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WILLIAM CLARK MANNING

1972

William Clark Manning, 63, son of the late William French and Elda Cozort Manning passed away following a short illness, Thursday, September 7, 2017.

Born June 26, 1954 in Mullens, WV he was a loving husband, wonderful father, kind and loyal friend. He was a 1972 graduate of Greenbrier Military School and attended Marshall University and West Virginia University. He was self-employed for many years and was disabled after working for Patriot Coal as a warehouse clerk. He was a member of Oceana United Methodist Church.

He was a civil servant as Town Councilman and Recorder for the Town of Oceana for nineteen years.

He loved the Cincinnati Reds, WVU Mountaineers, '60's and '70's oldies and the town of Oceana.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Martha Altizer.

Clark is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, Kathy LaDoucer Manning, daughters, Lauren LeAyn and Jordan Elizabeth; sisters, Marian O'Connell and husband, Tom of Clinton, MD and Anita Wilson and husband, Bob of Greenville, TN; brother-in-law, Ronald Altizer; sisters-in-law, Debra LaDoucer and Lisa Taylor; nieces, nephews and many friends. His furry companions, Gibbs, Hatteras and Bodie will also miss him.

A celebration of life will be 4pm, Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Evans-Calfee Funeral Chapel, 1081 Cook Parkway with the Rev. Ronald Acord officiating. The family will receive friends from 2pm until time of service at the funeral home. Cremation will follow.

John Preston Gardner

1952

John Pearson Gardner arrived on the 16th of February, 1934 in Marianna, Pennsylvania. John was the only child born to George Pearson Gardner and Frances Gardner.

He was schooled in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. John graduated from Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, West Virginia and attended West Virginia University in Clarksburg, W. Virginia prior to going into pilot training in the United States Air Force. As a USAF Pilot, he flew single and multi-engine piston, single and multi-engine jets and four engine turbo-prop aircraft. John retired from the Air Force as a Command Pilot. During his USAF career, Major Gardner was an instructor pilot in the B-25, T-33, T-37 and C-130 Aircraft. Duty stations included several bases in the US, (Reese Air Force Base in Texas, Homestead Air Reserve Base in Florida, Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi, Hill Air force Base in Utah, and Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico; France, Germany and Vietnam where he flew the F-4 Phantom Air Craft and the F-100. He loved flying the F-100, his thought being that to fly it correctly one had to be a “really good” pilot. But he spoke lovingly of the C-130. “The ole gal would just fly anywhere in any kind of weather and get you there and back safely.” While serving for 21-years in the Air Force, Major Gardner earned many commendations, including the AIR MEDAL award for meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight and Command Pilot status.

While visiting a military friend in Littleton, CO, he met Mona June Boley. Fourteen months later, their friendship turned into marriage. Mona and John remained in Littleton while she continued to teach school and he was ‘the cook’. After a 14 month battle with cancer, John took his “last flight” on September 6, 2017.

Survivors include his wife, Mona, his daughter Shawna Rae Thomson (husband, Patrick), his son John Patrick Gardner, and granddaughter Megan Anne Thomson, of El Paso, Texas; a step-daughter, Stacia Leigh Marcheso (husband, Brett) of Broomfield, Colorado; 2 cousins, Donald Gardner (along with his two sons, Bill and Jeff) of Washington, Pennsylvania and Georgetta Abke of Macomb, Michigan.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 11am at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 5303 East County Line Road, Centennial 80122.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Greenbrier Military School Alumni Association, Lewisburg, W. Virginia; Wings over the Rockies, Denver, CO or Porter Hospice, Littleton, CO.

JACK KENDALL CARTE

1944

Jack Kendall Carte passed away at Good Living Assisted Living Home in Malden on August 10, 2017. Jack was born in Charleston on Fort Hill on July 21, 1923, followed minutes later by his identical twin, John Motley Carte. He was the son of Virgil and Elizabeth Carte. A 1942 graduate of Charleston High School, he also attended Greenbrier Military School for two years before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1944. He served with the Alaskan Defense Command for two years.

He married Mary Sue Baldridge in 1950, and they raised three children in Charleston before he re-enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1963. He and the family then moved to overseas postings during the 1960s. The first posting was with Strategic Communication Command at Kagnew Station in Asmara, Eritrea; this was later followed by three years with the Defense Liaison Office at the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong. He then went on to serve a one-year duty tour in Vietnam in 1970, returning to Fort Rucker, Ala., which remained the family residence until 2001. Retired with the rank of Sergeant Major from his last duty post in 1982, he served as Senior Enlisted Personnel Manager in the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Headquarters, U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort MacPherson, Atlanta, Ga. At retirement, he was awarded the Legion of Merit in recognition of exceptional meritorious conduct while serving there. He was also a recipient of a Bronze Star for his Vietnam service.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Sue Carte (1999); son, Byron Kendall Carte (2004); sister, Ruth Townsend (2011); and brother, John M. Carte (2013). In later years, Jack and Betty J. Leonard, former high school classmates, shared several years of loving companionship together before her passing in 2010.

He is survived by daughters, Sharon L. Carte, South Charleston, and Connie Hirth, Washington, D.C.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, at Bollinger Funeral Home on Lee Street, Charleston, followed immediately by a service at 2 p.m. Graveside service at Mountain View Memorial Park will be a private service for the family.

The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kanawha Hospice Care. The family expresses its heartfelt gratitude to Jack's caregivers at Good Living for the kindnesses and care he received there.

Robert A. Hogsett

1950

Robert A. Hogsett, age 86, of Richmond, VA departed this life to be with the Lord and Savior on July 18, 2017. He had been a member of the Bon Air Baptist Church since 1970 and served as a Deacon. Mr. Hogsett was predeceased by his former wife of 48 years, Ruth-Ann; and his second wife of nine years Jean-Ann. He is survived by his daughter’s family, Roberta and Stan Lee (with Robbie and Michelle); his son’s family, Richard and Lisa Hogsett (with Adam Hogsett, Andrew and Alysha Hogsett (with Lila and Oakley), and Mathew and Sarah Hogsett), Andrew and Alysha Hogsett (with Lila and Oakley), and Mathew and Sarah Hogsett); his daughter’s family, Rebecca and Brent Jones (with Tiffany); and his son’s family, Russell and Tanya Hogsett (with Alex and Samantha).
Mr. Hogsett grew up in Virginia and West Virginia. He graduated from Greenbrier Military School and West Virginia University. He served in Korea (1953-54) as an officer with the 5th Regimental Combat Team RTC.
Bob started his civilian career in the Westinghouse Air Conditioning Division and later joined Cargill Advertising Agency and later the A.H. Robbins Pharmaceuticals Corp. headquartered in Richmond, VA., with whom he spent 30 years. He was inducted into the “AHR Hall of Fame” as the Director of Promotional Services.
He also maintained his support of the U.S. Military by serving in the Army reserves for 20 years attaining the rank of Major, and later helped organize the Virginia Defense Force (VADF) where he volunteered for 20 years more as Director of Public Affairs with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
Viewing will be held at Woody Funeral Home, Huguenot Road, Sunday, July 23, 4 – 6p.m. service will be held at Bon Air Baptist Church , 2531 Buford Road, Richmond, VA. 23235 on Monday, July 24, 2 p.m.

John R. Mitchell

1949

John R Mitchell Sr. John Riley Mitchell Sr., 85, of Charleston, passed away on June 27, 2017, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. He was born on November 6, 1931, in Union, Monroe County.He was preceded in death by his parents, James O. and Katherine Mitchell; his brother, J.O. Mitchell; and his "sister," Juanita Arbaugh; his wife, Myrna Hope Mitchell; and his former wife, Barbara G. Mitchell.Surviving are children, John R. Mitchell Jr., James L. (Terri) Mitchell, Andrea M. Mitchell and Tia (Michael) Joslin-Crone; grandchildren, Katherine F. Mitchell, Riley E. Mitchell, Hannah R. Mitchell, James R. Mitchell, Jennifer R. Mitchell, Taylor H. Crone, Jordan A. Crone, along with four great-grandchildren.

John graduated from Greenbrier Military School and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from WVU College of Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor of Law from WVU College of Law, where he was a member of the William P. Willey Chapter of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.Prior to his attendance in law school, he served honorably in the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Captain and proudly served on numerous competition firearm teams. He was also a certified Private Pilot by the Federal Aviation Administration.

John was known as a "trial lawyer" for 57 years. He began his law practice in 1960 at the Chelyan Junction with Rudolph DiTrapano. From then on, he tried thousands of cases in nearly every county in the state. He was admitted to the West Virginia State Bar and also licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of Appeals of WV, the U.S. Court of Appeals-2nd Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals-4th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of WV.

He was a member of the WV Association of Criminal Defense Layers, the WV Association of Justice, The American Association of Justice, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association and a Senior Counsel Member of the American College of Barristers. He was also a member of the Masonic Lodge Kanawha 20, Beni Kedem Shriners, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry-Valley of Charleston, York Rite Bodies, Royal Order of Jesters-Charleston Court 111, a Life Member of the Amateur Trapshooting Association (former national champion in his class), the National Rifle Association, Greenbrier Military School Alumni Association and the American Legion.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 5, at the First Presbyterian Church of Charleston, on the corner of Leon Sullivan Way and Virginia Street. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. followed by a service at noon. Burial will be immediately following at Cunningham Memorial Park in St. Albans.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to the Hubbard Hospice House.Gatens-Harding Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Jeffrey A. Ritchey

1971

Jeffrey A. "Jeff" Richey, 66, of Washington, died Wednesday, May
24, 2017, in Washington Hospital.

He was born February 20, 1951, in Ohio, a son of the late Donald
Merle and Willetta Farley Richey.

A graduate of McGuffey High School, Mr. Richey attended Memphis
State University on a football scholarship.
He owned Richey's Market with his family, and after the market
was sold, he worked at All-Clad Metalcrafters in Canonsburg, from
where he later retired.

Mr. Richey was a fireman with South Franklin Volunteer Fire
Department.

He loved spending time with his family. He also loved his
grandchildren and their sports. A sports fanatic, Mr. Richey
coached his kids' baseball and football teams for McGuffey, loved
all Pittsburgh sports and was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan.
He enjoyed fishing.

On July 7, 1984, he married Linda S. Frantz, who survives.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons, James M.
(Carol) Richey of Washington and Benjamin A. Richey of
Washington; a stepson, David C. (Bridgette) Rogers of Wexford; a
stepdaughter, Krissy (Ernie) Delgado of Washington; and seven
grandchildren, Dillon (Rachel) Richey, Hanna Richey, Ella Richey,
Kayla and Braden Baxendell and Ajay and Brody Rogers.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in
William G. Neal Funeral Homes Ltd., 925 Allison Avenue,
Washington, PA 15301, where services will be held at 11 a.m.
Friday, May 26. Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to South
Franklin Volunteer Fire Department, 101 Jolly School Road,
Washington, PA 15301.

Additional information and a guest book are available at
www.NealFuneralHome.com.

Anne GraemeMoore Weitz

ANNE GRAEME MOORE WEITZ (1921 - 2017)
(July 14, 1921–May 7, 2017) 95, of Rocky River, OH died peacefully on May 7 in Willowbrook, IL, after a short illness, during which her three (3) adoring children were at her side. Anne was born in Lewisburg, WV as the oldest of three children to her parents, Joe and Margaret. Anne had dogs, cats, & a horse "Patsy" to ride on their 40-acres on which they had livestock to graze. Here, Anne also formed lifetime interests in gardening and art (painting), perhaps inspired by the pastoral scenes around her. In her Greenbrier College for Women class, Anne won the academic award as the top student. She then transferred to UNC where she majored in art, was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority, and graduated (BA) in 1943. A year later, Anne's family suffered the tragic loss of her brother, Joseph Jr. ("Ian"), who gave his life for his nation in France in WWII. Anne's surviving sibling (sister) Pam is a pediatric doctor. After college, Anne worked drawing maps for the US government in DC, where she met and dated John Weitz of Cleveland, the love of her life! Before long, she was engaged then married John in late 1945 in WV. She and John moved to PA where he taught Geology at Lehigh for 6 years, and Anne gave birth to Susan. Soon the family would get up again and move to OH, as John secured a job for better pay in the family explosives business in OH. In Bay Village, Anne gave birth to Margaret and son John, Jr. Anne and family then moved to Rocky River, where with John she lovingly raised their family, while supporting the kids' growth, health, schools, activities, sports, and well-being. The children went off to college, jobs, marriage, children, repeating the great life-cycle traditions, while always returning to visit. Besides being a fine artist and painter, Anne actively supported the fine arts, volunteering, and selling works at Bay Arts (formerly Bay Crafters) in Huntington Park, Bay Village, OH for decades. Anne also enjoyed gardening, golfing, traveling, relaxing with a good book, magazine, or the TV, she and John also enjoyed spectator sports, concerts, plays and musicals, beach picnics, entertaining friends, visiting family next door or across town. John sold the company in the late 1980s and a long and happy retirement began as love-birds Anne with John also became snow-birds, alternating between golf on the north coast and gulf coast (where Anne savored a hole-in-one on a par 3!), enjoying seeing kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids grow, entertaining friends and family while living off their wise investments for a fulfilling retirement. Through their lives, Anne and John were like newlyweds, her classiness, love, patience, and wisdom, while John remained truly in love selflessly doing whatever Anne needed. It is with great sorrow we announce the loss of Anne, an extraordinary woman whom we think of every day: She lived her life consistent with her beliefs in loyalty, civility, golden rule, freedom, patriotism, and kindness, and it is with pride and love that we celebrate her life. Anne will be laid to rest with her devoted husband of 68 years, John (deceased 2013) in Lakewood Park Cemetery, near where Anne and John lived when not wintering in FL. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Margaret, brother Joseph Jr., and granddaughter Cynthia Pickering. Anne's loving survivors include her sister, Pamela (FL); her 3 children Susan (MO), Margaret (David, IL), and John Jr. (Gail, NJ), 7 grandchildren Tiffany (Brian, NH), Megan (GA), Ian (Amy), Joshua (Heather), Graeme (Derek, AK), Erica (FL), and 7 great-grandchildren Sabrina (NH), Grace (NH), Natalie (GA), Olivia (GA), Eva (AK), Jackson (AK) and Leonard (MA), loving in-law Jean (CO), nieces Sally Michie and husband Rex (TX), Phoebe (CO), nephew Leonard and wife Maureen (CO) and grand-nephew Michael Weitz and Lyla (CO). Please come and be with family and friends at the memorial service in the sanctuary at Rocky River Presbyterian Church at 21750 Detroit Rd., Rocky River, OH 44116 on Saturday, May 27 at 3:30 P.M. Contributions can be made in her memory to Bay Arts, various Alzheimer research organizations, Heartland Hospice, or charities of your choice. Please feel free to share your thoughts with family via Johnw@ancoenv.com.

Published in The Plain Dealer from May 23 to May 24, 2017

Susan Weitz, MAPS
Chaplain
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital & Progress West Hospital

636-344-1483, office PWH
Monday and Wednesday

636-916-9733, office BJSP
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Robert Allan Blair

1956

Robert Allan Blair, 79, of St. Albans, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017.

He was born on May 6, 1938 in Huntington, West Virginia to the late Wilma Rose Childers Blair and Harold Wade Blair.

Bob is survived by his wife of 56 years, Elizabeth Joan Blair, three children, Beverly Eileen Blair Huff, Sandra Lynn Neil (Gary), Robert Wade Blair and granddaughter, Blair Elizabeth Huff. Robert and Elizabeth were married June 10, 1961.

Robert attended Enslow Elementary, J. E. Robins Elementary, Woodrow Wilson Jr. High, and graduated from Greenbrier Military School in 1956. He attended University of Cincinnati and graduated from West Virginia State College in 1961 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and R. O. T. C. honors of distinguished military graduate. He received Regular Army commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the Medical Service Corps of the U.S. Army. At discharge he had received the rank of Captain. He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service, was an accounting systems salesman with National Cash Register and retired from sales with Sears, Roebuck and Company.

Robert was baptized and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in 1953 and transferred membership to Bream Memorial Presbyterian Church in 1970, where he was an active member serving as a Deacon and Elder. The motto he lived by was “God, Country, and Family”.

Robert was a Life Member of the Greenbrier Military School Alumni Association, served on the Alumni Board of Directors and received the Mr. Greenbrier Award for his many years of enduring love, devotion, and service to Greenbrier Military School and its Alumni Association. He served as President of the Charleston Sears’ Retiree Group for over 10 years.

A visitation of family and friends will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans. Visit his tribute page at ChapmanFuneralHomes.com to share memories with the family.

Funeral Services will be held at 2pm on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans with the Rev. Jim Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Huntington with military honors performed by James E. Marshall American Legion Post # 187.

Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 409 Sixth Avenue, St. Albans is honored to serve the Blair family.

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Robert Mason Cawley

1949

"Bob Cawley died in Las Vegas Nevada after a short illness. He was an active writer, teacher, speaker, film director, pianist& singer, film and TV director etc. for his adult life until his sudden death.

An obituary is not available at this time, but the entertainment industry has suffer a great loss.ad will be on the GMSAA Website when available

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ROBERT CAWLEY

Robert Cawley started his show business career a child actor in motion pictures and won a National Classical Piano Championship at the age of eight. He is a diversified Production Executive. Creator, Writer, Producer, Director whose TV productions have won a total of 20 Emmy Awards. He has served as President of CCW Productions, President of JR Productions and CEO of Multi-Media International.

MAJOR CREDITS:

AIDS: THE GLOBAL EXPLOSION [documentary special – syndication]
Executive Producer
David Hasselhoff, Alex Paen, Jonathan Mann, Surgeon General C. Evert Koop,
Russell Crowe
NOMINATED: PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD “NEWS-INFORMATIONAL SPECIAL”

“ALIVE” [Paul Webb Productions – 132 hours for syndication]
`Producer-Director-Writer
Susan Stafford, Barbara Valentine, Adam West, Arnold Fox and a
host of guest stars
BRONZE HALO AWARD – SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MOTION PICTURE COUNCIL “BEST PRODUCED SERIES.”

THE AMERICAN HUNTER [Paul Webb/NRA Production [locations]
Director-Writer
President Of The United States Ronald Reagan; Roy Rogers, Harry Morse,
General Joe Foss, Grits Gresham, Clint Walker, Hank Williams, Jr..
World Shooting Championship {Canada]

THE AMERICAN RIFLEMAN [Paul Webb/NRA Production [locations]
Director-Writer
Wally Schirra, Christopher George, Roy Rogers, Garry Anderson, Matt Dryke,
Patrick Wayne, John Riggens

RAY ANTHONY TV SPECIAL [NBC-TV]
Producer-Director
Mavis Rivers, Laurenda Almeida, Nat “King” Cole, Charlie Barnett
Steve Allen

CURT MASSEY SHOW – NBC-TV SERIES -3 YEARS -5 DAYS A WEEK
Producer-Director
Curt Massey, Liltin’ Martha Tilton, Country Washburn Orchestra.
Guests included Gordon MacRae, Jack Teagarden
WINNER: 3 EMMY AWARDS

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE – [Paul Webb Productions]
Producer-Director
Robert Stack, Rena Winters, Della Reese
WINNER: ANGEL AWARD – BEST FAMILY TV SPECIAL

BUTTERFLY [feature film] [Riklis Productions] [Nevada locations]
Production Executive
Orson Welles, Pia Zadora, Stacy Keach, Lois Nettleton, James Franciscus,
Edward Albert, Ed McMahan, June Lockhart
NOMINATED FOR THREE GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS INCLUDING BEST
PICTURE. FIRST MOVIE RELEASED ON VHS TO GO PLATINUM. SOLD THREE MILLION COPIES AT $89.90 EACH

FRANKIE CARLE SHOW [A/C PRODUCTIONS – 26 half-hours –syndication]
{Top Of The Mark, San Francisco}
Producer-Director-Writer
Liltin’ Martha Tilton, The Lancers, Al Pellegrini and his Music,
Dick Noel, Curt Massey, Ernie Ford, Al Morgan and many other guest stars

COLUMBIA PICTURES TELEVISION Development Deals for TV Movies and Series

COTTON BOWL FOOTBALL [CBS-TV] {Dallas, Texas]
Producer
Jack Drees, Hal Fisher

“DANGER. WILD CARGO” Worman Productions – 26 half-hours
Director
Jungle Jack Adam, Bob Corrigan, Vel Ritchie, Mel Koonz and a variety of wild animals

FAITH OF OUR CHILDREN [NBC-TV] SERIES -2 YEARS] 1HOUR WEEKLY
Director
Eleanor Powell, Beverly Garland, Dale Evans
WINNER: SEVEN EMMY AWARDS

FIT FOR LIFE [Paul Webb Productions] [132 half-hours – Syndication]
Executive In Charge Of Production
Pamela Carter, Lynda “Wonder Woman” Carter, plus guest stars

GLORY ROAD [documentary feature film] [Bob Green Productions]
Producer-Director
Anita Bryant, Bob Hope , Eddie King, Bert Parks

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AFN [German TV Nerwork – 90 Minute Special]
Director
President Of The United States Ronald Reagan; Les Brown Orchestra, Johnny Desmond, Tex Beneke, Helen O’Connell, Johnny Grant, Tony Bennett,
Frank Sinatra, Jr., Billy May, LA Jazz Choir, Glenn Campbell, Herb Jefferies,
Wolfman Jack, Eddie Dean, Ray Coniff, Frankie Laine, Rosemary Clooney,
The King Sisters, Scatman Crothers, Art Van Dame Quintet, Johnny Cash,
Laurenda Almedia

HAWAIIAN HONEYMOON SECRETS {J. Walter Thompson Agency] [Hawaii]
Producer-Director
John Harlan, Charlie Brill, Mitzi McCall, Dick Gautier, Barbara Stewart

HOLLYWOOD BACKSTAGE [NBC-TV]
Director – Writer
Fran Scott, Mavis Rivers, Al Pellegrini Quartet, Marilyn Lovell, Johnny Drake,
Dick Cathcart, Fran Scott Singers

CHET HUNTLEY REPORTS [NBC NEWS]
Director
Chet Huntley

JUKE BOX JURY [NBC-TV - series]
Director
Peter Potter, Gordon MacRae, Dorothy Provine, Gloria DeHaven, Al Martino,
Nat “King” Cole, The Lettermen, and many top guest stars
WINNER: TWO EMMY AWARDS

STAN KENTON: MY WORLD IS MUSIC [NBC-TV] [SPECIAL]
Producer-Director
Mavis Rivers, Les McCann Trio, John Tyman

JACK LATHAM NEWS [NBC NEWS]
Director
WINNER: 3 EMMY AWARDS

“THE LAW AND THE LADY” [MGM/UA – pilot]
Co-writers: Bob Cawley / Samuel Marx

“TROPICANA” [MGM/UA –pilot] Samuel Marx & Bob Cawley Co-writers

PETER MARSHALL & THE BIG BAND {Com-World Productions]
Producer
Teresa Brewer, Robert Goulet, The Lennon Sisters, Jimmy Lynch,
Chapter Five, Musical Director, Al Pellegrini

MUSICL REUNION [Paul Webb Productions – 6 hours – syndication]
Director-Writer
Johnnie Ray, Andy Russell, Buddy Greco, The Modernaires, Frankie Laine,
Kay Starr

MY LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD [ Bob Green Productions – 90 minutes]
[shot on various locations around the USA]
Producer-Director-Writer
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr, Anita Bryant, Bob Hope, Pat Boone, Bert Parks, Lulu Roman,
General William C. Westmoreland, Tex Beneke, The West Point Glee Club,
The Imperials, West Point Corps of Cadets, Ralph Carmichel’s Orchestra
WINNER: FREEDOMS FOUNDATION AND AMERICAN FAMILY HERITAGE AWARDS. BEST SELLING SOUNDTRACK ALBUM

MYTH OR REALITY [Paul Webb Productions - syndication]
Producer-Director
Rena Winters, Dr. Kerry Gaynor, Gene Thompson, Loretta Kruger, Steve Tackas,
Eddie King

MY WORLD IS MUSIC [Paul Webb Productions]
Producer
Frank Sinatra, Jr., Johnny London, Turley Richards, Johnny Mathis
Lynn Anderson, Ray Eberle

NBA ALL-STARS [ABC]
Producer-Writer
Ed MacCauley, Jerry West, Bob Pettit, Wilt Chamberlin, Red Aurbach,
Ben Kerner, Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor

ONE MORE TIME [Armstrong, Cawley, Marshall 1-hour TV Special]
Producer-Director
Peter Marshall, Bob Eberly, Helen O’Connell, Maylon Clark, Modernaires,
Tex Beneke and his Orchestra
BEST SELLING SOUNDTRACK ALBUM

OPENING NIGHT [ABC – 2 hour special]
Producer
Johnny Mercer, Host: Curt Massey, Nat “King” Cole, Bobby Troup Trio, Peter Potter, Dodie Stevens, Stan Freeberg, Mary Kay Trio, Al Viola, Stan Kenton,
Lawrence Welk, Frank Scott, Meredith Wilson, Dorothy Provine, Shecky Green,
Pat Boone, Fabian, Tex Williams, Charlie Barnett, Pete King, Al Jarvis,
Billy Vaughn

ELMER PETERSON WORLD REPORT [NBC NEWS]
Director
Elmer Peterson
WINNER: 1 EMMY AWARD

“THE BOB PETTIT STORY” [ABC-TV Documentary “The Drive Within Me”]
Director-Writer
Ed McCauley, Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan, Richie Gurin, Lenny Wilkins,
Ben Kerner, Paul Silas, Jerry Lucas

“THE JULIET PROWSE SPECTACULAR” [20TH CENTURY FOX- 90 Minutes]
Producer-Director
Juliet Prowse, Foster Brooks, Clouds Of Joy, Nick Navarro Dancers,
Edwin Morse and 48 piece Orchestra.
CONSIDERED ONE OF THE FIVE BEST MUSIC/VARIETY TV SPECIALS EVER PRODUCED

“SINATRA, LAS VEGAS STYLE” {Datsun] [1 HOUR-TV SPECIAL]
Producer-Director
Al Alvarez and 28 piece Orchestra

“SINATRA IN PARADISE [Sinatra/Tin-Bar Productions] [Bermuda] [1 HOUR]
Producer-Director
Pat Henry, Pia Zadora, Rudy Ford, Rena Winters, Larry O’Brien’s Irish
Brass, Roy Van Noy Singers & Dancers

THE CONCERT SINATRA” [Sinatra/Tin-Bar Productions] [Bermuda] [1 HOUR]
Producer-Director
Pat Henry, Larry O’Brien and His Orchestra

SOUND FACTOR [Paul Webb Productions] [1 HOUR]
Producer – Director
Eddie Mekka, Journey, Roger Daltry, Starguard, Freda Payne,
Johnny London, Sir Elton John, B.J. Thomas, Alan Parsons Project

STARS OF SOUND” {Reina Productions] [1 HOUR]
Producer- Director – Writer
Ray Eberle, Bobbie Gentry, Buck Owens, Johnny London.
Al Martino, Rena Winters

DICK STEWART DANCE PARTY [Westinghouse – 1 Hour series]
Director
Dick with an endless list of current recording stars

THIS IS YOUR FBI {NBC-TV documentary mini-series] [6 HOURS]
Producer-Director-Writer
John Cashell, Wib Burke
SPECIAL CITATION FROM UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

TREASURE OF TAYOPA [feature film] [Reina Productions –Arizona-Mexico]
Producer-Director-Writer
Gilbert Roland, Rena Winters, Bob Corrigan, Phil Trapani, Andrew Farnsworth,
Frank Hernandez

JERRY VALE’S WORLD [Sierra Vista Productions – 26 half-hours –syndication]
{Various Las Vegas Locations}
Producer-Director
Robert Goulet, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Rena Winters, Tommy Leonetti,
Harry James, Liza Minnelli, Don Rickles, Tiffany Bolling, Redbone,
Laurenda Almeida, Garn Littledyke, Bob Newhart, Johnny Mathis,
Andy Williams, O.C. Smith, Vicki Carr, Johnny Cash, Jim Nabors,
Dick Roman, The Mills Brothers, Dick Jensen, Norm Crosby

WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS [ABC-TV] [Football]
Producer
Paul Christman, Curt Gowdy, George Ratterman

“PIA ZADORA IN LONDON” [Tin-Bar Productions] [London/USA]
Producer-Director
Vincent Falcone, The London Phiharmonic, Robert Farnon Conducting

SHOOT FOR THE GOLD [OLYMPIC SPECIAL – NRA PRODUCTION] Producer-Director
Robert Stack, Garry Anderson, Lonis & Dena Wiggers, Matt Dryke,
Dr. Dan Landers

HONORS:

Greenbrier Military College Alumni Hall of Fame:
Production – Direction – Writing - Music

Columbus Musicians Hall of Fame:
Performer – Composer – Musical Director

Wrote : “Raindrops On My Window” for Marty Robbins
Theme for TV special “Sinatra In Paradise”
Score for TV series “Danger, Wild Cargo”
Theme for TV comedy series “In The Company Of Stars”

AUTHOR:

Southwest Adventure [ historical novel]
Components Of Murder [true crime]
I Pledge Allegiance [contributing author- American heroes]
Treasure Of La Dura [novel]
Terrorist Tayopa [novel]
Wheezer [memoir]
The Man With Evil Eyes

SCREENPLAYS:

“The Golden Jungle” [from best-seller by Richard Newhafer]
“Treasure Of Tayopa”
“Black Star” [with Brendan Walsh]
“Terrorist Tayopa”
“Treasure of La Dura”
“Components Of Murder”
“Electro”
“Bare Fists”
“VANpyre”

OF NOTE:

Consultant for Film & TV Ohio State University College of the Arts
Columbus, Ohio

Consultant to the Republic Of Bophuthatswana, South Africa prior to construction of their national TV network.

INSTRUCTOR:

University of Southern California: Producing/Directing Television
Columbia College of Los Angeles Producing/Directing Television
College of Southern Nevada: Producing Television
Producing Motion Pictures
Writing For Profit
Writing Short Stories That Sell
Writing Novels That Sell
Writing Screenplays That Sell
Advanced Writers Workshop
The Music Of Your Life
Creative Writing

LOCAL& OTHER:

BOB CAWLEY SHOW [1 HOUR A DAY/SIX DAYS A WEEK]
KPHO-TV, PHOENIX, ARIZONA

MUSICAL DIRECTOR: “KATHY GODFREY SHOW” ½ HOUR A DAY – [5 DAYS A WEEK] ABC NETWORK RADIO – KPHO RADIO, PHOENIX, ARIZONA

FATHER OF ARIZONA’S “ALL AMERICAN FAMILY” IN USA
SEARCH./ FEATURED ON ABC NETWORK FROM FLORIDA

_______________________________________________________
BOB CAWLEY SHOW [1 HOUR SHOW/5 DAYS A WEEK]
KOTV-TV TULSA, OKLAHOMA

MATINEE AT HIGH NOON – BOB CAWLEY & MISS OKLAHOMA, LOUISE O’BRIEN [LATER ON BROADWAY IN STARRING ROLE] [5 DAYS A WEEK] KOTV-TV, TULSA, OKLAHOMA

SPORTS DIRECTOR [5 DAYS A WEEK] KOTV-TULSA, OKLAHOMA

SPECIAL CITATION FROM GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA
FOR TV WORK

BOB CAWLEY, FEATURED PIANIST/SINGER “KATE SMITH HOUR”, NBC-TV NETWORK FROM NEW YORK

AL JARVIS SHOW, SINGER-PIANIST, ABC-TV

OWN RADIO SHOW ON WOSU, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

BOB CAWLEY SHOW [5 NIGHTS A WEEK- 1 HOUR WITH LIVE STUDIO AUDIENCE & NAME GUESTS- KTVK-TV
PHOENIX, ARIZONA

BOB CAWLEY, PRODUCER-DIRECTOR SPECIALS BY
GOVERNOR ERNEST MAC FARLAND, KTVK-TV, PHOENIX

HOST “PLAY MARKO” 1 NIGHT A WEEK/1 HOUR. KTVK,
PHOENIX, ARIZONA

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR “SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT” – CASES
MADE FAMOUS BY GENE MC LAIN. 1 HOUR/ONCE A WEEK
KTVK-TV, PHOENIX, ARIZONA

IN SEARCH OF YESTERDAY [THE JOE SPAGNOLA STORY]
Producer-Director-Writer [Meredith Syndication] 1 hour

ROBERT M. CAWLEY – AUTHOR CREDITS

TREASURE OF TAYOPA
Wrote screenplay and book
the movie now available as DVD on Amazon.com

TREASURE OF LA DURA
First of Mexican adventure series
Houdini Publishing, Book Available Amazon,
Barnes & Noble, etc.

COMPONENTS OF MURDER
[based on true story of double homicide
and life of world’s greatest investigative
reporter, Gene McLain who not only
wrote award winning stories about crime
but SOLVED the crimes when police failed]
1st printing by Authorhouse with Amazon.com
2nd printing Houdini Publishing. Available Amazon
Kindle, E Books, Barnes & Noble, etc.
Available as feature film and television series

BLACK STAR [based on life of first black
US Marshall] Book & screenplay currently
under option. No release date set for either
book or motion picture/TV series

WHEEZER- FROM SILENTS TO DIGITAL
[Memoir] due for mid 2017 release.

THE IMPOSSIBLE ALIBI
TIGER WOMAN
COP-OUT
(to be published by Oak Tree Press)

“ELECTRO”
Fiction: World’s #1 Rock Artist
Expose of music world
Out of print

“CLUB FIGHTER”
Boxing story: fiction
Out of print

TREASURE OF TAYOPA
Fiction ; Out of print

Fredrik Eric Nelson

1947

Fredrik Nelson Sr. Fredrik Eric Nelson Sr., 87, of Charleston, died Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017. Born January 13, 1930, in Charleston, Eric was the youngest of four children of Oscar Nelson Sr. and Harriet Isabelle Engstrom Nelson.

Eric was a lifelong resident of Charleston. He was a graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg and later earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. He attended Washington & Lee University Law School prior to being drafted into the Army, where he graduated from leadership and armed forces information school serving the 5th infantry division during the Korean War. He later graduated from the Reppert School of Auctioneering, Decatur, Ind., and was active in various charity auctions, including many FFA events, from the late 1960s through 1980s.Eric's business and professional career expanded a number of industries.

He began his career working for the American Hereford Journal in Kansas City, Mo., and then moved to a supervisory position in advertising and public relations with the Atlantic Greyhound Corporation in Charleston. He later was a leading salesman for United Carbon Company, a Charleston, W.Va., based Company headed by his father Oscar Nelson Sr., a Swedish immigrant. United Carbon was a producer of natural gas and oil and a leading producer of carbon black, a primary ingredient used in the rubber industry, until the company was sold to Ashland Oil. In 1959, Eric and his brother, Tom, co-founded Nelson & Company, one of the first private investment counseling companies in West Vriginia. Eric also formed various diversified investment companies concentrating in the real estate, natural gas, and oil sectors.

Eric's community and organization activities included: member of the West Virginia House of Delegates from 1967-1971; past president of the Charleston WV Lions Club; past president of the Navy League of WV; past potentate of the Beni Kedem Shrine Temple, Charleston, W.Va.; former member of Berry Hills and Edgewood Country Clubs, where he enjoyed working wonders with his "ping" putter; member of Kanawha Lodge No. 20; member of the Kanawha Commander No 4 Knights Templar; a 32nd degree member of the Scottish Rite of Freemason; past director of the Royal Order of Jesters Charleston Court No. 111, and founding director of the former South Hills Bank, Charleston, until it was acquired by Wesbanco Inc, Wheeling, W.Va., where he served as Director and member of the executive committee.One of the Nelson family's great loves and interest was Morlunda Farms located in Lewisburg, W.Va. The Farm was founded by his late father, and named after the town where he was born in Sweden. Morlunda Farms grew into a nationally renowned purebred Polled Hereford operation, showing cattle from coast to coast, with many awards and recognitions. Eric and his late brothers and sister continued the traditions well after their father had passed.

Eric is a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and most recently St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, both in Charleston. Eric so loved life and dearly missed his loving wife of 46 years, Ann, who preceded him in death in 2005. Eric loved to travel and enjoyed the frequent family cruise trips since Ann's passing. Many fond memories were enjoyed by all. Eric has been a resident of Edgewood Summit since 2007. Our family truly wishes to thank the many friends he made and especially the ever caring staff. We were most fortunate for the helping oversight provided by Teresa Walker and Whitney Brester.

In addition to his parents and wife, Ann Cabell Patrick Nelson, Eric was preceded in death by his siblings Anna Marie Nelson Jones of Charleston, Oscar Nelson Jr. of Lewisburg, and Thomas A. Nelson of Charleston and Naples, Fla. He is survived by his children, Eric Jr. (Pam), of Charleston and their children Heather, Tripp and Sydney; Mary Elizabeth Barnes (Robert), of Richmond, Va., and their children Bo and Anna Marie; and William (Megan) of New Orleans, La., and their children Callie and Connor.

A memorial celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at St. Timothy Lutheran Church with the Pastor Jerome Klotz and Pastor Richard Mahan co-officiating. A private burial will be held.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Transportation Fund c/o Beni Kedem Shrine Center, 100 Quarrier St., Charleston, WV 25301; or the charity of your choice.You may send condolences to the family at www.barlowbonsall.com.Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. - See more at: http://www.wvgazettemail.com/Obituaries#OBIT-19

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