William Courtney King Jr., a civic leader and long-time Roanoke attorney, died this past Sunday. He was 85. Mr. King served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. After working in New York City, he practiced law in the City of Roanoke for approximately 40 years. Mr. King was a past [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Obituaries'
December 16th, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries
December 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Obituaries
Robert E. Shepherd Jr. (right), a longtime professor at the University of Richmond law school and an expert on juvenile law, died last night, according to a report from UR Law Dean John G. Douglass. Prof. Shepherd was 71. A graduate of Washington and Lee University and its law school, Prof. Shepherd entered the Army [...]
December 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment · Obituaries
Williamsburg attorney Alvin P. Anderson died Friday, Nov. 28, at age 60. Mr. Anderson was a member of the executive committee at the law firm of Kaufman & Canoles, where chairman William R. Van Buren III said that he will be greatly missed. “Alvin was a critical member of our leadership team and a respected [...]
October 2nd, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries, Real estate
Ed Lindsley of Virginia Beach died last week, leaving a colorful legacy of opportunistic land acquisition. He was 84. Apparently relying on a legal education and years of real estate experience, Mr. Lindsley (right) would pore over land records looking for mistakes and oversights that he could exploit. In 1986, the city of Virginia Beach [...]
August 26th, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries
Former delegate and former Virginia Bar Association president George Rogers Clark Stuart of Abingdon died Saturday at 83. According to his obituary in the Bristol Herald Courier, Mr. Stuart served in decisive Army action in World War II. He practiced for 40 years with the firm now known as PennStuart. We are told that his funeral [...]
May 29th, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries
Of the late Mr. Gouldman, the Free Lance-Star writes, “One of his most cherished accomplishments was his participation in successfully lobbying the [William & Mary] Board of Visitors against the proposed closing of the School of Law in 1939.”
May 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries
From the Roanoke Times comes word of the passing of former Rocky Mount lawyer Keister Greer. From a 1999 news release on the re-appointment of Mr. Greer to the U.Va. Board of Visitors: “T. Keister Greer has been a member of the Virginia Bar Association for 50 years and the California Bar Association for 45 [...]
May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off · Judges, Obituaries
Fairfax Circuit Judge David Stitt died Saturday after suffering a heart attack while on vacation in North Carolina. Even if you’re a Fairfax lawyer and familiar with his Texas drawl and direct manner, The Washington Post obituary has information about him that you probably didn’t know.
January 10th, 2008 · Comments Off · Obituaries, Virginia Court of Appeals
Judge Nelson T. Overton, who served on the Court of Appeals from 1995 to 1999, died at his home yesterday. He was 79. The judge was a circuit judge in Hampton before he became the first judge from the Peninsula to serve on the intermediate court. The Daily Press has details.
October 24th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Obituaries
Professor Neill H. Alford Jr., who taught law at the University of Virginia law school for 41 years, has died at the age of 88. The Richmond Times-Dispatch has an appreciation.