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John Thomas Anderson


John Thomas Anderson “Tom” , 86 passed away March 31, 2013. He was born February 20, 1927 in Charleston, SC. He retired from South Carolina Gas & Electric Company after 27 years of service.
Tom is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Ann and son David. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Elizabeth Thomas Anderson.
Private services were held
Biographical Data:
Born Charleston, SC, February 20, 1927. Married Ann Virginia Poston May 25, 1949. One son, David Michael, born October 8, 1961
Graduated primary school in Charleston, SC and college preparatory school (Greenbrier Military School) in Lewisburg, WV. Attended The Citadel in Charleston, SC . Additional training in business management at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC and through various International Correspondence School courses.
Career Summary:
Began employment with the South Carolina Power Company in Charleston, SC as a junior draftsman . Relocated to Columbia, SC in May 1952 with the South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCANA Corporation). Design and drafting, working primarily in the section of electrical switchboard design, protective relaying and control systems and in the design and installation of the first supervisory (remote control)systems for electric and gas substations and hydro electric generating plants. Progression from draftsman to Senior draftsman to electrical Drafting Supervisor to Chief Drafting Supervisor (1952 – 1975). Transferred to Charleston, SC, as Director of Systems in July of 1977. Responsibilities included as in-depth economic study of the Metro Charleston transit system.
Promoted to Executive Assistant in October 1978. Acting manager of Gas Operations for Metro Charleston 1980-82. Responsibilities included the operation and maintenance of a natural gas distribution system with approximately 50,000 customers. Promoted to Executive assistant to the Vice President and Group Executive for Customer Operations in May, 1982.
Accepted Early retirement in April 1983 with 36 years of service
During the next six years, he work in various community positions until his full retirement and moving to Ponte Vedra Beach Florida in 1990.
Community Activities:
Chairman of the Richland County Family Court Advisory Board in 1975; Chairman Blood Donor recruitment Committee American Red Cross1977; Member of Advisory Committee of Industrial Drafting; President and Chairman of the Board, Navy League; Chairman of the Red Carpet Committee;
Member of the Board of Directors, Kiwanis Club; Member of the Board American Heart Association; and Volunteer Assistant, Baptist Beaches Medical Center.
Past Master, Columbia Masonic Lodge Columbia SC; President, South Carolina Electric and Gas Company Forman’s Club; President, South Carolina Electric and Gas Pivot Club; Former member of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Columbia, having also served as Secretary y of the Vestry; former member of Old St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Charleston, SC., President of the Men’s Club.;

John Charles Crow Jr.


John C. Crow, 67, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2013, at his residence in Youngstown, OH. John was born Sept. 23, 1946, in Youngstown to parents John C. and Lucy (Inglis) Crow.

John was a 1964 graduate of Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV.

John served his country proudly in the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer during the Vietnam conflict as a helicopter pilot. He was awarded several medals including the Bronze Star while serving during his duty call.

John worked for Austintown Schools as a bus driver. He enjoyed golf and loved riding in his 50th anniversary Corvette. Anyone that knew John will always remember him for his laid back attitude and appreciation for life.

John is survived by his sister, Sara (James) Williamson of McDonald; nephews John (Jessica) Williamson of Farmdale and James (Michelle) Williamson of Vienna; and a great-nephew, Cody J. Williamson. Preceding him in death are his parents.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 31, 2014, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Lane Family Funeral Homes, Mineral Ridge Chapel. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. Interment will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Foundation in John’s name. - See more at:

Gerald C. Morey Jr.


TROY - Gerald C. Morey Jr., 69, formerly of Dayton, more recently of Troy, passed away at 6:16 p.m.. Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Hospice of Dayton. Private services will be held. Baird Funeral Home, Troy, is assisting the family.

Edsel Bean Yost


ESDEL BEANE YOST, 78, of Huntington, went home to Heaven on
Sunday, March 13, 2011 at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was a
widower of his beloved wife and mother of his children, Sylvia
Jean Vernon Yost. He was born on June 19, 1932 in Eckman, WV a
son of the late Sterling and Zola Ballard Yost. He is survived by
a daughter, Sharon Kay Kuhn of Lakeland, FL and her children
Melissa Kathryn Lauer and her husband Michael of San Antonio, TX
and Mark Selvey of Farmingville, NY, and Michael Selvey of
Bartow, FL; son, Bernard Eugene Surber, Jr. and his wife Alma and
their children Pamela Ford, Bernie Surber III and Bryan Surber of
Louisville, KY; his dearly loved sister-in-law, Kathryn Pardue
and her family; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and
nephews. Mr. Yost accomplished much in his 78 years. He worked in
U.S. Civil Service 1960, He graduated from WV University College
of Law in 1962, was awarded a WV University Doctor of
Jurisprudence in 1962, honored in the WV Law review in 1962,
served on the Supreme Court in 1971, was awarded the honor of
Commonwealth of Kentucky Colonel in1974, the U.S. Court of
Appeals in 1993, Served in the United States Army and was an
attorney for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He practiced law
for many years and was known for his expertise in all legal
issues. He still practiced private cases until January of 2011.
He was deeply loved and will be missed by all. Funeral services
will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 1:00 PM at Fellowship
Baptist Church, Barboursville, with Dr. Jerry Warren officiating.
Entombment will follow at White Chapel Memorial Gardens,
Barboursville. Friends may call one hour before the service at
the church. Beard Mortuary is assisting the family. In lieu of
flowers the family suggests that expressions of sympathy take the
form of donations to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or St. Jude
Childrens’ Research Hospital in Esdel’s honor. Online
condolences may be conveyed to the family at

Stephen G. Elder


Association notified of Stephen's passing on January 30, 2013 by his wife Brenda. Obituary available on the Hartford Courant

Larry Edward Short


Larry Edward Short of Fayetteville, WV passed and went to be with the Lord on January 20, 2013 after a long illness surrounded by his family.
Larry was born on July 12, 1937 in Kayford, WV. A graduate of East Bank High School, he also took a post graduate year at Greenbrier Military School in Lewisburg, WV and attended Morris Harvey College in Charleston, WV.
He was an avid baseball and football player during his school years. He met Judy while she was still in high school and they were married and lived in West Virginia, Connecticut, and had their final careers in Palm Beach County, Florida. In 2000 they returned to West Virginia, making Fayetteville the final retirement location.
Survived by his loving and devoted wife of 54 years Judy Short, his daughters Vickie (and her husband and wonderful son –in-law) Reinie Wendt; granddaughter, Nicole Schumacher (who is married to Robert Schumacher) and Layla Schumacher, his great granddaughter; his daughter Kelly Short and her children/grandsons, Clark and Grant Poston of Vermont.
Larry is also survived by his sister, Mary Short Agardi and husband, George of Midlands, NC, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Larry loved hunting, fishing and anything outdoors his entire life. He had lifelong friends and was always willing to lend a hand when he could. His friendships could be witnessed by their duration and loyalty. Larry loved his family immensely and was happiest when everyone could be with him. He loved to sit and listen to Judy play the piano and keyboard.
This strong , devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend will be terribly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Friday January 25, 2013 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home with Pastor David Sneed and Pastor Ron George Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.

Thomas B. Moorhead


Thomas B. Moorhead, 86, was born December 28, 1925, and passed away in Louisville, Ky., where he had been living in recent years. The son of Milton Merritt Moorhead and Dorthy Simon Moorhead and brother of Milton Moorhead Jr., all deceased, was a Charleston native. He attended Charleston High School, Greenbrier Military School, Lewisburg, and West Virginia University. He enlisted with the Army at 18, attended officer training school and served in the Philippines during World War II.
His business career spanned many decades in Charleston; most notable was the Minit Man Automatic Car Wash. Originally located on Lee Street, the Minit Man moved to Virginia Street in 1959 and remained there under his ownership until its sale in the late '90s. Mr. Moorhead had pioneered this industry since 1950. He served as president of the Automatic Carwash Association and was inducted into the Carwash Hall of Fame.
Other businesses included: Safety Sign, Budget Rent-a-Car, Peter Pan Cleaners, Econ-O-Rent TV, West Virginia Communications, Neighbormart Convenience Stores, the Pansy Brown Restaurant and Gihon Village Shopping Center in Parkersburg.
Tom was as funloving as he was hardworking. He acted in many productions with the Kanawha Players and the Charleston Light Opera Guild. He supported, with his wife, Janie, the Sunrise Museum. He volunteered for years with Meals On Wheels and loved every minute of it. He took great pride and pleasure in his membership of Phi Kappa Psi fraterinity and his 50-year membership in the Rotary Club of Charleston.
Tom Moorhead invested all of his talents and imagination in the city he was so proud to call home. He spent all of his love on family and friendships. A life well lived.
Tom was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Jane Brown Moorhead; and his son, David Merritt Moorhead. He is survived by his daughters, Mollie M. (Robert F.) Gates of Charleston and Ann B. Moorhead of Louisville, Ky. It was his personal request that there be no memorial service.
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Jason Foreman


Daughter-in-Law has informed the association of Jason's death on January 9, 2013.

Warren Ashby Thornhill III


Decease as per daughter; obituary to follow

John Leonard Kisner


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


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 (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


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

Keith Larid Weekly


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.


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Col Harley T. "Swampy" Marsh


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 to offer your condolences.

Howard E. Keim


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


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


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


No detail available

William D. Clifton


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


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

Eric O. Wagner


No detail available. Association notified by family.

Robert Charles Johnson


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 Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.

Eldon B. Turner


Mail returned from Salt Lake City marked "deceased".

John Arthur Einreinhofer


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


'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


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


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

William Bream White, Jr.


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

James Marvin Yoder


Master Sergeant Retired James Marvin Yoder

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

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.

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)

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

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

Harold "Buddy" Baisden


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.

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