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Frederick T. Stant Jr. (access required)

Frederick T. “Bingo” Stant Jr., a lawyer known for his leadership as a liberal Democrat in state and Norfolk political wars in the 1950s and ’60s, died Sept. 23. He was 84. Mr. Stant, Thomas W. Moss Jr. and Stanley ...

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Robert G. Cabell Jr. (access required)

Richmond attorney Robert G. Cabell Jr., who was lauded as “a lawyer’s lawyer” in a special award from the Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section in February, died of cancer Aug. 25 at his home in Powhatan. He was 70. ...

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Rodham T. Delk (access required)

Rodham T. Delk, a retired Smithfield lawyer who was active in the bar statewide and served as mayor of his home town, died Aug. 1. He was 88. Mr. Delk practiced law in Smithfield for more than 50 years, serving ...

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Patty Leigh Parsons (access required)

Labor lawyer Patty Leigh Parsons died Aug. 16 at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. She was 48. A native of Salisbury, Md., she attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and the University of Baltimore School of ...

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Carrington Williams (access required)

Carrington Williams, a McLean lawyer and former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, died Aug. 3 in Fairfax of complications following an auto accident. He was 83. Mr. Williams was a retired partner of McGuireWoods LLP, and served of ...

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Judge Richard H.C. Taylor (access required)

Retired Hanover County Circuit Judge Richard Henry Cardwell Taylor died Aug. 13. He was 72. Judge Taylor was a native of Hanover and a former chairman of the county’s Democratic Committee. He was a graduate of Randolph-Macon College, and he ...

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W. Edward Meeks III (access required)

W. Edward Meeks III, who had served as Amherst County Commonwealth’s Attorney since 1979, died Aug. 13, shortly after suffering a heart attack. He was 56. A native of Lynchburg, Mr. Meeks graduated in 1968 from Virginia Tech, where he ...

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Judge Jack M. Matthews (access required)

Retired Pulaski County Circuit Judge Jack M. Matthews died July 25 at his home in Galax. He was 97. He served three terms as a circuit judge, but his legacy includes his interest as a conservationist: He donated hundreds of ...

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Alfred J. Owings (access required)

Alfred J. “Jerry” Owings, a Richmond lawyer who was active in numerous local Catholic organizations, died July 26. He was 64. A Richmond native, Mr. Owings graduated from Benedictine High School and in 1959, from the University of Notre Dame. ...

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