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Obituary: Judge Dale Hutter Harris (access required)

Retired Lynchburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Dale Hutter Harris died Oct. 21. She was 90. A Lynchburg native, Judge Harris earned her bachelor’s degree from Sweet Briar College, where she served as president of student government and was ...

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Obituary: Joseph J. ‘Joe’ Stellute (access required)

Hampton attorney Joseph J. “Joe” Stellute died Oct. 2. He was 79. Born in Gloucester, Mr. Stellute was raised in Hampton and attended Hampton High School, where he was a standout football player. He was offered a scholarship to play ...

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Obituary: Betsy Sue Scott (access required)

Reston attorney Betsy Sue Scott died Sept. 25. She was 71. Born in Chicago and raised in Belle Harbor, New York, Mrs. Scott re- ceived a bachelor’s degree in political science and French literature from Hamilton College in 1972. She ...

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Obituary: John Edward Donaldson (access required)

Retired William & Mary Law School professor John Edward Donaldson died Sept. 20. He was 84. Born in Richmond, Mr. Donaldson graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Richmond in 1960. Three years later, he earned his law degree ...

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Obituary: Judge Roger L. Morton (access required)

Retired Culpeper County General District Judge Roger Linwood Morton died Sept. 13. He was 77. Born in Farmville, Judge Morton graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in 1967 before attending law school at the University of Richmond. He earned his law degree ...

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Obituary: Robert B. Altizer Sr. (access required)

Tazewell attorney Robert B. Altizer Sr. died Sept. 4. He was 71. The eighth generation of his family to live in Southwest Virginia, Mr. Altizer was born in Richlands and graduated from Rich- lands High School in 1969. He went ...

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Obituary: Robert N. Sayler (access required)

Charlottesville attorney and retired Uni- versity of Virginia professor Robert N. Sayler died Sept. 7. He was 82. Born and raised in Kansas City, Mr. Sayler was a Kansas high school debate champion before graduating and attending Stanford University. While ...

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Obituary: Joseph Pickett Johnson Jr. (access required)

Retired Abingdon attorney and former Del. Joseph Pickett Johnson Jr. died Aug. 4. He was 90. Born in Hayter’s Gap, Del. Johnson was a graduate of Emory and Henry College and earned his law degree from the T.C. Williams School ...

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Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Ray Dively (access required)

Retired Fairfax County attorney Robert “Bob” Ray Dively died July 11. He was 64. Mr. Dively was born in Bellwood, Pennsylvania on March 5, 1958. When he was six months old, his family moved to Virginia, making a home in ...

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Obituary: Michael J. Miller (access required)

Orange attorney Michael J. Miller died Nov. 24, 2021. He was 69. Mr. Miller earned his law degree from the University of Baltimore in 1978 and soon after began his career as a trial attorney in Virginia, specializing in representing ...

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