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Kenneth C. King Jr. (access required)

Estate planning lawyer and substitute judge Kenneth C. King Jr. of Roanoke and Charlottesville died Sept. 12 at age 68. A 1972 graduate of the University of Minnesota law school, Mr. King practiced law in Roanoke for 38 years. He ...

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John G. Sowder (access required)

John Grady Sowder, a retired New Kent County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court judge, died Aug. 23. He was 91. Judge Sowder graduated from Virginia Tech in 1940 and was in the Merchant Marine when he was drafted into ...

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Stanley W. Drucker (access required)

Stanley W. Drucker, an attorney and civic leader in Newport News, died July 28 after a short illness. He was 79. A graduate of Newport News High School, Mr. Drucker was a graduate of the University of Virginia and its ...

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Kathy Ivins (access required)

Kathleen Watkinson Ivins, a commercial real estate broker who was named an Influential Woman of Virginia by Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 2009, died July 22 from complications of skin cancer. She was 54. A native of Richmond, Ms. Ivins graduated ...

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Kirby H. Porter (access required)

Kirby Hugh Porter, a former Hanover County commonwealth’s attorney, died July 13 at the Grand Canyon in Arizona. He was 50. A native of Oklahoma City, Mr. Porter graduated from Radford University and the George Mason University law school. He ...

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John M. Wilson Jr. (access required)

John Mallinson Wilson Jr., a retired Roanoke lawyer and a former president of the Roanoke Bar Association, died July 13. He was 95. Mr. Wilson was born in Roanoke and graduated from Roanoke College in 1937 and from the University ...

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George B. Little (access required)

George Borum Little, a retired Richmond lawyer who represented the Richmond School Board in the school integration and school consolidation suits in the 1960s and 1970s, died July 15. He was 84. A native of Baltimore, Mr. Little served in ...

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J. Albert Ellett (access required)

J. Albert (Ab) Ellett, a partner in the Roanoke firm of Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico and a commissioner of accounts for Roanoke Circuit Court since 1986, died July 19. He was 85. A native of Roanoke, Mr. Ellett graduated from ...

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