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Judge Philip H. Hickson (access required)

Retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Philip Henry Hickson died May 15 in Lynchburg. He was 95. Anative of Lynchburg, he graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1930. After practicing with another firm for two years, he started ...

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Judge John D. Buck (access required)

John D. Buck, the longtime Radford prosecutor who closed his career by serving as a Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge in the New River Valley, died April 16. He was 74. A native of West Virginia, Judge Buck graduated from ...

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Ruth Turner (access required)

Ruth B. Turner — known as the “voice and face of the Virginia State Bar” — died April 19 at her home in Richmond, of an apparent heart attack. She was 61. Turner worked for 18 years as the front-desk ...

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Willis M. Anderson (access required)

Willis M. “Wick” Anderson, a lawyer whose political career included service as Roanoke mayor and as a member of the House of Delegates, died April 23 of pancreatic cancer. He was 73. “He was a true Southern gentleman who contributed ...

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Clive L. DuVal II (access required)

Clive L. DuVal II, who represented Northern Virginia in the General Assembly for 26 years, died Feb. 25. He was 89. Mr. DuVal served six years in the House of Delegates until 1972, when he was elected to the first ...

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S. Gray Robinson (access required)

Bristol lawyer Stephen Gray Robinson died Feb. 8. at his home. He was 45. A native of Pound, Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Tennessee and earned his law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the ...

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Thomas H. Wilson II (access required)

Retired Hampton General District Judge Thomas H. “Lolly” Wilson II died Jan. 17. He was 76. A native of Hampton, Judge Wilson attended Virginia Military Institute until he called into service by the U.S. Army during World War II. He ...

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Panos A. Yeapanis (access required)

Panos A. “Pete” Yeapanis, who served as Newport News city attorney from 1971 to 1974, died Jan. 27 after a long illness. He was 68. After his stint as city attorney, Mr. Yeapanis went into private practice. A 1957 graduate ...

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Arlin F. Ruby (access required)

Retired Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge Arlin F. Ruby died Jan. 21. He was 73. Judge Ruby, a native of Chicago, graduated from the DePaul University law school in 1950. He was a lieutenant in the Army JAG Corps, ...

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Harris Hart II (access required)

Harris Hart II, who practiced law in Tazewell for 46 years, died Nov. 28. He was 73. Mr. Hart was a native of Richmond who graduated from Princeton University in 1951 and from the University of Virginia law school in ...

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