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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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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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Judge Robert L. Simpson Sr. (access required)

Retired Virginia Beach General District Court Judge Robert Lee Simpson Sr. died July 19. He was 89. Judge Simpson, a native of Washington, D.C., attended the College of William & Mary on a football scholarship, graduating in 1938. He earned ...

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Kenneth T. Whitescarver (access required)

Kenneth T. Whitescarver, a lawyer and educator who served as president of Fork Union Military Academy for 22 years, died July 20. He was 82. A native of Salem, Mr. Whitescarver received a degree from Hardin-Simmons University in 1942. He ...

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Joseph R. Johnson Jr. (access required)

Joseph R. Johnson Jr., a veteran of the Lynchburg bar and former city councilman, died Saturday, July 6, 2002 in Lynchburg General Hospital. He was 75. During World War II, Mr. Johnson served in the U.S. Navy. In 1949, Mr. ...

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George Robert Brittain (access required)

George R. Brittain, a World War II veteran and former mayor of Tazewell, died June 24 at Tazewell Community Hospital at the age of 92. A Tazewell native, Mr. Brittain graduated from St. Christopher’s School in Richmond before attending Bethany ...

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Ralph N. Boccarosse Jr. (access required)

Fairfax lawyer Ralph Nicholas Boccarosse Jr.died May 19 following complications from heart surgery. He was 54. A native of Connecticut, Mr. Boccarosse graduated from the University of Delaware in 1971; he he earned his law degree in 1974 from the ...

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C. Thomas Mustian (access required)

Richmond lawyer Carroll Thomas Mustian died June 2 after a brief illness. He was 58. A 1965 graduate of Virginia Military Institute, he earned his law degree in 1968 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of ...

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Alfred Littlefield Smith Jr. (access required)

Alfred Littlefield Smith Jr., a lawyer who practiced in Richmond and served as a business and law professor at Virginia Commonwealth University died May 29. He was 56. A graduate of Virginia Military Institute, he earned a law degree from ...

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