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Porter R. Graves Jr. (access required)

Porter R. Graves Jr., chief judge of the 26th Judicial Circuit, died in Harrisonburg on Jan. 22. He was 57. A native of Lacey Spring, Judge Graves was a graduate of Lynchburg College and the T.C. Williams School of Law ...

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Michael Joseph McCormack (access required)

Michael Joseph McCormack, a tax lawyer and certified public accountant who had worked in Washington, D.C., for the firm of Deloitte & Touche since 1977, died of cardiac arrest Jan. 9 at Inova Alexandria Hospital. He was 56. A resident ...

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Thomas Lee Newton Jr. (access required)

Thomas Lee Newton Jr., a retired senior partner with McGuireWoods LLP, died Jan. 9. Mr. Newton, who lived in Richmond, retired from McGuireWoods in 1999. He spent 39 years at the firm, working as a general practitioner. He was a ...

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Emory L. Carlton (access required)

Emory L. Carlton, an attorney who practiced in Essex County for nearly 65 years and served 25 years as the county’s commonwealth’s attorney, died Jan. 12. He was 94. A native of King and Queen County, Mr. Carlton graduated from ...

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Tivis Wicker Sr. (access required)

Tivis Wicker Sr., a Richmond native who practiced law, who was a minister and teacher, and who also was heavily involved in theater in both New York City and Richmond, died Jan. 4. He was 80. Mr. Wicker began his ...

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Henry Joyce Foresman (access required)

Henry Joyce Foresman of Lexington, a well-known attorney in the Rockbridge area, died Dec. 28, 2000 at his home. He was 81. Mr. Foresman graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1941, receiving a B.A. in history, and was commissioned ...

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Thomas H. Willcox Jr. (access required)

Norfolk attorney Thomas H. Willcox Jr. died Dec. 17 from Parkinson’s disease, which he had been fighting for 15 years. He was 75. In Norfolk, Mr. Willcox had the reputation as the man to turn to for help in delicate ...

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Darrell A. Poe (access required)

Abingdon attorney Darrell A. Poe died Dec. 13, 2000. He was 42. A resident of Abingdon, Mr. Poe worked as a partner for the firm of Bradford & Poe from 1990 to 1999. He was appointed assistant commonwealth’s attorney for ...

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Col. Walter L. Lewis (access required)

Walter Laughn Lewis, an Air Force colonel who retired in 1980 from the judge advocate general’s office as director of the lawyers who handled criminal justice for the Air Force, died Nov. 19 at the age of 76. Col. Lewis ...

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Howard Palmer Anderson (access required)

Howard Palmer Anderson, a former Virginia legislator who represented Halifax County for almost 34 years in both the House and the Senate, died Nov. 1. He was 85. A native of Crystal Hill in Halifax, he earned his undergraduate degree ...

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