembered most for being a loving father, grandfather, and brother. He was preceded in death by his wife of 11 years, Judy Marks; and his parents, Leroy Earl Marks and Lottie Lucado Marks. He is survived by his daughter, Renee Marks; grandchildren, Kiara and Katrina Marks, and Devin Coates;...
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Edna Ruth Moss

January 9, 1930 - April 7, 2016

MOSS, Edna Ruth, 86, of Highland Springs, passed away April 7, 2016. She enjoyed gardening, and was an animal lover, but will be most remembered as a loving and caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Edna is survived by her children, Patricia D Fleischer (Ray), Larry W Dale (Carter), Gloria V Penrose (Kevin), and Willie Warriner (Carol); grandchildren, Tracy, Christina, Robert,...
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William Franklin Miller

August 11, 1923 - April 4, 2016

Miller, William Franklin (Frank) of Sandston passed April 4, 2016 at his residence. A WWII Veteran, he was predeceased by his wife Alma. He leaves to cherish his memory Dorothy Barnes Miller (wife) Bishop Miller (brother), children Donald, Jeffery, Jacqueline, Dexter and Beverly, and his beloved grandchildren Craig, Kathryn, Berkley, Mark, and Katelyn and other extended family. Graveside Services...
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Stanley Bernard Greene

July 11, 1949 - April 1, 2016

GREENE, Stanley Bernard, 66, of Highland Springs, passed away at home in the early morning hours of April 1, 2016. Born on July 11, 1949 in Waynesville NC, he had been a resident of Virginia since childhood. He was preceded in death by his father, David Greene and his brother Alan Greene. Stanley, "Bernard", was proud to have served in the Navy during Viet Nam and was a member of Company 248, 1st...
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Bonnie R. Terry

April 18, 1918 - March 24, 2016

TERRY, Bonnie R, 97, of Sandston, passed away at home on March 24, 2016. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, and loved cooking and gardening. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Louie Terry; sons, Steve, Vander, and Ray Terry; and daughter, Virginia Waltrip. She is survived by her children, Frank Terry, Harvey Terry (Cathy), and Randa Leavell (Richard); daughter-in-law...
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John W. Hubbard

December 11, 1924 - March 24, 2016

HUBBARD, John W. Sr., 91, of Mechanicsville, passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2016. He was owner and operator of J.W. Hubbard Builder & Real Estate Co. He served in the U.S. Army, 101st Airborne Division, in WWII participating in D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge and received a Purple Heart. In 2009, he was a recipient of a Congressional Commendation. Mr. Hubbard was an active member and Elder...
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Evelyn Stevenson Stephens

December 18, 1941 - March 24, 2016

STEPHENS, Evelyn S., 74, of Sandston, passed away March 24, 2016. For 37 years Evelyn was a secretary for Henrico County. She also cherished the time that she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 22 years, Frederick Stephens; companion, Edwin Taylor; granddaughter, Elizabeth Johnson; and grandson, Jeremy Tinnel. She is survived by her...
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Cecil Charles Osborne

July 16, 1939 - March 22, 2016

Osborne, Cecil C. Jr., 76, of Richmond, VA departed this life on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Neola and Cecil Osborne, his sister, Patricia O. Tyler, first wife, Mable B. Osborne and his late wife, Gerry G. Osborne. He is survived by brothers, Richard E. Osborne, Clyde L.(Butch)Osborne and his loving children, Vanessa O. Arrington(John) and Wayne Osborne(Jan),...
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Patrick Michael McCarter

March 7, 1952 - March 21, 2016

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Evelyn Byrd Cvacho

December 12, 1925 - March 16, 2016

CVACHO, Evelyn B., 90, of Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster, Pa., passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2016. Born December 12, 1925 to the late Junie and Ellie Byrd in Durham, N.C., she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Daniel S. Cvacho; a son, Daniel S. Cvacho Jr.; and brothers, Douglas, Tommy and Lewis Byrd. She is survived by her son, Ken (Mary Kay); four grandchildren, five...
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Lou Layne Driscoll

March 10, 1926 - March 16, 2016

DRISCOLL, Lou Layne, 90, of Henrico, passed away March 16, 2016. She was retired from American Tobacco Company, and loved gardening, bingo, and her dog, Tiffy. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Driscoll; her parents; and several brothers and sisters. She is survived by her brother Raymond Layne (Bessie); several nieces and nephews, including one special niece, Connie King; and...
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Anne Marie Sites

November 27, 1921 - March 15, 2016

Anne Marie Sites, 94, of Quinton, VA went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. She was born in Springfield, Ohio on November 27, 1921. She is survived by her husband, Warren Sites to whom she was married to for 72 years. She was a loyal wife and loving mother to their three children: Robert Sites, Richard Sites and Peggy Anne Lyon. She has two grandchildren Andrew Lyon and Ashley Anne...
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Simeon J. Phipps

September 20, 1926 - March 15, 2016

Simeon J. Phipps, Jr., 89, a resident of six years at the Masonic Home of Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Memorial Regional Medical Center. Sim is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 51 years, Virginia; two nieces, Jean Phillips and Dorothy Titus and a nephew, Robert Ashley of Edenton, NC. He was the son of the late Nannie and Simeon J. Phipps, Sr. He was preceded in...
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Josephine Ingroff Hicks

October 19, 1923 - March 15, 2016

Josephine Ingroff Hicks, 92, of Henrico Va, departed this life on March 15, 2016. She is survived by her daughters Carolyn Osborne and Nancy Ingroff Lacy; deceased sons Milton and Bobby. She leaves her sister Katherine Forsyth; 4 grandchildren Angela, Nancy Lee, John, and Julia; 11 great-grandchildren: Jonathan, Zachary, Justin, Ashley, Kia, Lane, Elle, Bridgette, Savannah, Isabelle, and...
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Earl Toler Martin

January 30, 1930 - March 13, 2016

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Cheryl Agee Kahl

August 25, 1960 - March 11, 2016

KAHL, Cheryl Agee,55, of Henrico, passed away March 11, 2016.She loved hunting forseashells, reading, solitaire and puzzles. She enjoyed spending her time caring for all of those she loved.Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents, Jeff and Doris Agee. She is survived by her belovedhusband of 24 years, James Kahl; children, Christy Anderson (John), James Kahl Jr. (Amber)and David Kahl (Tiffiani...
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William Thomas Perrin

November 26, 1928 - March 10, 2016

PERRIN, William Thomas, 87, of Henrico, passed away March 10, 2016. He was a Navy veteran, and was a truck driver for Preston Trucking Company, where he earned the Million Mile Safety Award. He loved boxing, fishing, camping, and gardening, and fondly remembered his childhood farming by saying "corn, tomatoes, osh potatoes, butterbeans, cucumbers, cinnamon, squash". He was preceded in death by...
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Elizabeth Kay Powell

September 25, 1919 - March 6, 2016

POWELL, Elizabeth Kay,96, of Richmond, passed on March 6, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Margaret and Charles Fleming Kay, and the widow of Staff Sgt. Carroll A Edwards, U.S.A.F. She was preceded in death by daughter Dolores Noll Patton; and siblings, Margaret Ann Fox and Walter Fleming Kay. She is survived by her son, Donnell Edwards; granddaughters, Lyrae Patton Layne, Michelle Patton...
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Clyde Grayson Marshall

August 2, 1935 - March 5, 2016

MARSHALL, Clyde Grayson, 80, of Sandston, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at his home, with the help of hospice. He was preceded in death by his parents, Irvin and Madeline Marshall; and his three brothers, Bill, Pem, and Wallace Marshall. Clyde and his brothers worked together as bricklayers, and after 35 years Clyde retired to become a building inspector for Henrico County for...
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Alice Hobbs Parrish

June 30, 1929 - March 4, 2016

Alice Hobbs Parrish, 86, of Richmond, passed away Friday, March 4, 2016. She retired from AT&T and was a member of Bishop Memorial United Methodist Church. Alice is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Parrish, and son, Ronnie Parrish. She is survived by her sister, Marcia Rose Harris (Alton); grandchildren, Michelle, Michael, and Mandy; great grandson, Kevin and special niece, Nancy Allen...
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Kay McCullers King

October 19, 1951 - March 3, 2016

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Mary Ann Hood

April 16, 1930 - March 2, 2016

HOOD, Mary Ann, 85, of Sandston, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Hood Sr. Ann is survived by her four children, Linda, Cecilia, Herman Jr., and Loretta; sister, Virginia; her beloved grandchildren, Renee, Christina, Brian, Chris, Austen, Allysen and Mary Ashley; and great grandchild, Aryia. She will be remembered for...
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Mary C. Bowyer

October 20, 1936 - March 2, 2016

Mary Carolyn Bowyer, 79, of Sandston passed away quietly on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. She was born on October 20, 1936 to John J. and Connie M. Westbrook. Mary was a lifelong member of Antioch Baptist Church and a member of Fairfield Ruritan Club. Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Howard E. Bowyer Sr.; and her children Howard E. Bowyer Jr, and John M. Bowyer. She is survived by her...
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Nancy Lee Knight

April 6, 1925 - March 1, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Horace Memory Edwards

January 12, 1944 - March 1, 2016

Horace Memory Edwards, 72, of Charles City, VA passed away March 1, 2016. Horace worked for SB Cox Inc, and was a 1963 graduate of Bladenboro High. He is preceded in death by his parents, Nash and Evelyn Edwards, and brother Franklin Edwards. Horace is survived by his children, Dewayne Edwards (Jennifer), Kevin Edwards, and Dana Holland (James); grandchildren, Hunter and Natalie Holland, and...
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Frances Xavier Blantz

November 23, 1940 - February 29, 2016

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Julie Blantz

May 31, 1950 - February 29, 2016

BLANTZ, Julia Ann Jackson "Julie", 65, died suddenly on February 29, 2016, during a tragic marina fire in Urbanna, Virginia. A graduate of Highland Springs High School, she took early retirement from the C&P Telephone Company. She loved tennis, boating, her husband Frank, their friends and being on the water. Julie was preceded in death by her father, William J. Jackson. She is survived by...
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Dan Olin Finch

October 30, 1934 - February 27, 2016

FINCH, Dan Olin Sr., 81, of Quinton, Va., died on February 27, 2016. Dan, son of Thomas and Ada Jane Finch, loving husband of Nancy Finch, passed away at his home in Quinton, Va., after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Denise Martin (Charlie); son, Dan Jr. (Holly); daughter, Cindy Coghill (David); daughter, Melanie Gilmer (Brent); and six grandchildren. Dan...
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Richard Everett Rude

October 8, 1942 - February 27, 2016

RUDE, Richard E., of Sandston, Va., formerly of Portsmouth, Va., went to be with the angels in heaven on February 27, 2016, after a battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Margaret T. Rude. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joann (Fitzgerald); his two sons, Richard Jr. (Ricky) and Bryan Keith (Robin); was "PaPa" to two grandchildren, Noah and Ashby; sister, Eleanor...
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Lucy Shimchick Marandino

May 30, 1924 - February 27, 2016

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William Edwin Pendleton

May 31, 1933 - February 26, 2016

PENDLETON, William Edwin, 82, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2016. "Bill" was preceded in death by his wife, Nina, and is survived by four children, Vickie Wall (Scott), Diane Delaney (John), Tracy Pendleton (Susan), and Kandi Sant'Anna (Xel). He is also survived by nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and two brothers; Raymond (Jean), and Wayne. In addition, he had a blessed life...
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Richard Shirley Ellyson

August 11, 1937 - February 25, 2016

ELLYSON, Richard Shirley "Dick", 78, of New Kent, passed away February 25, 2016. He was an accountant for Reynold's Metals, and was also an Army veteran. He was a member of Providence United Methodist Church, New Kent Ruritan Club, and Colonial Heights Senior Golf Association. He served for three terms on the New Kent Board of Supervisors, was the Interim County Treasurer and Interim County...
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Frank J. Cottrell

August 2, 1965 - February 24, 2016

COTTRELL, Frank Joseph, 50, of Henrico, passed away on February 24, 2016. He graduated from Varina High School in 1983, and was an award winning auto body painter and repairman. He also loved drag racing, farming, and military history. Frank is survived by his parents, Joseph Cottrell (Barbara) and Sandra Fox; brothers, Charles Cottrell (Sherrie) and William Ratliff; niece and nephew, Brianna...
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Anne Theresa Pascale

April 11, 1936 - February 22, 2016

Anne T. Pascale, 79, of Sandston joined her Savior and family in Heaven on Monday, February 22, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband Richard, and her son Anthony. Anne is survived by her children, Michael Pascale, Cindy Robinson and her husband Joe, and Angelo Pascale and his wife Holly; grandchildren, Stephen Felts, his wife Shana and their children, Brenden, Tony, Troy, and Stephanie,...
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Judith Lynn Wright

June 3, 1943 - February 21, 2016

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Samuel Benjamin Zitta

August 15, 1934 - February 21, 2016

ZITTA, Samuel "Smokey" Benjamin Jr., 81, of Sandston, passed away on February 21, 2016. He was an Army veteran, and a plumber for Baker and Hazelwood. He also loved hunting and the outdoors. Smokey was an adoring father and husband, and will be remembered for wonderful and loving he was to his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Lena Zitta; his brother, Paul Thomas Zitta;...
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Lila McDaniel Weatherford

March 12, 1928 - February 18, 2016

LILA WEATHERFORD passed away on February 18, when her Savior extended His hand and they walked together to a peaceful heaven. Lila easily shared kind words and hugs and was loved by so many. We mourn the absence of her physical presence and the experiences lost, but we know her spirit will live on in our hearts. Those who knew Lila well will find solace in knowing their lives were touched by a...
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Johnnie Johnson

June 21, 1974 - February 18, 2016

Johnnie "Luke" Johnson, Jr., of Varina, was born in Richmond on June 21, 1974 and gained his wings in Heaven on February 18, 2016. Luke is survived by his wife of 20 years, Lyndie Alvis Johnson; children, Kassity Sigmund and Cpl. Dylan Johnson; grandchildren he adored, Luke and Kyleigh Underwood, all of Varina; mother, Sandy Mays; grandmother, Dorothy "Mimaw" Hall; sisters,...
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Irene Horvath Kopacsi

November 7, 1934 - February 17, 2016

KOPACSI, Irene H, 81, of Varina, passed away February 17, 2016. She was a retired manager of Virginia Garment, and a member of St. John's Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Erno Kopacsi; and her sons, Ernie and Lazlo Kopacsi. She is survived by her grandchildren Ryan and Melissa Kopacsi; sister Rosi in Hungary; daughters-in-law Judy and Tammy Kopacsi; great...
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William Lewis Sharpe

July 20, 1966 - February 15, 2016

SHARPE, William "Bill" Lewis Jr., 49, of Mechanicsville, passed away February 15, 2016. He was a paver for Roadmaster Paving, and liked to work on cars. He was preceded in death by grandfather and his uncle. He is survived by his mother, Carrie June Robinson; girlfriend of 28 years, Pamela Maybush; grandmother, Myrtle B Parrish; 2 daughters Tabatha and Krystal Sharpe; and 5 grandchildren....
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Mack Donald Hudson

April 28, 1931 - February 14, 2016

On a day filled with love (Valentine's Day) and surrounded by those he loved, Mack Donald Hudson, 84, departed this life to be with his Savior whom he loved. Mack was born in Clover, Va., on April 28, 1931, to William and Lottie Hudson. He spent a childhood with numerous siblings and tobacco fields. Mack worked hard from day one and embodied a strong will and spirit, while being the perfect...
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Matilda Frances Blasko

September 15, 1923 - February 14, 2016

Matilda Frances Blasko, 92, of Richmond Virginia, formerly of Struthers Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 14, 2016 at home with her family at her side. She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Steve Jacob Blasko; son-in-law, John Michael Gallagher; and twin brother, Michael Bandsuch. Matilda is survived by her children, Kathleen Skelley (William), and Susanne Gallagher; grandchildren...
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Bernard Clayton Walton

December 20, 1935 - February 11, 2016

WALTON, Bernard Clayton, 80, of Richmond, passed away February 11, 2016. He was a warehouse worker at Manson Utley, and enjoyed painting and camping. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Harriett Louise Walton. He is survived by his sons Jim Walton (Sandra), and Mark Walton; his grandchildren Gina, Mark Jr., Jimmy Jr., Craig, Kevin, and Rachel; and 7 great grandchildren. Visitation will...
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Gladys F. Brown

February 13, 1935 - February 10, 2016

On Wednesday, February 10, 2016, Gladys Flannagan Brown, age 80, of Henrico County, Virginia, was called home to her Heavenly Father after a courageous battle against ovarian cancer. She was preceded in death by her son, Aubrey Hampton Brown Jr.; and husband, Aubrey Hampton Brown Sr. Gladys is survived by her daughters, Carolyn Brown Snipes (Keith), Patricia Brown Bonwell (Bill); grandchildren,...
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John Linwood Minter

August 3, 1927 - February 10, 2016

John L. "Pete" Minter, Jr., 88, of Mechanicsville, VA passed away February 10, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, John L. Sr. and Nora Batterby Minter, and his daughter, Terry. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Agnes D. Minter; children, Peggy Minter Cantrell (Ralph), June Groves, John L. "Linny" Minter III, and P. Lance Minter (Wendy); his sisters, Ann Hardy, Ruth Carreras,...
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Cheryl Lynne Glaspie

July 19, 1960 - February 10, 2016

Glaspie, Cheryl Lynne "Grammy", 55, of Sandston, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. She was preceded in death by her mother, Bernice Wootton; and sister-in-law, Katie Glaspie. Cheryl is survived by her husband, John Glaspie; son, Colby Cridlin (Billie); grandson, Daniel Cridlin; father, Lewis Wootton (Anna); sister, Evelyn Green (Michael); sister-in-law, Carrie Hite; brothers-in-law, Steve and...
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Joyce Mae Anderson

November 20, 1935 - February 10, 2016


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Faye Anita Gay

November 13, 1932 - February 9, 2016

GAY, Faye Anita, 83, of Henrico, passed away February 9, 2016. Her greatest joys as a homemaker were sewing, cooking, and gardening. She was also an animal lover, and especially cared for her dog Misty, and her birds, Sierra and Ceasar. Faye was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Leo "Tiny" Gay Sr. She is survived by her children, Deborah Somoza (Oscar), Pamela Gay (Larry), Leo ...
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Carol Lynn Fulwider

July 12, 1959 - February 9, 2016


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Leslie Earl Hobson

November 5, 1959 - February 9, 2016


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Lincoln Eugene Akers

May 16, 1925 - February 8, 2016

Lincoln "Gene" Akers, 90, of Henrico passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of WW II and Korea. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and was very active in the youth programs and bus ministry. He received the first Father of the Year award in Henrico and afterwards the award was named after him, the Lincoln Eugene Akers Award. He would proudly present the award every...
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Edna Myrtle Boone

September 14, 1923 - February 8, 2016

Edna Myrtle DeWeese Boone, 92, of Henrico passed away February 8, 2016 at her home where she was lovingly cared for by her son Rodger and daughter-in-law Nancy. Edna, a twin, was one of 10 children born to Arthur and Ivy Myrtle DeWeese in Mt. Hope, WV. She was the widow of Howard Boone and preceded in death by their two daughters, Barbara Santa Maria and Anna Blankenship. She is survived by five...
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Emanuel Titus Dan

May 15, 1933 - February 6, 2016


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Jacqueline Marie Deal

July 26, 1934 - February 6, 2016


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Emmet Morton Williams

September 3, 1925 - February 5, 2016


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Gary Howard Pulling

June 24, 1948 - February 5, 2016

Gary Pulling "Nappy", 68, of Highland Springs passed away Friday, February 5, 2016. Gary served honorably in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Purple Heart. He is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Driver Pulling. Gary is survived by his mother, Lillie W. Pulling; children, Timothy, Wendy, Michelle, and Mark; grandchildren, Alyssa, Gracie, Justin, Courtney, and Iain; and siblings, Margaret,...
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Katherine K. Hicks

January 4, 1925 - February 4, 2016

Katherine (Kitty) Keeton Hicks, 91, of Richmond, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dewey C. and Elizabeth S. Keeton; sister, Mary Maher; brother, Dewey C. Keeton Jr., all of Richmond. Kitty is survived by her husband, William I. Hicks; daughter and son in law, Carolyn and Michael Colvin of Brunswick, GA; son, Timothy Hicks of Richmond; grandchildren...
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James W. Turner

April 3, 1936 - February 2, 2016

TURNER, James William "Buddy," 79, of Henrico, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ollie Turner. Buddy is survived by his children, Ginger (Junior), Brenda (George) and Vicky (Larry); grandchildren, Michelle (Chris), Malinda, Ollie, Jim, Jason and Little Chris; five great-grandchildren, and numerous friends and loved ones. A special thanks to...
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Brenda Gayle Whittaker

November 23, 1962 - January 30, 2016

WHITTAKER, Brenda G., 53, of Sandston, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Whittaker. She is survived by sons, Bobby (Meredith) and Joseph (Julie); daughter, Reba; grandchildren, Tripp and Norah; father, Floyd Goswick; mother, Becky Goswick; siblings, Lynn, Michael and Jason; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. The family will receive...
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George Gordan Land

May 16, 1948 - January 30, 2016

LAND, George G. Jr., 67, of Henrico, passed away on January 30, 2016 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He was a graduate of JRTucker, played football, and served in the Virginia National Guard. He was a kind and gentle soul, and loved all animals, in particular Judy the escape artist. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Virginia Land. He is survived by his wife of 49 years...
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Bruce Wayne Nuttall

March 31, 1955 - January 29, 2016


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Ronald Lee Rock

January 24, 1948 - January 29, 2016

ROCK, Ronald Lee, 68, of Varina, passed away on January 29, 16. He served in the Army Airborne Division during the Vietnam War, and was also a Millwright at Dupont for 36 years. He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. He loved fishing, and was a member of the Blueridge Bass Club. He also built and restored antique vehicles, and was a member of the Model A Club. Ronald was preceded in...
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Deloris Hughes Carter

April 5, 1926 - January 29, 2016

Carter, Deloris H., 89, a resident of Sandston Plateau, walked into the arms of Jesus on Friday, January 29, 2016. Mrs. Carter was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph V. Carter and her son, Richard W. Carter. She is survived by her children, Judy O'Brien (Dan), D. R. Carter (Harriette), Gail Moore, Robert Carter(Melissa), Renee Carter; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother,...
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Mildred Gloria Tyree

February 13, 1929 - January 26, 2016

TYREE, Mildred W., 86, of Hanover, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves behind her children, Jo Ann Tyree, Andy Tyree (Andrea); her sister Lillie Wingfield (James); and a host of nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Andrew W. Tyree. A special thank you to the Suarez family for all of their love and support. She loved...
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Wilbur Earl Bridgewater

April 16, 1942 - January 25, 2016

Wilbur Earl Bridgewater, 73, of Henrico passed away Monday, January 25, 2016. He was the owner and sole operator of Montrose Auto Service in Richmond for 49 years, taking great pride using his skills and talents transforming rusted out cars into beautiful restorations. Wilbur learned to play the guitar when he was only 13, and will be best remembered by the times spent with family and friends...
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Joan Marie Martin

June 25, 1938 - January 24, 2016


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Harry Frank Hiatt

December 30, 1934 - January 24, 2016


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Troy Wayne Martin

April 5, 1972 - January 23, 2016


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Christian E.A. Maddy

December 3, 1939 - January 23, 2016


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Rafael Gaitan Franco

January 20, 1939 - January 23, 2016


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Joseph Edward Uzel

December 8, 1935 - January 23, 2016

Uzel, Joseph "Joe" Edward, 80, of Richmond, passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2016. He was born on December 8, 1935. Joe retired from Capital Garage after 28 years and previously worked as office manager at Bingham Truck Service. He enjoyed antique tractors, vintage cars and crossword puzzles. Joe also loved music-he played the accordion, steel guitar, and electric/acoustic guitars...
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Woodell Ellsworth Brooks

January 26, 1948 - January 21, 2016

Woodell Ellsworth Brooks "Woody", 67 of Amelia Courthouse Virginia passed away on January 21, 2016. Woody was born on January 26, 1948, in Richmond, VA, son of Hugh W. Brooks and Marjorie T. Brooks. Mr. Brooks was a member of the U.S. Naval Construction Forces, the "Seabee's," during the Vietnam War. From his time with the Seabee's, Woody developed a talent and love for heavy equipment repair. He...
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Charles Wayne Peth

October 10, 1969 - January 21, 2016


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George William Fear

February 21, 1916 - January 21, 2016

George William Fear, 99, of Charles City passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. An active volunteer at the Virginia Aviation Museum, he also enjoyed being at the Chickahominy YMCA, Ham radio and oil painting. He belonged to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church. Mr. Fear was an Eagle Scout and a professional scouter for 23 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bier Fear; brother...
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Ruth Vaughan Radwani

June 8, 1951 - January 21, 2016

Radwani, Ruth Vaughan, 64, of Henrico, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. She was retired from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Ruth was preceded in death by her mother, Violet Vaughan; and sister, Rosie. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Donna (Chris), Kim (Brian), Skip and David (Donna); 11 grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and her siblings, Tootie, Mike,...
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John Richard Anderson

October 3, 1925 - January 20, 2016

ANDERSON, John R. Sr., 90, of Yorktown, passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and was an employee of Sears for 30 years. He enjoyed making wood crafts and worked at Ukrop's during his retirement. Mr. Anderson was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Yorktown. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cynthia Jean Eudailey; and son, John R. Anderson Jr....
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Paul H. Newbill

July 5, 1924 - January 19, 2016

Paul H. Newbill, 91, of Sandston passed away Tuesday, January 19, 2016. He was a member of Sandston Baptist Church for over 60 years, Richmond Scottish Rite, Honor Court, Sandston Masonic Lodge 216, Virginia Research Lodge 1777, Retired Association, American Legion Post 242 for over 30 years and the Virginia Air National Guard Association. He served his country for over 31 years in the U. S. Army...
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David Ross Dagenhart

April 26, 1938 - January 19, 2016

David Ross Dagenhart Sr., of Henrico went to be with his heavenly Father, Tuesday, January 19, 2016. David owned and operated Dagenhart Sprinkler Company Incorporated, was a member of Laurel Hill UMC, and loved fishing, woodworking, the beach, and was an avid sports fan. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Lynn Goodrich; and three brothers. David is survived by his wife, Shelley Gail...
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John Samuel Binns

March 22, 1929 - January 19, 2016

John Samuel Binns Jr., passed away peacefully at home on January 19, 2016, following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Binns Sr. and Mary Binns. John is survived by his wife of 68 years, Jean Binns; children, John Binns III (Misti), Robert "Bubba" Binns (Anita), Thomas Binns (Sharion), and Cindy Halterman (Ernie); 15 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren. John...
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Robert Austin Duckworth

July 4, 1947 - January 18, 2016

Robert A. Duckworth, 68, of Sandy Level passed away Monday, January 18, 2016. Robert served in the Navy, enjoyed wood crafting, watching wrestling on t.v. and fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alta C. and Allen B. Duckworth. He is survived by his sister, Kaye Duckworth French and husband Mike French, nephew, David French, an aunt and uncle and many cousins. The family will receive...
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David Lee Gray

January 10, 1962 - January 18, 2016

David Lee Gray, 54, of Highland Springs, passed away Monday, January 18, 2016. He was a mechanic and a member of Newbridge Baptist Church. David is preceded in death by his parents, Henry J. Gray and Barbara L. Gray. He is survived by his loving wife, Deanna Mae; children, David Gray Jr., Tabatha Stringfield (Joseph); grandchildren, Jenna, Gauge, Michael, Bella, and Jax; siblings, Rachel Harmon ...
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Georgia Lucille Frazier

January 30, 1927 - January 16, 2016

FRAZIER, Lucille, went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, J.W. Frazier; son, Alan (Pam); daughter, Sandy (Dwayne); and several beloved nieces and nephews. Lucille worked for Henrico County in the school cafeteria for 20 years. She was a long-time member of Ft. Lee Baptist Church, where she volunteered in the nursery, worked in the kitchen and sang...
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Brenda Joyce Powell

October 14, 1956 - January 15, 2016


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Doris L. Baker

May 1, 1928 - January 15, 2016

Doris L. Baker, 87, of Sandston passed away on Friday, January 15, 2016. She was a bookkeeper and teller for several local banks and a bookkeeper for Hammond Masonry. She was a member of Laurel Hill United Methodist Church and a member of the Windor Club of Elko. Doris loved going to the dances, the women's crafts events, fair day, and the various other functions throughout the years. She was...
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James Bernard Burnette

October 20, 1917 - January 14, 2016

BURNETTE, James "Jack", 98, of Sandston, VA., passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016. He was a retired Plumbing Inspector for Henrico County and a member of Oak Hall Baptist Church. Jack served in the army during WWII. He is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ruth Burnette; wife, Violet Burnette; and son, James "Jimmy" Burnette. Jack is survived by his daughter, Brenda Powell ...
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Linwood Lanier Waltrip

April 18, 1936 - January 14, 2016

Waltrip, Linwood Lanier, 79, of Quinton, departed this life on January 14, 2016. He was a retired Master Electrician with the IBEW local 666. He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Barbara Mae Waltrip; sons, Linwood L. Waltrip II (Holly) and James W. Waltrip (Nicole); daughter, Beverly W. King (Paul); grandchildren, Erica Walters (Eric), Eathan King, Josephine and Mackenzie Waltrip;...
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Betty N. Mitchell

August 2, 1937 - January 13, 2016

Betty N. Mitchell, 78, of Sandston passed away on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. She was a graduate of Pan American Business School and most recently worked as a legal secretary for the Virginia Bar Association. She was a belly dancer for years at Shiva's School. She studied genealogy and published a book on the Naff and Related Families Genealogy in the USA. She was preceded in death by her...
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Sandra West Fogle

May 25, 1966 - January 11, 2016

Sandra "Sandy" W. Fogle, 49 years young, of Henrico, passed away on January 11, 2016. She was a selfless, caring, and giving individual who was loved dearly by anyone that knew her. She was a loving and devoted wife, and was a proud cat lady and animal lover. Sandy was preceded in death by her father, Wilbur West; Aunt Jewel; and nephew, Kenneth West. She is survived by her beloved husband...
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Lonnie C. Edwards

April 13, 1936 - January 11, 2016

EDWARDS, Lonnie C. "Doc," 79, of Richmond, passed away peacefully on January 11, 2016. He was a retired jeweler, member of the Moose Lodge, attended two years of college, enjoyed woodworking, traveling and loved spending time with his family. After years of working at ER Carpenter and Reynolds Metals Company, Lonnie changed his career path and spent the next 40 years managing Morton'...
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Dorothy Elliott Dean

June 21, 1925 - January 9, 2016

Dean, Dorothy E., 90, of Henrico, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2016. She was a member of Montrose Presbyterian Church. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Dean; sister, Myrtle Elliott; and brother, Charles R. Elliott. Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Harold M. Elliott; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends. The family would like to give a special thank...
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