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Bruce Edward Barton

November 19, 1937 - January 20, 2017

Bruce Edward Barton 79, of Quinton passed away January 20, 2017. He was a mechanic "fixer" for Philip Morris, and served in the United States Navy. Bruce loved woodworking, fishing, and playing with his grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gladys Aldridge and Raymond Barton; siblings, Lenny Barton, Mary Anne Charles (Billie), and Cindy B. Barton. Bruce is survived by his wife,...
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Mark Benjamin Robins

April 24, 1952 - January 18, 2017

Mark Benjamin Robins, 64, of Sandston, Virginia abandoned his battle with cancer to find peace in the arms of The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 18, 2017. Mark was preceded in death by his father W.A. "Bushead" Robins and his brother Kent Robins. He is survived by his mother Frances Robins and his beloved wife of 42 years, Teresa Pastore Robins. Mark was a loving and active Father and...
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Jack Edward Newsom

January 19, 1947 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Dennis Ray Cable

September 16, 1948 - January 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Alfred Holloway,

February 19, 1954 - January 17, 2017

HOLLOWAY, Alfred "Bubba" E., Jr., 62, of Quinton, passed away from a sudden illness brought on by complications of kidney and liver failure on January 17, 2017. Bubba was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Doris Holloway; and a son, Richard Tinsley Jr. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 41 years, Donna; son, Jason Holloway (Lynda); daughter, Kim Reynolds; grandchildren...
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Benjamin Cleveland LaPrade,

September 3, 1939 - January 16, 2017

LaPrade, Benjamin Cleveland, Jr. departed this life on January 16, 2017. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Elizabeth Reed LaPrade and his parents, Benjamin and Mildred LaPrade. He is survived by his children, Brian C. LaPrade (Amy), Renee E. Collier (Warren), Troy W. LaPrade (Malinda); grandchildren, Courtney Collier, Brittany LaPrade, Brian LaPrade, Jr., Liz LaPrade, and Julia...
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Dorothy Davis Cordle

February 22, 1935 - January 15, 2017

Dorothy Davis Cordle, 81, of Henrico, went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, January 15, 2017. She was a member of Sandston Baptist Church and graduated from Highland Springs H.S., class of 1955. Preceded in death by her husband, Richard Carroll Cordle; and brothers, Buster and Jimmy Davis. Survived by her children, Kenny (Gabrielle), Gayle Pega (Bill), Wayne Cordle, and Betty Ragsdale ...
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Jamie Louise Collins Powers

April 28, 1919 - January 12, 2017

POWERS, Jamie Louise Collins, 97, passed away peacefully on January 12, 2017. Born in Surry County, NC, to Leila Myrtle Vernon and James Edgar Collins, she did not meet her father until his return from France after WWI. The young family moved to Amelia County, Virginia, to live near their extended Vernon family. Jamie graduated from Amelia HS at 16 and moved to Richmond to attend business school...
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Spencer Parsons

May 8, 1931 - January 11, 2017

PARSONS, Spencer,Jr., 85, of Ashland, passed away January 11, 2017. He served a brief time in the United States Army, and then started his career in the United States Air Force. He was a Prisoner Of War during the Korean War, and also served during the Vietnam War. He was an avid fisherman, and enjoyed westerns, working on cars, and making people laugh. He never met a stranger, and will be missed...
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Elben Glyde Frame

March 4, 1952 - January 10, 2017

FRAME, Elben Glyde, 64, of Richmond, passed away January 10, 2017. He was a loving husband, and was a member of The Shepherd's Chapel. He was a lifetime talented musician and singer, who played with various bands around Richmond. Elben and his wife, Frankie, formed the band, Born Again Country, where they sang praises to the Lord for many years, along with lifelong friend, Bobby Seal. He combined...
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James Lonnie Richmond

August 15, 1939 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Geneva Stoops Curlee Gifford

October 1, 1926 - January 7, 2017

Geneva Stoops Curlee Gifford, 90 years old, was called home to be with her Lord and beloved husband, Leonard B. Gifford, on January 7, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents, Bill and Annie Jones Stoops of Cleveland, Tennessee. She leaves to cherish her memory her sister, Mary Cecchettini; brother, Morgan Stoops (Libby); son, Bernard H. Curlee, Jr. (Sherry); daughter, Patricia Curlee Reynolds ...
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Danny R. Patterson

April 16, 1951 - January 7, 2017

Danny R. Patterson, 65, of Highland Springs, passed away Saturday, January 7, 2017. He worked for IW Local 28 for 45 years where he received his Lifetime Membership Award. He was preceded in death by his father, E.J. Patterson; two brothers, Roger (Shorty P.) and Charles. Danny is survived by his mother, Geraldine Patterson; four children, Shawn (Nancy), Nichole (Barry), Kristen, and E.J. (Amanda...
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Nancy Jean Arnold

October 19, 1940 - January 6, 2017

ARNOLD, Nancy Jean, 76, of Henrico, Va., passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017, in Richmond, Va. She was born in Bassett, Va. on October 19, 1940. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Hollis and Mary Bess Maye; brothers, Julian and Michael Maye; sisters, Mildred Jones and Betty Jo Coates; and daughter, Deborah Tulisiak. She is survived by her devoted husband of 41 years, Robert Edwin...
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Mary Elsie Jepsen

September 5, 1915 - January 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Bettie Gray Turner

March 7, 1930 - January 5, 2017

TURNER, Bettie Gray, 86, of Henrico, passed away January 5, 2017. Bettie began singing in a church choir at the age of 9, and sang in the Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church choir for 45 years. Her greatest love was family. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and her kind and loving presence will be missed by all those who cared for her. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Matthew...
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Lettie Mae Umber Cullom

March 8, 1932 - January 4, 2017

CULLOM, Lettie Mae Umber, 84, of Baltimore, Md., passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. She was born in Charles City, Va., to Phil and Molly Umber. Lettie spent most of her adult life in Baltimore, Md., and will be returning home to Charles City, Va. for eternal rest. She was preceded in death by her parents. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, John Cullom Sr.; children, John Cullom...
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Mary Sayles Trevilian

May 21, 1938 - January 4, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Linda Marie Card

March 23, 1958 - January 1, 2017

***SERVICE CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER/SNOW***CARD, Linda Marie, 58, of Sandston, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Drewyor. Left to cherish her memory are her fiance, Brad Marshall; beloved dogs, Lucky and T; children, Jason Card (Le-ron), Cathy Card (James) and Jennifer Farmer (Jonathan); grandchildren, Chrislen, Brison, Brilen, Nathan and...
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Christopher Alan Robertson

December 6, 1977 - December 30, 2016

Christopher Alan Robertson suddenly left us to go and be with the Lord on December 30th, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife of 16 years, Laura and their four daughters, Kendall, Taylor, Ava, and Emmaline. He is also survived by his parents, Michael and Donna Robertson; a brother, Michael (Tammi and Zachary); and two sisters, Blair (Shaun and Makayla) and Courtney. Chris was a loyal and...
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Elly Joseph Huggins

June 12, 1949 - December 30, 2016

HUGGINS, Elly Joseph, 67, of Quinton, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father, Mannley Joseph Huggins, and his mother, Carrie Mae Jacobs. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sylvia J. Huggins; and his son, Raymond E. Godsey, II. (Tabitha). The family will receive friends for a memorial gathering on Wednesday, January 4, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Nelsen...
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Lynn Cousins Scott

August 4, 1953 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Mary Elizabeth Grizzard

August 19, 1922 - December 29, 2016

GRIZZARD, Mary Elizabeth, 94, died December 29, 2016. Born August 19, 1922 to Mattie and Rev. John Wrenn, she was predeceased by her husband, R. Stuart Grizzard; brother, Ernest Wrenn Jr.; sister-in-law, Anne Wrenn; and stepson, Robert Grizzard. She is survived by her nephews, Charles and Michael Wrenn; and stepdaughters, Patricia Grizzard Tetlow and Carol Grizzard Browning. Mary Lib graduated...
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Jerry Linwood Olgers

October 9, 1950 - December 28, 2016

OLGERS, Jerry Linwood, also known as Uncle Baldy, 66, of Varina, played his last gig on December 28, 2016. He was a member of Union Local 10. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Sherry Olgers. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Chris A. Olgers; three daughters, Julie A. Olgers, Tina B. Griffin, and Tracy A. Fadley (Danny); Baldy's Baseball Team of 12 grandchildren and four great...
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Peggy Lee Gentry

May 19, 1943 - December 28, 2016

GENTRY, Peggy Lee, 73, of Sandston, passed away on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Peggy was a loyal Nabisco employee for 32 years. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Ann Turner. Left to cherish her memory are her daughter Theresa Diane Buffin (Charles Tucker); granddaughter Leigh Ann Doss (Jarrett); grandsons Shane Lee Gentry and Claude Lloyd Turner; great-granddaughters Madison,...
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Wilber Binford Jones,

October 25, 1928 - December 27, 2016

JONES, Wilber Binford Jr., 88, went to be with Jesus on December 27, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Daphne Louise Stevens Jones; son, Wilber Binford Jones III (Chip); daughter, Marsha Jones Grahek (Jim); stepdaughter, Patricia Ratcliffe Nuttall (David); four grandchildren, James Grahek Jr., Elizabeth Gail Grahek Brown, William Thomas Binford Grahek and Kevin Jeffrey Steven Grahek; and...
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Granville Arnold Cash

July 22, 1937 - December 24, 2016

CASH, Granville Arnold, 79, of Sandston, passed away December 24, 2016. He was preceded in death by his partner, Bob Mattingly; parents, Osborne C. and Irene B. Cash; and sister, Patricia Jordan. He is survived by his brothers, Gordon M. Cash of South Haven, MS, Robert C. Cash (Margaret), and Thomas R. Cash (Karen); nieces, Tabatha Cash and Michelle "Mickey" Cash; and number of other nieces and...
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Joseph Patrick Sweeney

March 17, 1951 - December 22, 2016

SWEENEY, Joseph Patrick, 65, of Henrico, finally became tired of waiting on the women in his life and went ahead without us on December 22nd, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Polly, whom he fondly referred to as the "Mother of most of his children"; his favorite eldest daughter, Jennifer Brown and her partner, Jack, of Quincy, Massachusetts; his favorite middle daughter, Elizabeth Sweeney...
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Claude Swanson Fitz,

June 3, 1930 - December 22, 2016

Claude Swanson Fitz Jr., 86, of Richmond passed away, Thursday, December 22, 2016. Claude was a member of Corinth United Methodist Church, served in the United States Navy during the Korean War, was a Master Mason at Sandston Masonic lodge #216 A.F & A.M., and a former bus driver for Trailways. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Fitz and second wife, Virginia Fitz. Claude is...
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Robert Henry Gruber

October 30, 1946 - December 21, 2016

Robert "Bobby" Henry Gruber, 70, of Hanover passed away Wednesday, December 21, 2016. He was retired from the City of Richmond Fire Department and Police Department. He graduated from John Marshall High School and served in the U. S. Army. He loved Hot Rod cars, NASCAR, drag racing and hanging out with his friends at Hardee's. He is survived by his wife, Theresa Jordan; children, Troy Gruber and...
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Carl Alton Griffith

July 23, 1931 - December 20, 2016

Carl Alton Griffith, 85, of Richmond went to be with the Lord Tuesday, December 20, 2016. He was the owner of Carl's Auto Repair and a member of Grove Baptist Church- Goldvein VA. Carl served in the United States Navy (Aviation Ordinance) during the Korean War and received the National Defense Service Medal. He was a Mason and a member of the FOPA. Carl had a passion for fishing and computer...
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Christopher Matthew Trimble

March 20, 1974 - December 19, 2016

TRIMBLE, Christopher Matthew, 42, of Sandston, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2016. He worked for Richmond City Public Schools and was a member of Corinth United Methodist Church. Christopher was a graduate of Highland Springs High School and he enjoyed racing RC cars. He will be remembered as a loving father, loyal friend, and a great son. Christopher was preceded in death by his father...
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Bettyjo Maye Coates

March 14, 1949 - December 18, 2016

COATES, Bettyjo Maye, 67, of Highland Springs, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 18, 2016. She was surrounded by her children, Nicole Clayton, Danny Metz, Myra Coates and Travis McGann. Her beloved partner, Robert Streeby, never left her side. Mom was a lovely soul that did her best to comfort those around her be they strangers, former patients, children from the neighborhood, family...
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Robert Tucker Tomlin

May 27, 1943 - December 18, 2016

TOMLIN, Robert "Buck" Tucker, 73, of Mechanicsville, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 18, 2016, surrounded by his friends and family. He was a retired millwright with Lucent Technologies and a member of Sandston Baptist Church where he was a Deacon. Buck served in the U.S. Air Force as an Airman First Class where he earned a Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon. He enjoyed...
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Alice Louise Thomas

August 19, 1928 - December 18, 2016

Alice Louise Thomas, 88, of Henrico, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2016. She was a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. Alice is preceded in death by her parents, Gracie Griffith and Richard Griffith; brother, Leroy Griffith; sisters, Elise Moyer and Joyce Clark. She is survived by her children, Carol Purcell and Richard Franklin Thomas; nieces, Brenda Gillespie (William), Nancy Clark,...
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Darren W. Mahoney

March 30, 1998 - December 17, 2016

MAHONEY, Darren W., 18, of Varina, passed away on December 17th, 2016. He was a freshman at Radford University and a member of Hardy Central Baptist Church. Darren was a loyal, loving son and friend. He enjoyed racing dirt bikes, playing volleyball and baseball, and spending time with his family and friends. Darren is preceded in death by his Aunt Tina. He is survived by his mother, Stacy Cooper;...
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Mary P. Osbourne

January 31, 1937 - December 15, 2016

OSBOURNE, Mary Frances "Sis," 79, of Varina, who was born on January 31, 1937, went to be with the Lord on December 15th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Billie and Gene Poole; her husband, Richard G. Osbourne, Sr.; and her sister, Cary Lee Dowdy. She is survived by her sons, Richard G. Osbourne, Jr. (Jill) and Joseph E. Osbourne (Robin); daughter, Barbara L. Osbourne ...
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Shirley Sylvia Creasey

June 27, 1935 - December 15, 2016

CREASEY, Shirley S., 81, of Henrico, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2016. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Ray and Bobby; and sister, Marion. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 35 years, Sam Creasey; her siblings, Gordon and Frances; her children, Wanda, Billy, Rebecca, Robert, Teresa, Mark, Ben, Rose, and Tim; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A...
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Sandra June Hambright

June 29, 1940 - December 14, 2016

Sandra June Hambright, 76, of Charles City passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Sandy enjoyed cooking, reading, bird watching, traveling to Ohio with her husband and spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild. She also loved her flowers and gardening. She was a former floral designer for Rivah Flowers and Strange's Florist and was a member of Montrose...
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Sharon Darlene Buck

September 3, 1946 - December 14, 2016

BUCK, Sharon D., 70, of Sandston, passed away December 14, 2016. She is survived by her children, Tammy Fowlkes, and husband, Irvine, Kevin Byington, Wendy Cottrell, and husband, David, and Benjamin Byington; grandchildren, Olivia Fowlkes, Meghan Whittington, and husband, Seth, Hunter Byington, Nicholas Williams, and Jamie Gregory, and husband, Paul; great-grandchildren, Adalyn Fowler, Tripper...
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Peggy Williamson

December 29, 1933 - December 13, 2016

Williamson, Peggy, 82, of Richmond, died peacefully at her home in Sandston on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. Peggy was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Williamson; son, Greg Williamson; daughters, Carolyn Williamson and Catherine Boehling (John); two grandchildren, Caroline and Michael Boehling; dear friend, Dot Purks; and other relatives and...
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Gilbert Warren McLean

August 4, 1941 - December 11, 2016

MCLEAN, Gilbert Warren, Jr., 75, of Quinton, Va., passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016. He was a retired Industrial Engineer with AT&T and a member of Carlisle Avenue Baptist Church. Gilbert received his bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech and served as a Captain in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert Warren McLean Sr. and Ruth Dixon McLean. Left to cherish his...
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Ann Stephens

December 7, 1927 - December 11, 2016

STEPHENS, Annie "Ann" G., 89, of Sandston, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Quinton "Steve" Stephens. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Linda "Sue" Cheatham (Jeff), Pat Austin (Dale) and Ray "Gene" Stephens (Nina Rountree); grandchildren, Jamie Cheatham (Brandee), Jennifer Rew (Jeff), Karen Austin and Steve Austin; great-grandchildren,...
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William E. Wallace,

July 5, 1938 - December 7, 2016

William E. Wallace Jr (Bill), of Prince George, passed away on December 7, 2016. He was predeceased by his parents, William Elmo and Catherine Wallace; and his brother, John Lewis Wallace. Survivors include his wife, Jeanne; his daughters, Kim Andrews (Larry), Kim Basye, Tina Williams (Hudson), Jill Jones (Todd); sisters, Betty Jean Prince (Ken), Frances Hatcher, Elizabeth Baker (David); brother,...
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Robert Tigue Snead

October 29, 1936 - December 4, 2016

Robert Tigue Snead 80, of Richmond, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016. He was a member of Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Elizabeth Ann Snead; children, Robin Shanklin, Donnie Snead and Ronnie Snead; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, three sisters; one brother and close relative, Denise and...
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Brenda Estes Holloway

February 15, 1954 - December 4, 2016

HOLLOWAY, Brenda Estes, 62, of Chesterfield, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Virginia Estes; brother, Ernest Estes, Jr.; and sister, Darlene Watkins. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Melissa Stahl (Michael) and Shawn Paul (Amanda Walters); grandchildren, Alexis Grow, Cameron Stahl, Keegan Stahl, and Haylee Paul; sisters,...
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Mary Hiser Wood

September 3, 1918 - December 4, 2016

Mary Hiser Wood, 98, of Richmond passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Harry E. Wood; and two sisters, Marie H. Grove and Mabel H. Waymack. She was a past member of Bellwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, where her husband was the pastor, and attended other churches after his death including First Pentecostal Holiness Church and The Ray of Hope...
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Warren LaRue Brownie

February 16, 1948 - December 1, 2016

BROWNIE, Warren LaRue, 68, of Varina, passed away December 1, 2016. Warren was a Vietnam veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and was honored with two Purple Hearts. He was also a retired Jetway Technician. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernie Jack Brownie, Sr. and Norma Jean Brownie; and siblings, Ernie Jack Brownie, Jr., Richard Wayne Brownie, and Mariana Brownie Reed. He is...
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David Crawford Cover

March 23, 1932 - December 1, 2016

COVER, David Crawford, 84, of Highland Springs, passed away December 1, 2016. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a teacher for Henrico County for 33 years. David was a black belt in karate, an avid Redskins fan, and a great lover of cats. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcellus and Dorothy Cover; and children, Norma Breeden and Anthony "Tony" Cover. He...
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Lawrence Edward Butler

April 1, 1935 - November 30, 2016

BUTLER, Lawrence E, Sr., born April 1, 1935, passed away November 30, 2016. A Navy veteran of the Korean War, he was predeceased by his wife, Louise; and son, Patrick. He is survived by his sons, Larry, Clarence, Donald, Shawn (Shirley) and Richard; grandchildren, Steven, Sierra and Donald Butler Jr; brother, Clarence; and sisters, Catherine, Madeline, and Ann. Visitation will be held at Nelsen...
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Louise P. Howard

December 25, 1923 - November 29, 2016

Louise P. Howard, 92, went to be with the Lord on November 29, 2016. She was the daughter of William Z. and Gertrude Phipps. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert C. Howard; stepdaughter, Trudie H. Knight; stepson, Robert G. Howard; two grandchildren, Angela New (Chris), and William Shaw (Melissa); one cousin, Barbara Tate; and several greatgrandchildren. The family will receive...
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Marvin Whitfield Locks

April 28, 1929 - November 27, 2016

LOCKS, Marvin "Sonny" Whitfield Sr., 87, of Sandston, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 65 years, Thelma G. Locks; daughters, Linda Ledford (Bruce) and Sandra Ferguson; son, Bubba Locks (Debbie); granddaughter, Joy Poteat (Scott); great-granddaughter, Addie; and dear neighbors, Ronnie and Paula Cook. A graveside service will be held...
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Bill B. Johnson

March 6, 1927 - November 25, 2016

William B. Johnson, 89, of Richmond, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by family and loving friends. William retired from Philip Morris with 38 years of service. He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Marion of 58 years. Bill is survived by his three sons, William H. (Nancy), Danny (Sandra), and David; four grandchildren, D.J., Stephanie, Casey, and Devin; two...
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Stuart Ray Haislop

October 19, 1936 - November 24, 2016

HAISLOP, Stuart Ray, 80, of Charles City, passed away on November 24, 2016. He retired as a conductor for the CSX Railroad. His love of the Chesapeake Bay was known by all. Ray was preceded in death by his mother, Florence; stepdad, Floyd; and beloved brother, Bubbie. He is survived by his wife, Betty; son, Ricky; stepsons, Wray Austin (Beth) and Len Austin; grandchildren, Ricky, Chris, Bryan...
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Charles H. Gates

June 5, 1925 - November 23, 2016

GATES, Charles Henry, 91, of Henrico, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. He was preceded in death by his mother, Martha Gates Moss (John F.); his father, Charles H. Gates; and his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce Utz Gates. Charles is survived by his five sons, Charlie (Teresa), Steve (Brenda), Mike, John (Ann) and Eddie (Sheila); eight grandchildren, Travis, Stephanie, Chris...
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Dorothy Morrison Hall

September 19, 1930 - November 22, 2016

HALL, Dorothy Morrison, 86, of Richmond went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Arlvin Hall; her parents; and her infant son, Harry Deane Tucker. She is survived by her daughters Deborah Tucker Schieber (Fred) and Joan Carol Hall; sister, Naomi M. Moore; niece Sarah M. Saunders (Jeff); nephew B. Macon Moore, III; and her great...
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Nora R. Faulknier

December 8, 1926 - November 22, 2016

FAULKNIER, Nora R., 89, of Henrico, went to be with our Lord, Tuesday, November 22, 2016. She was retired and enjoyed taking pictures and doing crafts. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mary Clements; husbands, Granville Breeden and Darius Faulknier; brothers, John, Percy, Stewart and Paul; sisters, Mary Breeden and Georgia Herndon. Nora is survived by her children, David Breeden...
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Marion T. Burns

February 11, 1924 - November 22, 2016

BURNS, Marion Throckmorton, 92, of Sandston, answered God's call on November 22, 2016, after a brief illness. She was preceded in death by her loving and devoted husband of 44 years, James H. Burns. Marion is survived by one sister, Barbara Oates. She was blessed with five loving daughters, Norma Fisher, Bonnie Cheatham (Earl), Linda Edwards (Ray), Robin Wade (Chuck) and Pam Davis (Greg). "Granny...
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Bernice C. Bryant

April 30, 1932 - November 22, 2016

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Gwendoline Musgrave Farley

December 18, 1925 - November 21, 2016

FARLEY, Gwendoline Musgrave, 90, of Aylett, passed away on Monday, November 21, 2016. Gwen was born December 18, 1925 in Yorks, England to her parents Harold and Amy (Naylor) Musgrave. Gwen served in the British armed forces during World War II in a bomb-making factory, and it was during this time that she met her husband, William "Bill" V. Farley, who was working to lay communication lines...
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Megan McCoy Madison

April 14, 1978 - November 21, 2016

Megan McCoy Madison, 38, of Varina, passed away Monday, November 21 2016. She was a member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church, and graduated High School from St. Margaret's School in Tappahannock. Megan enjoyed the beach, fishing, skiing, her former job as a Dental Assistant, and spending time with her family that she loved dearly. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Larry Davis....
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Jimmy Morris

December 3, 1944 - November 19, 2016

MORRIS, James Edward, 71, of Henrico, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016. He was retired from Philip Morris and proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1963 to 1967. Jimmy was preceded in death by his siblings, Billy L. Morris, Frances M. Harvie, Audrey "Jean" Morris and Dorothy M. Tomlin. Left to cherish his memory are his sister, Rhea C. Ziesmer; sister-in-law, Grace Morris; and...
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Burford LaTouche,

March 26, 1928 - November 19, 2016

LATOUCHE, Burford Jr., 88, of Richmond, died on Saturday, November 19, 2016. He retired as the General Manager of Continental Can Corrugated Division. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Lillian "Honey" LaTouche; two sons, Burford LaTouche III (Frances) of Highland Springs, Va. and Dr. Thomas M. LaTouche (LaVerne) of Elkton, Va.; four granddaughters, Katherine Poarch (Jacob), Anna LaTouche,...
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Edgar Warren King

October 20, 1946 - November 18, 2016

KING, Eddie, 70, of New Kent, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2016. He served four years in the U.S. Army Band and was a member of Fairmont Christian Church, the Masons and the Scottish Rite Temple. He was a retired employee of the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. King was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Bonnie King; and is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sandy King; daughter, Stacey...
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Lemmie Ree Cook,

September 5, 1948 - November 18, 2016

Lemmie Ree Cook Jr., 68, of Richmond, passed away on November 18, 2016. He was a U.S. Army veteran, who served honorably in Vietnam and was retired from the U.S. Army Reserves. Lemmie was an avid fisherman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Lemmie and Jessie Cook. Lemmie is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Jacquelyn Roberts Cook; daughter, Melanie Cook; granddaughter, Brianna Rose...
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Anne Manolovich Neely

April 8, 1925 - November 17, 2016

NEELY, Anne M., 91, of Henrico, passed away November 17, 2016 in hospice care at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian A. Neely; and brothers, Morris Manolovich and Mike Manolovich. She is survived by her son, R. Michael Neely (June Berry); daughters, Pat Heflin (Michael), and Margaret Redford (Tommy Mark); granddaughters, Katie Caples (Chad), Anne Kush (Dave), Sarah Crocker,...
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Bennie Bee Bridgewater, Sr.

December 10, 1926 - November 15, 2016

BRIDGEWATER, Bennie B., 89, of Varina, went to be with the Lord on November 15, 2016. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eleanor. He served in the Army, retired from AMF after 41 years of employment, and was owner and operator of Bridgewater Greenhouse. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 31 years, Sallye; son, Bennie Jr. (Patricia); granddaughter, Megan; extended family, church...
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Norman W. Goodman,

July 22, 1925 - November 14, 2016

Norman W. Goodman, Jr., 91, of Richmond passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016. He was a U. S. Navy Veteran of WW II serving on the catapult crew on the USS Breton CVE/ACV-23 and the USS Shamrock Bay CVE-84/ACV-84. He was a member of the Washington and Henry Masonic Lodge 344 for 52 years, the American Legion Post 0125 for 40 years, and the Acca Shrine. He was preceded in death by his wife,...
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Richard E. Childress,

June 25, 1930 - November 11, 2016

Richard E. Childress (Puckcy), 86, peacefully went home to be with the Lord on November 11, 2016, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Phyllis (Swann) Childress; four children, Lindsey Langston (Ronnie), Gena Brown (Sam), Ricky Childress, and Rob Childress (Terri). Puckcy is blessed with five grandchildren, Ronald (Frankie), Nicole, Kayla (Mark), Tyler, and...
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Betty Lou Clark

May 9, 1937 - November 11, 2016

Obituary and Memorial Service Information will be posted at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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Joseph Wilton Krevonick

November 6, 1945 - November 10, 2016

KREVONICK, Joseph "Joe" Wilton, 71, of Essex, passed away November 10, 2016. He served in the United States Navy and worked in HVAC. He was a member of the VFW and Moose Club, and enjoyed gambling and fishing. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda and sister, Rosa Mae. He is survived by his sons, Joseph (Tina) and Stuart (Lisa); grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings, Brenda, Betty,...
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Cathy Hunt Hall

July 7, 1950 - November 8, 2016

Cathy Hunt Hall , 66, of Henrico, was called home much too soon on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Cathy was a beautiful soul who loved with her whole heart. She was a member of Four Mile Creek Baptist Church, where she participated in Women's Connection. Cathy was also a member of the Ginter Park Women's Club. She was preceded in death by her father, Raymond J. Hunt; and sister, Linda Rae Johnson....
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Mildred Hughes Frantz

August 17, 1936 - November 4, 2016

Mildred "Anne" Hughes Frantz, 80, of Varina, passed away on Friday, November 4th, 2016. She was a retired employee of Henrico County and a member of the Laurel Hill United Methodist Church. She was also formerly active in the Tuckahoe Moose Lodge. Mildred is preceded in death by her first husband, Robert F. Hughes, Sr. She is survived by her children, Robert F. Hughes, Jr. (Kathy), Gary W. Hughes...
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Donald Keith Hite

December 18, 1956 - November 2, 2016

HITE, Donald "Keith", 59, of Henrico, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. He is survived by his parents, Walter and Vera Hite; daughter, Tracy; brother, James (Bobbie) Hite; sisters Donna (Paul) Sauls and Peggy Johnson; granddaughters Maddie and Adrienne; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Saturday, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home,...
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Richard Stanley Stewart

October 22, 1916 - November 1, 2016

STEWART, Richard "Stanley", 100, of Mechanicsville, passed away November 1, 2016. He served as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II, and was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He was a charter member and past president of Eastern Henrico Ruritan Club, and a 32nd Degree Mason. Stanley raised beagles and was a member of Old Dominion Beagle Club for many years. He...
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Joyce Joyce Davis

January 9, 1931 - October 31, 2016

Joyce Davis, age 85 passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on October 31, 2016. Joyce was a devoted wife and loving caring mother and Big Mama. Joyce was born in Lynchburg, Virginia on January 9, 1931 and was a longtime resident of Richmond and for the past 20 years she lived in Newport News. Joyce enjoyed daily reading of her Bible, crocheting, gardening, working puzzles and...
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Norma Wilson Sprenkel

December 13, 1929 - October 28, 2016

SPRENKEL, Norma Wilson, 86, passed away peacefully on October 28, 2016. She was the beloved wife of the late William Sprenkel of Sandston, Va. Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Emmanuel and Rachel Wilson; and two sisters, Peggy Allen and Jane Early. She is survived by three children, Jimmy (Yen) Dodd, David (Sharon) Dodd and Rachel (John) Schools; three stepchildren, Nick Sprenkel,...
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Willie Myrle Ball

November 7, 1940 - October 27, 2016

BALL, Willie Myrle, 75, of Highland Springs, passed away on October 27, 2016. She was retired from Philip Morris. Myrle enjoyed dancing, spending time outdoors camping and fishing, and saw the good in everyone. She was always willing to offer a helping hand to others in need. She was compassionate, loving, kind-hearted, and loved her grandchildren with all her heart. Myrle was preceded in death...
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Kay C. Wilson

May 30, 1937 - October 23, 2016

Kay C. Wilson, 79, of Sandston, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2016. She was a retired Special Education bus driver for 30 years. Kay was involved in Special Olympics, Henrico Senior Citizens Police Academy, bowling, and church activities. She is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Wilson and grandson, T.J. Little. Kay is survived by her children, David Wilson (Peggy) and Terri Lane ...
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Beverly Jean Tyree

January 21, 1941 - October 23, 2016

Beverly "BJ" Tyree, 75, of Henrico, passed away on October 23, 2016. She was retired from Sears and Roebuck. Beverly was preceded in death by her grandson Grayson and her great-grandson Jacob. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, A.G. Tyree; 3 children, Debbie Childress (Garland), David Tyree (Gloria), and Raymond Tyree (Maria); 5 grandchildren, Amanda Miles (Ryan), Chris Cox (Jessica),...
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Janice Menth Miles

March 30, 1945 - October 20, 2016

MILES, Janice Menth, 71, of Sandston, passed away October 20, 2016. She was an employee of VDOT for 43 years, and a devoted member of Oakwood Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening, cross stitching, travel, Christmas, and the beach; but, especially loved doting on her husband and beagles. Janice was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Vernelle Menth. She is survived by her beloved husband...
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Patricia Gaile Burnette Wyatt

September 24, 1966 - October 18, 2016

WYATT, Patricia Gaile Burnette, 50, of Quinton, passed away October 18, 2016. She worked for Xerox Corporation at their Richmond call center and was a devoted member of Oak Hall Baptist Church. Patricia loved nature and animals, and was an avid collector of Native American artifacts. She was preceded in death by the love of her life, Christopher Wyatt; father, Donald Reid Burnette; and brother,...
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Linwood L. Williams,

August 31, 1956 - October 18, 2016

Linwood Lawrence Williams Sr., 60, of Highland Springs, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2016. He was a retired construction worker and enjoyed bowling, fishing, and turkey shooting. Linwood is preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Mildred Williams; and Sister Lois. He is survived by his companion, Diane James; children, Linwood Lawrence Williams Jr., Becky Williams, and Shawn Williams;...
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Norbourne Pierce Jeter

September 29, 1944 - October 18, 2016

Jeter, Norboune Pierce Jr., On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Sunny Jeter passed away of complications from surgery. He was born on September 29, 1944 to Norbourne P. Jeter Sr., and Hazel Dudley Jeter Blackwood, now deceased. He is also predeceased by his brother, Gordon A. Jeter; and sisters, M. Alice Powell and Audrey M. Bordonie. He is survived by his loving wife, Sharon W. Jeter; his two...
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Carolyn Crews Roark

August 1, 1953 - October 17, 2016

Carolyn Crews Roark, 63, of Sandston, VA went to be with the Lord on Monday, October 17, 2016 after a long battle with Interstitial Lung Disease. She retired from Verizon after 31 years of service, during which she was a proud member of CWA Local Union 2201. She then worked as a real estate agent for ten years out of the Long & Foster Chickahominy Office. Her many hobbies included fishing,...
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Gaynelle Parham Brown

February 2, 1924 - October 16, 2016

Gaynelle Brown, 92, of Henrico passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2016. She was a member of Hardy Central Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Brown; parents, Robert and Rosa Parham; children, Sharon Marr, Donnie Brown and Stevie Brown; and sister, Pauline Clarke. She is survived by a son, Jimmy Brown (Teresa); 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great...
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Shirley A. DeMarco

January 7, 1930 - October 15, 2016

Shirley Anne Mays DeMarco, age 86, died Saturday, October 15, 2016. She was born January 7, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia to John Davidson Mays and Thelma Lillian Stewart Mays. She was the widow of Dominick DeMarco, Sr. She is lovingly remembered and survived by her children: Linda Marie DeMarco Robertson and husband Gary; Nancy Denise DeMarco Hall and husband Tom; Dominick DeMarco, Jr. and wife...
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Wilson Kenneth Fleshman

May 7, 1942 - October 14, 2016

FLESHMAN, Wilson K., 74, of Providence Forge, passed away October 14, 2016. He was a Motor Grader Operator for English Construction for 45 years. Wilson was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Agnes Fleshman. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Patsy Gallagher Fleshman; 6 children, Ray (Susan), Mike (Susan), Paula (Fernando), Steve (Nicole), Kenneth, and Michael Ray; 11...
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Louise Z. Lind

April 11, 1922 - October 7, 2016

LIND, Louise Z., 94, of Henrico, passed away October 7, 2016. Louise was born on April 11, 1922 in Richmond, VA, and was the widow of Russell J. Lind. She was preceded in death by her son, James R. Lind, and sister, Marie Z. Pruett. She is survived by her daughter, Cynthia L. Schoonover and son-in-law, James E. Schoonover; granddaughters, Lindsay E. Schoonover and Erika J. Wilberger and her...
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Dennis Frederick Harlow

January 1, 1949 - October 6, 2016

Dennis Frederick Harlow was born January 1, 1949, in Richmond, VA. He went to his eternal rest on October 6, 2016 at Hanover Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Dennis was predeceased by his parents, Curtis and Kathleen Harlow, and his sister, Kathleen Drake. He is survived by a sister, Patricia Armstrong (Rich), and brothers, Anthony Harlow, Michael Harlow, Stephen Harlow (Terri), Timothy...
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Jane K. Shea

December 20, 1954 - October 6, 2016

SHEA, Jane K., 61, of Sandston, passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Jane loved her family and friends, hosting intimate gatherings, gardening, Saturday morning yard sales, and her pets Lucky and Oscar. She was preceded in death by her father John Rishel and mother Willys Rishel. Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 39 years, Michael T. Shea, daughter Janette Guilford (Danny), son...
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Edward Wilson Rickman

December 11, 1940 - October 6, 2016

RICKMAN, Edward "Buck", Jr., 75, of Sandston, passed away October 6, 2016 after a brief illness. Buck was preceded in death by his parents, Edward W. and Beulah Rickman and son, Wayne. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn; sons, David (Sandra) and Chris (friend, Donna); daughter-in-law, Wanda; grandchildren, Sarah Williams (Mitch), Michael, Christopher, Jessica, Jason, and Chesni;...
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Edward W. Phaup,

October 7, 1936 - October 6, 2016

Edward William Phaup Sr., 79, of Sandston, passed away Thursday, October 6, 2016. He retired from Dominion Power and was an avid hunter. Edward is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Phaup; daughter, Peggy Sykes; and parents, Lloyd and Katherine Phaup. He is survived by his children, Gerald Edward Phaup Sr, Deborah Hudgins, and Edward William Phaup Jr.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Heather, Chip,...
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Blanche Lorber Quel

July 1, 1918 - October 3, 2016

Blanche (Lorber) Quel, age 98, passed away Monday, Oct. 3. While she lived in Sandston, Va., for nearly her entire adult life, she was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was a Brooklyn girl at heart always. Blanche loved life and spent her life enjoying interesting things and meeting interesting people. Blanche was an accomplished seamstress who provided coats and skirts to her family members,...
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Helen Byrd McGhee

January 4, 1936 - October 3, 2016

McGHEE, Helen Byrd, 80, of Henrico, passed away October 3, 2016. The family will receive friends at New Life Worship Center on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. Interment will follow at Washington Memorial Park.
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Dwayne E. Davis

January 2, 1956 - October 2, 2016

Dwayne E. Davis, 60, of Sandston passed away on Sunday, October 2, 2016. As a U. S. Navy veteran, he was a plankowner on the USS Nimitz. He was a 35 year employee of the Newport News Shipyard. He volunteered as a Boy Scout leader, Hunter Education instructor and 4-H rifle and pistol instructor. He was a born and bred Denver Bronco fan and proud of it. He is survived by his wife, Cheryl B. Davis;...
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Mamie Ray McCune

July 19, 1926 - October 1, 2016

McCune, Mamie Ray, 90, of Varina, passed away October 1, 2016. She was originally from Lebanon, TN. Mamie was a devoted homemaker, and her family meant the world to her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace G. McCune, Jr. She is survived by her children, Robert K. Thomas, Horace G. McCune, III, John McCune (Cathy), and Victoria McCune; granddaughters, Brande, Angela, and Hanna; great...
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Keith Wayne Taylor

June 21, 1961 - October 1, 2016

TAYLOR, Keith Wayne, 55, of Charles City County passed away October 1, 2016. He was a pipefitter for Union Local 10 since 1988. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his son. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Lillian Taylor. He is survived by his loving wife, Denise B. Taylor; son, Nathan Taylor; brothers, Gordon Taylor (Brenda) and Harry "Man" Taylor, Jr. (Margaret);...
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Thomas Raymond Swigert

January 20, 1952 - September 28, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Nelsen Funeral Home & Crematory, Richmond, VA.
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J. Gerald Sanders

May 13, 1938 - September 28, 2016

J. Gerald Sanders, 78, of Richmond passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. He retired from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Weights and Measures, after 33 years of service. He was a 50 year mason and past master of Babcock Lodge # 322 A. F. & A. M., Highland Springs and Temple Lodge # 9 A. F. & A. M., Richmond. He was a member of the Scottish Rite Temple and...
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