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V. Thomas Forehand Jr. (access required)

Retired Chesapeake Circuit Judge V. Thomas Forehand Jr., a former state delegate, died of cancer Aug. 19. He was 67. Judge Forehand was born in Norfolk and grew up in South Norfolk, where he remained until he died. He graduated ...

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Joseph M. Clarke II (access required)

Roanoke Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge Joseph M. Clarke II died July 19 in Cusco City, Peru, while traveling with his daughter, Sarah. He was 61. Born in Roanoke, Judge Clarke graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University and received a law ...

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M. Caldwell Butler (access required)

Former U.S. Rep. and Roanoke lawyer M. Caldwell Butler died July 29. He was 89. Mr. Butler came to prominence in 1974 as a freshman member of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee when he announced he would not support then-President ...

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Robert P. Buford III (access required)

Richmond lawyer Robert P. Buford III, who helped give the firm of Hunton & Williams an international presence, died July 20. He was 88. Mr. Buford grew up in Lawrence-ville, where his family had lived for generations. Upon graduating from ...

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James C. Turk (access required)

Senior U.S. District Judge James C. Turk of Radford died July 6 at his home. He was 91. Judge Turk was appointed by President Richard Nixon to the federal bench in 1972. He took senior status in 2002, and continued ...

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Albert M. Orgain IV (access required)

Richmond area aviator and attorney Albert M. Orgain IV died June 27 when the airplane he was piloting crashed in North Carolina. He was 75. A member of Sands, Anderson, Marks and Miller for 43 years, he served as the ...

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Charles P. Ajemian (access required)

Waynesboro Commonwealth’s Attorney Charles Paul (Chuck) Ajemian died May 14 at his home from complications of scleroderma. He was 71. Mr. Ajemian was a graduate of St. Vincent College in Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia law school. He moved ...

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