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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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Obituary: David H. Ibbeken (access required)

University of Virginia Law School Foundation President Emeritus David H. Ibbeken died June 27. He was 80. Raised in Haddon Heights, New Jersey, Mr. Ibbeken earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1963, where he played on the school’s ...

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Obituary: Virginius R. Shackelford III (access required)

Retired Madison County attorney Virginius R. Shackelford III died May 14. Nicknamed “Shack,” Mr. Shackelford was the son of Virginius R. Shackelford Jr., a longtime lawyer in Orange and a past president of the Virginia Bar Association. He was a ...

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Obituary: John Coggeshall (access required)

Norfolk defense attorney John Coggeshall died June 19. He was 71. A Connecticut native, Mr. Coggeshall earned his bachelor’s degree in drama from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Mr. Coggeshall began his career as a performer ...

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Obituary: Martin D. ‘Art’ Walsh (access required)

Northern Virginia zoning attorney Martin D. “Art” Walsh died June 6. He was 78. Following college, Mr. Walsh served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1967 until 1969, and in the U.S. Army Reserves from 1969 until 1976. ...

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Obituary: Judge James Sebrell Farmer Sr. (access required)

Retired Lynchburg General District Court Judge James Sebrell Farmer Sr. died June 12. He was 88. Born in Princess Anne County (now Virginia Beach), Judge Farmer grew up in the Rich-mond area. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the ...

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Obituary: S. Lawrence Dumville (access required)

Retired Norfolk attorney S. Lawrence Dumville died May 16. He was 69. Born and raised in Richmond, Mr. Dumville attended The Collegiate Schools before earning his undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University. He went on to earn his law ...

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Obituary: Judge Jess Frank Greenwalt Jr. (access required)

Retired Martinsville General District Court Judge Jess Frank Greenwalt Jr. died May 10. He was 79. Born in Front Royal, Judge Greenwalt served in the U.S. Army and earned his law degree from the University of Richmond’s T.C. Williams School ...

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Obituary: Robert H. Deaderick Jr. (access required)

Fredericksburg attorney Robert H. Deaderick Jr. died May 10. He was 78. The son of a World War II veteran, Mr. Deaderick was born in Harrisonburg in 1943. He attended Manchester High School in Richmond, where he played on the ...

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