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Obituaries, Week of Feb. 19, 2015 Van Goor

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 1:29 pm

Charles Thomas Van Goor, Jr., 68, of Ashland, passed away Jan. 14, 2015. He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen K. Van Goor and his father, Charles T. Van Goor, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Carol H. Van Goor; his daughter, Faith Ellen Van Goor; and his sister, Martha Pratt. Charles was a commercial artist for Norvell Sign Co. He was a member of Duncan Memorial

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  • Obituaries, Week of Feb. 12, 2015: Copple and Shamburger

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 1:00 pm

    Everett Raymond Copple passed away on Feb. 6, 2015 at the age of 100. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Leighton Copple. His four children are Diana Smith, Janet Davis (Jim), Barbara Beattie and Ray Jr. (Carol). Ray had nine grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Ray worked as a postal supervisor at various stations in Richmond. He served in the navy during WWII. He was Minister of Music

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  • Obituaries, Week of Feb. 5, 2015: Stanley

    Posted on February 4, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Peggy Stanley, 69, of Ashland, went to be with the Lord Jan. 25, 2015. She is survived by her sons, Billy Joe Stanley (Therese) and Eddie Stanley (Sue); daughter, Mary Ellen Roche (Tim); grandchildren, Brandy Orpe, Doug Carter, Danielle Paxson, Elizabeth Stanley, Mark Stanley; great-grandchildren, Mary Sue Orpe, Joseph Orpe, and Benjamin Paxson; brothers, C.B. Mottley and Louis Mottley; and sister, Sandi Mooring. Peggy drove a school bus for over

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  • Obituaries, Week of Jan. 29, 2015: Davies

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    Helen T. Davies of Glen Allen, formerly of Cranbury, N.J., died Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. She was born Sept. 6, 1920 to Dr. Ralph N. and Donielda F. Tripp in New York City. Her early years were spent living in Gramercy Park, N.Y. where she attended Friends’ Seminary School. Subsequently her family moved to South Orange, N.J. where she graduated from Columbia High School in 1938. She graduated from Colby

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  • Obituaries, week of Jan. 22, 2015: Cannon and Tyson

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 11:48 am

    Frances Meredith (Winn) Cannon, 83, of Richmond, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. She spent her final days at her daughter’s residence in Fork Union, Va., with her husband and daughters by her side. She was born April 10, 1931 in Richmond, daughter of the late Maxwell and Ethel (Amos) Winn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her

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  • Obituaries, Week of Jan. 8, 2014: Newkirk

    Posted on January 7, 2015 at 12:25 pm

    Ronnie E. Newkirk, Sr. 60, passed away Jan. 1, 2015 in Mechanicsville. The viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 9, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Highway, Ashland, and where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10.

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  • Obituaries, Week of Jan. 1, 2015: Atkins, Ellis and Thomas

    Posted on December 30, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Betty Lou Atkins, 86, peacefully fell asleep in death Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at the home of her daughter. Betty and her husband Walter W. Atkins were married Aug. 10, 1968 and resided for the last 46 years in Ashland. She retired from Ford Motor Credit Corp. in 1990. She was also a computer programmer and a licensed beautician. Her skills also included cooking, baking and was also a skilled

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