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Colon H. Whitehurst (access required)

Retired Chesapeake General District Judge Colon H. Whitehurst died Dec. 18 after a battle with cancer. He was 64. The judge attended Virginia Wesleyan College and earned his law degree from the College of William & Mary in 1979. After ...

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Robert E.R. Huntley (access required)

Robert E.R. Huntley, a former president of Washington and Lee University, died Dec. 10 in Lexington. He was 86. A 1950 graduate of W&L, he earned his law degree from the W&L law school seven years later, after serving in ...

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John Randolph Tucker Jr. (access required)

John Randolph Tucker Jr., who served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates and as a judge in Richmond, died at a Richmond retirement community on Nov. 27.  He was 101. Although his family traditionally had attended Washington ...

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Thomas W. Moss Jr. (access required)

Thomas W. Moss Jr., former speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, died Nov. 26. He was 87. He suffered a heart attack and passed away while visiting family in South Carolina, according to his wife Norma. Mr. Moss, a ...

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Leonard W. Lambert Sr. (access required)

Richmond lawyer Leonard W. Lambert Sr. died Nov. 18. He was 77. When he was tapped in 1973 as a substitute judge for Richmond juvenile and domestic relations court 1973, he was the first African-American to serve in any judgeship ...

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James M. Minor Jr. (access required)

Retired Richmond attorney James M. Minor Jr. died at his home Nov. 13. Mr. Minor was a graduate of the Richmond public schools and received both undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Richmond. Mr. Minor served his country ...

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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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William E. McRorie (access required)

Retired Lynchburg attorney William E. McRorie died Oct. 29 after a long battle with Parkinson’s. He was 75. Mr. McRorie was a former Lynchburg City Council member. During his legal career, he served as legal counsel for First Colony Life ...

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Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. (access required)

Pulaski attorney Thomas J. McCarthy Jr. died Nov. 1 at his home in Draper’s Valley. He was 71. Mr. McCarthy was a longtime partner in the Pulaski law firm of Gilmer, Sadler, Ingram, Sutherland and Hutton and a former president ...

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