Cadet Obituaries

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John Leonard Kisner

1953
 

JOHN LEONARD KISNER, 77 - entered into rest on December 10, 2012 at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville. The son of the late John Hupp Kisner and the late Elizabeth Leonard Kisner and a native of St. Albans, WV, Mr. Kisner settled in Greenville in the mid-1960s. He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Grace (Mangum) Kisner, a son John Kisner II (Nina) of Austin, TX, a son Harrison Kisner of Greenville, a granddaughter, Elizabeth Kisner of Greenville and a sister-in-law Patricia Mangum of Augusta, Ga.

Mr. Kisner graduated from Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV and received a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1960. In 1961 he married Grace Strauss Mangum of Augusta, GA, his constant companion in work and in life. He had a lifelong love of technology and helping people use and understand it in their businesses. After beginning his career with IBM and working with Riegel Textiles, he opened his own software business in 1974, making many friends of clients and employees over the years. He received the Order of the Palmetto from Governor John C. West.

A longtime member and Deacon of Fourth Presbyterian Church, Mr. Kisner was passionately involved in work to better the Sterling Community near Downtown Greenville. He received excellent care from the doctors and nurses of the 5th Floor/Oncology team at St. Francis Hospital, Downtown, in recent months. The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to these brave and kind men and women. Memorials may be made to Fourth Presbyterian Church, 703 East Washington St., 29601 for use in Sterling Community Ministries. Funeral service to be held at 11am Friday, Dec. 14th at Fourth Presbyterian Church after private committal service at the Memorial Garden of the church. Family will receive visitors in the Graham Fellowship Hall following the service.

Published in The Greenville News from December 13 to December 14, 2012

Robert L. Faulwetter

1956
 

Robert Liggett Faulwetter July 31, 1937 - Nov. 15, 2012 Mr. Robert Liggett Faulwetter, 75, passed away at his home on Thursday, November 15, 2012. He was born July 31, 1937 to the late Arthur John Faulwetter and Irma Louise Liggett Faulwetter. Robert was a member of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. He was also a member of the Winston-Salem Train Club and Rural Hall Historical Society. After retirement he became involved with Crisis Control Ministries and King Outreach Ministries. Robert is survived by his wife, Linda Faulwetter of the home, a daughter, Beth Faulwetter of Winston-Salem, a son, Chris Faulwetter and wife Jennifer of East Bend and a grandson, Dawson Faulwetter of East Bend. A private graveside service will be conducted Monday, November 19, 2012. The family will receive friends from 2:00 -4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon at Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home in Rural Hall. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to; King Outreach Ministries, 413 Kingsway Dr., King, NC 27021. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com. (Hayworth-Miller Rural Hall)

Published in Winston-Salem Journal on November 17, 2012
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Word received from Bob's daughter, Beth, informs the Association her father died one week after receiving the diagnosis of cancer of the liver. Hopefully more information will available from the family of Bob's life.

Herb Pearis
December 7, 2012

Clifford Leroy Loudermilk

1949
 

family has notified the Association's of Cliff's death in 2013. No further details are available.

Keith Larid Weekly

1958
 

I am sad to share the news that Keith died Saturday night Sept 8, 2012 at 9pm. Thank you for loving Keith and being a part of his life as he adored his family and friends.

We are having the memorial service on Saturday, September 15th at 10:30AM at the Episcopal Church of the Annunciation, 1673 Jamerson Rd Marietta, GA 30066.

Always,

Pat Weekly

Col Harley T. "Swampy" Marsh

1936
 

Col Harley T. "Swampy" Marsh died September 7, 2012 at the age of 95 from complications caused by leukemia. Swampy's military career began at the age of 13 when he was enrolled at Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV. It was at Greenbrier where he first met his future wife, Helen. Upon graduation from Greenbrier, he entered the US Military Academy in 1937. He graduated West Point in June 1941 and was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the Infantry. Swampy spent the next 30 years serving his country with pride and distinction earning numerous awards and recognitions. He married Helen Duncan September 19, 1942. Having spent their marriage at numerous posts and bases, his last duty station was Ft. Sam Houston, where he retired from the military in 1971. They had moved into the Bel Meade subdivision in San Antonio in 1968 and became very active in their community and built a large group of close friends. In November 2000, his wife had a stroke and spent the next 3 years at Parklane West Health Care Center under constant care. Swampy showed his undying devotion to his wife during those 3 years by spending every day but 3 visiting his wife at Parklane prior to her death. He was there so frequently that some staff members thought he worked there. Swampy was part of the "Greatest Generation" who went about their daily tasks quietly, without fanfare, without complaining and expecting no thanks or recognition. In his community of Bel Meade he became the "go to" person when something needed to be done. In recognition of the many of years work and service he did for his community, in May 2000, the City Council of San Antonio passed an ordinance naming a Bel Meade greenspace "Swampy Marsh Park". He viewed this as a highlight of his life. Swampy will be dearly missed by his family, friends and all those that knew him. Swampy was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Cossman Marsh, his father, Harley T. Marsh, Sr., and his wife, Helen Duncan Marsh. He is survived by his son Jeff (Mary) Marsh, daughter Pamela Ann Marsh, grandson James (Kellie) Marsh, granddaughter Kimberly (Richard) Skidmore, and great grandchildren Madelyn Marsh and Coltin Marsh. The family wants to give a special thanks to all the wonderful doctors and nurses who gave him such great care for his prostate cancer and his leukemia. Visitation will be at Sunset Funeral Home, Austin Highway, from 5:00PM to 7PM on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Funeral Services will be held at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012 at 9:00A.M. Interment will follow at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests you make donations to the charity of your choice . Visit http://www.sunsetfuneralhomesa.com/ to offer your condolences.

Howard E. Keim

1953
 

Howard E. "Hal" Keim, a member of the senior class of 1953 died on September 4, 2012 in Waterford, PA. His wife informed the Association of her husband's passing

Richard Cameron Anderson

1949
 

Richard Cameron Anderson, class of 1949 passed away on Friday, August 31, 2012 at the
HPH Hospice in Inverness, Florida. Born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana Richard lived most of his life in
the Cleveland, Ohio area.He graduated from high school at GMS in 1949 where e was a member of the Best Drilled Platoon. He was a corporate pilot for over 47 years before retiring to Citrus Country in 2001. He had recieved his pilot's license when he was 16 years old.

He was the author of "My Story", a well written memoir of his years as a pilot that carried some stories of
his years at GMS.

A memorial service will be held on September 12 at 3:00pm at the Citrus Masonic Lodge.

Rene R. Dufour

1954
 

Rene Raymond Dufour, 77, of Hot Springs,VA passed into eternity on August 27, 2012. A celebration of his life will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, September 1, 2012, at McLaughlin and Young Funeral Home. 540-839-2961.

Lewis W. "Buddy" Carroll

1950
 

No detail available

William D. Clifton

1948
 

William “Bill” David Clifton, 81, of Circleville, passed away on Aug. 3, 2012, at his residence with his loving wife by his side.

He was born on Nov. 3, 1930, in Circleville, the son of Elmer E. and Margaret Marie (Wihl) Clifton.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mary L (Campen) Clifton; two daughters, Nancy L. Wyrick of Arlington, Texas, and Marie E. “Beth” Howell (Jeff McClanahan) of Circleville; grandchildren, Amy L. (Jeremy) Pike, Drew Wyrick, William D. Clifton II, Stephen Howell, Ryan Clifton and Kevin (Ashley) McClanahan; great-granddaughter, Sydney; sister-in-law, Joanne Trump; nieces and nephew, Susan, Patt, Jan, Jane, Mary Ann, Nancy, Carla and Dan; numerous great nieces and nephews; and special family friend, Cathy VanHorn.

William was preceded in death by his parents; son, David W. Clifton in 2006; brothers, Jack E. and Richard Clifton; sister, Betty J. Nelson; and nephew, Jeffrey Clifton.

He attended Circleville schools and graduated from Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, W. Va. He attended Ohio University and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict as a military policeman in Japan. Bill worked within the family business and started his own company, Dynamic Sales Inc. in Circleville from 1961 until 2000. He was served as president of Clifton Auto Parts Inc., which he purchased and ran until 2010.

Bill became a licensed pilot at the age of 16 and loved flying his own plane. He was also an avid traveler seeing the United States with Mary in their motorhomes and spending the winters in Florida.

Bill was a member and past president of the Circleville Jaycees, a member of Circleville Rotary Club, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the Columbus Maennerchor. He was a member of the United Methodist Church. Bill was a member of Pickaway Lodge #23 F & AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Columbus, the Aladdin Shrine in Columbus, a member, past president and past director of the Aladdin Drum and Bugle Corps, a member of the Royal Order of Jesters Columbus Court #8 and a member of the Ambassador’s Club of Aladdin Shrine.

Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Rev. Richard Westinghouse officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Masonic Service at 8 p.m.

The family requests donations to the Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Richard C. Barker

1955
 

Dick, or Lex to some, died in Moose, Wymoing. He was company commander of "A" Company during his senior year, 1955.

Eric O. Wagner

1943
 

No detail available. Association notified by family.

Robert Charles Johnson

1955
 

Robert C. Johnson, Ballard, WV

Robert "Bob" Charles Johnson, 73, of Ballard departed this life and went to be with his Lord Jesus, July 23, 2012 at his home in the loving care of his wife, friends and hospice staff. Bob succumbed to cancer after a yearlong struggle. Born in Cumberland, MD on June 12, 1939, he was the son of the late Elmer Leroy and Gladys Alberta Emmart Johnson. He was preceded in death by his former wife Mary Sue Lively and their daughter Melissa Dawn Johnson and grandson Shane David. He is survived by his wife (first name?) Ellen Spangler Johnson of Ballard, WV; one son Robert C. Johnson, II and wife Donna Marie Johnson of Biloxi, MS; two daughters, Robin Sweeney and husband Victor Sweeney of Biloxi, MS and Via Hope Austin and husband Ricky Austin of Biloxi, MS; two brothers Wayne Leroy Johnson of Wiggins, MS and Gary W. Johnson and wife Sandra Johnson of Asheville, NC; five nephews; 8 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Bob spent two years at Greenbrier Military School, Lewisburg, WV and graduated from Pearisburg High School in 1957 and attended classes at Roanoke Business College and Virginia Tech before working at the Celanese plant in Narrows. He also worked as a sales associate for Kirby and Electrolux vacuum cleaner companies and as a jailer for Harrison County Sheriff Department, MS. Visitation will be the evening of Tuesday, July 24, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, July 25 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Birchlawn Burial Park. Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the Johnson family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.

Eldon B. Turner

1939
 

Mail returned from Salt Lake City marked "deceased".

John Arthur Einreinhofer

1954
 

John A. Einreinhofer, 77, a 46-year resident of the Newfoundland section of West Milford Township, N.J., died suddenly on July 10, 2012, in Stockholm, N.J. He had suffered from complications of diabetes and hypertension in recent years. He was born April 1, 1935, in Passaic, N.J., the son of John and Minnie Einreinhofer, who both predeceased him. He is survived by his beloved wife of more than 47 years, Mildred, of Newfoundland, N.J.; his son, John Einreinhofer of South Charleston, formerly of Newfoundland; grandson, John of South Charleston; son, Donald Einreinhofer, formerly of Newfoundland, now of Stockholm, N.J.; daughter-in-law, Johanna; granddaughter, Jane, and granddaughter, Delana, also of Stockholm; brother, Robert Einreinhofer and sister-in-law, Nancy Einreinhofer, of Sparta, N.J.; and nephew, Bobby Einreinhofer of Jefferson Township, N.J.
John grew up in Garfield, N.J., where he starred in track and football, and went on to military school at Greenbrier Military Academy in Lewisburg, where he played football and boxed. He was offered a football scholarship to William and Mary College, but injuries forced him to instead continue his football career at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia. At Hampden-Sydney, he had a 270-plus yard rushing performance with three touchdowns against Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, a performance so impressive that Baltimore Colts scouts in the stands later sent him letters of interest. However, injuries forced him to give up his football playing career and he completed his history degree at Farleigh Dickinson University. He also then served in the United States Army in the 50th Armored Division where he was part of an M-48 tank crew. He began his teaching career at the then-Pope Pius High School in Passaic, N.J., where he met his wife, Mildred, while both were teaching. He then moved on to West Milford Township High School, where he coached track, cross-country and football and taught history for 30 years before his retirement. He was inducted into the Passaic County Coaches Hall of Fame and won multiple Skyline and Northern Hills Conference Coach of the Year awards, and recorded more than 100 wins as head coach in both track and cross-country while head coach. In an inspired performance, his track team won the Northern Hills Conference title in his final season as head coach in 1985. He was cited as a father figure by many he taught and coached. A very honorable person and devoted family man, he will be greatly missed. He enjoyed history, in which he was an expert, reading, hunting, gardening, following football, boxing and, especially, the New York Yankees. He also enjoyed travel to West Virginia and the Jersey Shore.

Visitation will be Friday at Lesko-Stickle Funeral Home in Newfoundland, N.J. The funeral will be held Saturday.

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Frank C. McCue

1951
 

'Doc' McCue dies at 82

Credit: University of Virginia Media Relations

Dr. Frank McCue, who led the sports medicine program at the University of Virginia for decades, passed away on Sunday at the age of 82.

By: JERRY RATCLIFFE | Daily Progress
Published: July 08, 2012
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One of the most beloved individuals in University of Virginia history, Dr. Frank C. McCue III, passed away Sunday at the age of 82.

Known simply to most as “Doc,” McCue directed the UVa sports medicine program for more than 40 years. He was a pioneer in orthopedic surgery and once considered the leading hand surgeon in the nation, often attracting some of the biggest names in professional sports to his care.

Not only did McCue, the Cavaliers’ team physician, and his longtime sidekick Joe Gieck, take care of UVa athletes but also donated their time to treat athletes from other universities around the state as well as injured high school athletes.

“No one loved the University of Virginia more, nor has anyone done more to contribute to the welfare of citizens across the Commonwealth than Frank McCue,” said Virginia athletics director Craig Littlepage. “When I think about people that truly made a difference in the welfare of others, Dr. McCue will be at the top of my list. It is hard to estimate the number of patients he served, the number of aspiring doctors and trainers he mentored or the number of hours he volunteered during his career.”

McCue served as surgeon for not only UVa but the University of Richmond, William & Mary and VMI athletics programs prior to those institutions having their own doctors.

In 1998, the McCue Society was created in his honor and annually provided numerous scholarships in the field of Sports Medicine to both graduates and undergraduates at the June dinner.

It was at the dinner three years ago when former UVa basketball player and head coach Jeff Jones gave an inside perspective on what Dr. McCue meant to student-athletes and coaches alike. Jones was fired as the Cavaliers’ coach in 1998 and referenced that period of his life in a personal story about McCue.

“April 6, 1998, wasn’t the best day or month for me,” Jones told those attending the McCue Society dinner. “It was a tough time, but often in difficult times, things are revealed that make a meaningful impact that sticks with you a long time. I received a letter from Dr. McCue, that I still have.”

Noting that, Jones pulled the letter from his pocket and read it aloud to the crowd.

“Many people have come and gone in the athletic department and the athletes are part of my family,” McCue wrote Jones. “I really think of you as another son. If I can ever do anything for you and yours, just let me know.”

Jones said he has kept the letter over the years because McCue was always special to him and always will be.

“Thousands of lives have been touched in a positive way by Dr. Frank McCue,” Jones said.

McCue was a native of Maxwelton, W.Va., and attended Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, before receiving his bachelor’s and medical degrees from UVa in 1952 and 1956. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at UVa and a two-year fellowship in surgery of the hand with Drs. Joseph Boyes, James Wilson and Herbert Stark in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California.

He returned to UVa in 1961 and joined the School of Medicine faculty as an instructor in orthopedic surgery. He was named a full professor of orthopedic surgery in 1974.

McCue retired in 2003 and was named Professor Emeritus of Orthopedics at UVa hospital and because of his love and dedication to Cavalier football, he became the first inductee to the Order of the Crossed Sabres, which is the Virginia Football Alumni Club’s most prestigious honor.

The Virginia High School Coaches Association, in appreciation of the work that McCue volunteered for decades, annually presents a sports medicine award in his name.

McCue loved his “fellows,” that would join colleagues, athletic trainers, students, coaches and friends each summer for the McCue Society conference where the good doctor would always hold court.

Even this past June, with health conditions presenting him discomfort, McCue managed to attend the dinner and shared his thoughts with those in attendance.

The McCue Center, which is UVa’s primary athletics support building and also houses sports medicine and the Cavaliers’ football program, is named in his honor.

“Frank McCue represented the values that make the University of Virginia great,” said UVa president Teresa A. Sullivan. “He was selfless, dedicated, professional and always ready to serve the University he so loved. His presence will be greatly missed and his contributions simply cannot be overstated.”

Littlepage perhaps said it best with his final thought on McCue.

“He’ll be missed and there will never be another like him,” Littlepage said.

David B. Snodgrass

1959
 

David B. Snodgrass,71 of Gibsonia, Formerly of Moon Twp.,died
Sunday,June 24,2012. Born July 11,1940 in Altoona, and raised in Marietta, Ohio,he was the son of the late William and Mildred (Dixon)Snodgrass.He was the beloved brother of Phyllis (Ronald) Johnson of Rome,Ga. and Joy Lee Theobald of Cleveland,Ohio.

David was a graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV, a member of the Class of 1959. He was a former member of the Board of GMSAA.

An Army veteran,David was a computer programmer for Bayer Corp.
and was a recreational pilot over the years sharing ownership in
several airplanes.

Private interment will be held in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery,Rittman,Ohio August 10th,2012

Daniel Ray Martin

1959
 

Daniel Ray Martin, 72, of Narrows, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at his home. He was a life long resident of Giles County. He was an active member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Narrows, where he faithfully reached out to the youth of Giles County and was always ready to provide transportation to anyone willing to ride in the back of his truck. He was an avid coach of little league sports in Narrows, where he never picked favorites and made sure everyone had a good time. Dan's home was always open to anyone, and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. Daniel was born in Narrows on October 23, 1939, and was the son of the late James Bo and Myrtle Shrader Martin.
He is survived by one son, Gabriel Martin and wife Jennifer of Pembroke; and one daughter Temple Martin of Narrows; one sister, Anna Sue Presley of Hazel Park, Michigan; four brothers, Thomas Martin and wife Judy of Haymarket, Va., Bill Martin and wife Judy of Staunton, Va., Jimmy Martin of Salem, and Clifford (Kip) Martin and wife Janet of Broad Run, Va., several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 22, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); 605 Memorial Boulevard in Narrows, with Ed Tiller, Minister, officiating. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider First Christian Church, P.O. Box 441, Narrows, VA 24124.
The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, 540-726-2442, and online by visiting riffefuneralservice.com.

William Bream White, Jr.

1951
 

William Bream White Jr., 79, of Montgomery, died June 12, 2012, at home. He was born March 24, 1933, and was the son of the late William B. and Velma Young White Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Melba White; his son, John White; and sister-in-law, Betty Carson.
Bill graduated from Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, and attended West Virginia University. He was drafted into the U.S. Army before graduation, and upon returning from the Army he married the love of his life, Melba Lou Fitzwater White, who preceded him in death in 2007, shortly after their 50th anniversary. He was the third generation owner and operator of the family business, White's Department Store in Montgomery, and had served on the Montgomery City Council. He was a member and elder of Montgomery Presbyterian Church, and an active choir member. He was a former member of the Montgomery General Hospital board of directors, and a member of Coal Valley No. 74 AF&AM in Montgomery and of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Charleston and the Beni Kedem Shrine in Charleston, where he was formerly a member of the Gold Band. After retiring from the family business, he received his B.A. degree in history from West Virginia State College. He also retired from the West Virgin! ia Governor's Office of Housing and Economic Development.
Surviving are his children, Ann Neese and her husband, Mike, of Montgomery, Alice White and her companion, Betty Nichols, of Pooler, Ga., and William B. White III of Charleston; grandchildren, Christopher Neese and his wife, Devon, of Charleston and Ashley Hawn and her husband, Josh, of Wilmington, N.C.; sister-in-law, Helen Fitzwater Lodge of Charleston; and brother-in-law, Tom Carson of Montgomery.
Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Montgomery Christian Church with the Rev. Jim Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Montgomery Memorial Park, London, with Masonic graveside rites.
Friends may call two hours prior to the service at the church.
O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent at www.odellfuneralhome.com.

James Marvin Yoder

1957
 

Master Sergeant Retired James Marvin Yoder

Dates:
Birth date: August 26, 1939
Death date: May 25, 2012

Obituary:
James Marvin Yoder, 72, of Farmville went home to be with the Lord on Friday, May 25. James was born on August 26, 1939 in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Millard and Katherine (Scarberry) Yoder. He died peacefully in the arms of family, with the support of many friends after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

James graduated from Greenbrier Military Academy in 1957 and joined the Army where he valiantly served our country until his retirement in 1978. He began his second career in 1980 with the Department of Corrections and retired for the second time in 2002. He loved farming, fishing and traveling with his lovely wife, Vada Ilene Yoder. James was a long-time member of the Maranatha Baptist Church.

James was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Vada Ilene; their children, Kim Lang Yoder (Le'), Patricia Hurt (Jimmy), Eugene Lester, Wilma Jean Altice (Richard), and Jerry Howerton, as well as 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. Brothers Kenneth Yoder (Sharon) of Tornado, WV, Harold Yoder of Georgia as well as boyhood friends Ronny Williams and Bob Blair of Charleston, West Virginia and good friend Don Campbell of Keysville, VA also survive him.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 28, 2012 1:00pm at the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home with interment at Trinity Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Sunday, May 27, 2012 7:00-9:00pm at the funeral home.

Visitation:
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Puckett Funeral Home 115 Covington Court Farmville VA 23901 (map/driving directions)

Service:
1:00 pm on Monday, May 28, 2012 at Puckett Funeral Home 115 Covington Court Farmville VA 23901 (map/driving directions)

Cemetery:
Trinity Memorial Gardens 22482 Prince Edward Hwy Farmville VA 23901 (map/driving directions)

Harold "Buddy" Baisden

1958
 

Harold Lloyd Baisden, age 71 passed from this life on May 19, 2012. He was the much beloved father of Eva Baisden Canitano and Lisa Baisden Towery. Our Dad loved his son in laws, Joseph Canitano and Roger Towery. He truly adored his three grandchildren, Courtney Canitano, Matthew Towery and Michael Towery and they have so many special memories of the years they spent together. We will forever cherish the many trips we took over the years, our camping adventures, hiking and walks on the beach. We will always think of him when we see the leaves change in Fall, a beautiful waterfall or talking with our children around the fire. We were blessed to remain close and committed as a family over the years. We will continue to carry on his legacy and are thankful to so many of you who have reached out to us over the years. He truly felt loved and appreciated by all of you.

He was a 1958 graduate of Greenbrier Military School and Marshall University. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a retired Fairfax County police officer as well as serving the Prince William County Sheriff’s Department. It was truly his honor to serve in that capacity.

He also leaves behind a sister, Carolyn Sue Crum and her husband Doug, brother, Darvin and his wife Nancy, sister Kaye and husband Richard. He cherished his nieces and nephews, James, John, Walter, Ben, Sandi and Travis. We would also like to acknowledge his special relationship with his cousin, Earl Baisden as well as his very dear friend, Chuck Cohenour.

What has been our earthly loss is certainly Heaven’s gain. We have truly been blessed by this special man. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS
Memorial Service for Buddy Baisden
Wednesday May 23, 2012
Baker-Post Funeral Home
10001 Nokesville Road
Manassas, Virginia 20110

Family will receive 1-2 PM
Service 2 PM
Reception Immediately after the service

In Lure of flowers, please make any donations to

Hospice Capital Caring
10530 Linden Lake Plaza
Suite 200
Manassas, Virginia 20109

Thanks for all the cards, calls, e-mails, food and prayers

Patty

Robert E. Fletcher

1958
 

Robert died this morning (Tuesday, May 8, 2012) due to complications from type II diabetes.

More details will follow as availalble.

Robert Rush Largen

1945
 

Robert R Largen (March 9, 1927 - May 7, 2012)

Robert Rush Largen, 85, of Lacey, WA passed away Monday, May 7, 2012 at his home. Bob was born March 9, 1927 to William M. Largen and Annie Hite Largen in Coalwood, WV. He grew up in Coalwood and Raysal, WV, graduating in 1944 from War High School. After attending Greenbrier Military School, Bob served his country in the United States Army. His military career spanned 27 years, including WWII and two tours in Vietnam. He retired in 1972 as a Chief Warrant Officer III in Communications and Cryptography. Bob then worked at the Washington State Library where he met Rosemary Shold. They married on August 2, 1974, making their home in Yelm, WA. Bob was a coal miner, photographer, gunsmith, and author as well as a life teacher. He used his wit and creativity to convey his thoughts in a way that captivated his audience, making a lasting impression on everyone he met. Bob was a member of the St. Columban Parish in Yelm. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Rosemary Shold; his children Alan R. Largen (Allison) of Vashon Island; Catherine W. Largen; Patricia M. Largen, both of Federal Way; Thomas M. Largen of Spanaway; and William C. Largen (Anna) of Cocollala, ID; his grandchildren Otto and Nolon Largen; his step-grandchildren Cale and Erin Middleton; and his sister Wilma L. Jefferson of Winston-Salem, NC. Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at Yelm Cemetery in Yelm, WA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be left at www.woodlawn-funeralhome.com

David Curtis Parrish Jr..

1941
 

In Memory of
David Curtis Parrish Jr.
Entered into rest - May 2, 2012

Visitation:
Sunday, May 6 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Service:
Monday, May 7, 2012 10:30 A.M. St. Peter's Episcopal Church

Interment:
Paris Cemetery
David Curtis Parris, Jr., 90, of Bourbon County, died Wednesday, 2 May 2012 in Paris, Kentucky as a result of complications from Parkinson's Disease. Parrish was born 14 May 1921 in Bourbon County, the fourth son to the late Stella Adams Parrish and David Curtis Parrish. He was predeceased by brothers, Thomas Douglas Parrish, William Hockaday Parrish, Rodes Shackelford Parrish, James Leslie Parrish, and a sister, Laura Lee Parrish. On 25 August 1945, he married Susan Taylor Hyde of West Hartford, Connecticut. Parrish was educated in the Paris School system and was graduated from Paris High School in 1940. He then attended Greenbrier Military College, Lewisburg, West Virginia. From there he entered the United States Army Air Force at the beginning of World War II. After obtaining his flight wings and further training, he entered the European Theatre as a P-47 pilot with the 396th Fighter Squadron 368th Fighter Group. Flying initially from England as escort to bombers over Germany, later he would fly missions in support of ground troops during the D-Day invasion. His group transferred to France shortly after D-Day participating in strafing attacks on German defensive positions. For his efforts during this time he was awarded the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, and the Air Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters. He returned to the states in January 1945 and served in pilot instruction at Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, until discharge in the summer of 1945. Parrish was a lifelong resident of Bourbon County where he was a founding member of The Clay Ward Agency in 1961 and Indian Creek in 1971. He was past-president of the Paris Rotary Club, the Paris-Bourbon County YMCA, The Thoroughbred Club of America, and The Kentucky Lloyd's Agent Association. In 2009, Parrish was named to the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame. A lifelong farmer, he greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening and following The University of Kentucky athletic teams. Parrish is survived by his wife of 66 years, Susan Hyde Parrish. He is also survived by a son, Rodes Shackelford Parrish and daughters, Helen Parrish Beach and Leslie Parrish Isaacs; grandchildren, Susan Taylor Beach Moloney, Charles Beach IV, David Parrish Isaacs, and William Stewart Isaacs; and great granddaughters, Catherine Elliott Moloney and Caroline Fielding Moloney. Visitation will be at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Paris, KY, Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday May 7, 2012 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Paris, KY, with burial to follow at the Paris Cemetery. Services will be conducted by Rev. Michael E. Carlisle and Rev. Chris Brannock-Wanter. Pallbearers will be Charlton C. Cox, Theodore R. Kuster, Dr. Murray West, W.B. Rogers Beasley, Charles Beach IV, David Parrish Isaacs, William Stewart Isaacs, and Michael Whit Moloney. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Paris-Bourbon County YMCA, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Kentucky Aviation Museum, of the charity of your choice.

William Cameron "Wood" McCue

1953
 

MAXWELTON — William Cameron “Wood” McCue died at home in Maxwelton, West Virginia, on April 23, 2012. Wood was born on February 25, 1933, in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. He was the son of the late Frank Cyrus and Janet Arbuckle McCue and grew up on Hillhurst Farm in Maxwelton, West Virginia, with his parents, two brothers, five aunts and one uncle. Wood married Shirley Rocha in 1957; they recently celebrated 55 happy years together.

Wood attended Greenbrier County public schools and graduated from Greenbrier Military School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Athletic Training from West Virginia University and a degree in Physical Therapy from the Medical College of Virginia. Wood earned Master’s degrees in Public Health from the University of Michigan and in City Planning from the University of Cincinnati.

Wood served as Associate Executive Director of the Chattanooga Health and Welfare Planning Council of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and later as Executive Director of the Public Health Federation in Cincinnati. From 1968 to 1978 he was Executive Director of the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of South Florida, formed a management consulting firm in Washington, D.C., and, under contract with the U.S. Public Health Service, wrote “The History of Health Planning in America” and represented the United States at an International World Health Organization conference on health planning in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 1980, Wood and Shirley came home to Greenbrier County. They settled into the home place in Maxwelton and with Tom Moore formed Moore-McCue and Associates, a private practice offering comprehensive physical therapy services. Wood became an enthusiastic and dedicated community volunteer. For twenty-six years he volunteered as athletic trainer to Greenbrier East High School and Greenbrier Eastern Middle School. The training room at Greenbrier East, which he developed, not bears his name. He was also inducted into the Greenbrier East High School Sports Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class of 2002.

He was an active member of the Lewisburg Rotary Club and the Lewisburg Elks Lodge and Country Club. Wood led the campaign to raise funds to build a new Country Club after the old one was destroyed by fire. He was several times named Elk of the Year. Wood was active in the Presbyterian Church in every city he lived in. He served as a ruling Elder at Clifton Presbyterian Church, Maxwelton.

In recognition of their service to church and community, Wood and Shirley received Shepherd’s Center Greenbrier Valley’s Community Service Award in 2011. Wood was inducted into the West Virginia University’s College of Physical Activity and Sports Science Hall of Fame in 2011. He was named most effective Community Health Planner in America by the American Public Health Associating and the American Health Planning Association.

Wood McCue was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Dr. Davis McCue.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Shirley, his brother, Dr. Frank C. McCue III and wife Nancy, and his sister-in-law Barbara Lynn McCue. He is survived by his nieces Janet Kimberly McCue, Krista McCue Moshier (Mark), Marylyle McCue Reiter (Jordan) and his nephews Gregory Davis McCue (Whitney) and Frank Joseph McCue. Also surviving are two great-nieces, Emily and Alice Arbuckle Craig, four great-nephews, Scott McCue (Candice), Wesley and Davis Moshier, Nissim Reiter, and one great-great-nephew, Davis William McCue.

A service of Thanksgiving for the life of Wood McCue will be held on May 5, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Clifton Presbyterian Church, Maxwelton, West Virginia, with Rev. Janice Johnson officiating, with a Celebration of his life at the Lewisburg Elks Country Club immediately following the service.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, gifts in Wood’s memory be made to Clifton Presbyterian Church, PO Box 200, Maxwelton, WV 24957, or to the Lewisburg Elks Country Club, PO Box 68, Lewisburg, WV 24901.

McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Wood (Bill) was a 1953 Junior College graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg.

Richard Lee Skaggs II

1970
 

LEWISBURG — Richard Lee “Rick” Skaggs II, 60, of Lewisburg, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2012, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a sudden illness.

Born November 20, 1951, in Ronceverte, Rick was the son of Virginia Craggs Skaggs of Lewisburg and the late Richard Lee “Dick” Skaggs.

Rick was Owner of Quick Essentials in Lewisburg, former owner of Park Grove Farms Feed Store and Mountaineer Bump Shop was a member of the Old Stone Presbyterian Church, and was a member of Richlands Ruritan Club.

Other than his father, Rick was preceded in death by son-in-law Greg Carter.

Survivors include wife Mary Lou Skaggs of Lewisburg; mother Virginia S. Skaggs of Lewisburg; daughter Melissa Skaggs Carter of Lewisburg; stepdaughter Suzanne Brown of Maxwelton; stepgrandson Tyler Caldwell of Maxwelton; sister Ginnie (Dan) Glick of Clarksville, MD; brother Kim (Debbie) Skaggs of Richmond, VA; Melissa’s mother Nanette Skaggs of Lewisburg; aunt Barbara Braun of N.J.; uncles Bill Russell of Lewisburg and Douglas Craggs of Baltimore, MD; and several nieces and nephews.

Rick was a graduate of Greenbrier East High School and was a post graduate student at Greenbrier Military school in 1970

Service will be 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at the Old Stone Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dr. Dexter Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at the Rosewood Cemetery.

Friends may call Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg.

Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Please send online condolences by visiting www. WallaceandWallaceFH.com.

James Russell Fields

1956
 

James Russell Fields
September 5, 1941 - April 17, 2012

James Russell Fields known to family and friends as “Jim or Jimmy Fields “
died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Jim, age 70, believed in Jesus and practiced his faith. He was a cherished son, beloved grandson, precious nephew, dear cousin, and a loyal friend to everyone he met.
He was born September 5, 1941 in Isaban, WV to the late Louise Butler Fields Hall and the late Russell Fields. Jim lived in Welch, WV, Pittsburgh, Pa, Washington, D.C., but spent his adult life in the Roanoke/Vinton area.
Jim attended Greenbrier Military School, Lewisburg, WV and graduated from Carlisle Military Academy, Bamberg, South Carolina. Upon graduation from Carlisle, he continued his education and training throughout his life. Jim took to heart and practiced Carlisle’s belief that states, “Believing that indeed American is dear and that patriotism and citizenship should be deep sentiments…” He had a passion for history, democracy , and the military and was a strong supporter of the veterans. He loved horses and rode for years. Jim was an avid football fan. He followed West Virginia University, Virginia Tech, The Ohio State University, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He enjoyed traveling with his mother Louise and step- father Jack. Jim’s favorite dining spot was Montano’s where he knew most everyone by name. Jim was a member of First Baptist Church of Roanoke. He was a retired employee of General Electric. He valued his relationships with family and friends and never missed a family birthday party or holiday gathering, Jim was kind, compassionate and always looking for ways to make others feel special. He never met a stranger.
Jim leaves behind his step father Jack Hall, Welch, WV, two aunts, Emma Hampton(Jimmy) Roderfield, WV, Mabel Bailey(Phil) Elkview, WV, two uncles,
Sammy Butler(Emma Lou) Bluefield, VA, Frank Butler, Monroe,OK. Close neighbor and friends John and Sybil Mills, Vinton, VA. Steps brothers and sisters Robert and Karen Johnson of Colorado, David, Russ, Rhonda and Donna Hall of Canada. Cousins Patty Vance Shermat(Carl), Roanoke, VA, Kathy Hampton Daniels(Joe), New Albany, OH, ,Michael Hampton(BJ) Douglasville, GA, Joey Pierce(Janice) Fuquay Verina, NC, Danny Butler(Ann), Timmy Butler(Vickie), Robbie Butler(Shannon) all of Iaeger, WV , AJ Fields, South Charleston, WV, twelve second cousins, seven third cousins. Pallbearers will be Jack Hall, Jimmy Hampton, Phil Bailey, Michael Hampton, Joey Pierce, Michael Shermat, Carl Shermat, Matthew Daniels, Jarrod Hampton, John Mills.

Funeral service will be held in the Faith Chapel of First Baptist Church 12:00 noon Saturday April 21, 2012, the Rev. Dr Bryan Smith will officiate and entombment will follow at the Belvedere Gardens Mausoleum at Sherwood Memorial Park. In Lieu flowers memorials may be made to The National D-Day Memorial Foundation, P.O Box 77 Bedford VA 24523. The family will receive friends on Friday from 7-9 p.m. at Oakey’s Roanoke Chapel. 540-982-2100, online condolences may be made at www.oakeys.com.

Facts
Born: September 5, 1941
Death: April 17, 2012

James Kalaaualaokuakini Woolsey, Jr.

1950
 

JAMES KALAAUALAOKUAKINI WOOLSEY, JR., 81, of Kaneohe, died at home on April 4, 2012. He was born in Honolulu and grew up in Manoa. He was the oldest and only surviving son of his predeceased parents James K. and Henrietta Hughes Woolsey. He attended Manoa Elementary, Punahou School and graduated from Greenbrier Military Academy. He achieved the highest rank as a cadet major at Greenbrier. He received a football scholarship to attend Marshall College in West Virginia and also attended University of Hawaii.

His college was interrupted by the Korean War so he joined the Navy and served on the USS Roanoke. At the time of his passing he was Post Commander of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Board member of Oahu One Federal Credit Union and Hawaii Funeral and Cemetery Association.

He was an entrepreneur and most recently was co-owner of Woolsey Mortuary Services and Woolsey Funeral & Cemetery Services. He was active in many clubs, organizations, and societies, contributing exemplar service to all.

He is survived by wife, Ida Kahaumeliala Mesquita; sons, Thomas “Tommy” and Harry Woolsey, Jeffrey, Richard, Antonio and Pono Ledford; daughters, Danna Mae Keanu and Anela Woolsey; grand-children Jordan, Justin, Sierra Lynn, Jonah, Clorissa Estrella, Spencer, Christopher, Whitney, Alyssa, Bryson, Ashley, Courtney, Darcey, Kawika and one great grandchild Jordyn; aunt Miriam Reed; brother in law Sandy Smith; sister in law, Toni Makanoa and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Services held.

Shirley McClung Moore

 

Shirley was the wife of Huston B. Moore Jr., M.D., of Lewisburg. As a member of the Moore family, she worked for the school and Camp Shaw-Mi-Del-Eca, performing a variety of clerical duties.

Her husband was the son of Col H.B. Moore who came to Lewisburg in 1906 as the president of Greenbrier Presbyterial School, later Greenbrier Presbyterial Military School, then to Greenbrier Military School when he and his two brothers, Joe and D.T., purchased the school. Huston taught all levels of math, chemistry and physics. In the early 1970s, he left GMS to attend med school at WVU.

Shirley and Houston had two sons, Burr who died as a young child and David, an attorney practicing law in Lewisburg.

Shirley's brothers, Glen Alan ‘66, G. Richard ‘59, C. Douglas ‘62 and C. Wayne ‘60 are graduates of GMS.

Frank H Batchelor

1940
 

Frank H. Batchelor passed away in his home on Windy Ghoul Drive, Beaver, on Thursday, March 29, 2012, the day of his 90th birthday.

Mr. Batchelor was the son of the late Frank M. Batchelor and Aurelia Harvey Batchelor of Monaca. His late siblings were Anne Batchelor Steege and William Batchelor. He leaves his wife, Carin Mommendey Batchelor; sons, Frank and his wife Margit of Wellesley, MA and Stuart and his wife Nancy of Burlingame, CA; and four grandchildren, Kristina (Wellesley), Andrea and her husband Ryan Patrico (Providence, RI), Jessica (Denver, CO) and Christopher (Burlingame).

Mr. Batchelor was of the Presbyterian faith. He was born and raised in Monaca, graduated from Greenbrier Military Academy, and received his bachelor's degree from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the Army and served with the 398th Regiment of the 100th Infantry Division in Ardennes/Alsace, Rhineland, and Central Europe. In Germany, during the occupation, he met his future wife. After military service, he joined the family business, Batchelor Bros. Furniture, which he managed until its closure in 2010. Batchelor Furniture was in continuous operation by only two-generations of the family for 114 years since its founding in Monaca in 1896. Stores existed in several locations in Monaca, Rochester, and Baden. The Northern Lights store was an original store when that shopping complex opened. The Beaver Valley Mall store also was among the initial group of tenants there. Additionally, he worked in banking in Monaca with the First National Bank of Beaver County as both its Chairman and President.

Beyond his business-related undertakings, Mr. Batchelor was active in the community. He served as chairman of the Salvation Army of Beaver County, chairman of the Advisory Board of Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus, and president of the Board of Trustees of the former Children's Home of Beaver County. He was a recipient of the William Booth award from the Salvation Army honoring his service to that institution. His dedication to these organizations spanned decades.

He and his wife were inveterate international travelers throughout much of his life. They were for many years members of the Beaver Tourist Club.