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Owen F. Valentine (access required)

Well-known auctioneer and appraiser Owen F. Valentine died in Richmond on June 12. He was 56. Mr. Valentine owned his own auction and appraisal business in Richmond; he learned his trade from his father, the late James H. Valentine Sr., ...

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James A. Betts Jr. (access required)

James A. Betts Jr. died April 9. He was 93. Mr. Betts was a graduate of Lafayette College and of the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond. After graduating from law school, he practiced in Richmond. ...

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Jerry G. Bray Jr. (access required)

Retired Chesapeake Circuit Judge Jerry G. Bray Jr., who was instrumental in the founding of Virginia Wesleyan College, died May 13. He was 91. Judge Bray was a native of South Norfolk, and attended Duke University and its law school. ...

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J. Calvitt Clarke (access required)

(AP) Retired U.S. District Judge J. Calvitt Clarke Jr., whose cases included overseeing the salvage of the Titanic shipwreck, died May 6 at his Virginia Beach home after a long illness. He was 83. Judge Clarke was nominated to the ...

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Philip N. Brophy (access required)

Retired Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge Philip Noel Brophy died April 17. He was 84. A native of Pittsburgh, Judge Brophy earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University in 1941. He was a fighter pilot and flight instructor for ...

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Arthur H. Horwitz (access required)

Richmond lawyer Arthur H. Horwitz died May 8. He was 57. A native of Norfolk, Mr. Horwitz graduated from Old Dominion University and the University of Virginia School of Law. He began his career as an attorney to the Virginia ...

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Junie L. Bradshaw (access required)

Junie L. Bradshaw, a Richmond lawyer who served in the House of Delegates and as a judge of the State Corporation Commission, died April 24. He was 74. Mr. Bradshaw was a native of North Carolina, and grew up in ...

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W. Allan Garrett (access required)

Longtime Danville litigator W. Allan Garrett died April 13. He was 78. A native of Danville, Mr. Garrettt served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, attaining the rank of lieutenant. He attended the University of North Carolina and ...

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Wilbur M. Lewis (access required)

Wilbur M. “Mickey” Lewis, who practiced law in Halifax County for 61 years before his retirement, died April 18. He was 87. A native of Mecklenburg County, Mr. Lewis served as Commissioner of Accounts for Halifax for 22 years. He ...

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George E. Honts III (access required)

Botetourt County Circuit Judge George E. Honts III died March 23, two months after announcing his retirement from a hospital bed. He was 64. Judge Honts died at Lewis-Gale Hospital in Salem, where he was admitted last Monday after suffering ...

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