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Hunter B. Andrews (access required)

(AP) – Former Sen. Hunter B. Andrews of Hampton, the irascible longtime chairman of the powerful Finance Committee, died at his home Jan. 13. He was 83. Mr. Andrews died around 10 p.m., said Senate Clerk Susan Clarke Schaar. He ...

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Virginius R. Shackelford Jr. (access required)

Virginius R. Shackelford Jr., a longtime lawyer in Orange and a past president of the Virginia Bar Association, died on Nov. 26. He was 88. Known as “V,” Mr. Shackelford was still practicing with his firm in Orange – Shackelford, ...

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C. Hardaway Marks (access required)

(AP) — Former Del. Charles Hardaway Marks of Prince George died Nov. 13 after a lengthy illness. He was 83. Mr. Marks served in the House of Delegates from 1962 through 1991. He was second in seniority and chairman of ...

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Thomas G. Crouch (access required)

Longtime Northern Virginia lawyer Thomas Gordon Crouch died Nov. 13 in Johnson City, Tenn. He was 94. A native of Washington, D.C., Mr. Crouch grew up in Herndon and Arlington. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Southeastern University ...

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Harold V. Thornhill (access required)

Harold V. Thornhill, a lawyer who spent his career working in insurance claims, died Nov. 6. He was 83. A native of Lynchburg, Mr. Thornhill was the valedictorian of the Lynchburg College Class of 1942. He served in the U.S. ...

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McDonald Wellford Jr. (access required)

Richmond attorney McDonald Wellford Jr., who served as deputy commissioner of accounts for the Richmond Circuit Court, died suddenly Nov. 1. He was 62. A graduate of East Tennessee State University, he earned his law degree from the Washington & ...

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Henry J. Schrieberg (access required)

Retired Richmond General District Judge Henry J. Schrieberg died on Oct. 28 from injuries he received in a September auto accident. He was 90. The judge survived a spectacular two-car crash after he lost control of his Lincoln and struck ...

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Geoffrey F. Birkhead (access required)

Norfolk attorney Geoffrey F. Birkhead, a partner at the firm of Vandeventer Black LLP, died Sept. 15. He was 58. A native of Baltimore, he grew up in Philadelphia and Huntington, W.Va. He graduated from Davidson College in 1968 and ...

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Bruce Rasmussen Dies at 57 (access required)

Bruce D. Rasmussen, a renowned Charlottesville trial lawyer, died July 31 at his Ivy home from lung cancer. He was 57. At his time of death, Mr. Rasmussen was president of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association; he served as president ...

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Richard E. Railey (access required)

Courtland lawyer Richard E. Railey died July 31 at his summer residence in Nags Head, N.C. He was 82. A native of Northhampton County, N.C., he earned his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After ...

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