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1957, Mr. Edward Pennington Lambert Jr.
EDWARD PENNINGTON "Penny" LAMBERT, JR. '57 died on June 2, 2018. An avid outdoorsman, Penny enjoyed hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and music festivals. He is fondly remembered for his incredible sense of humor. Penny is survived by his wife of 50 years, three daughters, and three granddaughters. | 2018-06-22 14:22:33


1960, Mr. Henry Thomas Davis Jr.
HENRY THOMAS "TOM" DAVIS, JR. '60 died on June 2, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, Tom was was an avid golfer who made friends wherever he went and cherished fishing with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, two sons, and five grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 13:39:30


1949, Mr. William Preston Groseclose
WILLIAM PRESTON GROSECLOSE '49 died on June 7, 2018, at the age of 92. Bill served in the Pacific Theater on the USS Brush from 1942-45, then attended Hampden-Sydney after the war. After graduating from H-SC, he began a career in furniture sales before moving to the textile industry as manager of retail operations for Fieldcrest, Inc. He retired in 1987 to enjoy family trips, tee-times, bridge games, church work, and civil engagement. Bill devoted much time to Leaksville United Methodist Church, Meals on Wheels, Cooperative Christian Ministries Food Pantry, the Red Cross Blood Drive, and Yokefellow Prison Ministry. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, three daughters, and four grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 12:19:24


1949, Dr. Winfield Massie
Dr. WINFIELD MASSIE '49 died on May 17, 2018. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, he earned a master's degree in genetics from Virginia Tech and a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree from Texas A&M. He worked for the Virginia Department of Agriculture, retiring as supervisor for the eastern part of the state. During his 30 years with the department, Winfield helped make meat safe for human consumption through the eradication of several livestock diseases in Eastern Virginia, while his diligent inspection practices prevented the introduction of new diseases from abroad. In retirement, he authored a book about his career and was a docent at the Houston Zoo for 20 years. He was active in the Rotary Club and the Episcopal Church, serving on the vestry for many years, and had a lifelong love of animals, the Texas Aggies, target shooting, and books. Winfield is survived by his wife of 56 years, two children, and three grandchildren. His son, Frank D. Massie '88, also attended H-SC. | 2018-06-08 12:43:11


2006, Mr. Chad Scott Southward
CHAD SCOTT SOUTHWARD '06 died on May 27, 2018, after battling chronic rejection of his lungs. He earned his degree in English from Hampden-Sydney, then taught secondary education and worked diligently at the United Network for Organ Sharing. As a survivor of three double-lung transplants, Chad was a powerful advocate for organ donation and his life served as an inspiration to others. He lived for his family and, despite his health challenges, exuded joy everywhere he went. He is survived by his wife and two sons. | 2018-06-07 11:57:39


2012, Mr Thomas Andrew Calderwood
THOMAS CALDERWOOD '12 and STEPHANIE FERDRIGO were married on May 5th, 2018. In attendance were Cabot Armentrout '12, Nick Bowling '12, and Phillip Tholand '13. The bride is a 2013 alumna of Lynchburg College. | 2018-06-04 22:55:32


1940, Dr. William Belker White
Dr. WILLIAM BELKER WHITE '40 died on May 24, 2018, at the age of 99. He received both B.A. and B.S. degrees from Hampden-Sydney, earned his M.A. from Lehigh University, then served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Collett in the Pacific Theater until 1946. While working on his Ph.D. in English at Lehigh University, he was called back into service for the Korean War, serving two years on the USS Gyatt. After receiving his doctorate, he taught at Salem College for 29 years and was chair of the English department for 11 years. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown and the St. Andrew's Society of Williamsburg. He is survived by his daughter and two grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 16:16:05


1951, Mr. Randolph Bolling Chichester
RANDOLPH BOLLING "DEO" CHICHESTER '51 died on May 26, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he played varsity tennis and was a member of Sigma Chi. After graduation, Deo attended Naval Officer Training School and served as a lieutenant aboard the USS Borie in the Mediterranean. He graduated from UVA Law School in 1958, then joined the Richmond law firm Christian, Marks, Scott and Spicer, later known as Williams Mullen. After retiring, he managed Muhleman Investments, a family real estate company. Deo was a member of the Country Club of Virginia, Sons of the American Revolution, the Virginia Bar, the American Bar, the Heritage Foundation, and St. James Episcopal Church. One of the great joys of his life was playing tennis, at H-SC and beyond. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, three children, 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 14:14:51


1950, The Rev. John Daingerfield Alfriend
The Rev. JOHN DAINGERFIELD ALFRIEND '50 died on May 22, 2018. John enlisted in the Navy when he graduated from high school in 1945; after the war, he attended Hampden-Sydney, where he was an active member of Sigma Chi, then earned a Master in Divinity degree in 1959 from Virginia Theological Seminary. An ordained Episcopal priest for over 53 years, John presided over numerous parishes in Virginia and West Virginia, where he made both young people and the elderly a focus of his ministry. He helped establish the retreat center Chanco on the James; was instrumental in the creation of FOCUS, a community social services group that combats drug use; formed the Norfolk Interfaith Coalition for the Elderly; and created the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic to address the lack of healthcare available to the poor and underserved in five WV counties. He sat on the board of directors for the National Council on the Aging, in addition to numerous faith-based and civic boards to foster aid for the socially disadvantaged and to ease racial tension. He preached his last sermon at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, their six children, 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 13:56:29


1980, Mr. Will R. Shelnut II
WILLIE ROBERT SHELNUT II '80 died on May 16, 2018, after a long illness. Will studied philosophy and government at Hampden-Sydney, graduated with distinction, then was the owner of FotoFast in Lynchburg for many years. He is survived by his wife and two children. | 2018-05-29 14:32:45


2010, Mr. John Dawson Fay
JOHN D. FAY '10 has joined Ally Financial as a senior financial analyst, overseeing financial planning and mortgage analysis. Most recently, he was with Wells Fargo for seven years. | 2018-05-29 12:36:43


1999, Mr. Meade Whitaker III
MEADE WHITAKER III '99 was promoted in April to the position of battalion chief with Albemarle County Fire Rescue. | 2018-05-26 18:24:44


2010, Mr. Matthew Compton
MATTHEW '10 and LISA COMPTON welcomed a son, Edward Thomas, on April 12, 2017. The family resides in Greenville, NC. | 2018-05-25 16:47:36


2006, Christian P. Basel
CHRISTIAN BASEL '06 has been admitted as a Postulant for Holy Orders of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina and will attend Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria beginning in August. | 2018-05-25 08:29:43


1996, Mr. Jonathan H Paris
JONATHAN H. PARIS '96 was recently named executive director of sports tourism for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. In this leadership role, he will lead efforts to attract and promote sports events and tourism opportunities along the 60 miles of the Grand Strand. Jonathan, his wife Sarah, and their three children Isabella (15), Stevie (10), and Charlie (7) will be moving to Pawleys Island, SC. | 2018-05-23 11:50:13


2010, Sean C Lynch
SEAN '10 and JAIME LYNCH welcomed a daughter, Blakely Jaymes, on March 30, 2018. Blakely is looking forward to making her way to the Hill to enjoy some football this fall! | 2018-05-22 09:15:50


2010, Sean C Lynch
SEAN C. LYNCH '10 has been promoted to commercial real estate portfolio analyst with Fulton Financial Corporation based out of Columbia, Maryland. Sean will be providing financial portfolio analysis support for the entire North and Mid Atlantic commercial real estate teams. | 2018-05-22 08:59:07


2007, Mr. David Stephen Brown Jr
DAVID 'STEPHEN" BROWN '07 has been promoted to director of financial planning for Signature Wealth Management Group in Atlanta. | 2018-05-21 14:15:29


1995, Mr. Christopher Watkins Bishop
CHRISTOPHER W. BISHOP '95 and AMY NICODEMUS welcomed a son, Eliot Nicodemus Bishop, on May 3, 2018. He joins older brother Will and older sister Caroline. Christopher and Amy are Foreign Service Officers for the Department of State; the family will move from Beijing, China, to Ottawa, Canada, later this year, where Amy will begin a new assignment at the U.S. Embassy. | 2018-05-18 07:54:21


2006, Mr. Mark Pinto Jr.
MARK PINTO, JR. '06 has been named a Top 40 Under 40 honoree by the Jacksonville Business Journal, which recognizes young professionals who have helped create or grow a successful enterprise. Mark is a consultant and principal at the Fiorentino Group, a governmental relations and business development firm. The article focused on Mark's efforts as a lobbyist to help those without power or a platform, such as his work on legislation to provide EpiPens in public spaces and his support of charter schools in underserved areas of Jacksonville. | 2018-05-16 15:53:22


2014, Mr. Josh Early IV
JOSH EARLY '14 has joined John B. Levy & Co. as a financial analyst. The move was featured in the May 15, 2018, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2018-05-16 10:01:58


1979, Mr. Gelon S. Hobbs III
GELON S. "TRIP" HOBBS III '79 died on May 7, 2018. Trip earned his English degree at Hampden-Sydney, receiving the Garnet Poetry Prize and serving as captain of the rugby team. He also earned his master's degree in education from Old Dominion University in 1991. Trip's career in education included almost twenty years of service at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, where he taught honors English, served as upper school director of admissions, and coached numerous sports. He then worked for Dare County Schools in North Carolina's Outer Banks for more than twenty years, serving as a principal, director of personnel, director of instruction, and most recently, as the school system's chief operations officer. He won numerous awards, including teacher of the year, principal of the year, and a national outstanding communicator award. Trip loved surfing, fishing at the beach, and projects around the house. He is survived by his wife, four stepchildren, 17 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. | 2018-05-15 16:10:20


1978, Dr. Philip Nelson Light
Dr. PHILIP NELSON LIGHT '78 died on May 9, 2018, after a battle with leukemia. After Hampden-Sydney, Philip graduated at the top of his class at Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency in ophthalmology. In 2003, he founded the Eye Center of Greenbrier Valley, located in Lewisburg, WV, where he ministered faithfully to his patients through his thoughtful and diligent work. Philip was an avid outdoorsman, sailor, skier, soccer coach, and musician who approached every aspect of life with spirit, drive, and tenacity. His abiding passion, however, was his family. He sought to instill in his three children, by example and words, a zest for life and the pursuit of greatness through hard work, careful planning, and sound judgement. | 2018-05-15 15:46:59


2007, Capt. Jason R. Bart
Capt. JASON R. BART '07 is a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. Jason is stationed in Korea. | 2018-05-15 15:23:22


2002, Dr. R. Scott Keel
Dr. SCOTT KEEL '02 was nominated by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Class of 2019 for the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (HETA), which recognizes outstanding doctors who have provided exceptional guidance, support, and education to students during their clerkships. | 2018-05-15 06:41:54


1966, Harper Shelton Alford
HARPER S. ALFORD '66 was honored with the national Air Force Association's Exceptional Service Award for significant contribution to the goals and programs of the Air Force Association. He is president of the 600-member Richmond AFA chapter and actively supports military veterans' causes and Air Force JROTC high school and ROTC university programs. | 2018-05-14 16:10:07


2014, Mr. Mike Donnell Casterlow Esq
MICHAEL CASTERLOW '14 and CHARLES HARVEY were married on May 15, 2018, in Flat Rock, NC. The wedding was officiated by Winfred Willis '15. Also in attendance were Nate Sterling '14, Andrew Ward '15, Anthony Rowe '14, R.J. Nagel III '14, and Raymond Owen '14. The couple resides in Greensboro, where Charles is a manager with CVS Pharmacy and Mike recently acquired his license to practice law. | 2018-05-12 21:51:53


2002, Dr. Chad Michael Krouse
CHAD KROUSE '02 graduated with a doctoral degree in education on May 12, 2018, from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he serves as executive director of regional giving. | 2018-05-12 19:48:56


1991, Col. David Stewart
Col. DAVID STEWART '91 was appointed chief of staff at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma, in May. David has been at Fort Sill since last September as the assistant commandant of the Air Defense Artillery School. Other highlights of his military career include deployment in Saudi Arabia; assignments in Korea and Germany; and degrees from the Australian Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, and Canberra University in Australia. | 2018-05-11 16:58:39


1944, The Rev. Allan Christian Anderson
The Rev. ALLAN CHRISTIAN ANDERSON '44 died on May 1, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, studied agriculture at Virginia Tech, then graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1949. Allan served at Presbyterian churches in Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas, where he was known for building strong congregations, for his pastoral care, and for his commitment to social justice. In Memphis, he supported the sanitation workers' strike prior to Martin Luther King's assassination; following the 1968 shooting, he preached a sermon against racism that led to personal threats against his family and home, but resulted in numerous deep friendships. Allan also served as a chaplain in the National Guard for 27 years, retiring at the rank of Lt. Colonel. He even attended "jump school" at the age of 40 in order to join an airborne division. He kept close ties with his family farm in Virginia, maintaining the 1745 farmhouse and planting pines on his portion of land. His brothers, the Rev. George A. Anderson '37 and the Rev. F. Sidney Anderson, Jr. '41, also attended H-SC. | 2018-05-11 16:45:49


2013, Mr. Mason Corey
MASON COREY '13 has been named director of asset management for CSC Leasing Company in Richmond. Most recently, he was an asset specialist with the company. | 2018-05-11 15:54:10


2008, Mr. Sam Corey
SAM COREY '08 has been named vice president, pricing and underwriting for CSC Leasing, headquartered in Richmond. He and his wife Erin have a ten-month old son. | 2018-05-11 15:51:49


1965, Mr. Michael Kent Vaughan Sr.
MICHAEL KENT VAUGHAN, SR. '65 died on April 20, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a Mason, a Pi Kappa Alpha brother, and an active member of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Richmond. He is survived by his son and granddaughters. | 2018-05-11 15:43:31


1950, Mr. Phillip M. Snyder III
PHILIP M. SNYDER III '50 died on February 27, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he was a member of Kappa Alpha and the football, track, and golf teams. He is survived by his wife, their four children, and their five grandchildren. | 2018-05-11 15:42:31


1952, The Rev. Lawrence Wilton Avent
The Rev. LAWRENCE WILTON AVENT '52 died on April 25, 2018. After serving as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army in Europe from 1945-47, Larry graduated from Hampden-Sydney and Union Theological Seminary and was ordained a Presbyterian minister. He pastored churches throughout Virginia and North Carolina, where he was known for his courage and conviction, his preaching and pastoral ministry, and his genuine love and compassion for his congregations and the less fortunate. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. | 2018-05-11 15:08:21


2006, Mr. Ryan Schilling
RYAN SCHILLING '06 and KYLEE PONDER were married on December 30, 2017, at Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond with a reception at the Commonwealth Club. Groomsmen included John Baker '06, Jack Cates '06, Scott Copeland '06, John Eppler '06, Patrick Gee '06, and Cappy Gilchrist '06. Also in attendance were James Blackburn '05, Joe Blackburn '71, John Cronly '06, Bryan Dunkum '06, Heath Gates '05, Jim Jervey '80, John Neal '05, Fred Larmore '74, Westbrook Parker '70, and Will Shumadine '94. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 14:38:37


2012, Mr. Christian Yow
CHRISTIAN '12 and NATALIA YOW welcomed a son, Nehemiah Lucas Yow, on February 15, 2018. | 2018-05-11 13:48:24


2009, Mr. Cary Saunders
CARY SAUNDERS '09 and MALLORY MYERS were married on October 14, 2017, in Roanoke. In attendance were Taylor Bondurant '09, Johnny Junes '06, Joey Omick '10, John Reid '09, Charlie Omick '07, Dr. Nick Bandy '09, Gray Hamlin '10, Andrew Huffman '09, Dr. Matt Huff '09, Drew Martin '08, Andrew Joyner '11, Matt McKeag '03, Powell Holt '11, Mac Reed '11, Dr. Drew Baker '07, Tyler Bowman '09, Buddy Sanders '76, Cappy Gilchrist '06, Larry Henshaw '10, Stuart Callahan '11, Dr. James Baldwin '08, and Kevin McEligot '11. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 12:36:36


2012, Dr. Osric Forrest
OSRIC FORREST '12 earned his Ph.D. in Immunology from Emory University in May 2018. He will be relocating to Boston to work as a postdoctoral research associate at EMD Serono, an affiliate of Merck KGaA. | 2018-05-09 14:22:10


1999, Mr. John Fruit
JOHN FRUIT '99 has been promoted to senior vice president at TowneBank, headquartered in Suffolk. John is at the helm of the credit card processing, ATM and ATM/debit card processing, and e-channel support teams. In addition, he chairs the annual TowneBank Foundation golf tournament, a charitable event that has raised nearly two million dollars in 17 years. John and his wife reside in Virginia Beach with their two young children. | 2018-05-08 11:32:23


2007, Neal Thomas Eike
NEAL EIKE '07 and SARAH CASTLEBERRY were married on March 31, 2018, at the Hay-Adams in Washington, DC. In attendance were Justin Parrish '07, Mark Ransone '07, Paul Recordon '06, Joshua Schniper '07, Zack Streeter '07, Ryan Sharkey '07, Ross Garrison '07, Garner Simpson '07, Chris Colgate '08, Carden Hedelt '08, and Alex Tzavellas '10. Sarah, a James Madison University alumna, is an attorney search director at Parker + Lynch in Washington and Neal is a project manager at Rand Construction in Alexandria. The couple resides in Arlington. | 2018-05-06 21:34:59


2006, Mr. Hunter Rooker
HUNTER ROOKER '06 recently accepted a job as manager of enterprise risk at Advance Auto Parts in Raleigh, NC. | 2018-05-03 08:40:24


1993, Mr Ernest Lendon Norman JR
ERNEST "LEN" NORMAN, JR. '93 is owner and president of The Colonial Group, which offers executive and technical search services to the manufacturing sector. The company has offices in Richmond and Williamsburg. | 2018-05-02 12:52:26


2008, Mr. Shawn Middlebrooks
SHAWN '08 and JESSICA MIDDLEBROOKS welcomed a daughter, Olivia Diana-Elease, on July 1, 2017. Olivia joins big sister Victoria, age three. The entire family returned to the Hill in March for the Minority Alumni Mentorship Weekend. | 2018-04-27 14:14:25


2006, Mr. Christopher Scott Thompson
CHRISTOPHER '06 and EVA THOMPSON welcomed a daughter, Moira Alene, on July 25, 2017. | 2018-04-24 10:34:09


1960, E Douglas Vaughan Jr
Dr. E. DOUGLAS VAUGHAN, JR. '60 preached on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Abbeville, SC, Presbyterian Church. Doug was pastor of the Abbeville church when it celebrated its 100th year in 1968. | 2018-04-23 09:42:26


2013, Mr. Matt Stephens
MATT STEPHENS '13 and KAITLIN ECKENBERGER were married on September 9, 2017, at Sweet Briar College. The bride is a 2013 Sweet Briar alumna. In attendance were Barrett Keller '13, Harrison Stewart '15, Alex Georgiou '14, Forrest Wilson '14, Bill Howard '77, Brandon Gregg '14, Sean Gatz '13, Samson Canavos '14, Jackson Riley '14, Corey Meyer '14, Graham Holeman '13, Robert Stephens '15, Matt Burnette '13, Conner Rund '13, Forrest Allen '13, John Axsom '05, Eric Rutherford '11, Andrew Bauer '14, Michael Lee '14, Crawford Simpkins '12, Kevin Hoffer '06, and Raymond Bottom, Jr. '51. | 2018-04-20 15:06:37


1999, Mr. Benjamin Barbour
BENJAMIN "JAMIN" BARBOUR '99 was recently elected vice president of the Central Virginia chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, which fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the profession. This is Jamin’s fifth term on the local AFP board of directors. In December 2017, Jamin received a certificate in nonprofit management from the Community Foundation serving Richmond and central Virginia. The certificate represents five years of intense professional development, leadership programs, and course work in nonprofit strategy, marketing, fund development, and financial management. | 2018-04-20 14:53:08


1957, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb Jr.
Dr. WALTER LEE GRUBB, JR. '57 died on April 17, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha and the football team at Hampden-Sydney, Walt completed his M.D. and residency at the Medical College of Virginia, then served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Italy and at Fort Belvoir. He returned to MCV as a professor of diagnostic radiology before joining Charlotte Radiology in 1971. He retired from medical practice in 1995. An avid golfer, recreational scuba diver, and private pilot who was fascinated by history, Walt realized a lifelong dream when he piloted a P-51 D Mustang. He also enjoyed reading and jazz music, and was a member of Providence United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Walt's son, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb III '89, followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-20 14:44:38


1988, Mr. Timothy C. Tyler
TIMOTHY C. TYLER '88 has written a book detailing the history of the Iranian Revolution, the overthrow of the Shah, and the subsequent seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. "The Decline and Fall of the Shah" is available in hardcover at Barnes and Noble, www.bn.com. | 2018-04-20 12:41:23


1952, Mr. William Eugene Coleman Jr.
WILLIAM EUGENE COLEMAN, JR. '52 died on April 5, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army and had a career in the savings and loan industry before founding C&T Builders. Bill was an outdoorsman, reader, and woodworker, also known for his large garden and homemade pies and applesauce. He was a member of the Richmond Rotary Club, Richmond Dove Association, and James River Retriever Club. His son Stephen A. Coleman '91 followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-19 12:10:55


1975, Mr. William C. Keightley
WILLIAM C. KEIGHTLEY '75 has been named vice chair of the board of directors for Hospice Savanah, Inc. | 2018-04-19 11:50:29


2010, Mr. Chad Pleasants
CHAD PLEASANTS '10 and JESSICA KARSNER were married on March 24, 2018, in Richmond. In attendance were Ben Pleasants '11, Richard Griffin '10, Scott St. Clair '10, Justin Odanga '10, Ryland Sweeny '10, Nick Dowell '08, Josh Lanier '08, John B Murray III '12, Ryan Sharkey '07, Nathaniel Thomas '11, Eric Early '11, and Telphor Austin '11. The couple resides in Raleigh. | 2018-04-19 11:45:20


1951, Mr. Lawrence Taylor Berry Jr.
LAWRENCE TAYLOR BERRY, JR. '51 died on April 7, 2018, after a long illness. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War, then spent his career in the insurance industry, retiring from USF&G in 1990. He was an avid skier, bowler, golfer, and bodysurfer, activities that he enjoyed with his family by his side. | 2018-04-19 11:37:31


1999, Mr. Thomas R. Waskom
THOMAS R. WASKOM '99 has been promoted to partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth, where his practice focuses on class action, mass tort, and environmental litigation. The promotion was featured in the April 10, 2018, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2018-04-19 11:33:42


2009, Mr. John Pendleton
JOHN PENDLETON '09 was the subject of a "Getting to Know" column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on April 11, 2018. John is a property and casualty risk advisor in the Henrico County office of Scott Insurance. | 2018-04-17 17:01:47


1995, Mr. John Mills
JOHN MILLS '95 was named Ad Person of the Year by the Richmond Advertising Club for his work at Release the Hounds, the Richmond-based ad agency he founded 9 years ago. John and his recent recognition were the subject of a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on April 9, 2018. | 2018-04-17 16:52:22


1991, Mr. William Ripley West
WILLIAM RIPLEY "RIP" WEST '91 died on April 3, 2018. The Dallas native entered the insurance business after college, following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father and showing great dedication to his clients. Rip also loved the outdoors, especially skiing and camping; he became an expert in growing and planting trees, and even started a small business as a result of the hobby. An avid reader, Rip was always willing to express his views on sports, politics, books, or life in general. | 2018-04-17 16:26:50


1986, Mr. James Richard Daniel
JAMES RICHARD "JAY" DANIEL '86 died on March 30, 2018. He studied biology at Hampden-Sydney, then worked for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was an avid fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Washington Redskins, and he enjoyed fishing and spending time in the Outer Banks. He is survived by two children. | 2018-04-17 15:50:00


2010, Mr. Jamar M. Lovelace
JAMAR M. LOVELACE '10 has been named head football coach at William Fleming High School in Roanoke. Most recently, he was defensive coordinator at Lynchburg's E.C. Glass High School under head football coach and fellow Tiger Jeffrey A. Woody '01. Jamar has coached alongside Jeff for the past seven seasons at Brookville, Monticello, and E.C. Glass. | 2018-04-17 15:23:27


1950, Mr. Robert Edward Johnson
ROBERT EDWARD JOHNSON '50 died on February 18, 2018. Bob was a member of Sigma Chi and served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from H-SC. He then returned to his hometown of Abingdon, taking over the family grocery and florist businesses after his father's death and developing several residential communities and business properties. He served on the board of directors of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Highlands Society, and the Washington County National Bank; was elected to the Abingdon town council; and was president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and district chairman of the National Federation of Independent Businessmen. Bob served the Abingdon United Methodist Church as chairman of the board of stewards, finance committee, and music committee, and he enjoyed golf, big band and jazz music, and classic and sports cars. | 2018-04-17 15:05:53


1951, Mr. Stephen Collins Wright
STEPHEN COLLINS WRIGHT '51 died on March 15, 2018. After graduating with a B.S. in biology from Hampden-Sydney, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, attaining the rank of major. He then embarked on a career as an aerospace engineer with Grumman Aircraft Corporation. He was a member of Trinity Ecumenical Parrish in Moneta and enjoyed reading, studying history, and making model airplanes. His son Gary E. Wright '76 also attended H-SC. | 2018-04-17 14:07:05


1981, Mr. Warren M. Thompson
WARREN M. THOMPSON '81 was named one the 50 most influential Virginians in the March 2018 edition of Virginia Business. He was noted for his leadership of Thompson Hospitality, specifically the company's new business unit Pheast Food Group, which opened four restaurants last year. | 2018-04-17 13:45:11


1993, Mr. Jeffrey H. Biederman Jr.
JEFFREY H. BIEDERMAN, JR. '93 has been named to Morgan Stanley's Master's Club, a group of the firm's top financial investors. He is a senior vice president at the firm's Huntington, West Virginia, wealth management office. | 2018-04-17 13:39:54


1944, Mr. Henry Watkins Brockenbrough
HENRY WATKINS BROCKENBROUGH '44 died on March 11, 2018. After graduating cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, he served in World War II as a U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant on a Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) assault ship in North Africa, Italy, and Southern France. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia after the war and began a lengthy career with State Planters Bank and Trust Company, now SunTrust, retiring in 1984 as senior vice-president in charge of trust. He then served as trust counsel for Crestar Bank and entered private law practice with Kimberly A. Pinchbeck, P.C. until fully retiring in 2008. He served as president of the Richmond Estate Planning Council, chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association trust committee, director and chairman of the Tuckahoe YMCA, and elder at St. Giles Presbyterian Church and Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church. He was also a former president and 50-year member of The Cohoke Club (West Point). He loved gardening, fishing, boxing, running, and storytelling with his children and grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 13:31:13


1946, Mr. John Graff Armistead
JOHN GRAFF ARMISTEAD '46 died on March 8, 2018. A member of Theta Chi at Hampden-Sydney, he graduated cum laude in Physics after serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. John was an engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Belvoir, where he retired as chief of the surveying division of the topographic developments laboratory. He received the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Army Research and Development Achievement Award, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for his work in satellite telemetry and mapping programs. John had an extremely curious, scientific mind, was an avid reader, and learned to fly RC model airplanes at the age of 90. He was a lifelong member of the Episcopal Church. John is survived by his wife of 64 years, 2 daughters, and 4 grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 12:22:42


2008, Mr. William A. Gresham Jr.
WILLIAM A. GRESHAM, JR. '08 has been named vice president of corporate operations at E.T. Gresham Company, Inc. in Norfolk. Most recently, he was the firm's director of special operations. The promotion was featured in Inside Business: The Hampton Roads Business Journal. | 2018-04-17 12:09:31


1957, Rev. Dr. Edgar Caldwell Mayse
The Rev. Dr. EDGAR CALDWELL MAYSE '57 died on March 2, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, then earned his Master of Divinity degree cum laude from Union Theological Seminary. He returned to Union in the early 1970s to earn Master and Doctor of Theology degrees with an emphasis in American church history. Dr. Mayse authored numerous articles for the American Journal of Presbyterian History, and in 1993 he co-edited a collection of essays, "The History of the Household of Faith." He served as an ordained Presbyterian minister for 58 years, leading congregations in Virginia, Maryland, South Carolina, and Alabama. Twice Dr. Mayse returned to Hampden-Sydney as the interim college chaplain and pastor of College Church, in 2003 and 2009. | 2018-04-17 12:03:33


1958, Mr. John F. Hodges Jr.
JOHN F. HODGES, JR. '58 died on December 18, 2017. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps after attending Hampden-Sydney, then worked as a civil engineer for J.A. Jones Construction Company for 30 years before retiring to Florida in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 62 years. | 2018-04-17 11:20:27


1949, Mr. Jack Alvin Glascock
JACK ALVIN GLASCOCK '49 died on March 2, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II before studying science at Hampden-Sydney. After graduation, he returned to his high school alma mater, Woodberry Forest, where he was a chemistry teacher and athletic coach for 42 years. He was a master teacher both in the classroom and on the athletic field, teaching students to be honest, fair, and to believe in themselves. In retirement, he enjoyed playing golf on his favorite course at Woodberry Forest, where he was a frequent club champion, and was an ardent supporter of UVA athletics. | 2018-04-16 16:54:22


2000, Mr. Spencer Thomas
SPENCER THOMAS '00 has been named CEO of Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, North Carolina. Spencer has been the hospital's interim CEO since October 2017; previously, he was the COO of Sovah Health-Danville. | 2018-04-16 16:43:49


1948, Rev. Dr. Lewis H. Lancaster Jr.
The Rev. Dr. LEWIS H. LANCASTER, JR. '48 died on February 13, 2018. Lew grew up in China, the son of Presbyterian missionary Lewis Holladay Lancaster, H-SC class of 1909. After Hampden-Sydney, Lew graduated from Union Theological Seminary and raised his five children in Japan, where he, too, served as a Presbyterian missionary. He later worked in the office of ecumenical relations at the church headquarters in Atlanta and Louisville. He devoted his working life to the Presbyterian church, rebuilding relationships among Christians and people of diverse cultures. An activist who participated in peaceful protests throughout his life, Lew built houses two days a week with Habitat for Humanity in his retirement. He sang bass in the church choir most of his life. | 2018-04-16 16:38:04


1997, Mr. Eric Amos Tinnell
ERIC AMOS TINNELL '97 died on February 12, 2018. While a student at H-SC, Eric became an EMT with the Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue and a firefighter with the Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department. He became president and captain of the rescue squad, running 725 volunteer calls in 1996. He graduated cum laude from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 2000 and embarked on an 18-year career as a private-practice attorney. He also served as an assistant commonwealth's attorney for Fluvanna and Prince Edward Counties from 2005-2009 and was appointed a substitute district court judge for the Tenth Judicial Circuit in 2015. | 2018-04-16 16:16:27


1967, Mr. Leign S. Fultz
LEIGH SULLIVAN FULTZ '67 died on February 15, 2018. He was a member of Theta Chi and president of the student government at Hampden-Sydney. After service in the U.S. Army, he pursued an insurance career in Winston-Salem, eventually founding The Cambridge Companies and The Fultz Company. Leigh became a nationally recognized leader in insurance and executive benefits for businesses, publishing articles in industry journals, speaking to groups nationwide, and receiving numerous awards throughout his career. He was also successful in real estate development. He enjoyed athletics--most recently cycling, riding over a hundred miles each week--as well as sailing and traveling with his wife of 49 years. | 2018-04-16 15:50:33


1978, Mr. Buford L. Driskill III
BUFORD "LEE" DRISKILL III '78 has joined the architectural firm CRGA Design as a principal. He will focus on senior living design at the Annapolis-based firm. Most recently, Lee was a principal and lead designer at Hord Coplan Macht. | 2018-04-16 15:08:16


1965, Mr. Clarence Knight Garrard Jr.
CLARENCE KNIGHT "CHUCK" GARRARD, JR. '65 died on January 28, 2018. After Hampden-Sydney, he served two years in the U.S. Navy and worked in sales for many years before founding his own business, Trees-N-More. He was an Eagle Scout and master gardener who enjoyed playing tennis, fishing, and bird hunting. | 2018-04-16 13:48:10


1954, Mr. Joseph Lee Wallace Jr.
JOSEPH LEE WALLACE, JR. '54 died on January 29, 2018. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II with the U.S. Coast Guard before graduating from Hampden-Sydney and embarking on a 35-year career as an insurance agent. He was a partner with Staunton Insurance Agency at the time of his retirement. He held leadership positions and taught Sunday School for many years at Second Presbyterian Church and was active with the Boy Scouts of American and other community groups. His son, James W. Wallace '79, also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-13 11:19:57


1949, Mr. Edward Wyllys Taylor
EDWARD WYLLYS TAYLOR '49 died on February 10, 2018. Edward served in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II, then enrolled at Hampden-Sydney, where he played basketball and golf. He spent the first half of his career designing, constructing, and operating chemical plants; later in his career he enjoyed interests in citrus, real estate development and construction, environmental, and bottled water businesses. He was an avid golfer and an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, Florida, where he led Bible studies, taught Sunday school, and helped oversee construction of the church's current facility. His son Edward W. Taylor, Jr. '76 also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-11 15:47:31


1965, Mr. Gordon Schreck
GORDON SCHRECK '65 received the Maritime Association of South Carolina's Beacon Award on February 9, 2018. He was the first practicing attorney to receive the award, which honors distinguished service to the maritime industry. Gordon recently assumed retired partner status at Womble Bond Dickinson's Charleston, South Carolina, office. | 2018-04-11 14:36:30


2016, Mr. Matthew Goodrich
MATTHEW GOODRICH '16 is a leasing associate at Longfellow Real Estate Partners in the Raleigh-Durham area. The move was featured in the Triangle Business Journal on February 15, 2018. | 2018-04-11 13:19:32


1996, Mr. Scott Aldrich
SCOTT "GRIFF" ALDRICH '96 has been named head men's basketball coach at Longwood University, an NCAA Division I program. Most recently, Griff spent two years as director of recruiting and program development at University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) under head coach Ryan Odom '96. | 2018-04-11 13:10:04


1984, Dr. Garrett Chapman Jeter
GARRETT CHAPMAN JETER '84 earned a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in British literature from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, in May. He spent four years serving in the university's newly-formed graduate-student government and was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. | 2018-04-01 20:14:35


2002, Dr. Ryan Fitzgerald
Dr. RYAN FITZGERALD '02 has joined Village Podiatry Centers in Canton, Georgia. A board certified foot and ankle surgeon with an emphasis in lower extremity reconstruction, Ryan previously worked in a South Carolina hospital system and served overseas in medical missions. In Haiti, he provided medical and surgical care to the healthcare disenfranchised in Port-Au-Prince; in Jordan, he was a member of a multinational medical response team providing care to patients suffering as a consequence of the on-going Syrian refugee crisis. | 2018-03-24 11:44:35


1999, Mr Robert Christian Rickers
CHRISTIAN RICKERS '99 and LORI RILEY were married on July 3, 2017, in Hawaii, with a reception at the Tuckahoe Woman's Club in Richmond on July 27. In attendance were Jeff Schmidt '00, John Howard '03, George Naylor '00, Andy Yarborough '02, Trip Terry '03, Will Guza '06, Demas Boudreaux '02, Tim Daniels '03, Gary Elder '02, Conrad Rickers '91, Lewis Walker '05, Cory Hopper '05, Matthew Burlee '02, Donny Draper '02, Benjamin Barbour '99, Richard Naylor '00, and Charlie Payne '88 | 2018-03-13 14:40:33


2005, Mr Nathan S Kelly
NATHAN S. KELLY '05 recently accepted a new position as a senior systems administrator at Blizzard Entertainment's e-sports broadcast facility in Burbank, California, where they produce Overwatch League. | 2018-03-12 15:17:11


1996, Timothy M McKay
TIMOTHY M. McKAY '96 was recently promoted to assistant fire chief with Chesterfield County Fire and EMS. | 2018-03-07 23:42:26


2010, Mr. Matthew Hudgins
MATTHEW HUDGINS '10 and MEREDITH FARR were married on December 2, 2017, at Bienvenue in Powhatan. In attendance were Doug Hudgins '08, Craig Waterworth '10, Matt Winfree '10, Rusty Stiltner '11, and Jay Rose '13. The couple resides in Powhatan. | 2018-02-22 21:45:31


1999, Mr Stacey A Franklin
STACEY FRANKLIN '99 was recently elected chairman of the Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board, which promotes and delivers programs and services related to emergency readiness, employee safety and security, federal workforce development and support as well as strategic partnerships. Stacey also serves as the General Services Administration (GSA) area manager for Asia Pacific. | 2018-02-21 00:54:02


2007, Mr Henry Weldon Jones III
WELDON JONES '07 and HASTINGS CROCKARD were married on November 18, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida. Alumni in the wedding party included West Hubard '07, Jimmy Philbin '08, and Gray Pendleton '07. Also in attendance were John Hunter '07, Adam Purser '07, Bryan Robbins '07, Dustin Zedeker '07 and Cameron Hellmuth '07. The couple resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, where the bride works as a commercial real estate broker at CBRE and the groom is an attorney with Jordan, Price, Wall, Gray, Jones, and Carlton. | 2018-02-20 17:32:32


2013, Bradley Benjamin Mostowy
BRADLEY BENJAMIN MOSTOWY '13 and KELLY CHRISTINE MOYE were married on October 21, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City, Georgia. Groomsmen included David Beman '12, Ryan Martin '13, Steve Louro '14, Chase Brown '14, and best man Tim VanBenthuysen '11. Also in attendance were Mario Washington '10, Chris Avellana '12, Nate Cundy '12, Cody Hornung '13, Drake Hudgins '13, Bobby Fulton '14, Russel Harper '14, Matt Kusel '14, and John William Morris '14. The couple resides in Roswell, Georgia. | 2018-02-19 14:11:13


2016, Mr. John Taylor Kroencke
JOHN KROENCKE '16 earned his master's degree in economics from George Mason University in December 2017. He is a second year Ph.D. student. | 2018-02-11 19:01:45


2013, Mr. Michael Goad
MICHAEL GOAD '13 and KATELYN PENDERGRASS were married on July 29, 2017, at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC. In attendance were John Michael Sparagna '13, Tyler White '13, Kenny Fryman '13, Michael Larkins '13, Steven Fogleman '13, Russell Leboff '13, Nash Nance '15, Mel Savarese '16, Kyle Farlow '16, Kordell Strauss '16, and Dalton Lee '16. Mike and Kate both work at Fork Union Military Academy. Kate works in the development office, and Mike is an English and history instructor, as well as head coach for the middle school football team and debate team. The couple resides in Fork Union. | 2018-02-09 14:55:48


2000, M. Neal Smith
M. NEAL SMITH '00 has been named partner in the suburban Chicago office of Robbins Schwartz. He represents municipalities, school districts, community colleges, and other local governmental clients in litigation, land use and zoning matters, public finance, public pension law, election law, and campaign finance matters. | 2018-02-08 13:56:04


2004, Kristopher J Hilscher
KRIS HILSCHER '04 was named Business NC Legal Elite for family law for 2018. He practices divorce and family law in Raleigh, where he lives with his wife and 2 sons. | 2018-02-08 09:55:06


2003, Mr. Kevin L. Turner
KEVIN L. TURNER '03 has been appointed senior vice president and general counsel of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. | 2018-02-08 09:31:51


2009, Mr. James T. Hoffman
JAMES T. HOFFMAN '09 was promoted to associate consultant at KVCF Solutions, a Richmond-based government relations and economic development consulting firm. He will concentrate on the firm's business development while continuing to serve existing clients on legislative and strategic matters. James joined KVCF in January 2017. | 2018-01-31 15:04:42


2011, Mr. Kyle Martin
KYLE MARTIN '11 has been named the mortgage loan officer at Chesapeake Bank's Richmond branch. The move was reported in Richmond Times-Dispatch on January 29, 2018. | 2018-01-31 14:33:35


1986, Mr. J. Tyler Dinsmore
J. TYLER DINSMORE '86 has been named assistant managing member at Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC in Charleston, West Virginia. He also chairs the firm's business development committee and mass litigation group. | 2018-01-31 14:27:31


1963, Mr. Lewis C. Everett
LEWIS C. EVERETT '63 died on January 28, 2017, from leukemia. Lewis' athleticism and drive as a high school student garnered the attention of two benefactors who funded his Hampden-Sydney education. He became a star football player for the Tigers, earning First-Team All-American honors and setting the College record for longest punt with a 62-yard kick against Randolph-Macon—a record that still stands. He also competed in track and field, captained the wrestling team, and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. After Hampden-Sydney, Lewis proudly served as an Army First Lieutenant in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. He then began his career in securities at Merrill Lynch, eventually joining Wheat First Securities in Richmond. He retired as vice chairman of Wheat First in 1999, enjoying golf, tennis, and sport fishing when he wasn’t traveling the world with his wife Leanna. Lewis’ generosity to Hampden-Sydney College is evident in the football stadium that bears his name, the Lewis C. Everett Stadium constructed in 2007. It was on the Hampden-Sydney football field that Lewis learned lifelong lessons about teamwork, perseverance, and overcoming adversity, and he was proud to give back to his alma mater. | 2018-01-31 14:17:26


2004, Mr. Kristopher J. Hilscher
KRISTOPHER J. HILSCHER '04 has been named to Business North Carolina's 2018 Legal Elite for his work as a family law attorney at Younce, Vtipil & Baznik in Raleigh. | 2018-01-31 12:38:37


1979, Mr. Fred Thompson Jr.
FRED THOMPSON, JR. '79 has been named to the executive committee of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. | 2018-01-31 12:27:53


2014, Walker Cole 35213
WALKER COLE '14 graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December with a master's degree in public health. He currently serves as the recruitment manager for Pack Health, one of Birmingham's fastest growing companies. | 2018-01-30 16:20:14


2003, Mr. Davis Bell Hunt 28226
DAVIS HUNT '03 recently joined The Remi Group as marketing director. Based in Charlotte, NC, Remi is a leading provider of equipment maintenance management programs for the healthcare, higher education, government, and commercial market segments nationwide. | 2018-01-30 15:08:05


2002, Mr. Walter J. Lee IV
WALTER "JAY" LEE IV '02 has been promoted to assistant director of finance at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, a historic 330-room hotel and 63,000-square-foot conference center in Roanoke. | 2018-01-29 22:23:31


1962, Mr. Charles Anderson Ferguson II
CHARLES ANDERSON "CHARLEY" FERGUSON II '62 died on June 17, 2017, due to complications from a fall. A four-year member of the Hampden-Sydney golf team, Charley played on the Tiger squads that won the 1959 Mason-Dixon Golf Championship and took the 1960 Little Eight conference crown. He was a lifelong resident of Newport News and is survived by his wife of 53 years, their four children, and 12 grandchildren. His brothers William M. Ferguson, Jr. '59 and David Lane Ferguson '65 also attended Hampden-Sydney, as did several of his nephews. | 2018-01-26 16:37:30


2012, Mr. Adam O'Donnell
ADAM O'DONNELL '12 and SARAH JADELIS were married on October 28, 2017, at the Pavillion at Carriage Farm in Raleigh, North Carolina. In attendance were John Roberts '12 and William Boone '12. The couple resides in San Francisco, where the bride works for a venture capital firm and the groom is president and co-founder of Successly, a SaaS start-up. | 2018-01-26 15:35:17


1950, Dr. Claude Pritchard
Dr. CLAUDE PRITCHARD '50 was recently honored by Maryville University in St. Louis with the dedication of the Claudius Pritchard Wing of the main administrative building. Dr. Pritchard served as the university's president for 15 years, retiring in 1992 as president emeritus. He also served on H-SC's staff in the 1950s and 60s as assistant to the president, business manager, and vice president for development. | 2018-01-26 13:02:03


1969, Dr. John M. Bass
Dr. JOHN M. BASS '69 was inducted as a fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international dental honor organization, on November 11, 2017. Founded in 1936 and named for the "father of modern dentistry," the Pierre Fauchard Academy aims to recognize and grow leaders in the dental profession, their communities, and society worldwide. Fellows are selected for their service to the profession of dentistry, as well as their high ethical, moral, and professional standards. | 2018-01-24 09:20:44


Advanced Studies

2002, Dr. Chad Michael Krouse
CHAD KROUSE '02 graduated with a doctoral degree in education on May 12, 2018, from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he serves as executive director of regional giving. | 2018-05-12 19:48:56


2012, Dr. Osric Forrest
OSRIC FORREST '12 earned his Ph.D. in Immunology from Emory University in May 2018. He will be relocating to Boston to work as a postdoctoral research associate at EMD Serono, an affiliate of Merck KGaA. | 2018-05-09 14:22:10


1984, Dr. Garrett Chapman Jeter
GARRETT CHAPMAN JETER '84 earned a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in British literature from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, in May. He spent four years serving in the university's newly-formed graduate-student government and was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. | 2018-04-01 20:14:35


2016, Mr. John Taylor Kroencke
JOHN KROENCKE '16 earned his master's degree in economics from George Mason University in December 2017. He is a second year Ph.D. student. | 2018-02-11 19:01:45


2014, Walker Cole 35213
WALKER COLE '14 graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December with a master's degree in public health. He currently serves as the recruitment manager for Pack Health, one of Birmingham's fastest growing companies. | 2018-01-30 16:20:14


2015, Mr. Christopher Bernardo Hall
CHRISTOPHER BERNARDO HALL '15 graduated from Elon University School of Law in December 2017. | 2018-01-03 15:53:27


2014, Mr. Michael Donnell Casterlow
MICHAEL DONNELL CASTERLOW '14 graduated from Elon University School of Law in December 2017. | 2018-01-03 15:52:22


2003, Mr. Davis Bell Hunt II
DAVIS HUNT '03 recently earned his MBA from Wake Forest University. He and his wife Sarah live in Charlotte, NC, where Davis is a regional vice president with the healthcare technology start-up PeraHealth. | 2017-12-05 10:29:42


2000, Mr. T. Broderick Mullins
T. BRODERICK MULLINS '00 has joined the strategic advisory group at Thompson, Siegel & Walmsley LLC in Richmond as a portfolio manager; he provides investment management advice to individuals, families, and regional institutions. Broderick earned his MBA from the University of Richmond in May 2017. | 2017-12-01 10:20:05


2010, Mr. David Taylor
DAVID TAYLOR '10 is a postdoctoral research associate at Yale University in the department of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, after earning his Ph.D. in genetics from Cornell University in August 2016. David and Esther Briscoe were married in June of 2010 and welcomed their son, Zachary Liam, in April of 2015. The couple met in a Spanish immersion course in Valencia, Spain. | 2017-09-13 15:56:59


2007, Mr. Corey B. Miles
COREY B. MILES '07 completed his Master of Public Administration at Old Dominion University in August, 2017, and has moved to Richmond to enter the Ph. D. program for public policy and administration at Virginia Commonwealth University's L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs. | 2017-08-09 14:34:13


2002, Mr. Demas Boudreaux
DEMAS BOUDREAUX '02 recently received a Master of Arts in Music with an emphasis on choral conducting from Lynchburg College. He is the government relations manager for the Virginia Housing Development Authority in Richmond. | 2017-08-02 15:20:30


2013, Mr. Richard M. Pantele M.Ed.
RICHARD PANTELE '13 received a master's degree in higher education administration from the University of Virginia on May 21, 2017. In July, he was named associate dean of students for student engagement and judicial affairs at Hampden-Sydney. In this role, he will work with student-led organizations and fraternities as well as advise the student justice system. This will be Richard's fifth year of employment in H-SC's Office of Student Affairs. | 2017-07-21 13:36:57


Brothers We'll Remember

1957, Mr. Edward Pennington Lambert Jr.
EDWARD PENNINGTON "Penny" LAMBERT, JR. '57 died on June 2, 2018. An avid outdoorsman, Penny enjoyed hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and music festivals. He is fondly remembered for his incredible sense of humor. Penny is survived by his wife of 50 years, three daughters, and three granddaughters. | 2018-06-22 14:22:33


1960, Mr. Henry Thomas Davis Jr.
HENRY THOMAS "TOM" DAVIS, JR. '60 died on June 2, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, Tom was was an avid golfer who made friends wherever he went and cherished fishing with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, two sons, and five grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 13:39:30


1949, Mr. William Preston Groseclose
WILLIAM PRESTON GROSECLOSE '49 died on June 7, 2018, at the age of 92. Bill served in the Pacific Theater on the USS Brush from 1942-45, then attended Hampden-Sydney after the war. After graduating from H-SC, he began a career in furniture sales before moving to the textile industry as manager of retail operations for Fieldcrest, Inc. He retired in 1987 to enjoy family trips, tee-times, bridge games, church work, and civil engagement. Bill devoted much time to Leaksville United Methodist Church, Meals on Wheels, Cooperative Christian Ministries Food Pantry, the Red Cross Blood Drive, and Yokefellow Prison Ministry. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, three daughters, and four grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 12:19:24


1949, Dr. Winfield Massie
Dr. WINFIELD MASSIE '49 died on May 17, 2018. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, he earned a master's degree in genetics from Virginia Tech and a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree from Texas A&M. He worked for the Virginia Department of Agriculture, retiring as supervisor for the eastern part of the state. During his 30 years with the department, Winfield helped make meat safe for human consumption through the eradication of several livestock diseases in Eastern Virginia, while his diligent inspection practices prevented the introduction of new diseases from abroad. In retirement, he authored a book about his career and was a docent at the Houston Zoo for 20 years. He was active in the Rotary Club and the Episcopal Church, serving on the vestry for many years, and had a lifelong love of animals, the Texas Aggies, target shooting, and books. Winfield is survived by his wife of 56 years, two children, and three grandchildren. His son, Frank D. Massie '88, also attended H-SC. | 2018-06-08 12:43:11


2006, Mr. Chad Scott Southward
CHAD SCOTT SOUTHWARD '06 died on May 27, 2018, after battling chronic rejection of his lungs. He earned his degree in English from Hampden-Sydney, then taught secondary education and worked diligently at the United Network for Organ Sharing. As a survivor of three double-lung transplants, Chad was a powerful advocate for organ donation and his life served as an inspiration to others. He lived for his family and, despite his health challenges, exuded joy everywhere he went. He is survived by his wife and two sons. | 2018-06-07 11:57:39


1940, Dr. William Belker White
Dr. WILLIAM BELKER WHITE '40 died on May 24, 2018, at the age of 99. He received both B.A. and B.S. degrees from Hampden-Sydney, earned his M.A. from Lehigh University, then served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Collett in the Pacific Theater until 1946. While working on his Ph.D. in English at Lehigh University, he was called back into service for the Korean War, serving two years on the USS Gyatt. After receiving his doctorate, he taught at Salem College for 29 years and was chair of the English department for 11 years. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown and the St. Andrew's Society of Williamsburg. He is survived by his daughter and two grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 16:16:05


1951, Mr. Randolph Bolling Chichester
RANDOLPH BOLLING "DEO" CHICHESTER '51 died on May 26, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he played varsity tennis and was a member of Sigma Chi. After graduation, Deo attended Naval Officer Training School and served as a lieutenant aboard the USS Borie in the Mediterranean. He graduated from UVA Law School in 1958, then joined the Richmond law firm Christian, Marks, Scott and Spicer, later known as Williams Mullen. After retiring, he managed Muhleman Investments, a family real estate company. Deo was a member of the Country Club of Virginia, Sons of the American Revolution, the Virginia Bar, the American Bar, the Heritage Foundation, and St. James Episcopal Church. One of the great joys of his life was playing tennis, at H-SC and beyond. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, three children, 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 14:14:51


1950, The Rev. John Daingerfield Alfriend
The Rev. JOHN DAINGERFIELD ALFRIEND '50 died on May 22, 2018. John enlisted in the Navy when he graduated from high school in 1945; after the war, he attended Hampden-Sydney, where he was an active member of Sigma Chi, then earned a Master in Divinity degree in 1959 from Virginia Theological Seminary. An ordained Episcopal priest for over 53 years, John presided over numerous parishes in Virginia and West Virginia, where he made both young people and the elderly a focus of his ministry. He helped establish the retreat center Chanco on the James; was instrumental in the creation of FOCUS, a community social services group that combats drug use; formed the Norfolk Interfaith Coalition for the Elderly; and created the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic to address the lack of healthcare available to the poor and underserved in five WV counties. He sat on the board of directors for the National Council on the Aging, in addition to numerous faith-based and civic boards to foster aid for the socially disadvantaged and to ease racial tension. He preached his last sermon at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, their six children, 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 13:56:29


1980, Mr. Will R. Shelnut II
WILLIE ROBERT SHELNUT II '80 died on May 16, 2018, after a long illness. Will studied philosophy and government at Hampden-Sydney, graduated with distinction, then was the owner of FotoFast in Lynchburg for many years. He is survived by his wife and two children. | 2018-05-29 14:32:45


1979, Mr. Gelon S. Hobbs III
GELON S. "TRIP" HOBBS III '79 died on May 7, 2018. Trip earned his English degree at Hampden-Sydney, receiving the Garnet Poetry Prize and serving as captain of the rugby team. He also earned his master's degree in education from Old Dominion University in 1991. Trip's career in education included almost twenty years of service at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, where he taught honors English, served as upper school director of admissions, and coached numerous sports. He then worked for Dare County Schools in North Carolina's Outer Banks for more than twenty years, serving as a principal, director of personnel, director of instruction, and most recently, as the school system's chief operations officer. He won numerous awards, including teacher of the year, principal of the year, and a national outstanding communicator award. Trip loved surfing, fishing at the beach, and projects around the house. He is survived by his wife, four stepchildren, 17 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. | 2018-05-15 16:10:20


1978, Dr. Philip Nelson Light
Dr. PHILIP NELSON LIGHT '78 died on May 9, 2018, after a battle with leukemia. After Hampden-Sydney, Philip graduated at the top of his class at Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency in ophthalmology. In 2003, he founded the Eye Center of Greenbrier Valley, located in Lewisburg, WV, where he ministered faithfully to his patients through his thoughtful and diligent work. Philip was an avid outdoorsman, sailor, skier, soccer coach, and musician who approached every aspect of life with spirit, drive, and tenacity. His abiding passion, however, was his family. He sought to instill in his three children, by example and words, a zest for life and the pursuit of greatness through hard work, careful planning, and sound judgement. | 2018-05-15 15:46:59


1944, The Rev. Allan Christian Anderson
The Rev. ALLAN CHRISTIAN ANDERSON '44 died on May 1, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, studied agriculture at Virginia Tech, then graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1949. Allan served at Presbyterian churches in Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas, where he was known for building strong congregations, for his pastoral care, and for his commitment to social justice. In Memphis, he supported the sanitation workers' strike prior to Martin Luther King's assassination; following the 1968 shooting, he preached a sermon against racism that led to personal threats against his family and home, but resulted in numerous deep friendships. Allan also served as a chaplain in the National Guard for 27 years, retiring at the rank of Lt. Colonel. He even attended "jump school" at the age of 40 in order to join an airborne division. He kept close ties with his family farm in Virginia, maintaining the 1745 farmhouse and planting pines on his portion of land. His brothers, the Rev. George A. Anderson '37 and the Rev. F. Sidney Anderson, Jr. '41, also attended H-SC. | 2018-05-11 16:45:49


1965, Mr. Michael Kent Vaughan Sr.
MICHAEL KENT VAUGHAN, SR. '65 died on April 20, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a Mason, a Pi Kappa Alpha brother, and an active member of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Richmond. He is survived by his son and granddaughters. | 2018-05-11 15:43:31


1950, Mr. Phillip M. Snyder III
PHILIP M. SNYDER III '50 died on February 27, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he was a member of Kappa Alpha and the football, track, and golf teams. He is survived by his wife, their four children, and their five grandchildren. | 2018-05-11 15:42:31


1952, The Rev. Lawrence Wilton Avent
The Rev. LAWRENCE WILTON AVENT '52 died on April 25, 2018. After serving as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army in Europe from 1945-47, Larry graduated from Hampden-Sydney and Union Theological Seminary and was ordained a Presbyterian minister. He pastored churches throughout Virginia and North Carolina, where he was known for his courage and conviction, his preaching and pastoral ministry, and his genuine love and compassion for his congregations and the less fortunate. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. | 2018-05-11 15:08:21


1957, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb Jr.
Dr. WALTER LEE GRUBB, JR. '57 died on April 17, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha and the football team at Hampden-Sydney, Walt completed his M.D. and residency at the Medical College of Virginia, then served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Italy and at Fort Belvoir. He returned to MCV as a professor of diagnostic radiology before joining Charlotte Radiology in 1971. He retired from medical practice in 1995. An avid golfer, recreational scuba diver, and private pilot who was fascinated by history, Walt realized a lifelong dream when he piloted a P-51 D Mustang. He also enjoyed reading and jazz music, and was a member of Providence United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Walt's son, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb III '89, followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-20 14:44:38


1952, Mr. William Eugene Coleman Jr.
WILLIAM EUGENE COLEMAN, JR. '52 died on April 5, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army and had a career in the savings and loan industry before founding C&T Builders. Bill was an outdoorsman, reader, and woodworker, also known for his large garden and homemade pies and applesauce. He was a member of the Richmond Rotary Club, Richmond Dove Association, and James River Retriever Club. His son Stephen A. Coleman '91 followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-19 12:10:55


1951, Mr. Lawrence Taylor Berry Jr.
LAWRENCE TAYLOR BERRY, JR. '51 died on April 7, 2018, after a long illness. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War, then spent his career in the insurance industry, retiring from USF&G in 1990. He was an avid skier, bowler, golfer, and bodysurfer, activities that he enjoyed with his family by his side. | 2018-04-19 11:37:31


1991, Mr. William Ripley West
WILLIAM RIPLEY "RIP" WEST '91 died on April 3, 2018. The Dallas native entered the insurance business after college, following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father and showing great dedication to his clients. Rip also loved the outdoors, especially skiing and camping; he became an expert in growing and planting trees, and even started a small business as a result of the hobby. An avid reader, Rip was always willing to express his views on sports, politics, books, or life in general. | 2018-04-17 16:26:50


1986, Mr. James Richard Daniel
JAMES RICHARD "JAY" DANIEL '86 died on March 30, 2018. He studied biology at Hampden-Sydney, then worked for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was an avid fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Washington Redskins, and he enjoyed fishing and spending time in the Outer Banks. He is survived by two children. | 2018-04-17 15:50:00


1950, Mr. Robert Edward Johnson
ROBERT EDWARD JOHNSON '50 died on February 18, 2018. Bob was a member of Sigma Chi and served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from H-SC. He then returned to his hometown of Abingdon, taking over the family grocery and florist businesses after his father's death and developing several residential communities and business properties. He served on the board of directors of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Highlands Society, and the Washington County National Bank; was elected to the Abingdon town council; and was president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and district chairman of the National Federation of Independent Businessmen. Bob served the Abingdon United Methodist Church as chairman of the board of stewards, finance committee, and music committee, and he enjoyed golf, big band and jazz music, and classic and sports cars. | 2018-04-17 15:05:53


1951, Mr. Stephen Collins Wright
STEPHEN COLLINS WRIGHT '51 died on March 15, 2018. After graduating with a B.S. in biology from Hampden-Sydney, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, attaining the rank of major. He then embarked on a career as an aerospace engineer with Grumman Aircraft Corporation. He was a member of Trinity Ecumenical Parrish in Moneta and enjoyed reading, studying history, and making model airplanes. His son Gary E. Wright '76 also attended H-SC. | 2018-04-17 14:07:05


1944, Mr. Henry Watkins Brockenbrough
HENRY WATKINS BROCKENBROUGH '44 died on March 11, 2018. After graduating cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, he served in World War II as a U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant on a Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) assault ship in North Africa, Italy, and Southern France. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia after the war and began a lengthy career with State Planters Bank and Trust Company, now SunTrust, retiring in 1984 as senior vice-president in charge of trust. He then served as trust counsel for Crestar Bank and entered private law practice with Kimberly A. Pinchbeck, P.C. until fully retiring in 2008. He served as president of the Richmond Estate Planning Council, chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association trust committee, director and chairman of the Tuckahoe YMCA, and elder at St. Giles Presbyterian Church and Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church. He was also a former president and 50-year member of The Cohoke Club (West Point). He loved gardening, fishing, boxing, running, and storytelling with his children and grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 13:31:13


1946, Mr. John Graff Armistead
JOHN GRAFF ARMISTEAD '46 died on March 8, 2018. A member of Theta Chi at Hampden-Sydney, he graduated cum laude in Physics after serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. John was an engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Belvoir, where he retired as chief of the surveying division of the topographic developments laboratory. He received the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Army Research and Development Achievement Award, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for his work in satellite telemetry and mapping programs. John had an extremely curious, scientific mind, was an avid reader, and learned to fly RC model airplanes at the age of 90. He was a lifelong member of the Episcopal Church. John is survived by his wife of 64 years, 2 daughters, and 4 grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 12:22:42


1957, Rev. Dr. Edgar Caldwell Mayse
The Rev. Dr. EDGAR CALDWELL MAYSE '57 died on March 2, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, then earned his Master of Divinity degree cum laude from Union Theological Seminary. He returned to Union in the early 1970s to earn Master and Doctor of Theology degrees with an emphasis in American church history. Dr. Mayse authored numerous articles for the American Journal of Presbyterian History, and in 1993 he co-edited a collection of essays, "The History of the Household of Faith." He served as an ordained Presbyterian minister for 58 years, leading congregations in Virginia, Maryland, South Carolina, and Alabama. Twice Dr. Mayse returned to Hampden-Sydney as the interim college chaplain and pastor of College Church, in 2003 and 2009. | 2018-04-17 12:03:33


1958, Mr. John F. Hodges Jr.
JOHN F. HODGES, JR. '58 died on December 18, 2017. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps after attending Hampden-Sydney, then worked as a civil engineer for J.A. Jones Construction Company for 30 years before retiring to Florida in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 62 years. | 2018-04-17 11:20:27


1949, Mr. Jack Alvin Glascock
JACK ALVIN GLASCOCK '49 died on March 2, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II before studying science at Hampden-Sydney. After graduation, he returned to his high school alma mater, Woodberry Forest, where he was a chemistry teacher and athletic coach for 42 years. He was a master teacher both in the classroom and on the athletic field, teaching students to be honest, fair, and to believe in themselves. In retirement, he enjoyed playing golf on his favorite course at Woodberry Forest, where he was a frequent club champion, and was an ardent supporter of UVA athletics. | 2018-04-16 16:54:22


1948, Rev. Dr. Lewis H. Lancaster Jr.
The Rev. Dr. LEWIS H. LANCASTER, JR. '48 died on February 13, 2018. Lew grew up in China, the son of Presbyterian missionary Lewis Holladay Lancaster, H-SC class of 1909. After Hampden-Sydney, Lew graduated from Union Theological Seminary and raised his five children in Japan, where he, too, served as a Presbyterian missionary. He later worked in the office of ecumenical relations at the church headquarters in Atlanta and Louisville. He devoted his working life to the Presbyterian church, rebuilding relationships among Christians and people of diverse cultures. An activist who participated in peaceful protests throughout his life, Lew built houses two days a week with Habitat for Humanity in his retirement. He sang bass in the church choir most of his life. | 2018-04-16 16:38:04


1997, Mr. Eric Amos Tinnell
ERIC AMOS TINNELL '97 died on February 12, 2018. While a student at H-SC, Eric became an EMT with the Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue and a firefighter with the Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department. He became president and captain of the rescue squad, running 725 volunteer calls in 1996. He graduated cum laude from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 2000 and embarked on an 18-year career as a private-practice attorney. He also served as an assistant commonwealth's attorney for Fluvanna and Prince Edward Counties from 2005-2009 and was appointed a substitute district court judge for the Tenth Judicial Circuit in 2015. | 2018-04-16 16:16:27


1967, Mr. Leign S. Fultz
LEIGH SULLIVAN FULTZ '67 died on February 15, 2018. He was a member of Theta Chi and president of the student government at Hampden-Sydney. After service in the U.S. Army, he pursued an insurance career in Winston-Salem, eventually founding The Cambridge Companies and The Fultz Company. Leigh became a nationally recognized leader in insurance and executive benefits for businesses, publishing articles in industry journals, speaking to groups nationwide, and receiving numerous awards throughout his career. He was also successful in real estate development. He enjoyed athletics--most recently cycling, riding over a hundred miles each week--as well as sailing and traveling with his wife of 49 years. | 2018-04-16 15:50:33


1965, Mr. Clarence Knight Garrard Jr.
CLARENCE KNIGHT "CHUCK" GARRARD, JR. '65 died on January 28, 2018. After Hampden-Sydney, he served two years in the U.S. Navy and worked in sales for many years before founding his own business, Trees-N-More. He was an Eagle Scout and master gardener who enjoyed playing tennis, fishing, and bird hunting. | 2018-04-16 13:48:10


1954, Mr. Joseph Lee Wallace Jr.
JOSEPH LEE WALLACE, JR. '54 died on January 29, 2018. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II with the U.S. Coast Guard before graduating from Hampden-Sydney and embarking on a 35-year career as an insurance agent. He was a partner with Staunton Insurance Agency at the time of his retirement. He held leadership positions and taught Sunday School for many years at Second Presbyterian Church and was active with the Boy Scouts of American and other community groups. His son, James W. Wallace '79, also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-13 11:19:57


1949, Mr. Edward Wyllys Taylor
EDWARD WYLLYS TAYLOR '49 died on February 10, 2018. Edward served in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II, then enrolled at Hampden-Sydney, where he played basketball and golf. He spent the first half of his career designing, constructing, and operating chemical plants; later in his career he enjoyed interests in citrus, real estate development and construction, environmental, and bottled water businesses. He was an avid golfer and an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, Florida, where he led Bible studies, taught Sunday school, and helped oversee construction of the church's current facility. His son Edward W. Taylor, Jr. '76 also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-11 15:47:31


1963, Mr. Lewis C. Everett
LEWIS C. EVERETT '63 died on January 28, 2017, from leukemia. Lewis' athleticism and drive as a high school student garnered the attention of two benefactors who funded his Hampden-Sydney education. He became a star football player for the Tigers, earning First-Team All-American honors and setting the College record for longest punt with a 62-yard kick against Randolph-Macon—a record that still stands. He also competed in track and field, captained the wrestling team, and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. After Hampden-Sydney, Lewis proudly served as an Army First Lieutenant in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. He then began his career in securities at Merrill Lynch, eventually joining Wheat First Securities in Richmond. He retired as vice chairman of Wheat First in 1999, enjoying golf, tennis, and sport fishing when he wasn’t traveling the world with his wife Leanna. Lewis’ generosity to Hampden-Sydney College is evident in the football stadium that bears his name, the Lewis C. Everett Stadium constructed in 2007. It was on the Hampden-Sydney football field that Lewis learned lifelong lessons about teamwork, perseverance, and overcoming adversity, and he was proud to give back to his alma mater. | 2018-01-31 14:17:26


1962, Mr. Charles Anderson Ferguson II
CHARLES ANDERSON "CHARLEY" FERGUSON II '62 died on June 17, 2017, due to complications from a fall. A four-year member of the Hampden-Sydney golf team, Charley played on the Tiger squads that won the 1959 Mason-Dixon Golf Championship and took the 1960 Little Eight conference crown. He was a lifelong resident of Newport News and is survived by his wife of 53 years, their four children, and 12 grandchildren. His brothers William M. Ferguson, Jr. '59 and David Lane Ferguson '65 also attended Hampden-Sydney, as did several of his nephews. | 2018-01-26 16:37:30


1943, Dr. Gilbert S. Campbell
Dr. GILBERT S. CAMPBELL JR. '43 died on January 9, 2018, at the age of 94. Gil enrolled at Hampden-Sydney when he was just 15 years old, then attended the University of Virginia, where he earned his medical degree in 1946. He completed further advanced degrees at the University of Minnesota, served as head of the experimental lab at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and earned two Silver Stars, two Bronze Stars, and a Purple Heart in Korea. Gil was on the forefront of open-heart surgery, performing his first in 1955. In 1965, he became chair of the department of surgery at the University of Arkansas medical school, where he earned many accolades until his retirement in 2000. | 2018-01-16 09:29:46


1951, Mr. Walter Vance Hall
WALTER VANCE HALL '51 died on January 6, 2018. Vance was a member of Kappa Sigma who served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from Hampden-Sydney, then earned a degree in foreign service from Georgetown University. His career as a foreign service officer included posts in South Korea, Italy, and Fiji, as well as the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Vienna, Austria. He retired in 1982, but continued to work in the State Department on freedom of information cases until 2000. Vance was a member of the board of directors of the Historic Alexandria Foundation and the American Library Company. He also served two terms on the Alexandria Archeology Commission and was a member of the Metropolitan Club. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading, and cooking, and he tutored children in the Alexandria public schools for almost 20 years. Vance was a lifelong member of North Farnham Parish Church and an active parishioner at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Alexandria. He is survived by his wife of 54 years and two sons. | 2018-01-12 13:06:58


1985, Maj. Turner Bartlett Thackston IV
Maj. TURNER BARTLETT "TEE" THACKSTON IV '85 died on December 31, 2017, after a six-year battle with a rare neurological disease. After his sophomore year at Hampden-Sydney, Tee was commissioned as an Army second lieutenant and joined the Virginia National Guard. Upon graduation, he became an Apache helicopter pilot, winning the Top Gun award for his unit. Tee retired after 21 years of active duty, then became an instructor at the Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, KS. He was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman with a passion for bird hunting and dog training; other hobbies included scuba diving and riding his Harley Davidson. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of the Order of the Arrow, and a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. His greatest achievement, though, was raising his three sons into exceptional young men. He is remembered as a devoted father, husband, grandfather, and friend. | 2018-01-05 11:56:50


1952, Dr. Charles Hanson Peterson Jr.
Dr. CHARLES HANSON PETERSON, JR. '52 died on January 3, 2018. He earned his MD from the University of Virginia in 1956, then completed an internship in England, residency at Hartford Hospital in Connecticut, and fellowship in gastroenterology at UVA. He served as a physician in the U.S. Coast Guard before entering private practice in Roanoke. In 2014, he retired after more than 60 years of medical practice, but he continued grand rounds at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital until July of 2017. Dr. Peterson was a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Medical Society of Virginia, and Roanoke Academy of Medicine. He served twice as chief of staff at Community Hospital and was an instructor at the University of Virginia Medical School for 18 years. An active member of the Rotary Club and First Baptist Church, he also volunteered his time with the Bradley Free Clinic, Meals on Wheels, and Blue Ridge Literacy. He loved to travel, participating in several medical mission trips to Kenya and Peru, as well as regularly hosting physicians from Africa on their trips to the U.S. for professional development. He was a constant optimist and an expert whistler, whose happy greetings and whistled renditions of Seventy-Six Trombones will be missed. | 2018-01-04 12:44:40


2002, Mr. Hamilton Nobles
HAMILTON NOBLES '02 died on December 27, 2017, after a lengthy illness. In high school, Hamilton earned his pilot's license and was an Eagle Scout; at Hampden-Sydney, he was a member of the Chi Phi fraternity. An animal and outdoor enthusiast, Hamilton was a river guide in the Nantahala Gorge in North Carolina prior to his illness. | 2018-01-04 12:18:54


1950, Rev. V. Neil Wyrick Jr.
The Rev. V. NEIL WYRICK, JR. '50 died on December 17, 2017. Although he was an accomplished pianist, Neil chose a career in ministry, graduating from Union Theological Seminary in 1954. The following year, he founded Palmetto Presbyterian Church in Miami, a congregation that grew from 8 members to almost 800. In 1968, Neil devoted himself full-time to evangelistic work, traveling the world presenting his one-man dramas. He is perhaps best known for his productions of the Easter pageant in the Orange Bowl during the 1960s. He also served as director of the Miami Council of Churches and as interim pastor of several Miami-area churches. Neil was a prolific writer, authoring ten books and publishing hundreds of articles in national magazines such as The Saturday Evening Post, The American Home, and Family Circle. He is survived by his wife of 48 years and their seven children. | 2018-01-04 11:37:50


1950, Dr. John M. Quarles
Dr. JOHN M. QUARLES '50 died on January 1, 2018, at the age of 90. John's studies at Hampden-Sydney were interrupted by his brother's death in WWII; at that time, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served until 1950. He then finished his degree at H-SC, attended the Medical College of Virginia, completed his internship at DePaul Hospital, and embarked on a 50-year career as a family practice physician. He was active with the Peninsula Academy of Medicine, the Peninsula Heart Association, the Hampton Roads Academy of General Practice, the Medical Society of Virginia, and the Hampton Medical Society. He served as secretary and president of the executive committee at Riverside Regional Medical Center and provided medical care for the residents of the Patrick Henry Nursing Home. John also gave back to the community through his volunteer work with the Lions Club and the Gloucester-Mathews Free Clinic, as well as his six years as Chairman of the Board of Supervisors in York County. An active member of Yorkminster Presbyterian Church, he served as an elder and Sunday school teacher. John enjoyed all manner of outdoor activities, had his private pilot's license, played tennis into his 80s, and played golf up to the week before his death. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, their six children, and 16 grandchildren. His sons John M. Quarles, Jr. '79, Dr. Peter R. Quarles '85, and Daniel R. Quarles '93 also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-01-04 10:44:09


1954, Dr. John Milton Miller Jr.
Dr. JOHN MILTON MILLER, JR. '54 died on December 21, 2017. After graduating cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, Milton earned his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia in 1958. He completed residencies in internal medicine and hematology oncology, served two years as a doctor in the U.S. Navy, and then was a compassionate and dedicated physician at Lewis Gale Clinic in Salem, VA, for 44 years. He enjoyed playing tennis, gardening, and traveling; an active member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church, he sang in the choir, taught Sunday school, and served as camp physician at Pheobe Needles summer camp. Milton was a devoted husband to his wife of 57 years and a loving father to their four daughters. | 2018-01-04 10:03:02


1993, Mr. Christopher Scott Rosati
CHRISTOPHER SCOTT ROSATI '93 died on October 18, 2017, after a courageous battle with ALS. Chris was a soccer player at H-SC who went on to a successful career in health care, marketing, and entrepreneurship. After being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease, however, he sifted his focus to making the world a better place through creative acts of kindness, like hijacking a Krispy Kreme truck and giving away the donuts at city parks and hospitals. (Krispy Kreme learned of his plan and donated the truck and the donuts.) Chris founded Inspire MEdia Network, a nonprofit that funds and films people spreading kindness, then shares their stories to inspire others to do the same. The organization also gives $50 "butterfly grants" to school-aged children around the world who want to do good. Chris' story reached national audiences when CBS News learned of his efforts and produced a series documenting his battle with ALS and his philanthropic efforts. | 2017-12-19 12:59:37


1951, Mr. John Armstrong Locke
JOHN ARMSTRONG "JACK" LOCKE '51 died on December 8, 2017. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, then played basketball at Hampden-Sydney. John worked as an electrician at NACA (NASA) until his retirement in 1981. He loved sports, coaching youth basketball for over 50 years and playing tennis until the age of 91. | 2017-12-18 16:33:12


1962, Mr. Charles Edward Hubbard
CHARLES EDWARD HUBBARD '62 died on November 24, 2017. Charlie was a member of the George Washington High School (Danville) baseball team that won consecutive state championships in 1953 and 1954. He then served two years in the U.S. Navy before attending Hampden-Sydney and earning his law degree at Washington and Lee. After 50 years practicing law in North Carolina, Charlie was honored by both the North Carolina Bar Association and the Caswell County District Bar, which named its collegiality award in his honor. Always a strong supporter of the law enforcement community, in recent years he was active promoting camaraderie between the North Carolina and Virginia state law enforcement agencies. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol honored Charlie's dedication by awarding him "Honorary State Trooper" status. He was an avid reader, a lover of history, and a benefactor to local community athletic programs; he loved tracing his family history and was inducted into the French Huguenot Society of South Carolina. | 2017-12-18 15:15:01


1961, Mr. Dean Adcock Bailey
DEAN ADCOCK BAILEY '61 died on November 24, 2017. A member of Kappa Sigma at Hampden-Sydney, he also pursued graduate studies at the College of William & Mary. His career spanned several industries, including service in the U.S. Marine Corps, seven years as a high school history teacher, and almost two decades as an industrial engineer in the garment manufacturing industry. He then worked for the Commonwealth of Virginia with the departments of economic development and Virginia business assistance. As an amateur archaeologist, he discovered the site of the early 18th century pottery factory belonging to the "Poor Potter of Yorktown," now a featured location at the Yorktown Battlefield site. He was a board member for both the Virginia Historical Society and the Watermen's Museum in Yorktown and an active member of St. Thomas Canterbury Anglican Catholic Church in Roanoke and St. Alban's Anglican Catholic Parish in Richmond. | 2017-12-18 14:28:57


1951, Mr. Charles William Grissett
CHARLES WILLIAM GRISSETT '51 died on November 4, 2017. He spent the first years of his life in Cameroon, Africa, where his parents were missionaries with the Presbyterian Church USA. One month after earning his degree at Hampden-Sydney, Charles enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in Japan as a hospital corpsman. He returned to civilian life and worked in marine carpentry, facilities management, and both elementary and high school math and science instruction. His work took him throughout the southeastern United States and the Caribbean. In retirement, he volunteered with the Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization (ECHO) and participated in missions in Zimbabwe. Charles served as an elder at his church and was influential in creating a food bank garden. | 2017-12-18 13:43:28


1939, Mr. John H. Gilliam Jr.
JOHN H. GILLIAM, JR. '39 died on November 18, 2017, at the age of 101. John was a proud member of Pi Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney who later attended Benjamin Franklin University and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a resident of Fredericksburg at the time of his death. | 2017-12-14 14:31:19


1973, Mr. Franklin R. Tinkle
FRANKLIN R. TINKLE '73 died on November 16, 2017. A rugby player at Hampden-Sydney, he served in the U.S. military in Vietnam, then pursued a career in information technology as a systems analyst and project manager. Frank was known as a kind, upbeat person who valued each and every day. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, his daughter, and his granddaughter. | 2017-12-14 14:19:31


1958, Mr. Earle Provost Dunham Jr.
EARLE PROVOST DUNHAM, JR. '58 died on October 28, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney, he studied business administration and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. He then worked as a controller and project manager for Handling Services, Inc, in Greenville, SC. Earle was a leader with the Boy Scouts of America and an active member of Joy Lutheran Church, singing in the choir and serving on the finance committee. He enjoyed traveling, reading, and spending time outdoors, but was most passionate about his family, especially his children and grandchildren. | 2017-12-12 15:54:36


1955, Mr. Leo Stanley Willis
L. STANLEY WILLIS '55 died on October 25, 2017. A Lambda Chi Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, Stan served in the U.S. military after graduation, then earned his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia in 1968. He taught briefly in Texas before joining the history department at Clinch Valley College, now the University of Virginia's College at Wise. His 30-year career as a history professor there also included service as dean of students and chairman of the faculty council. He was known as an excellent advisor to students and a compelling teacher, who continued to serve the college well into his retirement. In a final gift to UVa-Wise, Stan and his wife bequeathed a 40-acre tract of land to be used an environmental laboratory. It will be known as "Stan's Woods." | 2017-12-12 13:10:36


1953, Mr. Jerome M. Adams
JEROME M. "JERRY" ADAMS '53 died on October 20, 2017. One of the top scorers in Hampden-Sydney basketball history, Jerry scored 1,207 points for the Tigers during his four years as a starter and served as the team's co-captain his senior year, all while earning academic honors. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, then earned a master's degree in education from the University of Richmond. He was a high school teacher and basketball coach for five years before earning his J.D. from the T.C. Williams School of Law and embarking on a successful legal career in his native Pittsburgh. Jerry sat on numerous boards and commissions throughout his lengthy career, serving organizations such as the local YMCA, Chamber of Commerce, and Salvation Army; he was also a long-serving bank board director, first with McKeesport National Bank, then with Three Rivers Bank and U.S. Bankcorp. He was a member of the St. Thomas a Becket parish for 45 years. In recognition of Jerry's contribution to Hampden-Sydney athletics, he was inducted into the College's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1994. | 2017-12-11 14:34:42


1967, Dr. Thomas Cole Flournoy
Dr. THOMAS COLE FLOURNOY '67 died on October 19, 2017. Cole proudly served in the U.S. Navy on the USS Bon Homme Richard during the Vietnam War, then pursued a career in private business. After earning a master's degree in counseling from Louisiana Tech and a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Sarasota, Cole spent 25 years working at the Caddo Correctional Center in Shreveport, LA, where he created and directed the center's counseling program. At the time of his death, he was the facility's mental health director. An accomplished pilot who owned a series of small prop planes over the years, Cole flew to all 50 states last year and was active in both the Civil Air Patrol and the Experimental Aircraft Association. He also enjoyed teaching his children and grandchildren to water ski. | 2017-12-11 13:47:04


1959, Mr. Edmund Law Waddill Jr.
EDMUND L. WADDILL, JR. '59 died on October 16, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in England for several years. He then enjoyed a career in life insurance and estate planning, living in Iowa, Maryland, and Ashville before settling in Wilson, NC. He was an avid reader, accomplished golfer, and member of First Presbyterian Church in Wilson. His son Edmund L. Waddill III '95 also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2017-12-11 10:56:47


1977, Dr. James S. Militello
Dr. JAMES S. "JIMMY" MILITELLO '77 died unexpectedly on October 4, 2017. A psychology major at Hampden-Sydney, he then graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1986 and practiced podiatry in St. Augustine, FL. He is survived by his wife and daughter. | 2017-12-11 10:43:16


1951, Mr. Charles Lear Ponton
CHARLES LEAR PONTON '51 died on September 22, 2017. A Lambda Chi at Hampden-Sydney, Lear served in the U.S. Marine Corps before settling in Newport News and founding Ponton Realty, Inc. Over the course of his career, he developed numerous residential neighborhoods, shopping centers, and commercial properties throughout Newport News and York County. Lear was a past president of both the Newport News/Hampton Board of Realtors and the York County Rotary Club; he served on numerous other boards, including the Peninsula Chamber of Commerce Board, the Virginia Air Pollution Board, and the Virginia Real Estate Board. In his retirement years, Lear enjoyed boating, fishing, and golfing. He was a devoted husband to his wife of 63 years and a loving father and grandfather to their two daughters and five grandchildren. | 2017-12-04 16:00:57


1950, Mr. Wade Hampton Ridgway Sr.
WADE HAMPTON RIDGWAY, SR. '50 died on September 11, 2017. A native of New Jersey, he graduated from Fork Union Military Academy and served two years in the U.S. Army during World War II before attending Hampden-Sydney, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. After graduation, Wade went on to a 35-year career as a chemical engineer with DuPont. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Woodbury, NJ, and a volunteer at Underwood Memorial Hospital. Wade loved all sports, especially the Philadelphia Eagles, and enjoyed skiing, golfing, horseback riding, and traveling. | 2017-12-04 12:45:04


1943, Mr. Garland Hurst Moore Jr.
GARLAND HURST MOORE, JR. '43 died on October 26, 2016. A member of Lambda Chi Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces in 1941. | 2017-09-06 09:01:04


1950, Mr. John McGavack Jr.
JOHN "MAC" McGAVACK, JR. '50 died on April 13, 2016. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Academy instructor, battleship gunnery officer, and submarine engineer. He earned advanced degrees in physics and education administration from the University of Mississippi and Fairfield University, respectively. After his naval service, Mac worked as an electrical engineer designing ignition systems for jets and missiles before turning his attention to education. He taught physics at both the high school and college levels, publishing two books and receiving numerous national awards for his innovative approach to teaching science. Mac was assistant superintendent of schools in New Haven, CT; served ten years as superintendent of schools in Madison, CT; and ended his career as an assistant professor at Connecticut College. He served on several state and national boards. | 2017-09-04 15:10:07


1955, Mr. John Ray Jennings
JOHN RAY JENNINGS '55 died on August 15, 2017. He earned graduate degrees from both Columbia University in New York and Hollins University. After three years of service in the U.S. Air Force, he returned to civilian life in the Roanoke County Public Schools system. He was a respected English teacher for more than 25 years at Southview Elementary School and Northside Middle School, where he served as chair of the English department. He saw the potential in each and every student and enjoyed sharing with them his great love for literature. He spent his final years at Friendship Manor, where he made many friends and encouraged his fellow residents in their hobbies and interests. | 2017-09-04 11:50:38


1960, Mr. Joseph H. Wood
JOSEPH H. WOOD '60 died on August 18, 2017. A PIKA at Hampden-Sydney, he served in the U.S. Army Special Forces Intelligence in Panama after college. He taught Spanish at Clifton Forge High School, his high school alma mater, before joining the family business as president of Wood Chevrolet until the early 1980s, when he became an insurance agent. A lifelong member of Clifton Forge Presbyterian Church, Joe was also involved with many Clifton Forge organizations, including the Kiwanis, Jaycees, Masonic Lodge, Elks Lodge, Chamber of Commerce, and City Council. He was active with the Hampden-Sydney Alumni Association, and his son George Martin Wood '89 also attended the College. | 2017-09-01 16:51:07


1950, Mr. Palmer G. Tunstall
PALMER G. TUNSTALL '50 died on April 3, 2016. He was a member of the Chi Beta Phi honorific scientific society at H-SC. He had a successful career at the FBI, earned his master's degree from George Washington University in 1971, and founded his own firm after retiring from the Bureau. He was married to his late wife for 47 years and was a father of three and grandfather of six. | 2017-09-01 16:34:05


1956, Mr. John Nichols
JOHN NICHOLS '56 died on January 31, 2017. A member of the Tiger newspaper staff and Chi Phi fraternity at H-SC, John served two years in the U.S. Navy, rising to the rank of Lieutenant. He then earned graduate degrees at the University of Virginia and Washington University. In 1969 he became a professor of math at Lindenwood College in Missouri, where he served for 25 years. John was elected St. Charles County Auditor and attended the 1976 Democratic National Convention as a delegate. He also served as treasurer of the St. Charles County Historical Society for 25 years and as treasurer of a local concert series. An active member of Trinity Episcopal Church, he was a lay reader, choir member, and president of the men's club. | 2017-09-01 16:32:25


1973, Dr. Horace Philip Johnson III
Dr. HORACE PHILIP JOHNSON III '73 died on August 26, 2017, after a long bout with pulmonary fibrosis. Phil attended Hampden-Sydney on a full academic scholarship, then pursued the field of dentistry and endodontics at the Medical College of Virginia, where he was chief resident in his second year. He practiced dentistry in Richmond, Fort Worth, and Northern Virginia. Phil enjoyed playing golf with his friends at the Country Club of Virginia and was a devoted husband and father. | 2017-09-01 12:55:59


2009, Mr. Graham Keating McCormick
GRAHAM KEATING McCORMICK '09 died in a tragic accident on August 11, 2017. An Eagle Scout and a graduate of Douglas Southall Freeman High School, Graham was a member of Kappa Sigma at Hampden-Sydney with his brothers Gordon Burke McCormick '10 and the late William Carter "Will" McCormick '12. While at H-SC, he served as president of both Kappa Sigma and the Interfraternity Council. Graham was a corporate finance analyst with SunTrust Bank in Atlanta and a member of The Country Club of Virginia. He is remembered as a loving son and devoted older brother who always put family first, especially during his brother Will's time in hospice care. | 2017-08-16 11:29:28


1965, Mr. Gene Bishop Dixon Jr.
GENE BISHOP DIXON, JR. '65 died on July 24, 2017. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps after Hampden-Sydney, then made a distinguished career for himself at Kyanite Mining Corporation in Buckingham County. Gene led the company for almost half a century, serving as president of Kyanite and chairman of its parent company, the Disthene Group. Under his leadership, the company grew several fold, marketed its product around the globe, and won several state and national environmental awards. He was a committed member of the National Mining Congress, the American Ceramic Society, the Refractories Institute, the Virginia Port Authority, and the Bank of Charlotte County, where he served as director and chairman of the board. Gene also served Hampden-Sydney for over 20 years as a Trustee of the College and sat on the Southside Community Hospital Board of Managers for 33 years. His love of history inspired his work to preserve historic Virginia landmarks such as local slave cemeteries and Patrick Henry's home at Red Hill. He was a devoted family man, an avid pilot, and and accomplished outdoorsman who loved quail hunting, fly-fishing, canoeing, and camping. | 2017-08-10 09:41:44


1957, Dr. Frank S. Moore Jr.
Dr. FRANK S. MOORE, JR. '57 died on July 24, 2017. He earned his master's degree from the University of Michigan and his doctorate from the University of Georgia, then worked for Westinghouse as a nuclear physicist at the Savannah River Site until his retirement at the age of 70. He was an avid marksman and runner all his life. | 2017-08-09 14:09:26


1953, Mr. Robert Luther Saffelle Jr.
ROBERT LUTHER SAFFELLE, JR. '53 died on July 23, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney, he was captain of the tennis team and a member of Theta Chi. He then served in the U.S. Marine Corps before embarking on a 35-year career with Wachovia Bank and Trust in North Carolina. He was also a graduate of the Executive Program of Professional management Education at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Robert was a member of Front Street United Methodist Church and served on the board of directors for Alamance County Hospital, Burlington YMCA, and the Burlington-Alamance County Merchants Association; he was president of the United Way Burlington/Alamance County, the Cherokee Council of Boy Scouts of America, and the Alamance Country Club. For his volunteer efforts, he received the Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Year award and the Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver award. | 2017-08-09 13:59:47


1995, Lt. David Karl Craft
Lt. DAVID KARL CRAFT '95 died on July 19, 2017, from a blood clot. David first served as an officer with the Greensboro Police Department, then moved to the Henrico County Police Division in 2000. There he protected and served the community with honor and valor, working on patrol operations, as a school resource officer, and in drug enforcement over the course of his career. In 2005, David served on the Hurricane Katrina Task Force, providing humanitarian assistance in Mississippi after the catastrophic storm. He was also the owner of Craft Tile, LLC, which gave him the opportunity to use his artistic talents. David played guitar and harmonica with the praise team at North Run Baptist Church and Staples Mill Road Baptist. He is survived by his wife and daughter. | 2017-08-07 16:18:28


1942, Dr. James English Cousar III
Dr. JAMES ENGLISH COUSAR III '42 died on July 15, 2017. He was born in Tokyo, Japan, where his parents were serving as Presbyterian missionaries. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, Jim attended medical school at Johns Hopkins and served in the U.S. Navy. He trained as a surgeon at Johns Hopkins and the University of Michigan, then practiced thoracic surgery in Jacksonville, Florida, until his retirement at the age of 70. He was a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. A member of the Rotary Club of Jacksonville for almost 60 years, Jim served as club president and as a delegate to the international convention in Birmingham, England. He was an usher, deacon, elder, and Sunday school teacher at Riverside Presbyterian Church, as well as a commissioner of the PCUSA General Assembly and clerk of the Session. | 2017-08-07 13:14:54


1952, Mr. Sheppard K. Ames Jr.
SHEPPARD KELLAM AMES, JR. '52 died on June 26, 2017. A proud member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity at Hampden-Sydney, he served several years in the Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant after graduation. He entered the furniture business in High Point, NC, and eventually founded Ames Interiors in Gloucester Point, VA, where he designed and sold his own line of "Sheppard Tables." Shepp was an avid golfer, sailor, beekeeper, and master woodworker, whose model boats, furniture pieces, birdhouses and decoys are cherished by his friends and family. He is remembered for his sense of humor, storytelling, and genuine friendly spirit. | 2017-08-04 15:56:40


1956, Mr. Ronald M. Henry Sr.
RONALD M. HENRY, SR. '56 died on July 6, 2017. A member of the football team at Hampden-Sydney, Ron started in all but one game during his four years, earned Little All-American Honors, and served as captain of the squad his senior year. Called "the most tireless athlete I've had in my ten years of coaching" by H-SC football coach Jim Hickey, Ron was inducted into the Hampden-Sydney College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991. After college, he served in the US Marine Corps before embarking on a 35-year career with Virginia Folding and Box Company/Westvaco. He was an avid runner well into his 70s, a member of the Richmond Road Runners Club, and a deacon at Bon Air Baptist Church. Ron was a devoted husband to his wife of 56 years and a loving father to their three children. | 2017-08-04 15:42:19


1957, Mr. James B. Marlow
JAMES B. "BERNIE" MARLOW '57 died on July 10, 2017. A member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at Hampden-Sydney, he proudly served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and was an avid golfer. | 2017-08-04 15:22:18


1970, Dr. Nathaniel M. Ewell III
Dr. NATHANIEL M. EWELL III '70 died on July 11, 2017. A Pi Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to earn his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. After teaching at the University of South Carolina and Old Dominion University for a time, Dr. Ewell spent the bulk of his career in Spain and Italy as a professor of English language and literature with the University of Maryland's European Division. He and his wife retired to Virginia in 1995, where he enjoyed competitive fencing and yearly trips to Europe. He was a member of the American Clan Gregor Society, the Patrick Henry Descendant's Branch, and the Society of the Cincinnati. | 2017-08-04 15:04:30


1942, Mr. Benjamin J. Willis Jr.
BENJAMIN J. WILLIS, JR. '42 died on July 9, 2017. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, he continued his studies at the University of Virginia until he was called into service with the U.S. Navy during World War II as a salvage diver on the USS Moreno. He also served as commander of the USS Tallahatchie County during the Korean War, then remained in the Naval Reserves until his retirement as a Commander. Ben worked in the family business, assuming the leadership of Willis Furniture Company in 1965 until his retirement in 1998. A leader in the furniture industry, he was chairman of the Southern Home Furnishings Association and spent 11 years on the board of the National Home Furnishings Association. Ben was a longtime member of the Board of Trustees of Virginia Wesleyan College, president of the Board of Trustees of the Methodist Children's Home in Richmond, chairman of the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau and the Retail Merchants Association of Tidewater, and a board member at Crestar Bank. He was an active member of Ghent United Methodist Church and the Lambeth Bible Class. His son is Benjamin J. Willis III '83. | 2017-08-04 12:16:59


1954, Mr. Dilworth Stroud Cook Jr.
DILWORTH STROUD COOK, JR. '54 died on July 1, 2017. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, he served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Dil then attended T. C. Williams School of Law and began a successful career in claims adjusting, eventually retiring as vice president and claims manager at Southern States. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the Richmond Track and Field Club. Starting at the age of 40, Dil participated in masters track events for over 40 years; he was a three-time state decathlon champion in his age group. | 2017-08-04 11:49:40


1941, Mr. Richard Beverley Whiting
RICHARD BEVERLEY WHITING '41 died on June 26, 2017. He served in the US Army during World War II, then ran the family coal, oil, and feed business for 13 years. After working as an insurance agent, he owned and operated the Berryville News Stand until his retirement in 1979. He was a long-time member and past commander of the American Legion Post #41, a 50-year member of the Lions Club of Clarke County, and a lifelong member of Grace Episcopal Church, where he served on the vestry for many years. He enjoyed traveling and golfing. | 2017-08-03 17:13:42


1968, Dr. Robert Dabney Carson III
Dr. ROBERT DABNEY CARSON III '68 died on June 4, 2017. A physics major at H-SC, Dabney received his master's degree from the University of Maryland and his doctoral degree from the University of Virginia. As an avid amateur radio operator, a hobby he began in high school, he enjoyed communicating with people all over the world throughout the years. Dabney was an active member of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Roanoke, then Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, where he enjoyed helping with the sound system and attending Bible study classes. | 2017-08-03 16:38:25


1944, Dr. John Quackenbush Hatten
Dr. JOHN Q. HATTEN '44 died on June 15, 2017. A member of the V-12 Naval Unit at Hampden-Sydney, he earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1948 and served as a medical officer in the US Navy during the Korean War. He then practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Newport News for 41 years, serving as chief of the OB-GYN Department at Riverside Hospital and president of the Virginia OB-GYN Society. Active in numerous national medical societies, Dr. Hatten was a strong advocate for continuing education for physicians and took advantage of post-graduate courses at every opportunity. He was an avid golfer who played into his late 80s, and a member of the Rotary Club, the James River Country Club, the Hampton Roads German Club, and the Hampton Roads Assembly. He was a lifelong member of Newport News First Baptist Church and was married to his childhood sweetheart for more than 70 years. His son Bobby Hatten '69 also attended H-SC. | 2017-08-03 15:57:44


1950, Mr. Percy James Burton Jr.
PERCY JAMES "JIM" BURTON, JR. '50 died on June 11, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney, Jim played baseball, served as president and first tenor soloist of the Glee Club, and was house manager of Kappa Alpha. He served in the US Army, stationed in Allied occupied Germany following World War II, then worked 35 years for Proctor and Gamble. Jim was an active member of the American Legion, the Forty and Eight veterans society, and First Church of the Nazarene in Lynchburg. He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, and camping, especially with his children and grandchildren. | 2017-08-03 15:12:25


1997, Mr. Edward Drummond Alexander
EDWARD DRUMMOND ALEXANDER '97 died on June 8, 2017. A devoted father, Ed enjoyed boating, fishing, and canoeing with his eight-year-old son. With much effort and determination throughout his illness, he attended nearly all of his son's sporting, scouting, and school events. He is remembered for his intelligence, sense of humor, and high moral standards. | 2017-08-03 13:04:49


Look at the Baby!

2010, Mr. Matthew Compton
MATTHEW '10 and LISA COMPTON welcomed a son, Edward Thomas, on April 12, 2017. The family resides in Greenville, NC. | 2018-05-25 16:47:36


2010, Sean C Lynch
SEAN '10 and JAIME LYNCH welcomed a daughter, Blakely Jaymes, on March 30, 2018. Blakely is looking forward to making her way to the Hill to enjoy some football this fall! | 2018-05-22 09:15:50


1995, Mr. Christopher Watkins Bishop
CHRISTOPHER W. BISHOP '95 and AMY NICODEMUS welcomed a son, Eliot Nicodemus Bishop, on May 3, 2018. He joins older brother Will and older sister Caroline. Christopher and Amy are Foreign Service Officers for the Department of State; the family will move from Beijing, China, to Ottawa, Canada, later this year, where Amy will begin a new assignment at the U.S. Embassy. | 2018-05-18 07:54:21


2012, Mr. Christian Yow
CHRISTIAN '12 and NATALIA YOW welcomed a son, Nehemiah Lucas Yow, on February 15, 2018. | 2018-05-11 13:48:24


2008, Mr. Shawn Middlebrooks
SHAWN '08 and JESSICA MIDDLEBROOKS welcomed a daughter, Olivia Diana-Elease, on July 1, 2017. Olivia joins big sister Victoria, age three. The entire family returned to the Hill in March for the Minority Alumni Mentorship Weekend. | 2018-04-27 14:14:25


2006, Mr. Christopher Scott Thompson
CHRISTOPHER '06 and EVA THOMPSON welcomed a daughter, Moira Alene, on July 25, 2017. | 2018-04-24 10:34:09


2011, Michael James Dowd
MIKE '11 and TIFFANY DOWD welcomed a son, Carson Michael, on October 4, 2017. The family resides in Richmond. | 2018-01-07 14:10:47


2001, Cory Evans
CORY '01 and CHELSEA EVANS welcomed a daughter, Courtlyn Marie, on July 6, 2017. She joined her big brother Caden. | 2017-12-29 11:58:27


1998, Daniel John Burke
DANIEL '98 and FRANCESCA BURKE welcomed a son, Liam Lorenzo Burke, on April 10, 2017. The family resides in Alexandria. | 2017-12-20 17:45:47


2002, Lt. Cmdr. Jason T Ritchie
Lt. Cmdr. JASON T. '02 and CHRISTINA RITCHIE welcomed their first child, a son, Luke Friedrich Ritchie, on September 25, 2017. Luke was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where Jason serves in the U.S. Navy. | 2017-12-16 23:06:17


2008, Mr. Davis Yake
DAVIS '08 and CHRISSY YAKE welcomed twin daughters, Charlotte Louise and Madeline Gray, on July 1, 2017. Big sister Charlie arrived first, and younger sister Maddie joined her seven minutes later. | 2017-12-04 16:33:04


2004, Mr. Edward Judson McAdams Jr
JUDSON '04 and GINGER McADAMS welcomed their third child, a son, George Wicker McAdams, on September 20, 2016. Wicker joins his brother Tripp and sister Eliza at home in Charlotte, NC. | 2017-11-21 21:17:37


2006, Keith Batten LeGrande
KEITH '06 and ANNA LeGRANDE welcomed a daughter, Campbell Jane LeGrande, on January 21, 2017. Campbell joins her big brother, William. | 2017-09-29 20:36:42


2007, James William Bolton III
WILLIAM '07 and JOANN BOLTON welcomed a son, James William Bolton IV, on August 18, 2016. His proud grandfather is Jimmy Bolton '76. | 2017-09-01 09:47:51


2010, Mr. Scott Jefferson
SCOTT '10 and McKINZIE JEFFERSON welcomed a daughter, Jill Taylor Jefferson, on July 15, 2017. | 2017-08-30 13:39:03


2003, Charles E. Gregory III
CHARLES "TREY" '03 and JAMIE GREGORY welcomed a son, Langston Palmer Gregory, on May 19, 2016. He joins big brothers Brandt, 4, and Shelton, 2. | 2017-08-22 16:26:31


2005, Mr. Wythe Hogge
WYTHE '05 and CASEY HOGGE welcomed a son, Patrick Michael, on July 20, 2017. | 2017-08-16 16:51:31


Look Who Tied the Knot!

2012, Mr Thomas Andrew Calderwood
THOMAS CALDERWOOD '12 and STEPHANIE FERDRIGO were married on May 5th, 2018. In attendance were Cabot Armentrout '12, Nick Bowling '12, and Phillip Tholand '13. The bride is a 2013 alumna of Lynchburg College. | 2018-06-04 22:55:32


2014, Mr. Mike Donnell Casterlow Esq
MICHAEL CASTERLOW '14 and CHARLES HARVEY were married on May 15, 2018, in Flat Rock, NC. The wedding was officiated by Winfred Willis '15. Also in attendance were Nate Sterling '14, Andrew Ward '15, Anthony Rowe '14, R.J. Nagel III '14, and Raymond Owen '14. The couple resides in Greensboro, where Charles is a manager with CVS Pharmacy and Mike recently acquired his license to practice law. | 2018-05-12 21:51:53


2006, Mr. Ryan Schilling
RYAN SCHILLING '06 and KYLEE PONDER were married on December 30, 2017, at Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond with a reception at the Commonwealth Club. Groomsmen included John Baker '06, Jack Cates '06, Scott Copeland '06, John Eppler '06, Patrick Gee '06, and Cappy Gilchrist '06. Also in attendance were James Blackburn '05, Joe Blackburn '71, John Cronly '06, Bryan Dunkum '06, Heath Gates '05, Jim Jervey '80, John Neal '05, Fred Larmore '74, Westbrook Parker '70, and Will Shumadine '94. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 14:38:37


2009, Mr. Cary Saunders
CARY SAUNDERS '09 and MALLORY MYERS were married on October 14, 2017, in Roanoke. In attendance were Taylor Bondurant '09, Johnny Junes '06, Joey Omick '10, John Reid '09, Charlie Omick '07, Dr. Nick Bandy '09, Gray Hamlin '10, Andrew Huffman '09, Dr. Matt Huff '09, Drew Martin '08, Andrew Joyner '11, Matt McKeag '03, Powell Holt '11, Mac Reed '11, Dr. Drew Baker '07, Tyler Bowman '09, Buddy Sanders '76, Cappy Gilchrist '06, Larry Henshaw '10, Stuart Callahan '11, Dr. James Baldwin '08, and Kevin McEligot '11. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 12:36:36


2007, Neal Thomas Eike
NEAL EIKE '07 and SARAH CASTLEBERRY were married on March 31, 2018, at the Hay-Adams in Washington, DC. In attendance were Justin Parrish '07, Mark Ransone '07, Paul Recordon '06, Joshua Schniper '07, Zack Streeter '07, Ryan Sharkey '07, Ross Garrison '07, Garner Simpson '07, Chris Colgate '08, Carden Hedelt '08, and Alex Tzavellas '10. Sarah, a James Madison University alumna, is an attorney search director at Parker + Lynch in Washington and Neal is a project manager at Rand Construction in Alexandria. The couple resides in Arlington. | 2018-05-06 21:34:59


2013, Mr. Matt Stephens
MATT STEPHENS '13 and KAITLIN ECKENBERGER were married on September 9, 2017, at Sweet Briar College. The bride is a 2013 Sweet Briar alumna. In attendance were Barrett Keller '13, Harrison Stewart '15, Alex Georgiou '14, Forrest Wilson '14, Bill Howard '77, Brandon Gregg '14, Sean Gatz '13, Samson Canavos '14, Jackson Riley '14, Corey Meyer '14, Graham Holeman '13, Robert Stephens '15, Matt Burnette '13, Conner Rund '13, Forrest Allen '13, John Axsom '05, Eric Rutherford '11, Andrew Bauer '14, Michael Lee '14, Crawford Simpkins '12, Kevin Hoffer '06, and Raymond Bottom, Jr. '51. | 2018-04-20 15:06:37


2010, Mr. Chad Pleasants
CHAD PLEASANTS '10 and JESSICA KARSNER were married on March 24, 2018, in Richmond. In attendance were Ben Pleasants '11, Richard Griffin '10, Scott St. Clair '10, Justin Odanga '10, Ryland Sweeny '10, Nick Dowell '08, Josh Lanier '08, John B Murray III '12, Ryan Sharkey '07, Nathaniel Thomas '11, Eric Early '11, and Telphor Austin '11. The couple resides in Raleigh. | 2018-04-19 11:45:20


1999, Mr Robert Christian Rickers
CHRISTIAN RICKERS '99 and LORI RILEY were married on July 3, 2017, in Hawaii, with a reception at the Tuckahoe Woman's Club in Richmond on July 27. In attendance were Jeff Schmidt '00, John Howard '03, George Naylor '00, Andy Yarborough '02, Trip Terry '03, Will Guza '06, Demas Boudreaux '02, Tim Daniels '03, Gary Elder '02, Conrad Rickers '91, Lewis Walker '05, Cory Hopper '05, Matthew Burlee '02, Donny Draper '02, Benjamin Barbour '99, Richard Naylor '00, and Charlie Payne '88 | 2018-03-13 14:40:33


2010, Mr. Matthew Hudgins
MATTHEW HUDGINS '10 and MEREDITH FARR were married on December 2, 2017, at Bienvenue in Powhatan. In attendance were Doug Hudgins '08, Craig Waterworth '10, Matt Winfree '10, Rusty Stiltner '11, and Jay Rose '13. The couple resides in Powhatan. | 2018-02-22 21:45:31


2007, Mr Henry Weldon Jones III
WELDON JONES '07 and HASTINGS CROCKARD were married on November 18, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida. Alumni in the wedding party included West Hubard '07, Jimmy Philbin '08, and Gray Pendleton '07. Also in attendance were John Hunter '07, Adam Purser '07, Bryan Robbins '07, Dustin Zedeker '07 and Cameron Hellmuth '07. The couple resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, where the bride works as a commercial real estate broker at CBRE and the groom is an attorney with Jordan, Price, Wall, Gray, Jones, and Carlton. | 2018-02-20 17:32:32


2013, Bradley Benjamin Mostowy
BRADLEY BENJAMIN MOSTOWY '13 and KELLY CHRISTINE MOYE were married on October 21, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City, Georgia. Groomsmen included David Beman '12, Ryan Martin '13, Steve Louro '14, Chase Brown '14, and best man Tim VanBenthuysen '11. Also in attendance were Mario Washington '10, Chris Avellana '12, Nate Cundy '12, Cody Hornung '13, Drake Hudgins '13, Bobby Fulton '14, Russel Harper '14, Matt Kusel '14, and John William Morris '14. The couple resides in Roswell, Georgia. | 2018-02-19 14:11:13


2013, Mr. Michael Goad
MICHAEL GOAD '13 and KATELYN PENDERGRASS were married on July 29, 2017, at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC. In attendance were John Michael Sparagna '13, Tyler White '13, Kenny Fryman '13, Michael Larkins '13, Steven Fogleman '13, Russell Leboff '13, Nash Nance '15, Mel Savarese '16, Kyle Farlow '16, Kordell Strauss '16, and Dalton Lee '16. Mike and Kate both work at Fork Union Military Academy. Kate works in the development office, and Mike is an English and history instructor, as well as head coach for the middle school football team and debate team. The couple resides in Fork Union. | 2018-02-09 14:55:48


2012, Mr. Adam O'Donnell
ADAM O'DONNELL '12 and SARAH JADELIS were married on October 28, 2017, at the Pavillion at Carriage Farm in Raleigh, North Carolina. In attendance were John Roberts '12 and William Boone '12. The couple resides in San Francisco, where the bride works for a venture capital firm and the groom is president and co-founder of Successly, a SaaS start-up. | 2018-01-26 15:35:17


2000, Mr. Morgan Trible
C. MORGAN TRIBLE '00 and MEGAN J. QUICK were married on September 23, 2017, at Smith Ferry Farm on the Pamunkey River in King William County. In attendance were Jay Golden '02, Kenny Strickler '05, George Trible '91, James Kelly, Waring Trible '84, Jim McVey '89, Parker Moring '00, Dave Hamnett '00, Justin Norbo '06, and Ryan Jones '00. Morgan is employed by Commonwealth Commercial Partners and Meghan by Virginia Farm Credit. The couple resides in both Richmond and King William County. | 2017-12-14 13:36:06


2011, Mr. Edgar Hatcher Crenshaw IV
EDGAR HATCHER CRENSHAW IV '11 and ELIZABETH ASHLEY SHIFLET were married on August 12, 2017, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Richmond. The groom is the son of E. Hatcher Crenshaw III '79. Alumni in the wedding party were Thomas Crenshaw '15, Craig Philip '11, John Mohrmann '11, John Simmons '10, James McClees '11, Tyler Hamblen '11, and Gray Nexsen '10. Also in attendance were the uncle of the groom, Bill Crenshaw '82, and several other H-SC friends and fraternity brothers. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2017-12-05 16:26:15


2013, Mr. Brinson C White II
BRINSON C. WHITE II '13 and ELIZABETH A. TOMLIN were married on September 30, 2017, at First Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville. Members of the wedding party included Brinson White '77, Braxton Elliott '13, Wesley Morck '13, Connor Rund '13, Nathan Marshall '13, General Jenkins '12, and Tanner Knox '13. Also in attendance were Bob Johnson '77, Greg Holland '77, Mike Stabile '11, Kyle Martin '11, Byron Jones '11, Frasher Bolton '12, Charlie Parrish '12, Justin Proffitt '12, Alex Lemieux '12, Jordan White '13, Forrest Allen '13, McGowan Day '13, Graham Holman '13, Tyler Wolfe '14, and Lawson Olson '16. The groomsmen wore bowties made by Collared Greens, a company founded by Hampden-Syndey alumni. The bride, a graduate of Radford University, is a nurse practitioner at Lynchburg General Hospital and the groom is an attorney. The couple resides in Lynchburg. | 2017-10-31 12:21:17


2009, Kristoffer Alan Norbo
Dr. KRISTOFFER ALAN "KRIS" NORBO '09 and Dr. ASHLEY ANN WHITE were married on May 13th, 2017, in New Orleans. In attendance were Dr. Justin Norbo '06, Nathan Norbo '11, Matt Shankle '11, John Roberts '12, McLean Bean '09, Ben Harris '09, Mike Patterson '09, Goodman Duke '11, Mark Castrovinci '09, Cole Faulkner '09, Brandon Clapp '09, Zach Campbell '09, Dr. Chris Collie '10, and Darden Barrett '11. | 2017-09-29 09:40:45


2016, Mr. Tanner Fox
TANNER FOX '16 and MEREDITH HAGA were married on April 22, 2017. The bride is a 2016 graduate of Sweet Briar College, and the groom is a financial advisor with Wells Fargo in Richmond. In attendance were Dr. David Haga '79, William Kitchen '12, Zach Preston '16, Marc Greaves '13, John Dekarske '14, Benjamin Quinn '13, Zach Fox '13, and Cameron White '16. | 2017-09-13 12:27:59


2013, Mr. Connor Rund
CONNOR RUND '13 and SARA VIRGINIA KNOX were married on May 27, 2017, at Foxhall Resort and Sporting Club in Douglasville, Georgia. Groomsmen included Tanner Knox '13, cousin of the bride; Jon Pace '82, uncle of the groom; Jack Pace '18, cousin of the groom; Brinson White II '13; and Nathan Marshall '13. Also in attendance were Brinson White '77, Jon Mastropaolo '81, Frasher Bolton '12, Graham Holman '13, Tyler Johnson '13, Wes Morck '13, Alex Georgiou '15, Jay Easley '15, Ben Gillis '15, Matt Goodrich '16, Mike Murray '16, Jake Rockenbach '16, and Brett Shaw '16. The bride is a graduate of the University of Georgia and a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines. The groom serves as associate dean of admissions at Hampden-Sydney. | 2017-09-07 10:30:38


2015, Mr. Brian Dean Collins
BRIAN DEAN COLLINS '15 and SAVANNAH CHERYL HAGER were married on June 4, 2017, at Irvine Estate in Lexington. The bride is a graduate of Christopher Newport University. Groomsmen included Garrett Birnbaum '15, Christian Hamlett '15, and Kyle Lung '14. In attendance were Alan Rice '15, Alex Smith '15, Christopher Hall '15, Billy Nixon '15, Sydney Henriques '15, Zach Whitaker '15, Mike Murray '16, Jeffrey Gray '15, Josh Blair '16, Ryan O'Hara '16, and Jonathan Wade '15. The couple resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photography: Jillian Michelle Photography | 2017-09-05 16:24:51


2011, Shawn P. Robinson Esq.
SHAWN P. ROBINSON '11 and RACHEL SWARTZ were married on September 17, 2016, at the Brody Jewish Center at the University of Virginia. In attendance were Walker Beauchamp '11, Jim Hindman '11, Nick West '11, Charles Peebles '10, Frankie Sharpe '11, Jimi Lancaster '10, Corey West '11, and best man Justin Hebert '11. The couple resides in Philadelphia. | 2017-08-31 13:00:02


2012, Mr. Lawson Olson
LAWSON OLSON '12 and SAMANTHA UECKER were married on November 12, 2016, at Jefferson Lakeside Country Club in Richmond. In attendance were Rich Foley '84, Josh Shelton '13, Cole Faulkner '09, Frasher Bolton '12, Alex Lemieux '12, Kevin Besserer '12, General Jenkins '12, Charlie Parrish '12, Brinson White '13, Wesley Morck '13, Connor Winstead '12, and Jack Olson '19. The couple resides in Houston, Texas. | 2017-08-04 10:43:24


2008, Mr. Thomas Egeland
THOMAS A. EGELAND, JR. '08 and TIFFANY A. BATTERTON were married on December 3, 2016, at the Sanctuary on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Tom is a land use planner for Burns & McDonnell, while Tiffany is a pediatric nurse at the Medical College of Virginia. The couple resides in Richmond with their faithful dog, Teddi. | 2017-08-02 15:38:14


Notes from Classes of the 2010's

2012, Mr Thomas Andrew Calderwood
THOMAS CALDERWOOD '12 and STEPHANIE FERDRIGO were married on May 5th, 2018. In attendance were Cabot Armentrout '12, Nick Bowling '12, and Phillip Tholand '13. The bride is a 2013 alumna of Lynchburg College. | 2018-06-04 22:55:32


2010, Mr. John Dawson Fay
JOHN D. FAY '10 has joined Ally Financial as a senior financial analyst, overseeing financial planning and mortgage analysis. Most recently, he was with Wells Fargo for seven years. | 2018-05-29 12:36:43


2010, Mr. Matthew Compton
MATTHEW '10 and LISA COMPTON welcomed a son, Edward Thomas, on April 12, 2017. The family resides in Greenville, NC. | 2018-05-25 16:47:36


2010, Sean C Lynch
SEAN '10 and JAIME LYNCH welcomed a daughter, Blakely Jaymes, on March 30, 2018. Blakely is looking forward to making her way to the Hill to enjoy some football this fall! | 2018-05-22 09:15:50


2010, Sean C Lynch
SEAN C. LYNCH '10 has been promoted to commercial real estate portfolio analyst with Fulton Financial Corporation based out of Columbia, Maryland. Sean will be providing financial portfolio analysis support for the entire North and Mid Atlantic commercial real estate teams. | 2018-05-22 08:59:07


2014, Mr. Josh Early IV
JOSH EARLY '14 has joined John B. Levy & Co. as a financial analyst. The move was featured in the May 15, 2018, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2018-05-16 10:01:58


2014, Mr. Mike Donnell Casterlow Esq
MICHAEL CASTERLOW '14 and CHARLES HARVEY were married on May 15, 2018, in Flat Rock, NC. The wedding was officiated by Winfred Willis '15. Also in attendance were Nate Sterling '14, Andrew Ward '15, Anthony Rowe '14, R.J. Nagel III '14, and Raymond Owen '14. The couple resides in Greensboro, where Charles is a manager with CVS Pharmacy and Mike recently acquired his license to practice law. | 2018-05-12 21:51:53


2013, Mr. Mason Corey
MASON COREY '13 has been named director of asset management for CSC Leasing Company in Richmond. Most recently, he was an asset specialist with the company. | 2018-05-11 15:54:10


2012, Mr. Christian Yow
CHRISTIAN '12 and NATALIA YOW welcomed a son, Nehemiah Lucas Yow, on February 15, 2018. | 2018-05-11 13:48:24


2012, Dr. Osric Forrest
OSRIC FORREST '12 earned his Ph.D. in Immunology from Emory University in May 2018. He will be relocating to Boston to work as a postdoctoral research associate at EMD Serono, an affiliate of Merck KGaA. | 2018-05-09 14:22:10


2013, Mr. Matt Stephens
MATT STEPHENS '13 and KAITLIN ECKENBERGER were married on September 9, 2017, at Sweet Briar College. The bride is a 2013 Sweet Briar alumna. In attendance were Barrett Keller '13, Harrison Stewart '15, Alex Georgiou '14, Forrest Wilson '14, Bill Howard '77, Brandon Gregg '14, Sean Gatz '13, Samson Canavos '14, Jackson Riley '14, Corey Meyer '14, Graham Holeman '13, Robert Stephens '15, Matt Burnette '13, Conner Rund '13, Forrest Allen '13, John Axsom '05, Eric Rutherford '11, Andrew Bauer '14, Michael Lee '14, Crawford Simpkins '12, Kevin Hoffer '06, and Raymond Bottom, Jr. '51. | 2018-04-20 15:06:37


2010, Mr. Chad Pleasants
CHAD PLEASANTS '10 and JESSICA KARSNER were married on March 24, 2018, in Richmond. In attendance were Ben Pleasants '11, Richard Griffin '10, Scott St. Clair '10, Justin Odanga '10, Ryland Sweeny '10, Nick Dowell '08, Josh Lanier '08, John B Murray III '12, Ryan Sharkey '07, Nathaniel Thomas '11, Eric Early '11, and Telphor Austin '11. The couple resides in Raleigh. | 2018-04-19 11:45:20


2010, Mr. Jamar M. Lovelace
JAMAR M. LOVELACE '10 has been named head football coach at William Fleming High School in Roanoke. Most recently, he was defensive coordinator at Lynchburg's E.C. Glass High School under head football coach and fellow Tiger Jeffrey A. Woody '01. Jamar has coached alongside Jeff for the past seven seasons at Brookville, Monticello, and E.C. Glass. | 2018-04-17 15:23:27


2016, Mr. Matthew Goodrich
MATTHEW GOODRICH '16 is a leasing associate at Longfellow Real Estate Partners in the Raleigh-Durham area. The move was featured in the Triangle Business Journal on February 15, 2018. | 2018-04-11 13:19:32


2010, Mr. Matthew Hudgins
MATTHEW HUDGINS '10 and MEREDITH FARR were married on December 2, 2017, at Bienvenue in Powhatan. In attendance were Doug Hudgins '08, Craig Waterworth '10, Matt Winfree '10, Rusty Stiltner '11, and Jay Rose '13. The couple resides in Powhatan. | 2018-02-22 21:45:31


2013, Bradley Benjamin Mostowy
BRADLEY BENJAMIN MOSTOWY '13 and KELLY CHRISTINE MOYE were married on October 21, 2017, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City, Georgia. Groomsmen included David Beman '12, Ryan Martin '13, Steve Louro '14, Chase Brown '14, and best man Tim VanBenthuysen '11. Also in attendance were Mario Washington '10, Chris Avellana '12, Nate Cundy '12, Cody Hornung '13, Drake Hudgins '13, Bobby Fulton '14, Russel Harper '14, Matt Kusel '14, and John William Morris '14. The couple resides in Roswell, Georgia. | 2018-02-19 14:11:13


2016, Mr. John Taylor Kroencke
JOHN KROENCKE '16 earned his master's degree in economics from George Mason University in December 2017. He is a second year Ph.D. student. | 2018-02-11 19:01:45


2013, Mr. Michael Goad
MICHAEL GOAD '13 and KATELYN PENDERGRASS were married on July 29, 2017, at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC. In attendance were John Michael Sparagna '13, Tyler White '13, Kenny Fryman '13, Michael Larkins '13, Steven Fogleman '13, Russell Leboff '13, Nash Nance '15, Mel Savarese '16, Kyle Farlow '16, Kordell Strauss '16, and Dalton Lee '16. Mike and Kate both work at Fork Union Military Academy. Kate works in the development office, and Mike is an English and history instructor, as well as head coach for the middle school football team and debate team. The couple resides in Fork Union. | 2018-02-09 14:55:48


2011, Mr. Kyle Martin
KYLE MARTIN '11 has been named the mortgage loan officer at Chesapeake Bank's Richmond branch. The move was reported in Richmond Times-Dispatch on January 29, 2018. | 2018-01-31 14:33:35


2014, Walker Cole 35213
WALKER COLE '14 graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in December with a master's degree in public health. He currently serves as the recruitment manager for Pack Health, one of Birmingham's fastest growing companies. | 2018-01-30 16:20:14


2012, Mr. Adam O'Donnell
ADAM O'DONNELL '12 and SARAH JADELIS were married on October 28, 2017, at the Pavillion at Carriage Farm in Raleigh, North Carolina. In attendance were John Roberts '12 and William Boone '12. The couple resides in San Francisco, where the bride works for a venture capital firm and the groom is president and co-founder of Successly, a SaaS start-up. | 2018-01-26 15:35:17


Notes from Classes of the 2000's

2006, Mr. Chad Scott Southward
CHAD SCOTT SOUTHWARD '06 died on May 27, 2018, after battling chronic rejection of his lungs. He earned his degree in English from Hampden-Sydney, then taught secondary education and worked diligently at the United Network for Organ Sharing. As a survivor of three double-lung transplants, Chad was a powerful advocate for organ donation and his life served as an inspiration to others. He lived for his family and, despite his health challenges, exuded joy everywhere he went. He is survived by his wife and two sons. | 2018-06-07 11:57:39


2006, Christian P. Basel
CHRISTIAN BASEL '06 has been admitted as a Postulant for Holy Orders of the Episcopal Church in South Carolina and will attend Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria beginning in August. | 2018-05-25 08:29:43


2007, Mr. David Stephen Brown Jr
DAVID 'STEPHEN" BROWN '07 has been promoted to director of financial planning for Signature Wealth Management Group in Atlanta. | 2018-05-21 14:15:29


2006, Mr. Mark Pinto Jr.
MARK PINTO, JR. '06 has been named a Top 40 Under 40 honoree by the Jacksonville Business Journal, which recognizes young professionals who have helped create or grow a successful enterprise. Mark is a consultant and principal at the Fiorentino Group, a governmental relations and business development firm. The article focused on Mark's efforts as a lobbyist to help those without power or a platform, such as his work on legislation to provide EpiPens in public spaces and his support of charter schools in underserved areas of Jacksonville. | 2018-05-16 15:53:22


2007, Capt. Jason R. Bart
Capt. JASON R. BART '07 is a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps. Jason is stationed in Korea. | 2018-05-15 15:23:22


2002, Dr. R. Scott Keel
Dr. SCOTT KEEL '02 was nominated by the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Class of 2019 for the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (HETA), which recognizes outstanding doctors who have provided exceptional guidance, support, and education to students during their clerkships. | 2018-05-15 06:41:54


2002, Dr. Chad Michael Krouse
CHAD KROUSE '02 graduated with a doctoral degree in education on May 12, 2018, from Virginia Commonwealth University, where he serves as executive director of regional giving. | 2018-05-12 19:48:56


2008, Mr. Sam Corey
SAM COREY '08 has been named vice president, pricing and underwriting for CSC Leasing, headquartered in Richmond. He and his wife Erin have a ten-month old son. | 2018-05-11 15:51:49


2006, Mr. Ryan Schilling
RYAN SCHILLING '06 and KYLEE PONDER were married on December 30, 2017, at Reveille United Methodist Church in Richmond with a reception at the Commonwealth Club. Groomsmen included John Baker '06, Jack Cates '06, Scott Copeland '06, John Eppler '06, Patrick Gee '06, and Cappy Gilchrist '06. Also in attendance were James Blackburn '05, Joe Blackburn '71, John Cronly '06, Bryan Dunkum '06, Heath Gates '05, Jim Jervey '80, John Neal '05, Fred Larmore '74, Westbrook Parker '70, and Will Shumadine '94. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 14:38:37


2009, Mr. Cary Saunders
CARY SAUNDERS '09 and MALLORY MYERS were married on October 14, 2017, in Roanoke. In attendance were Taylor Bondurant '09, Johnny Junes '06, Joey Omick '10, John Reid '09, Charlie Omick '07, Dr. Nick Bandy '09, Gray Hamlin '10, Andrew Huffman '09, Dr. Matt Huff '09, Drew Martin '08, Andrew Joyner '11, Matt McKeag '03, Powell Holt '11, Mac Reed '11, Dr. Drew Baker '07, Tyler Bowman '09, Buddy Sanders '76, Cappy Gilchrist '06, Larry Henshaw '10, Stuart Callahan '11, Dr. James Baldwin '08, and Kevin McEligot '11. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2018-05-11 12:36:36


2007, Neal Thomas Eike
NEAL EIKE '07 and SARAH CASTLEBERRY were married on March 31, 2018, at the Hay-Adams in Washington, DC. In attendance were Justin Parrish '07, Mark Ransone '07, Paul Recordon '06, Joshua Schniper '07, Zack Streeter '07, Ryan Sharkey '07, Ross Garrison '07, Garner Simpson '07, Chris Colgate '08, Carden Hedelt '08, and Alex Tzavellas '10. Sarah, a James Madison University alumna, is an attorney search director at Parker + Lynch in Washington and Neal is a project manager at Rand Construction in Alexandria. The couple resides in Arlington. | 2018-05-06 21:34:59


2006, Mr. Hunter Rooker
HUNTER ROOKER '06 recently accepted a job as manager of enterprise risk at Advance Auto Parts in Raleigh, NC. | 2018-05-03 08:40:24


2008, Mr. Shawn Middlebrooks
SHAWN '08 and JESSICA MIDDLEBROOKS welcomed a daughter, Olivia Diana-Elease, on July 1, 2017. Olivia joins big sister Victoria, age three. The entire family returned to the Hill in March for the Minority Alumni Mentorship Weekend. | 2018-04-27 14:14:25


2006, Mr. Christopher Scott Thompson
CHRISTOPHER '06 and EVA THOMPSON welcomed a daughter, Moira Alene, on July 25, 2017. | 2018-04-24 10:34:09


2009, Mr. John Pendleton
JOHN PENDLETON '09 was the subject of a "Getting to Know" column in the Richmond Times-Dispatch on April 11, 2018. John is a property and casualty risk advisor in the Henrico County office of Scott Insurance. | 2018-04-17 17:01:47


2008, Mr. William A. Gresham Jr.
WILLIAM A. GRESHAM, JR. '08 has been named vice president of corporate operations at E.T. Gresham Company, Inc. in Norfolk. Most recently, he was the firm's director of special operations. The promotion was featured in Inside Business: The Hampton Roads Business Journal. | 2018-04-17 12:09:31


2000, Mr. Spencer Thomas
SPENCER THOMAS '00 has been named CEO of Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford, North Carolina. Spencer has been the hospital's interim CEO since October 2017; previously, he was the COO of Sovah Health-Danville. | 2018-04-16 16:43:49


2002, Dr. Ryan Fitzgerald
Dr. RYAN FITZGERALD '02 has joined Village Podiatry Centers in Canton, Georgia. A board certified foot and ankle surgeon with an emphasis in lower extremity reconstruction, Ryan previously worked in a South Carolina hospital system and served overseas in medical missions. In Haiti, he provided medical and surgical care to the healthcare disenfranchised in Port-Au-Prince; in Jordan, he was a member of a multinational medical response team providing care to patients suffering as a consequence of the on-going Syrian refugee crisis. | 2018-03-24 11:44:35


2005, Mr Nathan S Kelly
NATHAN S. KELLY '05 recently accepted a new position as a senior systems administrator at Blizzard Entertainment's e-sports broadcast facility in Burbank, California, where they produce Overwatch League. | 2018-03-12 15:17:11


2007, Mr Henry Weldon Jones III
WELDON JONES '07 and HASTINGS CROCKARD were married on November 18, 2017, in Pensacola, Florida. Alumni in the wedding party included West Hubard '07, Jimmy Philbin '08, and Gray Pendleton '07. Also in attendance were John Hunter '07, Adam Purser '07, Bryan Robbins '07, Dustin Zedeker '07 and Cameron Hellmuth '07. The couple resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, where the bride works as a commercial real estate broker at CBRE and the groom is an attorney with Jordan, Price, Wall, Gray, Jones, and Carlton. | 2018-02-20 17:32:32


2000, M. Neal Smith
M. NEAL SMITH '00 has been named partner in the suburban Chicago office of Robbins Schwartz. He represents municipalities, school districts, community colleges, and other local governmental clients in litigation, land use and zoning matters, public finance, public pension law, election law, and campaign finance matters. | 2018-02-08 13:56:04


2004, Kristopher J Hilscher
KRIS HILSCHER '04 was named Business NC Legal Elite for family law for 2018. He practices divorce and family law in Raleigh, where he lives with his wife and 2 sons. | 2018-02-08 09:55:06


2003, Mr. Kevin L. Turner
KEVIN L. TURNER '03 has been appointed senior vice president and general counsel of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. | 2018-02-08 09:31:51


2009, Mr. James T. Hoffman
JAMES T. HOFFMAN '09 was promoted to associate consultant at KVCF Solutions, a Richmond-based government relations and economic development consulting firm. He will concentrate on the firm's business development while continuing to serve existing clients on legislative and strategic matters. James joined KVCF in January 2017. | 2018-01-31 15:04:42


2004, Mr. Kristopher J. Hilscher
KRISTOPHER J. HILSCHER '04 has been named to Business North Carolina's 2018 Legal Elite for his work as a family law attorney at Younce, Vtipil & Baznik in Raleigh. | 2018-01-31 12:38:37


2003, Mr. Davis Bell Hunt 28226
DAVIS HUNT '03 recently joined The Remi Group as marketing director. Based in Charlotte, NC, Remi is a leading provider of equipment maintenance management programs for the healthcare, higher education, government, and commercial market segments nationwide. | 2018-01-30 15:08:05


2002, Mr. Walter J. Lee IV
WALTER "JAY" LEE IV '02 has been promoted to assistant director of finance at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, a historic 330-room hotel and 63,000-square-foot conference center in Roanoke. | 2018-01-29 22:23:31


Notes from Classes of the 1990's

1999, Mr. Meade Whitaker III
MEADE WHITAKER III '99 was promoted in April to the position of battalion chief with Albemarle County Fire Rescue. | 2018-05-26 18:24:44


1996, Mr. Jonathan H Paris
JONATHAN H. PARIS '96 was recently named executive director of sports tourism for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. In this leadership role, he will lead efforts to attract and promote sports events and tourism opportunities along the 60 miles of the Grand Strand. Jonathan, his wife Sarah, and their three children Isabella (15), Stevie (10), and Charlie (7) will be moving to Pawleys Island, SC. | 2018-05-23 11:50:13


1995, Mr. Christopher Watkins Bishop
CHRISTOPHER W. BISHOP '95 and AMY NICODEMUS welcomed a son, Eliot Nicodemus Bishop, on May 3, 2018. He joins older brother Will and older sister Caroline. Christopher and Amy are Foreign Service Officers for the Department of State; the family will move from Beijing, China, to Ottawa, Canada, later this year, where Amy will begin a new assignment at the U.S. Embassy. | 2018-05-18 07:54:21


1991, Col. David Stewart
Col. DAVID STEWART '91 was appointed chief of staff at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma, in May. David has been at Fort Sill since last September as the assistant commandant of the Air Defense Artillery School. Other highlights of his military career include deployment in Saudi Arabia; assignments in Korea and Germany; and degrees from the Australian Command and General Staff College, the U.S. Army War College, and Canberra University in Australia. | 2018-05-11 16:58:39


1999, Mr. John Fruit
JOHN FRUIT '99 has been promoted to senior vice president at TowneBank, headquartered in Suffolk. John is at the helm of the credit card processing, ATM and ATM/debit card processing, and e-channel support teams. In addition, he chairs the annual TowneBank Foundation golf tournament, a charitable event that has raised nearly two million dollars in 17 years. John and his wife reside in Virginia Beach with their two young children. | 2018-05-08 11:32:23


1993, Mr Ernest Lendon Norman JR
ERNEST "LEN" NORMAN, JR. '93 is owner and president of The Colonial Group, which offers executive and technical search services to the manufacturing sector. The company has offices in Richmond and Williamsburg. | 2018-05-02 12:52:26


1999, Mr. Benjamin Barbour
BENJAMIN "JAMIN" BARBOUR '99 was recently elected vice president of the Central Virginia chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, which fosters the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the profession. This is Jamin’s fifth term on the local AFP board of directors. In December 2017, Jamin received a certificate in nonprofit management from the Community Foundation serving Richmond and central Virginia. The certificate represents five years of intense professional development, leadership programs, and course work in nonprofit strategy, marketing, fund development, and financial management. | 2018-04-20 14:53:08


1999, Mr. Thomas R. Waskom
THOMAS R. WASKOM '99 has been promoted to partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth, where his practice focuses on class action, mass tort, and environmental litigation. The promotion was featured in the April 10, 2018, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2018-04-19 11:33:42


1995, Mr. John Mills
JOHN MILLS '95 was named Ad Person of the Year by the Richmond Advertising Club for his work at Release the Hounds, the Richmond-based ad agency he founded 9 years ago. John and his recent recognition were the subject of a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on April 9, 2018. | 2018-04-17 16:52:22


1991, Mr. William Ripley West
WILLIAM RIPLEY "RIP" WEST '91 died on April 3, 2018. The Dallas native entered the insurance business after college, following in the footsteps of his grandfather and father and showing great dedication to his clients. Rip also loved the outdoors, especially skiing and camping; he became an expert in growing and planting trees, and even started a small business as a result of the hobby. An avid reader, Rip was always willing to express his views on sports, politics, books, or life in general. | 2018-04-17 16:26:50


1993, Mr. Jeffrey H. Biederman Jr.
JEFFREY H. BIEDERMAN, JR. '93 has been named to Morgan Stanley's Master's Club, a group of the firm's top financial investors. He is a senior vice president at the firm's Huntington, West Virginia, wealth management office. | 2018-04-17 13:39:54


1997, Mr. Eric Amos Tinnell
ERIC AMOS TINNELL '97 died on February 12, 2018. While a student at H-SC, Eric became an EMT with the Prince Edward County Volunteer Rescue and a firefighter with the Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department. He became president and captain of the rescue squad, running 725 volunteer calls in 1996. He graduated cum laude from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond in 2000 and embarked on an 18-year career as a private-practice attorney. He also served as an assistant commonwealth's attorney for Fluvanna and Prince Edward Counties from 2005-2009 and was appointed a substitute district court judge for the Tenth Judicial Circuit in 2015. | 2018-04-16 16:16:27


1996, Mr. Scott Aldrich
SCOTT "GRIFF" ALDRICH '96 has been named head men's basketball coach at Longwood University, an NCAA Division I program. Most recently, Griff spent two years as director of recruiting and program development at University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) under head coach Ryan Odom '96. | 2018-04-11 13:10:04


1999, Mr Robert Christian Rickers
CHRISTIAN RICKERS '99 and LORI RILEY were married on July 3, 2017, in Hawaii, with a reception at the Tuckahoe Woman's Club in Richmond on July 27. In attendance were Jeff Schmidt '00, John Howard '03, George Naylor '00, Andy Yarborough '02, Trip Terry '03, Will Guza '06, Demas Boudreaux '02, Tim Daniels '03, Gary Elder '02, Conrad Rickers '91, Lewis Walker '05, Cory Hopper '05, Matthew Burlee '02, Donny Draper '02, Benjamin Barbour '99, Richard Naylor '00, and Charlie Payne '88 | 2018-03-13 14:40:33


1996, Timothy M McKay
TIMOTHY M. McKAY '96 was recently promoted to assistant fire chief with Chesterfield County Fire and EMS. | 2018-03-07 23:42:26


1999, Mr Stacey A Franklin
STACEY FRANKLIN '99 was recently elected chairman of the Honolulu-Pacific Federal Executive Board, which promotes and delivers programs and services related to emergency readiness, employee safety and security, federal workforce development and support as well as strategic partnerships. Stacey also serves as the General Services Administration (GSA) area manager for Asia Pacific. | 2018-02-21 00:54:02


Notes from Classes of the 1980's

1980, Mr. Will R. Shelnut II
WILLIE ROBERT SHELNUT II '80 died on May 16, 2018, after a long illness. Will studied philosophy and government at Hampden-Sydney, graduated with distinction, then was the owner of FotoFast in Lynchburg for many years. He is survived by his wife and two children. | 2018-05-29 14:32:45


1988, Mr. Timothy C. Tyler
TIMOTHY C. TYLER '88 has written a book detailing the history of the Iranian Revolution, the overthrow of the Shah, and the subsequent seizure of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. "The Decline and Fall of the Shah" is available in hardcover at Barnes and Noble, www.bn.com. | 2018-04-20 12:41:23


1986, Mr. James Richard Daniel
JAMES RICHARD "JAY" DANIEL '86 died on March 30, 2018. He studied biology at Hampden-Sydney, then worked for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was an avid fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Washington Redskins, and he enjoyed fishing and spending time in the Outer Banks. He is survived by two children. | 2018-04-17 15:50:00


1981, Mr. Warren M. Thompson
WARREN M. THOMPSON '81 was named one the 50 most influential Virginians in the March 2018 edition of Virginia Business. He was noted for his leadership of Thompson Hospitality, specifically the company's new business unit Pheast Food Group, which opened four restaurants last year. | 2018-04-17 13:45:11


1984, Dr. Garrett Chapman Jeter
GARRETT CHAPMAN JETER '84 earned a Ph.D. in English with a specialization in British literature from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, in May. He spent four years serving in the university's newly-formed graduate-student government and was a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. | 2018-04-01 20:14:35


1986, Mr. J. Tyler Dinsmore
J. TYLER DINSMORE '86 has been named assistant managing member at Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso PLLC in Charleston, West Virginia. He also chairs the firm's business development committee and mass litigation group. | 2018-01-31 14:27:31


Notes from Classes of the 1970's

1979, Mr. Gelon S. Hobbs III
GELON S. "TRIP" HOBBS III '79 died on May 7, 2018. Trip earned his English degree at Hampden-Sydney, receiving the Garnet Poetry Prize and serving as captain of the rugby team. He also earned his master's degree in education from Old Dominion University in 1991. Trip's career in education included almost twenty years of service at Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, where he taught honors English, served as upper school director of admissions, and coached numerous sports. He then worked for Dare County Schools in North Carolina's Outer Banks for more than twenty years, serving as a principal, director of personnel, director of instruction, and most recently, as the school system's chief operations officer. He won numerous awards, including teacher of the year, principal of the year, and a national outstanding communicator award. Trip loved surfing, fishing at the beach, and projects around the house. He is survived by his wife, four stepchildren, 17 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild. | 2018-05-15 16:10:20


1978, Dr. Philip Nelson Light
Dr. PHILIP NELSON LIGHT '78 died on May 9, 2018, after a battle with leukemia. After Hampden-Sydney, Philip graduated at the top of his class at Eastern Virginia Medical School and completed his residency in ophthalmology. In 2003, he founded the Eye Center of Greenbrier Valley, located in Lewisburg, WV, where he ministered faithfully to his patients through his thoughtful and diligent work. Philip was an avid outdoorsman, sailor, skier, soccer coach, and musician who approached every aspect of life with spirit, drive, and tenacity. His abiding passion, however, was his family. He sought to instill in his three children, by example and words, a zest for life and the pursuit of greatness through hard work, careful planning, and sound judgement. | 2018-05-15 15:46:59


1975, Mr. William C. Keightley
WILLIAM C. KEIGHTLEY '75 has been named vice chair of the board of directors for Hospice Savanah, Inc. | 2018-04-19 11:50:29


1978, Mr. Buford L. Driskill III
BUFORD "LEE" DRISKILL III '78 has joined the architectural firm CRGA Design as a principal. He will focus on senior living design at the Annapolis-based firm. Most recently, Lee was a principal and lead designer at Hord Coplan Macht. | 2018-04-16 15:08:16


1979, Mr. Fred Thompson Jr.
FRED THOMPSON, JR. '79 has been named to the executive committee of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. | 2018-01-31 12:27:53


Notes from Classes of the 1960's

1960, Mr. Henry Thomas Davis Jr.
HENRY THOMAS "TOM" DAVIS, JR. '60 died on June 2, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney, Tom was was an avid golfer who made friends wherever he went and cherished fishing with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, two sons, and five grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 13:39:30


1966, Harper Shelton Alford
HARPER S. ALFORD '66 was honored with the national Air Force Association's Exceptional Service Award for significant contribution to the goals and programs of the Air Force Association. He is president of the 600-member Richmond AFA chapter and actively supports military veterans' causes and Air Force JROTC high school and ROTC university programs. | 2018-05-14 16:10:07


1965, Mr. Michael Kent Vaughan Sr.
MICHAEL KENT VAUGHAN, SR. '65 died on April 20, 2018. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a Mason, a Pi Kappa Alpha brother, and an active member of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Richmond. He is survived by his son and granddaughters. | 2018-05-11 15:43:31


1960, E Douglas Vaughan Jr
Dr. E. DOUGLAS VAUGHAN, JR. '60 preached on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Abbeville, SC, Presbyterian Church. Doug was pastor of the Abbeville church when it celebrated its 100th year in 1968. | 2018-04-23 09:42:26


1967, Mr. Leign S. Fultz
LEIGH SULLIVAN FULTZ '67 died on February 15, 2018. He was a member of Theta Chi and president of the student government at Hampden-Sydney. After service in the U.S. Army, he pursued an insurance career in Winston-Salem, eventually founding The Cambridge Companies and The Fultz Company. Leigh became a nationally recognized leader in insurance and executive benefits for businesses, publishing articles in industry journals, speaking to groups nationwide, and receiving numerous awards throughout his career. He was also successful in real estate development. He enjoyed athletics--most recently cycling, riding over a hundred miles each week--as well as sailing and traveling with his wife of 49 years. | 2018-04-16 15:50:33


1965, Mr. Clarence Knight Garrard Jr.
CLARENCE KNIGHT "CHUCK" GARRARD, JR. '65 died on January 28, 2018. After Hampden-Sydney, he served two years in the U.S. Navy and worked in sales for many years before founding his own business, Trees-N-More. He was an Eagle Scout and master gardener who enjoyed playing tennis, fishing, and bird hunting. | 2018-04-16 13:48:10


1965, Mr. Gordon Schreck
GORDON SCHRECK '65 received the Maritime Association of South Carolina's Beacon Award on February 9, 2018. He was the first practicing attorney to receive the award, which honors distinguished service to the maritime industry. Gordon recently assumed retired partner status at Womble Bond Dickinson's Charleston, South Carolina, office. | 2018-04-11 14:36:30


1963, Mr. Lewis C. Everett
LEWIS C. EVERETT '63 died on January 28, 2017, from leukemia. Lewis' athleticism and drive as a high school student garnered the attention of two benefactors who funded his Hampden-Sydney education. He became a star football player for the Tigers, earning First-Team All-American honors and setting the College record for longest punt with a 62-yard kick against Randolph-Macon—a record that still stands. He also competed in track and field, captained the wrestling team, and was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha. After Hampden-Sydney, Lewis proudly served as an Army First Lieutenant in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. He then began his career in securities at Merrill Lynch, eventually joining Wheat First Securities in Richmond. He retired as vice chairman of Wheat First in 1999, enjoying golf, tennis, and sport fishing when he wasn’t traveling the world with his wife Leanna. Lewis’ generosity to Hampden-Sydney College is evident in the football stadium that bears his name, the Lewis C. Everett Stadium constructed in 2007. It was on the Hampden-Sydney football field that Lewis learned lifelong lessons about teamwork, perseverance, and overcoming adversity, and he was proud to give back to his alma mater. | 2018-01-31 14:17:26


1962, Mr. Charles Anderson Ferguson II
CHARLES ANDERSON "CHARLEY" FERGUSON II '62 died on June 17, 2017, due to complications from a fall. A four-year member of the Hampden-Sydney golf team, Charley played on the Tiger squads that won the 1959 Mason-Dixon Golf Championship and took the 1960 Little Eight conference crown. He was a lifelong resident of Newport News and is survived by his wife of 53 years, their four children, and 12 grandchildren. His brothers William M. Ferguson, Jr. '59 and David Lane Ferguson '65 also attended Hampden-Sydney, as did several of his nephews. | 2018-01-26 16:37:30


1969, Dr. John M. Bass
Dr. JOHN M. BASS '69 was inducted as a fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy, an international dental honor organization, on November 11, 2017. Founded in 1936 and named for the "father of modern dentistry," the Pierre Fauchard Academy aims to recognize and grow leaders in the dental profession, their communities, and society worldwide. Fellows are selected for their service to the profession of dentistry, as well as their high ethical, moral, and professional standards. | 2018-01-24 09:20:44


Notes from Classes of the 1950's

1957, Mr. Edward Pennington Lambert Jr.
EDWARD PENNINGTON "Penny" LAMBERT, JR. '57 died on June 2, 2018. An avid outdoorsman, Penny enjoyed hunting, fishing, snow skiing, and music festivals. He is fondly remembered for his incredible sense of humor. Penny is survived by his wife of 50 years, three daughters, and three granddaughters. | 2018-06-22 14:22:33


1951, Mr. Randolph Bolling Chichester
RANDOLPH BOLLING "DEO" CHICHESTER '51 died on May 26, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he played varsity tennis and was a member of Sigma Chi. After graduation, Deo attended Naval Officer Training School and served as a lieutenant aboard the USS Borie in the Mediterranean. He graduated from UVA Law School in 1958, then joined the Richmond law firm Christian, Marks, Scott and Spicer, later known as Williams Mullen. After retiring, he managed Muhleman Investments, a family real estate company. Deo was a member of the Country Club of Virginia, Sons of the American Revolution, the Virginia Bar, the American Bar, the Heritage Foundation, and St. James Episcopal Church. One of the great joys of his life was playing tennis, at H-SC and beyond. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, three children, 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 14:14:51


1950, The Rev. John Daingerfield Alfriend
The Rev. JOHN DAINGERFIELD ALFRIEND '50 died on May 22, 2018. John enlisted in the Navy when he graduated from high school in 1945; after the war, he attended Hampden-Sydney, where he was an active member of Sigma Chi, then earned a Master in Divinity degree in 1959 from Virginia Theological Seminary. An ordained Episcopal priest for over 53 years, John presided over numerous parishes in Virginia and West Virginia, where he made both young people and the elderly a focus of his ministry. He helped establish the retreat center Chanco on the James; was instrumental in the creation of FOCUS, a community social services group that combats drug use; formed the Norfolk Interfaith Coalition for the Elderly; and created the Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic to address the lack of healthcare available to the poor and underserved in five WV counties. He sat on the board of directors for the National Council on the Aging, in addition to numerous faith-based and civic boards to foster aid for the socially disadvantaged and to ease racial tension. He preached his last sermon at the age of 89. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, their six children, 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 13:56:29


1950, Mr. Phillip M. Snyder III
PHILIP M. SNYDER III '50 died on February 27, 2018. At Hampden-Sydney, he was a member of Kappa Alpha and the football, track, and golf teams. He is survived by his wife, their four children, and their five grandchildren. | 2018-05-11 15:42:31


1952, The Rev. Lawrence Wilton Avent
The Rev. LAWRENCE WILTON AVENT '52 died on April 25, 2018. After serving as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army in Europe from 1945-47, Larry graduated from Hampden-Sydney and Union Theological Seminary and was ordained a Presbyterian minister. He pastored churches throughout Virginia and North Carolina, where he was known for his courage and conviction, his preaching and pastoral ministry, and his genuine love and compassion for his congregations and the less fortunate. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. | 2018-05-11 15:08:21


1957, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb Jr.
Dr. WALTER LEE GRUBB, JR. '57 died on April 17, 2018. A member of Pi Kappa Alpha and the football team at Hampden-Sydney, Walt completed his M.D. and residency at the Medical College of Virginia, then served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Italy and at Fort Belvoir. He returned to MCV as a professor of diagnostic radiology before joining Charlotte Radiology in 1971. He retired from medical practice in 1995. An avid golfer, recreational scuba diver, and private pilot who was fascinated by history, Walt realized a lifelong dream when he piloted a P-51 D Mustang. He also enjoyed reading and jazz music, and was a member of Providence United Methodist Church for over 30 years. Walt's son, Dr. Walter Lee Grubb III '89, followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-20 14:44:38


1952, Mr. William Eugene Coleman Jr.
WILLIAM EUGENE COLEMAN, JR. '52 died on April 5, 2018. He served in the U.S. Army and had a career in the savings and loan industry before founding C&T Builders. Bill was an outdoorsman, reader, and woodworker, also known for his large garden and homemade pies and applesauce. He was a member of the Richmond Rotary Club, Richmond Dove Association, and James River Retriever Club. His son Stephen A. Coleman '91 followed in his footsteps at Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-19 12:10:55


1951, Mr. Lawrence Taylor Berry Jr.
LAWRENCE TAYLOR BERRY, JR. '51 died on April 7, 2018, after a long illness. He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War, then spent his career in the insurance industry, retiring from USF&G in 1990. He was an avid skier, bowler, golfer, and bodysurfer, activities that he enjoyed with his family by his side. | 2018-04-19 11:37:31


1950, Mr. Robert Edward Johnson
ROBERT EDWARD JOHNSON '50 died on February 18, 2018. Bob was a member of Sigma Chi and served in the U.S. Navy after graduating from H-SC. He then returned to his hometown of Abingdon, taking over the family grocery and florist businesses after his father's death and developing several residential communities and business properties. He served on the board of directors of the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Highlands Society, and the Washington County National Bank; was elected to the Abingdon town council; and was president of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and district chairman of the National Federation of Independent Businessmen. Bob served the Abingdon United Methodist Church as chairman of the board of stewards, finance committee, and music committee, and he enjoyed golf, big band and jazz music, and classic and sports cars. | 2018-04-17 15:05:53


1951, Mr. Stephen Collins Wright
STEPHEN COLLINS WRIGHT '51 died on March 15, 2018. After graduating with a B.S. in biology from Hampden-Sydney, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, attaining the rank of major. He then embarked on a career as an aerospace engineer with Grumman Aircraft Corporation. He was a member of Trinity Ecumenical Parrish in Moneta and enjoyed reading, studying history, and making model airplanes. His son Gary E. Wright '76 also attended H-SC. | 2018-04-17 14:07:05


1957, Rev. Dr. Edgar Caldwell Mayse
The Rev. Dr. EDGAR CALDWELL MAYSE '57 died on March 2, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, then earned his Master of Divinity degree cum laude from Union Theological Seminary. He returned to Union in the early 1970s to earn Master and Doctor of Theology degrees with an emphasis in American church history. Dr. Mayse authored numerous articles for the American Journal of Presbyterian History, and in 1993 he co-edited a collection of essays, "The History of the Household of Faith." He served as an ordained Presbyterian minister for 58 years, leading congregations in Virginia, Maryland, South Carolina, and Alabama. Twice Dr. Mayse returned to Hampden-Sydney as the interim college chaplain and pastor of College Church, in 2003 and 2009. | 2018-04-17 12:03:33


1958, Mr. John F. Hodges Jr.
JOHN F. HODGES, JR. '58 died on December 18, 2017. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps after attending Hampden-Sydney, then worked as a civil engineer for J.A. Jones Construction Company for 30 years before retiring to Florida in 1989. He is survived by his wife of 62 years. | 2018-04-17 11:20:27


1954, Mr. Joseph Lee Wallace Jr.
JOSEPH LEE WALLACE, JR. '54 died on January 29, 2018. He served in the Pacific Theater in World War II with the U.S. Coast Guard before graduating from Hampden-Sydney and embarking on a 35-year career as an insurance agent. He was a partner with Staunton Insurance Agency at the time of his retirement. He held leadership positions and taught Sunday School for many years at Second Presbyterian Church and was active with the Boy Scouts of American and other community groups. His son, James W. Wallace '79, also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-13 11:19:57


1950, Dr. Claude Pritchard
Dr. CLAUDE PRITCHARD '50 was recently honored by Maryville University in St. Louis with the dedication of the Claudius Pritchard Wing of the main administrative building. Dr. Pritchard served as the university's president for 15 years, retiring in 1992 as president emeritus. He also served on H-SC's staff in the 1950s and 60s as assistant to the president, business manager, and vice president for development. | 2018-01-26 13:02:03


Notes from Classes of the 1940's

1949, Mr. William Preston Groseclose
WILLIAM PRESTON GROSECLOSE '49 died on June 7, 2018, at the age of 92. Bill served in the Pacific Theater on the USS Brush from 1942-45, then attended Hampden-Sydney after the war. After graduating from H-SC, he began a career in furniture sales before moving to the textile industry as manager of retail operations for Fieldcrest, Inc. He retired in 1987 to enjoy family trips, tee-times, bridge games, church work, and civil engagement. Bill devoted much time to Leaksville United Methodist Church, Meals on Wheels, Cooperative Christian Ministries Food Pantry, the Red Cross Blood Drive, and Yokefellow Prison Ministry. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, three daughters, and four grandchildren. | 2018-06-22 12:19:24


1949, Dr. Winfield Massie
Dr. WINFIELD MASSIE '49 died on May 17, 2018. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, he earned a master's degree in genetics from Virginia Tech and a doctorate of veterinary medicine degree from Texas A&M. He worked for the Virginia Department of Agriculture, retiring as supervisor for the eastern part of the state. During his 30 years with the department, Winfield helped make meat safe for human consumption through the eradication of several livestock diseases in Eastern Virginia, while his diligent inspection practices prevented the introduction of new diseases from abroad. In retirement, he authored a book about his career and was a docent at the Houston Zoo for 20 years. He was active in the Rotary Club and the Episcopal Church, serving on the vestry for many years, and had a lifelong love of animals, the Texas Aggies, target shooting, and books. Winfield is survived by his wife of 56 years, two children, and three grandchildren. His son, Frank D. Massie '88, also attended H-SC. | 2018-06-08 12:43:11


1940, Dr. William Belker White
Dr. WILLIAM BELKER WHITE '40 died on May 24, 2018, at the age of 99. He received both B.A. and B.S. degrees from Hampden-Sydney, earned his M.A. from Lehigh University, then served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Collett in the Pacific Theater until 1946. While working on his Ph.D. in English at Lehigh University, he was called back into service for the Korean War, serving two years on the USS Gyatt. After receiving his doctorate, he taught at Salem College for 29 years and was chair of the English department for 11 years. He was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Yorktown and the St. Andrew's Society of Williamsburg. He is survived by his daughter and two grandchildren. | 2018-05-30 16:16:05


1944, The Rev. Allan Christian Anderson
The Rev. ALLAN CHRISTIAN ANDERSON '44 died on May 1, 2018. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, studied agriculture at Virginia Tech, then graduated from Union Theological Seminary in 1949. Allan served at Presbyterian churches in Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Texas, where he was known for building strong congregations, for his pastoral care, and for his commitment to social justice. In Memphis, he supported the sanitation workers' strike prior to Martin Luther King's assassination; following the 1968 shooting, he preached a sermon against racism that led to personal threats against his family and home, but resulted in numerous deep friendships. Allan also served as a chaplain in the National Guard for 27 years, retiring at the rank of Lt. Colonel. He even attended "jump school" at the age of 40 in order to join an airborne division. He kept close ties with his family farm in Virginia, maintaining the 1745 farmhouse and planting pines on his portion of land. His brothers, the Rev. George A. Anderson '37 and the Rev. F. Sidney Anderson, Jr. '41, also attended H-SC. | 2018-05-11 16:45:49


1944, Mr. Henry Watkins Brockenbrough
HENRY WATKINS BROCKENBROUGH '44 died on March 11, 2018. After graduating cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, he served in World War II as a U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant on a Landing Craft Infantry (LCI) assault ship in North Africa, Italy, and Southern France. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia after the war and began a lengthy career with State Planters Bank and Trust Company, now SunTrust, retiring in 1984 as senior vice-president in charge of trust. He then served as trust counsel for Crestar Bank and entered private law practice with Kimberly A. Pinchbeck, P.C. until fully retiring in 2008. He served as president of the Richmond Estate Planning Council, chairman of the Virginia Bankers Association trust committee, director and chairman of the Tuckahoe YMCA, and elder at St. Giles Presbyterian Church and Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church. He was also a former president and 50-year member of The Cohoke Club (West Point). He loved gardening, fishing, boxing, running, and storytelling with his children and grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 13:31:13


1946, Mr. John Graff Armistead
JOHN GRAFF ARMISTEAD '46 died on March 8, 2018. A member of Theta Chi at Hampden-Sydney, he graduated cum laude in Physics after serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. John was an engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Fort Belvoir, where he retired as chief of the surveying division of the topographic developments laboratory. He received the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal, the Army Research and Development Achievement Award, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for his work in satellite telemetry and mapping programs. John had an extremely curious, scientific mind, was an avid reader, and learned to fly RC model airplanes at the age of 90. He was a lifelong member of the Episcopal Church. John is survived by his wife of 64 years, 2 daughters, and 4 grandchildren. | 2018-04-17 12:22:42


1949, Mr. Jack Alvin Glascock
JACK ALVIN GLASCOCK '49 died on March 2, 2018. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II before studying science at Hampden-Sydney. After graduation, he returned to his high school alma mater, Woodberry Forest, where he was a chemistry teacher and athletic coach for 42 years. He was a master teacher both in the classroom and on the athletic field, teaching students to be honest, fair, and to believe in themselves. In retirement, he enjoyed playing golf on his favorite course at Woodberry Forest, where he was a frequent club champion, and was an ardent supporter of UVA athletics. | 2018-04-16 16:54:22


1948, Rev. Dr. Lewis H. Lancaster Jr.
The Rev. Dr. LEWIS H. LANCASTER, JR. '48 died on February 13, 2018. Lew grew up in China, the son of Presbyterian missionary Lewis Holladay Lancaster, H-SC class of 1909. After Hampden-Sydney, Lew graduated from Union Theological Seminary and raised his five children in Japan, where he, too, served as a Presbyterian missionary. He later worked in the office of ecumenical relations at the church headquarters in Atlanta and Louisville. He devoted his working life to the Presbyterian church, rebuilding relationships among Christians and people of diverse cultures. An activist who participated in peaceful protests throughout his life, Lew built houses two days a week with Habitat for Humanity in his retirement. He sang bass in the church choir most of his life. | 2018-04-16 16:38:04


1949, Mr. Edward Wyllys Taylor
EDWARD WYLLYS TAYLOR '49 died on February 10, 2018. Edward served in the U.S. Navy at the end of World War II, then enrolled at Hampden-Sydney, where he played basketball and golf. He spent the first half of his career designing, constructing, and operating chemical plants; later in his career he enjoyed interests in citrus, real estate development and construction, environmental, and bottled water businesses. He was an avid golfer and an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, Florida, where he led Bible studies, taught Sunday school, and helped oversee construction of the church's current facility. His son Edward W. Taylor, Jr. '76 also attended Hampden-Sydney. | 2018-04-11 15:47:31


Notes from Classes of the 1930's