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Dexter C. Rumsey III (access required)

Dexter C. Rumsey III, a Northern Neck lawyer who was an expert on trusts and estates law, died Nov. 2 at his White Stone home. He was 73. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, he attended the University of North ...

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Ashby B. Allen (access required)

Ashby Bridgforth Allen, the last remaining founder of the Richmond-based firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, died Oct. 23. He was 93. Mr. Allen graduated from the University of Virginia in 1943, then entered the Army Air Corps, serving ...

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Frank N. Cowan (access required)

Longtime Richmond-area lawyer Frank N. Cowan died Aug. 28. He was 79. A native of Danville, he graduated from Virginia Tech in 1959; he earned his law degree three later from the University of Richmond’s T.C. Williams School of Law. ...

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John E. McCollum (access required)

Retired Northern Virginia solo practitioner John E. “Jack” McCollum died Jan. 27, 2015. He was 84. Mr. McCollum earned his undergraduate degree from American University; he received his law degree from the university’s Washington College of Law in 1958. He was ...

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C. Flippo Hicks (access required)

Gloucester attorney C. Flippo Hicks, a former president of the Virginia State Bar, died Aug. 13 at Heron Cove in Gloucester. He was 86. Known as “Flip,” Mr. Hicks grew up in Port Royal, and received undergraduate and law degrees ...

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Thomas D. Frith Jr. (access required)

Retired General District Judge Thomas D. Frith Jr. of Blacksburg died Aug. 17 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was 83. Judge Frith graduated from Blacksburg High School in 1949, and attended Virginia Tech before entering the U.S. Army in ...

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Robert E. Shoun (access required)

Fairfax lawyer Robert E. Shoun died July 22. He was 75. Mr. Shoun grew up on a small farm in southern Virginia, then attended Randolph-Macon College and the Duke University law school. After law school, he volunteered for a three-year ...

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Charles V. Sloan (access required)

Northern Virginia attorney Charles W. Sloan died July 7 from brain cancer at his home in Vienna. He was 76. Mr. Sloan earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and a law degree from Villanova University. He ...

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J. Rodney Johnson (access required)

Retired law Prof. J. Rodney Johnson, an expert in wills, trusts and estate planning who helped rewrite a state probate code that had not been revised since the early 1900s, died June 10 at his Henrico County home after a ...

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Ben Woodbridge Jr. (access required)

Fredericksburg attorney and former Virginia House of Delegates member Ben Woodbridge Jr. died of heart failure June 4. He was 80. Mr. Woodbridge represented the Fredericksburg area in the House from 1970–74. He also served on the University of Mary ...

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