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Arthur Williams Sinclair (access required)

Arthur Williams Sinclair, a retired circuit judge and a founder of the Prince William County Bar Association, died at home in Manassas on Feb. 25. He was 96. A lifelong resident of Prince William County, Judge Sinclair graduated from Augusta ...

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Garth E. Griffith (access required)

Garth E. Griffith, a Richmond resident and retired general counsel of CSX Corporation, died Feb. 28. He was 82. A native of East Cleveland, Ohio, Mr. Griffith held an undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a law degree from the ...

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William Newton Phillips (access required)

William Newton “Newt” Phillips, a retired Richmond lawyer, died March 1. He was 83. A native of New Church, Mr. Phillips graduated from the University of Virginia and the University of Richmond law school. He served on active and reserve ...

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Robert D. Jacobs (access required)

Robert D. Jacobs, a sole practitioner in Richmond, died Feb. 14 from cancer at the home of his sister in Cleveland, Ohio. He was 51. Mr. Jacobs graduated from West Virginia University, where he was a four-year letterman in tennis, ...

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Kathy Gear Owens (access required)

Kathy Gear Owens, a sole practitioner and a former substitute judge in Hampton, died Feb. 18 from cancer. She was 52. The daughter of a former Hampton mayor, Ms. Owens was a graduate of the University of Richmond and the ...

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Thomas J. Middleton Jr. (access required)

Thomas J. Middleton Jr., a retired Fairfax County circuit judge, died Feb. 2. He was 82. A native of Everett, Mass., Judge Middleton served in the U.S. Army after graduating from high school before graduating from Boston College. He worked ...

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Samuel I. White (access required)

Samuel I. White, a World War II veteran and a founder of one of the state’s largest collections and foreclosure firms, died Feb. 9 at his home in Virginia Beach. He was 89. Mr. White received a Silver Star while ...

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Benjamin F. Sutherland (access required)

Benjamin F. Sutherland, a retired Clintwood lawyer who practiced for 60 years, died Feb. 13 in Winston-Salem, N.C., following a long illness. He was 92. He graduated in 1938 from Berea College in Kentucky and earned a master’s degree two ...

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Irving M. King (access required)

Irving Maurice King, a native of Ashland who became a labor and civil rights lawyer in Chicago, died Feb. 6 of lung cancer. He was 79. Mr. King graduated from Hampton Institute and won a fellowship to Yale Law School. ...

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