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Lucian M. Ferguson (access required)

Lucian M. Ferguson, 79, a retired Air Force colonel in the judge advocate general’s office at the Pentagon, died July 16 at his home in Mount Vernon. He had lymphoma. A native of Lynchburg, Col. Ferguson served stateside in the ...

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William F. Binford Sr. (access required)

William Francis Binford Sr. of Disputanta, who was a Prince George District Court Judge from 1930 to 1972, died Aug. 8. He was 97. He was the son of the late John Henry and Elizabeth Johnson Binford. He was preceded ...

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Harry J. Kostel (access required)

Newport News attorney Harry J. Kostel died Aug. 10 of cancer. He was 71. He was active in state politics, and was campaign manager for his brother, George J. Kostel, who ran for Virginia lieutenant governor in 1971. Born in ...

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Edgar Allen Prichard (access required)

Edgar Allen Prichard, a former Fairfax mayor and North Virginia attorney who was well-known for his civic work, died of cancer on Aug. 15. He was 80. Mr. Prichard began his career of civic service as zoning administrator and chairman ...

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Wayne E. Sawyers (access required)

Wayne E. Sawyers, 53, of Dublin, died July 24 in Charlottesville. A native of Smyth County, he was a graduate of Emory & Henry College and the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary. Mr. Sawyers ...

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John Hart "Jack" Duvall (access required)

John Hart “Jack” Duvall, an entertainment lawyer who was a member of a singing group that performed at the annual spring Gridiron Club dinner lampooning Washington politicians, died of cancer Aug. 2 at his home in Alexandria. He was 66. ...

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A. Paul Funkhouser (access required)

A. Paul Funkhouser, an attorney and former president of CSX Corp., died July 19 of complications associated with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 77. A resident of Richmond, Mr. Funkhouser left private practice in the 1950s to join the law department ...

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Harold H. Dutton Jr. (access required)

Harold H. Dutton Jr., an attorney known for his volunteer work in Northern Virginia, died of a heart attack July 22 at his Calverton farm. He was 55. He was born in Washington and raised in Arlington, where he attended ...

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Donald R. Taylor (access required)

Donald Ray Taylor, a former Williamsburg judge and lawyer, died July 16. He was 80. Judge Taylor had closed his practice July 1. He made headlines by auctioning off some of his office equipment and memorabilia, including mementos of the ...

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John H. Rust (access required)

John H. Rust, a former mayor of and city attorney for Fairfax, died July 6 in Fairfax after a heart attack. He was 84. Mr. Rust, the son of former Virginia state senator John W. Rust and a lifelong resident ...

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