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1997, Mr. Bob Ramsey
ROBERT H. "BOB" RAMSEY '97 has been appointed senior vice president, director of investor relations and strategic planning at Customers Bank. Most recently, he was a senior vice president in the equity research department at FBR Capital Markets. | 2017-11-17 15:51:52


2010, Mr. Robert Beasley III
ROBERT R. "BOBBY" BEASLEY III '10 was selected as a 2017 Top 40 under 40 honoree by Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal. Bobby works at Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate. | 2017-11-17 15:18:37


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, Ryan Carson Samuel
RYAN SAMUEL '09 was selected as a 2017 Top 40 under 40 honoree by Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal. Ryan is an assistant city attorney for the City of Chesapeake. | 2017-10-18 09:03:46


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


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


1967, Mr. Charles L. Williams Jr.
CHARLES L. WILLIAMS, JR. '67 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in environmental law at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:33:14


1976, Mr. W. David Paxton
W. DAVID PAXTON '76 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:30:13


1981, Mr. Gregory J. Haley
GREGORY J. HALEY '81 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:27:00


1969, Mr. G. Franklin Flippin
G. FRANKLIN FLIPPIN '69 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:23:31


1999, Lt. Col. Gregory R. Foxx
Lt. Col. GREGORY R. FOXX '99 took command of the 5th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne) on May 25, 2017. The battalion is responsible for all psychological operations in the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM). | 2017-09-14 11:02:19


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


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


1991, Mr. Robert W. Hinkle Jr.
ROBERT W. "BOBBY" HINKLE, JR. '91 has been working with at-risk youth for the past 26 years, spending the last seven years as the principal of Rivermont School-Rockbridge, which serves children with developmental, learning, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. The school's recent purchase and remodeling of a vacant school building provides outdoor athletic fields, a gymnasium, and classroom space that will allow Rivermont to serve even more special-needs students. The building's dedication was featured in the Lexington News-Gazette. | 2017-09-13 09:52:20


2005, Dr. Dacre Knight
Dr. DACRE KNIGHT '05 is currently deployed to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, covering the ICU and inpatient wards at a U.S. Air Force combat trauma hospital. | 2017-09-13 03:02:30


1965, Mr. Gordon D. Schreck
GORDON D. SCHRECK '65 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in admiralty and maritime law at Womble Carlyle in Charleston, South Carolina. | 2017-09-12 17:13:22


1982, Mr. F. Barret Normann
BARRET NORMANN '82 and TUCKER BULLEIT '15 recently competed in the 2017 South Central Regional Sporting Clays Championship at Providence Hill Farm in Jackson, Mississippi. | 2017-09-11 11:08:17


1990, Mr. Thomas Connell Wilson III
THOMAS CONNELL "T.C." WILSON '90 is the chief investment officer of The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical practice insurer based in Napa, CA. Prior to assuming this dedicated CIO role, he served as the company's external investment consultant for 17 years as a member of The Optimal Service Group of Wells Fargo Advisors based in Williamsburg. | 2017-09-08 14:17:15


1988, Mr. Frank W. Friedman
FRANK W. FRIEDMAN '88 was elected mayor of Lexington on November 8, 2016, and began his term on January 1, 2017. Frank leads CornerStone Investment Services, a division of CornerStone Bank in Lexington. | 2017-09-07 12:19:10


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


2010, Mr. Hunter Hopcroft
HUNTER HOPCROFT '10 was featured on Richmondmag.com for his work with the Richmond Grange Project, a new social enterprise created to fund local farms through community-financed microloans. The project combines his background as a financial research analyst and his work as a partner at JM Stock Provisions, a specialty grocery store and butcher. The article, entitled "Macro Possibility," ran on June 23, 2017. | 2017-09-06 09:34:36


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


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


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


2016, Mr. Reginald Bernard Johnson
REGINALD "REGGIE" JOHNSON '16 played in the New York-Penn League All-Star game in August. He is a pitcher with the Tri-City ValleyCats, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros located in Troy, NY. In an local news article about the event, Tri-City manager Morgan Ensberg said, "I think Reggie has been probably our most consistent and best pitcher." | 2017-09-04 12:24:51


2002, Mr. Benjamin C. Farmer
BENJAMIN "BEN" FARMER '02 has been promoted to business banker at First Citizens Bank in Richmond, where he provides financing and deposit-related services to local businesses. Most recently, he was a financial sales manager at First Citizens. The promotion was featured in the August 28, 2017, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch "On The Move." | 2017-09-04 12:11:34


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


1993, Mr. Erich N. Durlacher
ERICH N. DURLACHER '93 was named president of Burr Forman in January 2017. In this role, he serves as strategy partner, collaborating with each of the legal firm's practice group leaders. He is also managing partner at the firm's Atlanta office, a position he has held for nearly a decade. | 2017-09-01 12:12:57


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


2003, Mr Douglas Colin Hogan
DOUGLAS HOGAN '03 was named vice president of business operations, global sales, and marketing for SkyTouch Technology. He lives with his wife Moira and their five children in Phoenix, Arizona. | 2017-08-31 22:56:14


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


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


2002, Dr. Barrett W. R. Peters
MEADE G. STONE III '04, G. McKITTRICK SIMMONS, JR. '98, and Dr. BARRETT W. R. PETERS '02 recently went fly fishing on the Madison River in Cameron, Montana. | 2017-08-20 20:35:55


2002, Mr. Dan M. Hartzog Jr.
DAN HARTZOG, JR. '02 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Cranfill, Sumner and Hartzog in Raleigh, NC. | 2017-08-17 13:52:37


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


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


1980, Dr James Selden Harris Jr
JAMES SELDEN HARRIS, JR. '80 was the recent guest of the Shi'a Muslim Community of Mosques in Dearborn, Michigan, where he was the keynote speaker at the Islamic House of Wisdom. Sel's address was based on two of his recently published articles in Islamic Horizons magazine, entitled "The Roots of Modern Islamophobia in America" and "An Islamic Approach to Western Christianity." A retired pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Sel serves as a consultant for Shi'a mosques in the U.S. | 2017-08-14 18:06:03


1984, Mr. Charles E. Agee III
Mr. CHARLES E. AGEE III '84 recently retired as director of corporate citizenship at Altria Group in Richmond after nearly 33 years with the company; he started at Altria as a summer intern during his H-SC years. In recognition of his many contributions to the community, Mayor Levar Stoney proclaimed July 11, 2017, "Charlie Agee Day" in the city of Richmond. | 2017-08-14 10:27:31


2004, Rev. Alan T Combs
The Rev. ALAN T. COMBS was appointed lead pastor of First United Methodist Church in Salem, VA, in July 2017. | 2017-08-11 21:05:11


1952, Dr. Clarence A. Holland
The Hon. Dr. CLARENCE A. HOLLAND '52 was the subject of an August 2, 2017, article in The Virginian-Pilot newspaper highlighting his 53-year career as a family physician, as well as his political and community service over the years. In recognition of his strong support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Dr. Holland was the 2017 honoree at the Virginia Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Pipeline for a Cure gala. | 2017-08-11 12:15:41


1988, Mr. Joseph M. Sposa
JOSEPH M. SPOSA '88 has been appointed the recruitment and retention officer for Powhatan County Fire and Rescue, where he will will create and implement a new program funded by a Department of Homeland Security grant. Joe has worked in the industry for 32 years, starting as a volunteer firefighter during his Hampden-Sydney days, then rising through the ranks of several city and county fire departments. He recently retired as deputy chief of the Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management. Joe's work in Powhatan was the subject of a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on June 22, 2017. | 2017-08-11 11:40:16


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


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


1972, Mr. T. Darnely Adamson III
T. DARNLEY ADAMSON III '72 has been re-elected secretary of the board for Jackson-Field Behavioral Health Services in Jarratt. He owns and operates Green Solutions, LLC, with his son. | 2017-08-09 14:21:34


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


2015, Mr. Jacob W. Roden-Foreman
JACOB W. RODEN-FOREMAN '15 and the trauma team from the Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) at Dallas earned the "Best Abstract" award at the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons' National Trauma Quality Improvement Program. Jake, a BUMC research analyst, was the lead author and presented the paper at the national meeting. | 2017-08-07 17:18:01


1991, Mr. Leo Stephen Satchell
STEPHEN SATCHELL '91 was appointed to the board of directors of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in July. He is a senior vice president and financial advisor at the SRVP Group of Baird Private Wealth Management in Easton, MD. | 2017-08-07 16:35:52


1985, Mr. C. Burke King
C. BURKE KING '85 has been promoted to oversee Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's national large-group business segment. Most recently, he was president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia. | 2017-08-07 16:30:09


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


2002, Mr. William A. Harper Jr.
WILLIAM HARPER, JR. '02 has joined Sun Trust Bank's central Virginia commercial team as a relationship manager working with middle market companies. Prior to Sun Trust, he worked with an equity research platform in Richmond. | 2017-08-04 16:15:32


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


1974, Dr. Clifford A. Nottingham III
Dr. CLIFFORD A. NOTTINGHAM III '74 has been recognized as Roanoke's top family medicine physician by Roanoker magazine, based on a survey of more than 6,000 nurses and other health professionals in the Roanoke Valley. He has received the honor for the past 25 years--as long as the magazine has been rating top doctors--a distinction that placed him on the cover of the July/August edition of the magazine. | 2017-08-04 11:33:20


1988, Mr. Bryan L. Brendle
BRYAN L. BRENDLE '88 has been named director of policy and legislative affairs for the American Horse Council. Bryan has more than 20 years of legislative and government relations experience in Washington, DC. | 2017-08-04 11:16:07


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


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


1978, Mr. Gerald W. Fauth III
GERALD W. "TREY" FAUTH III '78 has been nominated by President Trump to the National Mediation Board, an independent federal regulatory agency that coordinates labor-management relations in the railroad and airline industries. Trey is president of G. W. Faulth & Associates, a transportation consulting firm in Alexandria. | 2017-08-03 16:52:09


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


1996, Mr. James A. Crowell IV
JAMES A. CROWELL IV '96 has been appointed chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General. James has served in the Department of Justice since 2001, most recently as the criminal chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, where he oversaw the work of over 85 assistant U.S. Attorneys. | 2017-08-03 12:15:54


2007, Mr. Alex C. Crouch
ALEX C. CROUCH '07 has been promoted to managing director of the North and South Carolina offices for Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate firm. | 2017-08-02 16:01:48


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


2007, Mr. Jarrott Patteson
JARROTT PATTESON '07 has been promoted to senior vice president and market president with BB&T in Fredericksburg. | 2017-08-02 15:29:34


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


2007, Mr. Steven Ryan Newcomb
STEVEN NEWCOMB '07 recently joined Audubon Companies as a project manager. He lives in the Houston area with his wife and their three boys. | 2017-07-31 15:27:46


1989, Mr Peter Jonathan Neville
PETER NEVILLE '89 is a professor at National Defense University in Washington DC, where he teaches national security strategy, acquisition, and resourcing. | 2017-07-25 16:43:37


1986, George B. Cartledge III
GEORGE B. CARTLEDGE III '86 has been named to the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute's advisory board. He is president of Grand Home Furnishings, a Roanoke-based company with 19 stores throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee. | 2017-07-24 16:36:22


2007, Joshua Parsley
JOSH PARSLEY '07 has been named vice president of truckload brokerage with Estes Forwarding Worldwide in Richmond. The move was featured in the June 3, 2017, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2017-07-24 16:30:54


1994, Bartow Morgan Jr.
BARTOW MORGAN '94, a Trustee of the College, has been named to the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center, the non-profit organization founded in 1982 by former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. | 2017-07-24 16:00:48


1986, Mr. Maurice Jones
MAURICE JONES '86 has been appointed to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. A graduate of UVA's School of Law, Maurice previously served as Virginia secretary of commerce and trade, deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and publisher of the the Virginian-Pilot newspaper. He is now president and CEO of Local Initiatives Support Corporation in New York City. | 2017-07-24 15:30:30


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


1995, Mr. Matthew Ray Adkins
MATTHEW RAY ADKINS '95 has been a sales representative for Rockydale Quarries in Staunton since January 2012. | 2017-07-18 19:06:11


2008, Andrew Williams Patterson
ANDREW WILLIAMS PATTERSON '08 has accepted a position with Motley Rice LLC as a staff attorney. He works with the occupational disease team and focuses his practice on asbestos-related diseases. | 2017-06-30 17:22:51


2002, Mr. Joseph K. Pierce Jr.
JOSEPH K. "JOE" PIERCE, JR. '02 has been named vice president of sales at John Guest, an English manufacturer of fittings used in plumbing systems and various OEM applications. He is responsible for the company's sales organization throughout the Americas. Joe resides in Atco, NJ, with his wife Debbie and son Joey. | 2017-06-30 14:09:16


2005, William W Horner
WILLIAM W. HORNER '05 has joined Palladium Registered Investment Advisors as the firm's chief financial officer. He and his wife Jess recently welcomed the birth of their second daughter Katie, who joins big sister Millie. The family resides in Norfolk. | 2017-06-29 16:03:03


2007, Mr. Charles Clifford Edahl Jr
To CLIFF '07 and MEGAN EDAHL, a daughter, Margaret Virginia, on June 1, 2017. The family resides in Alexandria. | 2017-06-23 07:39:39


2002, Mr John Cowles Dozier Jr
To JOHN '02 and HOLLY DOZIER, a daughter, Julia Grace, on November 8, 2016. | 2017-06-22 17:40:20


1964, Mr Kenneth Wayne Cook 20147
KENNETH WAYNE COOK '64 retired from Loudoun County Public Schools after 16 years as a mathematics teacher. Earlier, he retired from Fairfax County Public Schools after 32 years as a math teacher and football and baseball coach. He plans to watch his four grandchildren, the latest born June 12, grow up. | 2017-06-21 10:53:51


2007, Andrew Boyett
ANDREW BOYETT '07 has joined Southwest Airlines as senior manager of customer experience strategy, where he is responsible for instilling the company's brand throughout each customer's travel experience. | 2017-06-14 12:13:56


2015, Mr Justin Auchincloss O'Neill
JUSTIN AUCHINCLOSS O'NEILL '15 was featured in the June issue of Quest Magazine, New York's society and lifestyle magazine, in an article titled "Summer Smiles at a Timeless Estate." | 2017-06-08 15:34:32


1998, Dr. Anderson Lockett Marsh
Dr. ANDERSON "ANDY" LOCKETT MARSH '98 will be promoted to full professor of chemistry at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, this September. In 2015, he was named to the Vernon & Doris Bishop professorship in chemistry. | 2017-06-08 11:26:04


2007, Mr. Michael A. Franks
MIKE FRANKS '07 was the winner of the eighth annual "Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars," a fundraiser for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Literacy for Life. Mike raised $13,900 for the charities at the March event, which featured 12 community leaders competing before a live audience. | 2017-06-06 16:09:25


1985, Mr. Jay D. Mitchell
JAY D. MITCHELL '85 recently joined the Atlanta law firm of King and Spalding. He practices in the areas of healthcare and regulatory compliance. | 2017-06-06 09:44:48


2013, Mr. Alexander C. Cartwright
ALEXANDER C. CARTWRIGHT '13 received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University on May 21, 2017. An assistant professor of economics at Ferris State University, Alex teaches undergraduate and MBA students and serves as the co-advisor to Young Americans for Liberty. He is also the co-recipient of a research grant to found the Police Data Project, an organization to study police behavior. Outside of academia, Alex has founded two companies: Vilicus Capital, which provides installment loans to Peruvian consumers, and, along with Forrest Wilson '14 DivvyCar, which leases vehicles to ride-sharing drivers. | 2017-06-05 11:58:55


1968, Mr. Leighton Delevan Yates Jr.
LEIGHTON D. YATES, JR. '68, a partner in the Orlando office of Holland & Knight LLP, was recently recommended by The Legal 500, United States guide for middle-market (sub-$500 million) mergers and acquisitions. He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, 23 years, and Orlando Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2010), Florida Super Lawyers (Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 12 years), and Florida Trend's "Florida Legal Elite" (Business Law, 11 years). In 2015 Leighton was inducted into the "Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame," then consisting of only 133 Florida lawyers; he has been listed for many years in both Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law. | 2017-06-01 13:38:36


1972, Mr. Charles Witthoefft
CHARLES F. "RICK" WITTHOEFFT '72 has been recognized as a leader in the field of commercial litigation in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is the general counsel for Hirschler Fleischer in Richmond. | 2017-06-01 13:30:11


1977, Mr. Michael A. Farrell
MICHAEL A. FARRELL '77 has been named a shareholder with the law firm Mette, Evans & Woodside in Harrisburg, PA. He has practiced insurance defense litigation for 32 years, defending employers and insurers in workers' compensation matters. | 2017-06-01 13:19:08


1995, Mr. Matthew Michael
To MATTHEW '95 and JEAN MICHAEL, a son, Vincent Henry Michael, on March 17, 2017. | 2017-06-01 12:25:50


1998, Hon. Christopher Kilian Peace
Del. CHRIS PEACE '98, JASON ANGUS '97, and BEN WINTERS '02 got together at a campaign kick off event on June 1, 2017. Chris represents the 97th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. | 2017-06-01 11:16:25


1971, Mr. James Talmadge Countiss
JAMES "JIMMY" TALMADGE COUNTISS '71 died on May 17, 2017. He attended Hampden-Sydney on a basketball scholarship, then attended American University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He lived much of his life in Honolulu, where he practiced law, taught at the University of Hawaii School of Law, and served on the Hawaiian Crime Commission. He returned to his native Tennessee and worked as a criminal defense attorney in the federal courts until his retirement in 2013. A lifelong adventurer, he enjoyed summiting mountains, sailing the Hawaiian seas, traveling the world, and racing motorcycles and go karts. Of his many accomplishments, he was most proud of his daughters and his adventures. | 2017-05-31 17:09:53


2011, Mr. Telphor Lee Austin Jr.
To TELPHOR LEE "T.J." '11 and KATE AUSTIN, a son, Jackson Lee Austin, on May 4, 2017. | 2017-05-31 16:47:28


2001, Mr. Rafael Guroian
To RAFI '01 and KATIE GUROIAN, a daughter, Vivian Guroian, on December 26, 2016. Vivian joins her big sister, Louise. Rafi is a field-based senior systems engineer for Apple, Inc, serving as the engineering point of contact for all primary and secondary schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. He writes, "I'm living the dream that was fueled in the Johns Auditorium Computing Repair Shop in 1997." The family recently moved from Annapolis to Richmond, where Rafi is on the board of the Virginia Association of Railway Patrons. | 2017-05-31 15:42:12


1934, Rev. Peter G. Cosby III
The Rev. PETER GUERRANT "P.G." COSBY III '34 died on September 17, 2016. Valedictorian of his class at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to further studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary, earning a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Theology. He served at Presbyterian churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and throughout Virginia before returning to his native Lynchburg to become executive director of the Lynchburg Covenant Fellowship. There, he expanded safe and affordable housing opportunities for low-income families, low-income elderly, and disabled individuals. In 1973, P.G. served as the Moderator for the Synod of Virginia, Presbyterian Church. He received the 1975 Humanitarian Award from the National Conference of Christian and Jews, as well as the Liberty Bell Award from the Lynchburg Bar Association. Among numerous other awards, he was most proud of being an Eagle Scout. | 2017-05-31 14:45:58


2008, Mr. Nicholas J. Junes
NICHOLAS J. JUNES '08 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. He is the pastoral assistant and youth director at Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church. He is pictured with his father, Lanny Junes '74. | 2017-05-31 12:36:09


2008, Rev. Peter Dominic Crowe
PETER CROWE '08 was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on May 27, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, PA. He offered his Mass of Thanksgiving the following day at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Patton, PA, concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. He is assigned to Saint Benedict Catholic Church in Johnstown as Parochial Vicar. | 2017-05-30 09:50:00


2009, Mr. Fitz Robertson
FITZ ROBERTSON '09 graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA and concentration in private equity on May 14, 2017. At Columbia Business School, Fitz was selected as a Private Equity Fellow, a J.P. Morgan Scholar, a Toigo Fellow, and a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow. | 2017-05-25 20:54:20


1995, Dr. Daniel Cross Turner
Dr. DANIEL CROSS TURNER '95 is a consultant with the College Planning Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Providing holistic and customized educational counseling, career guidance, and standardized test prep, the center helps families navigate the college admissions process and find the best-fitting college education personally, academically, and financially. In May, Dan and his wife Keaghan attended the signing ceremony for incoming H-SC student Jack King, who signed his letter of intent to play linebacker for the Tigers in the fall. Jack has also been named a Patrick Henry Scholar for the Class of 2021. | 2017-05-25 10:52:50


Advanced Studies

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


2013, Mr. Alexander C. Cartwright
ALEXANDER C. CARTWRIGHT '13 received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University on May 21, 2017. An assistant professor of economics at Ferris State University, Alex teaches undergraduate and MBA students and serves as the co-advisor to Young Americans for Liberty. He is also the co-recipient of a research grant to found the Police Data Project, an organization to study police behavior. Outside of academia, Alex has founded two companies: Vilicus Capital, which provides installment loans to Peruvian consumers, and, along with Forrest Wilson '14 DivvyCar, which leases vehicles to ride-sharing drivers. | 2017-06-05 11:58:55


2008, Mr. Nicholas J. Junes
NICHOLAS J. JUNES '08 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. He is the pastoral assistant and youth director at Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church. He is pictured with his father, Lanny Junes '74. | 2017-05-31 12:36:09


2009, Mr. Fitz Robertson
FITZ ROBERTSON '09 graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA and concentration in private equity on May 14, 2017. At Columbia Business School, Fitz was selected as a Private Equity Fellow, a J.P. Morgan Scholar, a Toigo Fellow, and a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow. | 2017-05-25 20:54:20


2011, Mr. Dabbs McGregor Woodfin
DABBS McGREGOR WOODFIN '11 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in May 2016. He is now program director for the Canterbury Episcopal Student Center at Texas A&M University. | 2017-05-23 14:11:51


2012, Mr. Harrison Whitten Long
HARRISON WHITTEN LONG '12 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2016. | 2017-05-23 11:10:47


2010, Mr. Jonathan Gilson Kastenbaum
JONATHAN GILSON KASTENBAUM '10 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2017. | 2017-05-23 11:09:20


2013, Mr. Kevin Loren Hubbard Jr.
KEVIN LOREN HUBBARD, JR. '13 graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law on May 6, 2017. He is the son of Kevin L. Hubbard '82. | 2017-05-23 11:07:44


2014, Mr. Tyler Ethan Cloud
TYLER ETHAN CLOUD '14 graduated from Elon University School of Law on May 20, 2017. | 2017-05-22 14:03:02


2013, Dr. Kevin Richard Gutermuth
Dr. KEVIN RICHARD GUTERMUTH '13 graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from Eastern Virginia Medical School on May 20, 2017. He will continue his career as a resident physician in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. | 2017-04-27 14:26:03


2010, Daniel D. Venezuela
DANIEL VENEZUELA '10 received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas College of Business on May 7, 2016. In 2010, Daniel joined UniFirst Corporation, where he now serves as director of operations at the Pittsburgh location. He and his wife Jill reside in the Pittsburgh area with their three German Shepherds and sweet Cocker Spaniel. | 2017-02-10 16:04:10


2000, Ryan Pemberton
RYAN PEMBERTON '00 received his doctorate in higher education administration from George Washington University, where his research focused on the presidential transition process at private, selective liberal arts colleges. Ryan and his wife, Helen, live in Jackson, Mississippi, where he works for Millsaps College. | 2017-01-27 16:34:04


2008, Jay Rawles
JAY RAWLES '08 will complete his residency training in general surgery in June 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina. With his wife, Kelsey, and dogs Buster and Cricket, he will move to Salt Lake City to complete a two-year fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Utah. | 2017-01-25 12:26:04


Brothers We'll Remember

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


1971, Mr. James Talmadge Countiss
JAMES "JIMMY" TALMADGE COUNTISS '71 died on May 17, 2017. He attended Hampden-Sydney on a basketball scholarship, then attended American University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He lived much of his life in Honolulu, where he practiced law, taught at the University of Hawaii School of Law, and served on the Hawaiian Crime Commission. He returned to his native Tennessee and worked as a criminal defense attorney in the federal courts until his retirement in 2013. A lifelong adventurer, he enjoyed summiting mountains, sailing the Hawaiian seas, traveling the world, and racing motorcycles and go karts. Of his many accomplishments, he was most proud of his daughters and his adventures. | 2017-05-31 17:09:53


1934, Rev. Peter G. Cosby III
The Rev. PETER GUERRANT "P.G." COSBY III '34 died on September 17, 2016. Valedictorian of his class at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to further studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary, earning a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Theology. He served at Presbyterian churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and throughout Virginia before returning to his native Lynchburg to become executive director of the Lynchburg Covenant Fellowship. There, he expanded safe and affordable housing opportunities for low-income families, low-income elderly, and disabled individuals. In 1973, P.G. served as the Moderator for the Synod of Virginia, Presbyterian Church. He received the 1975 Humanitarian Award from the National Conference of Christian and Jews, as well as the Liberty Bell Award from the Lynchburg Bar Association. Among numerous other awards, he was most proud of being an Eagle Scout. | 2017-05-31 14:45:58


1950, Rev. Langston Randolph Harrison
The Rev. LANGSTON RANDOLPH HARRISON '50 died on May 18, 2017. He served in the U.S. Army on the Aleutian Islands and in Alaska before attending Hampden-Sydney, where he was awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion for excellence of character. He earned masters degrees from Union Theological Seminary and the Presbyterian School of Christian Education and received an honorary Doctor of Divinity in 1976. He devoted his life to ministry, serving as the pastor of churches in in Norfolk, Harrisonburg, Lexington, and Stauton, as well as spending 12 years as a missionary in Brazil. | 2017-05-23 10:52:50


1955, Mr. Thomas Edwin Reese
THOMAS EDWIN REESE '55 died on May 17, 2017. A graduate of Fork Union Military Academy, Thomas served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was member of Wakefield Baptist Church, the Wakefield Ruritans, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Masons. Thomas held various leadership positions as a Mason, including Deputy Grand Master for the 56th Masonic District. | 2017-05-22 14:25:27


1991, Robert William Godek
ROBERT WILLIAM "ROB" GODEK '91 died of cancer on May 4, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, Rob became a physical therapist and settled in Virginia Beach. In 2005 he returned to his native Georgia, where he was the senior physical therapist for the Rehabilitation Hospital of Savanah. | 2017-05-18 14:48:15


1990, M. Jared Mauney
M. JARED MAUNEY '90 died on March 25, 2017. A mathematical economics major at Hampden-Sydney, he worked at the Zacharias Ganey Health Institute in Richmond. He was known for his love of singing. | 2017-05-05 16:19:51


1967, David Clarke Alley
DAVID CLARKE ALLEY '67 died on April 28, 2017. A member of Kappa Sigma and a Vietnam veteran, David became co-owner of C.O. Alley Travel Agency in Richmond. In his retirement, he enjoyed traveling and reading, especially to his grandchildren. He was an avid fan of the UNC Tarheels and the Manchester United Soccer Club. | 2017-05-05 10:46:02


1954, Francis Brodnax Robertson III
FRANCIS BRODNAX ROBERTSON III '54 died on April 22, 2017. A U.S. Army veteran and a lifelong resident of Halifax, he taught history and government at Halifax County High School and served as an elementary school principal in the Halifax County school system. | 2017-05-04 16:53:20


1977, Steven Sinclair Graham
STEVEN SINCLAIR GRAHAM '77 died on April 21, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, Steve attended the Medical College of Virginia and became a pharmacist in Roanoke. He is survived by his wife and son. | 2017-05-04 16:15:37


1954, H. Benjamin Vincent Sr.
H. BENJAMIN "BENNY" VINCENT, SR. '54 died on April 29, 2017. A member of Theda Chi, Benny played varsity basketball and tennis at Hampden-Sydney as well as numerous intramural sports. After earning his law degree from T.C. Williams School of Law in Richmond, he established a private law practice in Emporia. He was later elected Commonwealth's Attorney; in that role, he argued before both the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States Supreme Court. He also served as general counsel and board member for many community organizations, including the Greensville County Zoning Board, Greensville County Board of Supervisors, and Citizens National Bank. Benny was an avid golfer and loyal Washington Redskins fan, and was especially proud of founding Emporia's first Little League Football Program. He is survived by his son, H. Benjamin Vincent, Jr. '81. | 2017-05-04 14:16:43


1953, E. Lee LeCompte
E. LEE LeCOMPTE '53 died on April 23, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney he was class president, a Kappa Sigma officer, an ODK member, and captain of the football team. As an intelligence officer in the Coast Guard, he commanded an 83' patrol cutter and served as captain of the port in Norfolk. Lee was elected president of the first graduating class of the Darden School of Business at UVA, then had a successful career in sales. Always competitive, Lee enjoyed playing golf and tennis, as well as racing sailboats up and down the eastern seaboard. He was active with the Rotary Club, Norfolk YMCA, the Marine Science Museum in Virginia Beach, and First Presbyterian Church. | 2017-05-04 13:12:37


1957, George Campbell Bird
GEORGE CAMPBELL BIRD '57 died on April 19, 2017. At Hampden-Sydney, he was co-editor of The Tiger; president of the student body; and a member of Kappa Alpha, ODK, and Phi Beta Kappa. He received both the Outstanding Freshman Award and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. Upon graduation, he served in the U.S. Army, then joined the family laboratory supply business as president until a company merger in the late 1960s. He used the merger as an opportunity to change careers, raising Angus cattle and Suffolk sheep at Valley Home Farm in Highland County, which has been in the Bird family since the 1800s. He was active in the Mill Gap Ruritan Club and served on the boards of First & Citizens Bank, the Highland County Economic Development Association, the Highland County Farm Bureau, and Green Hill Methodist Church. He also helped establish the WVLS radio station in Highland and Bath counties. He was predeceased by his grandson, Ray M. "Buck" Paul III '10. | 2017-05-04 11:10:37


1943, Roy Wallace Duncan
ROY WALLACE DUNCAN '43 died on April 5, 2017. A native of Prince Edward County, Roy served in the South Pacific Campaign as a U.S. Marine captain in WW II. In August of 1945, he was charged with the ground security of the Enola Gay prior to its mission over Hiroshima. He went on to a career as a staff manager at Southland Life Insurance. Roy was known for his strong work ethic, integrity, and sense of humor. | 2017-04-19 10:43:19


1943, Mr. William D. Allen Jr.
WILLIAM DUDLEY ALLEN, JR. '43 died on March 25, 2017. A lifelong resident of Dinwiddie County, he served in the European Theater during World War II, then returned to an active life in the community as a farmer and lumberman. Mr. Allen was an elder in the Presbyterian Church and a charter member and past president of the local Ruritan Club, which presented him the Outstanding Citizen Award in 1963; he also held leadership positions with the local fire department, bank, farm bureau, forest advisory committee, and department of social services. In 1990, he established the Edward W., William D., Mary A., and Susan R. Allen Scholarship at Hampden-Sydney in memory of his family; preference for the scholarship is given to residents of Dinwiddie or Amelia County. Two of his grandsons, Micah James Keller '12 and Samuel Edward Keller III '13, followed in his footsteps at H-SC. | 2017-04-14 16:26:09


1958, George Edward Dobyns
GEORGE EDWARD DOBYNS '58 died on March 26, 2017. After Hampden-Sydney, he attended graduate school at North Carolina State University, then had a career in sales with Cardinal Freight Carriers. He was a member of Hidden Valley Country Club and Central United Methodist Church in Salem. | 2017-04-14 16:03:22


1957, Hugh Burwell Marshall
HUGH BURWELL "CHUCK" MARSHALL '57 died on March 19, 2017. A member of Sigma Chi and UPLS at Hampden-Sydney, he served in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy Reserve; he then became co-owner of the insurance agency his father founded in 1924. Chuck held a 4th degree black belt in Tae Kwan Do and was an active sailor, cruising and racing the Chesapeake Bay and the open seas. | 2017-04-14 15:47:49


1951, David S. Cobbledick
Dr. DAVID S. COBBLEDICK '51 died on July 11, 2016. After earning a Ph.D. in chemical engineering, David worked as a chemist until his retirement at age 70. For 32 years, he ran a research laboratory for GenCorp in Akron, Ohio. He was a history buff, a life-long Cleveland Indians fan, and a nature and animal enthusiast. In his retirement, he took classes at Kent State University and volunteered in the university's chemistry department. | 2017-04-14 15:08:14


1974, William Genheimer Hammond
WILLIAM GENHEIMER HAMMOND '74 died on March 6, 2017. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney with a degree in religion, Bill settled in Powhatan County, where he was a carpenter and builder. He volunteered as a youth sports coach and a firefighter, and enjoyed reading, gardening, and fishing. | 2017-04-14 13:23:19


1958, Robert Quillin Barker
ROBERT QUILLIN BARKER '58 died on February 27, 2017. A pharmacist by profession, Bob was best known as a fisherman, storyteller, and environmental advocate. He founded the American Bass Association and was a founding member of the Scott County Humane Society. He was also a member of the Holston Valley Unitarian Universalist Church. | 2017-04-14 12:27:57


1949, W. Graham Stephens
Dr. W. GRAHAM STEPHENS '49 died on February 19, 2017. He graduated magna cum laude from Hampden-Sydney, attended the University of Tennessee School of Medicine, then completed his internship at the Medical College of Virginia and his surgical residency in Knoxville. After two years in the U.S. Air Force, he joined a family practice in Troutville for ten years. In 1968 Dr. Stephens founded the emergency room group at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he remained for over 35 years. He was the first doctor in southwest Virginia to be board certified in emergency medicine, a certification he held until 2011. Throughout his life he was active with the Boy Scouts, serving as scout master and committee chair for 25 years, holding various regional board positions, and earning numerous Scouting accolades. He was an active member the Troutville Church of the Bretheren and the International Medical Assistance Corporation. | 2017-03-01 16:36:37


2010, Christopher Clinton Fox
CHRISTOPHER CLINTON FOX '10 died on February 22, 2017. A biology major at Hampden-Sydney, he studied abroad in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands while earning his Bachelor of Science. He returned to his native Texas after graduation, working at the upscale men's clothing shop Sid Mashburn in Houston. Christopher was passionate about music and art; his hobbies included sailing and basketball. He is remembered by his family and friends for his compassion, empathy, and ability to connect with others. | 2017-02-27 16:22:07


1958, Richard Douglass Lunsford
RICHARD DOUGLASS LUNSFORD '58 died on February 13, 2017. While working for West Virginia Pulp and Paper, he discovered an affinity for stone and masonry work, becoming a master of the trade in the Northern Virginia and Washington, DC areas. Passionate about studying history and the arts, he also loved riding his Triumph motorcycle and hiking the Appalachian Trail. | 2017-02-24 10:35:32


1951, Edwin Powell Nevin
EDWIN POWELL NEVIN '51 died on January 24, 2017. Valedictorian of his class at the Miller School, Powell enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in Japan on the heels of WWII. After his military service, he graduated from Hampden-Sydney and moved to Arizona. His career as an educator spanned almost 40 years and included service as president of the Teachers Association. Powell was an accomplished pianist who also enjoyed photography and traveling the world. | 2017-02-24 10:16:28


1957, Thomas T. Biggs
The Rev. THOMAS T. BIGGS '57 died on February 15, 2017. He received his Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and his Master of Christian Education from the Presbyterian School of Christian Education; in 1961 he was ordained a minister by the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Tom served pastorates in South Carolina, Wisconsin, and throughout Virginia, as well as the Villa International Atlanta, an ecumenical community for international doctors and researchers working on public health issues at the Centers for Disease Control. Tom was committed to service and social justice, ensuring that all are treated with fairness and dignity. He was an avid reader who loved politics, history, music, and his family and friends. | 2017-02-24 09:37:25


1935, Randolph S. Gardner
Dr. RANDOLPH S. "RANDY" GARDNER '35 died on February 7, 2017. After graduating with honors from Hampden-Sydney, he taught math at the American School in Tokyo, then spent five years as a U.S. Navy pilot during WWII in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters. He remained in the Navy Reserve for 25 years, retiring as a Commander. After receiving both his master's and doctorate at Columbia University, he became a professor of mathematics education in the State University of New York system. Dr. Gardner retired as Dean of the School of Education at SUNY Albany in 1973. As the winner of two Fulbright grants, his academic career took him around the globe to Pakistan, Uganda, Mexico, and South Vietnam. He was an avid golfer, beginning as a caddy at the age of ten. He continued golfing until the age of 100, shooting eight holes-in-one and winning several championships at Albany Country Club. | 2017-02-16 10:37:20


1957, Benny Bennett Smith
BENNY BENNETT SMITH '57 died on February 5, 2017. Benny was a chemist in the rubber industry for 45 years. The highlight of his career was the patent he received in 2001 for a process he developed to improve the vulcanization of fabric for seat belts, airbags, and similar applications. | 2017-02-13 10:16:48


1953, William Marion Alphin
WILLIAM M. "BILL" ALPHIN '53 died on February 1, 2017. Bill served in the U.S. Army before settling on Rillhurst Farms in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition to his work on the family farm, Bill served on the Virginia Farm Bureau Board, running the Farm Bureau office in Culpeper for 20 years. The first president of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative, Bill served 40 years on its board of directors; he also served on the Culpeper County School Board and the Culpeper Hospital board. Bill was a member of the Ruritans, a deacon at his church, and a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. | 2017-02-10 17:18:02


1954, Dr. Burness F. Ansell Jr.
Dr. BURNESS F. ANSELL, JR. '54 died on January 27, 2017. Dr. Ansell began his medical career in 1967 at the McGuire Clinic in Richmond; he then practiced hematology and oncology for over 40 years. He also served in the U.S. Navy Reserve, rising to the rank of Captain. A lifelong member of the Boy Scouts of America, he earned numerous adult recognitions, including the God and Service Award and the Silver Beaver Award. Dr. Ansell was the father of David Ansell '82 and Richard Ansell '88. | 2017-02-01 15:45:26


1976, Dr. William Wilson Samuel Butler IV
Dr. WILLIAM WILSON SAMUEL "SAM" BUTLER IV '76 died on December 10, 2016. At Hampden-Sydney he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude. After medical school at the University of Virginia, he completed a general surgery residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, then a urology residency at UVA's Medical Center. He returned to his native Roanoke to practice surgery with his father and brother at Jefferson Surgical Clinic. He also served as an associate professor in UVA's urology department and was named "Professor of the Year" by the urology residents at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Salem. In 1990, Sam was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, so in 1993 he decided to leave clinical practice. He then rose to leadership positions in managed care organizations, ultimately serving as chief operations officer of Carilion Heath Plans and associate medical director at Virginia Premier Health Plans, a position he held until his health declined in 2013. For over 26 years, Sam perservered in the face of a debilitating disease, volunteering at free clinics, taking flying lessons, water and snow skiing, running, sailing, and cycling. | 2017-01-26 16:55:22


1953, Douglas Shelburne Divers Jr.
DOUGLAS S. DIVERS, JR. '53 died on January 15, 2017. A member of the track and field team during his time at Hampden-Sydney, Doug went on to earn a master's degree in education at Virginia Tech, where he also served as head coach of the track team. He concluded his career in the insurance industry as the owner of Diver's & Associates in Richmond. He was a faithful supporter of the College. | 2017-01-25 12:12:13


1955, Francis Regis Etz
FRANCIS REGIS ETZ '55 died on January 8, 2017. A football player at H-SC, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the 796th Military Police Battalion in Vienna, Austria. He then worked for the Virginia Department of Health and coached football at St. Christopher's in Richmond. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the Knights of Columbus, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians. | 2017-01-24 15:29:47


1964, Wiley Rowland McKellar III
WILEY ROWLAND McKELLAR III '64 died on January 9, 2017. A career journalist, he was an opinion writer for 29 years at the Patriot-News in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His weekly "Cheers & Jeers" column took a humorous but pithy look at local events and newsmakers. He was also a voracious reader and a vinyl record collector. | 2017-01-23 16:23:19


1946, Sumpter Turner Priddy Jr.
SUMPTER TURNER PRIDDY, JR. '46 died on January 12, 2017. Sumpter's success in the retail industry led to a 31 year tenure as CEO of the Virginia Retail Merchants Association. During that time, he "ranked among the most effective lobbyists at the state Capitol," according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. His many professional awards include Executive of the Year by the Virginia Society of Association Executives, the Silver Plaque by the National Retail Federation, and the Unsung Virginian Award by the state's electric cooperatives. As president of the Virginia Jaycees and vice president of the national Jaycees, he was inducted into the U.S. Jaycees Hall of Leadership. He was a member of the Montpelier Ruritan Club, the Ashland Rescue Squad, and King's Chapel Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder. | 2017-01-23 15:36:13


1982, James Alfred Lee Condrey
JAMES ALFRED LEE CONDREY '82 died on January 7, 2017. He was a southern gentleman and a master gardener and chef who will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and neighbors. | 2017-01-23 14:54:00


1983, Mathew Thompson Dill
MATTHEW THOMPSON DILL '83 died on January 9, 2017. He was a basketball player at Hampden-Sydney, then earned a J.D. from the Campbell University School of Law and an LL.M. from the University of Miami School of Law. A board certified specialist in estate planning and probate law, Matthew practiced law in those areas for almost 30 years, most of them in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was a devoted father, husband, and friend, known for his sense of humor, integrity, and kindness. | 2017-01-23 14:41:09


1947, Charles Bruce Chandler
CHARLES BRUCE CHANDLER '47 died on December 28, 2016. A lifelong Tiger sports fan, he was a Kappa Alpha at H-SC before joining the Navy to serve on a submarine chaser during WWII. He earned his graduate degree from the University of Virginia, then served as an educator in communities across the state. He was a teacher, principal, director of instruction, and ultimately superintendent of schools in Westmoreland and Wythe Counties. Always active in his community, Charles served 25 years on the Lunenburg Health Services Board, the Victoria Library Board, and his local VFW. He also served as a deacon, elder, and Sunday school teacher in Presbyterian churches throughout Virginia. | 2017-01-23 12:50:42


1971, Elvin A. Wright Jr.
ELVIN A. "BUZZY" WRIGHT '71 died on December 28, 2016, his late father's birthday. Elvin loved fishing and spending time at the beach. | 2017-01-23 09:24:18


1951, Charles Edward Richardson III
CHARLES EDWARD "ED" RICHARDSON III '51 died on December 28, 2016. A Theta Chi at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to a career at Lawyers Title in Richmond and an active membership in the Rotary Club. | 2017-01-20 16:21:02


1952, Dr. Lloyd Tayloe Griffith
Dr. LLOYD TAYLOE GRIFFITH '52 died on December 18, 2016. A native of the Northern Neck of Virginia, he graduated from Hampden-Sydney and the University of Virginia Medical School before serving in the U.S. Navy as a flight surgeon. He returned to the Northern Neck to practice family medicine with his father at Griffith Clinic in Mount Holly. He also served as an assistant medical examiner for the Commonwealth for 19 years. When Lloyd retired from family practice after 52 years, the clinic, which had served the Northern Neck for 82 years, closed. He was a Charter Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice and an active member of Cople Episcopal Parish, serving as a trustee and vestry member for many years. | 2017-01-20 16:03:10


1953, John Harding Owen
JOHN HARDING OWEN '53 died on December 20, 2016. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hampden-Sydney, then earned his Master of Science from Florida State University. He worked as a chemist for DuPont at the Savanah River Plant in South Carolina. John was a member of St. Thaddeus Episcopal Church. | 2017-01-20 15:23:07


1981, Dr. Daniel Bradley Schein
Dr. DANIEL B. SCHEIN '81 died on November 20, 2016. He attended Hampden-Sydney as an Allen Scholar and cross-country runner, then earned a Ph.D. at the University of Hawaii in inorganic chemistry. Dan chose a career in law, completing a four-year business and law degree at American University's Washington College of Law. In 2003, he formed his own firm focused on intellectual property law, particularly patent and trademark protection, licensing, and litigation. He enjoyed golfing and fishing with his son, and nightly Jeopardy contests and debates with his daughter. | 2017-01-20 15:05:01


1965, James M. Sconyers
JAMES M. "JIM" SCONYERS '65 died on December 12, 2016. Jim worked as a public school teacher for many years in both Maryland and West Virginia, earning advanced degrees from the University of Virginia and West Virginia University. His dedication to protecting the environment and wild lands of West Virginia as a long-time chapter president of the West Virginia Sierra Club was recognized with a lifetime service award from the national Sierra Club in 2013. He was an avid hiker, kayaker, birdwatcher, and naturalist. | 2017-01-20 12:47:16


1958, Venable Lane Stern Jr.
VENABLE LANE STERN JR. '58 died on December 4, 2016. A proud member of Kappa Sigma at Hampden-Sydney, after graduation he served two years in the U.S. Marine Corps, then began a career as an auditor in the insurance industry. He was a fan of Redskins football and bluegrass music, but most of all he loved spending time with family and friends. His grandson, Hunter Merritt '19, has followed Venable's footsteps to H-SC. | 2017-01-19 17:52:38


1958, Lt. Col. Michael Grier O'Neill
Lt. Col. MICHAEL GRIER O'NEILL '58 died on December 4, 2016. A member of Chi Phi at Hampden-Sydney, he joined the Marine Corps after graduation and served two tours in Vietnam; he was awarded several medals, including the Bronze Star for valor. He attended the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and ended his military career as the Commanding Officer of the Weapons Battalion in Paris Island, South Carolina. After his retirement from the Marines, he served as the Beaufort County administrator and the town manager of Hilton Head Island. | 2017-01-19 17:37:04


1964, Dr. Robert Hatheway Welch
Dr. ROBERT HATHEWAY WELCH '64 died on November 28, 2016. After earning his B.A. at Hampden-Sydney, Rob received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught French for 30 years at the College of William and Mary and directed the college's summer and junior year abroad programs in Montpellier, France. After his retirement, he created the Friends of William Byrd Park in Richmond. | 2017-01-19 15:02:01


1950, Phineas Munsell Randall IV
PHINEAS MUNSELL "RANDY" RANDALL IV '50 died on November 25, 2016. Randy was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps and retired from a career with DuPont and the Chemtron Corporation. His many interests included big band music, furniture restoration, woodturning, computer programming, and model building. He also enjoyed ice skating, roller skating, and rollerblading into his 80s. A devoted father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Randy was active with the Boy Scouts of America, youth soccer, local museums, and Spring Hills Baptist Church. | 2017-01-19 13:02:52


1962, Charles F. Wilkins II
CHARLES F. "CHARLIE" WILKINS II '62 died on November 30, 2016. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, Charlie joined the U.S. Air Force and served in Texas and Alaska. He went on to a career in insurance, working for Royal Globe Insurance and Utica National Insurance. A history buff, he also enjoyed golfing, reading, and traveling the country with his wife. His son, Charles F. Wilkins III '86, also attended H-SC. | 2017-01-19 12:44:48


2003, Mr. Curtis Clayton Carmean
CURTIS CLAYTON CARMEAN '03 died on November 18, 2016. A native of Newport News, he graduated from Warwick High School in 1999, then earned an economics degree at Hampden-Sydney. He is survived by two children. | 2016-12-01 11:31:41


1960, Mr. James Eley Jordan Jr.
JAMES ELEY JORDAN, JR. '60 died on November 23, 2016. A Virginia native, Jim could trace his family roots back to the original Jamestown settlement. After attending Hampden-Sydney, he served with the U.S. Army in Alabama, then enjoyed a successful real estate career in Richmond. | 2016-11-29 10:49:41


Look at the Baby!

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


2005, William W Horner
WILLIAM W. HORNER '05 has joined Palladium Registered Investment Advisors as the firm's chief financial officer. He and his wife Jess recently welcomed the birth of their second daughter Katie, who joins big sister Millie. The family resides in Norfolk. | 2017-06-29 16:03:03


2007, Mr. Charles Clifford Edahl Jr
To CLIFF '07 and MEGAN EDAHL, a daughter, Margaret Virginia, on June 1, 2017. The family resides in Alexandria. | 2017-06-23 07:39:39


2002, Mr John Cowles Dozier Jr
To JOHN '02 and HOLLY DOZIER, a daughter, Julia Grace, on November 8, 2016. | 2017-06-22 17:40:20


1995, Mr. Matthew Michael
To MATTHEW '95 and JEAN MICHAEL, a son, Vincent Henry Michael, on March 17, 2017. | 2017-06-01 12:25:50


2011, Mr. Telphor Lee Austin Jr.
To TELPHOR LEE "T.J." '11 and KATE AUSTIN, a son, Jackson Lee Austin, on May 4, 2017. | 2017-05-31 16:47:28


2001, Mr. Rafael Guroian
To RAFI '01 and KATIE GUROIAN, a daughter, Vivian Guroian, on December 26, 2016. Vivian joins her big sister, Louise. Rafi is a field-based senior systems engineer for Apple, Inc, serving as the engineering point of contact for all primary and secondary schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. He writes, "I'm living the dream that was fueled in the Johns Auditorium Computing Repair Shop in 1997." The family recently moved from Annapolis to Richmond, where Rafi is on the board of the Virginia Association of Railway Patrons. | 2017-05-31 15:42:12


2003, Mr. Charles D. Perry III
To CHASE '03 and CATHERINE PERRY, a daughter, Margaret Lancaster Perry, on May 23, 2017. Jim '68 and Carolyn Beckner are the proud grandparents. | 2017-05-24 12:30:34


2008, Mr. Jonathan Hunolt
To JONATHAN '08 and CAROLINE HUNOLT, a son, Nicolas Kirby Hunolt, on September 7. 2016. He joins older siblings Lucas, Ines, and Daniel. | 2017-05-22 13:57:39


1996, Bart Shaeffer
To BART '96 and BETH ANN SHAEFFER, a son, Theodore "Teddy" Edward Shaeffer, on October 12, 2016. He joins proud older brothers Charlie, George, Bart, and Walter. | 2017-05-18 13:29:39


2005, Travis H. Irvin
To TRAVIS '05 and LAUREN IRVIN, a daughter, Margaret "Maisie" Underwood Irvin, on September 21, 2016. She joins big brother Shep. | 2017-01-18 09:53:24


2001, James B. Costello
To JAMES '01 and BETTY COSTELLO, a son, Noah Brian Costello, on December 14, 2016. | 2017-01-12 17:39:29


2011, C. Ryan Lucy
To RYAN '11 and EMILY LUCY, a daughter, Grace Marshall Lucy, on December 23, 2016. Emily is a Longwood class of 2013 alumna. | 2017-01-05 13:24:02


2006, James Oliver Beckner
To JAMES OLIVER "JAY" '06 and ABIGAIL BECKNER, a son, James Oliver Beckner, Jr., on October 22, 2016. | 2016-12-13 16:06:48


Look Who Tied the Knot!

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


2009, Mr. Patrick Mayo Gates
PATRICK GATES '09 and KAREN-ANNE McEWEN were married on December 17, 2016, at Saint Bridget Catholic Church in Richmond. The groom is the son of David Gates '78, and the bride is the daughter of Phil McEwen '76. Alumni in the wedding party included Heath Gates '05, Matthew Gates '12, Philip Agee '07, Wingate Grant '08, Stuart Kegan '08, Langdon Moss '08, and Chad Zalesiak '08. In attendance were The Honorable Ernest Gates '45, grandfather of the groom; Rusty Gates '76, Phil DiStanislao '77, Bill Moore '78, and Tom Gates '88, all uncles of the groom; and Jimbo McEwen '78, uncle of the bride. Additionally, several H-SC alumni cousins and close friends were present. The couple resides in Richmond. | 2017-04-30 21:59:49


2003, Mr. Joseph H Deacon III
JOSEPH H. DEACON III '03 and BRETT MICHELLE HAMILTON were married on May 20, 2016, at Solis Lough Eske Castle near Donegal, Ireland. The bride is a 2003 graduate of Elon University. The couple resides in Charleston, WV, where they both work in the financial services and real estate development business. | 2017-04-23 17:54:19


2015, Michael John Salita
MICHAEL JOHN SALITA '15 and ELIZABETH BLAIR DABBS were married on March 11, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond. Groomsmen included Sydney Henriques '15, Thomas Crenshaw '15, and Max Zbinden '15. In attendance were Thomas Isom '14 and Kyle Huysman '16. The couple resides in West Palm Beach, Florida. | 2017-03-23 23:44:21


2010, Mr. Joseph Morrison Grew
JOSEPH MORRISON GREW '10 and MARY CATHERINE BENSON were married on May 28, 2016, at Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina. The bride is a graduate of Wofford College who works for Bagwell & Bagwell Insurance in Raleigh. In attendance were James Barmore '04, Matthew Zaytoun '06, Austin Bright '09, Charles Lacy '10, and Rhorie Kerr '10. Groomsmen were Judson Root '03, Bradford Johnson '10, and Howard Bullock '10, and the best man was Joe Stiles '10. | 2017-03-23 14:56:04


2009, Gordon Waller Neal
GORDON WALLER NEAL '09 and KATHERINE ELISABETH HARRIS were married on October 1, 2016, at Snowden House in Fredericksburg. The bride is a fundraising consultant in Richmond, and the groom is Hampden-Sydney's director of communications and marketing. The groom's brother, Taylor Neal '08, served as best man; groomsmen included Clay McCoy '08, Brad Cook '09, Will Hollerith '09, Newman Ainsley '10, Dylan Colligan '10, and Willis Davis '10. Also in attendance were Jeppy Moss '73, Josh Parsley '08, Brendan Hanley '09, Teddy Schwab '09, Tucker Knott '09, Winston Graves '10, Thomas Hovis '10, Craig Philp '11, Reilly Loflin '12, Robb Moss '12, and J.B. Mitchell '12. | 2017-03-01 11:21:36


2014, Paul Boydoh
PAUL BOYDOH '14 and TIFFANY SAUNDERS were married May 21, 2016, at West Manor Estate in Forest. In attendance were David Klein '78, Kevin Hubbard '82, Aaron Van Allen '13, Leif Aagaard '13, Richard Pantele '13, Ray Jackson '13, Sean Clark '13, Ryan Carter '13, Ryan Raybuck '14, Zachary Morgan '14, Bo Burns '14, Holton Walker '15, Aaron Gilani '15, Shaq Thomas '15, Zach Attkisson '15, Daniel Parkinson '16, and Marcus Williams '17. | 2017-02-10 13:59:23


2009, Samuel Rosten
SAMUEL ROSTEN and CARISSA FILIP were married on July 24, 2016, at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California. In attendance were Matt Davis '09 and J.C. Miller '09. | 2017-01-31 12:01:23


2014, Samson Canavos
SAMSON CANAVOS '14 and MARIAM KATRIB were married on January 1, 2017, at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Houston, Texas. In attendance were Andrew Bauer '14, Corey Meyer '14, Brandon Gregg '14, Eric Rutherford '11, Matt Stephens '13, Hunter Brown '14, and Michael Lee '14. | 2017-01-23 13:44:05


2013, Wesley A. Morck
WESLEY A. MORCK '13 and CLAIR WILKERSON were married on June 18, 2016, at The Trivium in Forest, Virginia. In attendance were Brinson C. White '13, General Jenkins '12, Clay Carimi '13, Henry Walton '13, Nathan Marshall '13, Braxton Elliott '13, Forrest Allen '13, Lawson Olson '15, Frasher Bolton '12, Connor Winstead '12, Tyler Wolfe '14, Ben Gillis '15, Alex Lemieux '12, Connor Rund '13, and Brinson White '77. The couple resides in Bedford. | 2017-01-19 10:13:41


2006, Aaron Anthony Lewek
AARON LEWEK '06 and JESSICA NELSON were married on July 2, 2016, in Asheville, North Carolina. In attendance were Matt Guill '06, Drew Prehmus '08, Robert Hillmann '05, Mike Edwards '07, Troy Kaase '08, and Cale Phillips '09. | 2017-01-17 21:43:29


2011, Mr. Carter Darden Barrett Jr
DARDEN BARRETT '11 and AMANDA HOPKINS were married on June 4, 2016, at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton with a reception at the groom's parents' house. The bride is a 2011 graduate of Longwood University. In attendance were (from left to right): Nathan Cohee '12, Jordan Marshall '11, Trace Hall '11, Colin Lawson '11, Scott Ouzts '11, Goodman Duke '11, Ryan Davis '12, Grey Ligon '05, Conor Sanders '11, Will Massey '12, Sam Wallace '11, Eric Rutherford '11, Billy Hendricks '11, Clay Draughon '12, and Matt Shankle '11. | 2017-01-13 15:02:58


2006, Mr. Christopher Scott Thompson
CHRISTOPHER S. THOMPSON '06 and EVA MARIE WEISENBURGER were married on October 15, 2016, at the Church of St. Therese of Lisieux in Chesapeake. Eva is a 2012 graduate of James Madison University. In attendance were Brandon Dooley '06, JT Turba '06, Christian Reinke '06, Ian Johnson '06, and John Warren '06. | 2016-11-21 16:38:23


Notes from Classes of the 2010's

2010, Mr. Robert Beasley III
ROBERT R. "BOBBY" BEASLEY III '10 was selected as a 2017 Top 40 under 40 honoree by Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal. Bobby works at Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate. | 2017-11-17 15:18:37


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


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


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


2010, Mr. Hunter Hopcroft
HUNTER HOPCROFT '10 was featured on Richmondmag.com for his work with the Richmond Grange Project, a new social enterprise created to fund local farms through community-financed microloans. The project combines his background as a financial research analyst and his work as a partner at JM Stock Provisions, a specialty grocery store and butcher. The article, entitled "Macro Possibility," ran on June 23, 2017. | 2017-09-06 09:34:36


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


2016, Mr. Reginald Bernard Johnson
REGINALD "REGGIE" JOHNSON '16 played in the New York-Penn League All-Star game in August. He is a pitcher with the Tri-City ValleyCats, a minor league affiliate of the Houston Astros located in Troy, NY. In an local news article about the event, Tri-City manager Morgan Ensberg said, "I think Reggie has been probably our most consistent and best pitcher." | 2017-09-04 12:24:51


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


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


2015, Mr. Jacob W. Roden-Foreman
JACOB W. RODEN-FOREMAN '15 and the trauma team from the Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) at Dallas earned the "Best Abstract" award at the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons' National Trauma Quality Improvement Program. Jake, a BUMC research analyst, was the lead author and presented the paper at the national meeting. | 2017-08-07 17:18:01


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


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


2015, Mr Justin Auchincloss O'Neill
JUSTIN AUCHINCLOSS O'NEILL '15 was featured in the June issue of Quest Magazine, New York's society and lifestyle magazine, in an article titled "Summer Smiles at a Timeless Estate." | 2017-06-08 15:34:32


2013, Mr. Alexander C. Cartwright
ALEXANDER C. CARTWRIGHT '13 received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University on May 21, 2017. An assistant professor of economics at Ferris State University, Alex teaches undergraduate and MBA students and serves as the co-advisor to Young Americans for Liberty. He is also the co-recipient of a research grant to found the Police Data Project, an organization to study police behavior. Outside of academia, Alex has founded two companies: Vilicus Capital, which provides installment loans to Peruvian consumers, and, along with Forrest Wilson '14 DivvyCar, which leases vehicles to ride-sharing drivers. | 2017-06-05 11:58:55


2011, Mr. Telphor Lee Austin Jr.
To TELPHOR LEE "T.J." '11 and KATE AUSTIN, a son, Jackson Lee Austin, on May 4, 2017. | 2017-05-31 16:47:28


Notes from Classes of the 2000's

2009, Ryan Carson Samuel
RYAN SAMUEL '09 was selected as a 2017 Top 40 under 40 honoree by Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal. Ryan is an assistant city attorney for the City of Chesapeake. | 2017-10-18 09:03:46


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


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


2005, Dr. Dacre Knight
Dr. DACRE KNIGHT '05 is currently deployed to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, covering the ICU and inpatient wards at a U.S. Air Force combat trauma hospital. | 2017-09-13 03:02:30


2002, Mr. Benjamin C. Farmer
BENJAMIN "BEN" FARMER '02 has been promoted to business banker at First Citizens Bank in Richmond, where he provides financing and deposit-related services to local businesses. Most recently, he was a financial sales manager at First Citizens. The promotion was featured in the August 28, 2017, edition of the Richmond Times-Dispatch "On The Move." | 2017-09-04 12:11:34


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


2003, Mr Douglas Colin Hogan
DOUGLAS HOGAN '03 was named vice president of business operations, global sales, and marketing for SkyTouch Technology. He lives with his wife Moira and their five children in Phoenix, Arizona. | 2017-08-31 22:56:14


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


2002, Dr. Barrett W. R. Peters
MEADE G. STONE III '04, G. McKITTRICK SIMMONS, JR. '98, and Dr. BARRETT W. R. PETERS '02 recently went fly fishing on the Madison River in Cameron, Montana. | 2017-08-20 20:35:55


2002, Mr. Dan M. Hartzog Jr.
DAN HARTZOG, JR. '02 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Cranfill, Sumner and Hartzog in Raleigh, NC. | 2017-08-17 13:52:37


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


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


2004, Rev. Alan T Combs
The Rev. ALAN T. COMBS was appointed lead pastor of First United Methodist Church in Salem, VA, in July 2017. | 2017-08-11 21:05:11


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. William A. Harper Jr.
WILLIAM HARPER, JR. '02 has joined Sun Trust Bank's central Virginia commercial team as a relationship manager working with middle market companies. Prior to Sun Trust, he worked with an equity research platform in Richmond. | 2017-08-04 16:15:32


2007, Mr. Alex C. Crouch
ALEX C. CROUCH '07 has been promoted to managing director of the North and South Carolina offices for Commonwealth Commercial Partners, LLC, a full-service commercial real estate firm. | 2017-08-02 16:01:48


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


2007, Mr. Jarrott Patteson
JARROTT PATTESON '07 has been promoted to senior vice president and market president with BB&T in Fredericksburg. | 2017-08-02 15:29:34


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


2007, Mr. Steven Ryan Newcomb
STEVEN NEWCOMB '07 recently joined Audubon Companies as a project manager. He lives in the Houston area with his wife and their three boys. | 2017-07-31 15:27:46


2007, Joshua Parsley
JOSH PARSLEY '07 has been named vice president of truckload brokerage with Estes Forwarding Worldwide in Richmond. The move was featured in the June 3, 2017, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. | 2017-07-24 16:30:54


2008, Andrew Williams Patterson
ANDREW WILLIAMS PATTERSON '08 has accepted a position with Motley Rice LLC as a staff attorney. He works with the occupational disease team and focuses his practice on asbestos-related diseases. | 2017-06-30 17:22:51


2002, Mr. Joseph K. Pierce Jr.
JOSEPH K. "JOE" PIERCE, JR. '02 has been named vice president of sales at John Guest, an English manufacturer of fittings used in plumbing systems and various OEM applications. He is responsible for the company's sales organization throughout the Americas. Joe resides in Atco, NJ, with his wife Debbie and son Joey. | 2017-06-30 14:09:16


2005, William W Horner
WILLIAM W. HORNER '05 has joined Palladium Registered Investment Advisors as the firm's chief financial officer. He and his wife Jess recently welcomed the birth of their second daughter Katie, who joins big sister Millie. The family resides in Norfolk. | 2017-06-29 16:03:03


2007, Mr. Charles Clifford Edahl Jr
To CLIFF '07 and MEGAN EDAHL, a daughter, Margaret Virginia, on June 1, 2017. The family resides in Alexandria. | 2017-06-23 07:39:39


2002, Mr John Cowles Dozier Jr
To JOHN '02 and HOLLY DOZIER, a daughter, Julia Grace, on November 8, 2016. | 2017-06-22 17:40:20


2007, Andrew Boyett
ANDREW BOYETT '07 has joined Southwest Airlines as senior manager of customer experience strategy, where he is responsible for instilling the company's brand throughout each customer's travel experience. | 2017-06-14 12:13:56


2007, Mr. Michael A. Franks
MIKE FRANKS '07 was the winner of the eighth annual "Dancing with the Williamsburg Stars," a fundraiser for the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Literacy for Life. Mike raised $13,900 for the charities at the March event, which featured 12 community leaders competing before a live audience. | 2017-06-06 16:09:25


2001, Mr. Rafael Guroian
To RAFI '01 and KATIE GUROIAN, a daughter, Vivian Guroian, on December 26, 2016. Vivian joins her big sister, Louise. Rafi is a field-based senior systems engineer for Apple, Inc, serving as the engineering point of contact for all primary and secondary schools in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC. He writes, "I'm living the dream that was fueled in the Johns Auditorium Computing Repair Shop in 1997." The family recently moved from Annapolis to Richmond, where Rafi is on the board of the Virginia Association of Railway Patrons. | 2017-05-31 15:42:12


2008, Mr. Nicholas J. Junes
NICHOLAS J. JUNES '08 graduated with a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. He is the pastoral assistant and youth director at Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Falls Church. He is pictured with his father, Lanny Junes '74. | 2017-05-31 12:36:09


2008, Rev. Peter Dominic Crowe
PETER CROWE '08 was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on May 27, 2017, at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, PA. He offered his Mass of Thanksgiving the following day at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Patton, PA, concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. He is assigned to Saint Benedict Catholic Church in Johnstown as Parochial Vicar. | 2017-05-30 09:50:00


2009, Mr. Fitz Robertson
FITZ ROBERTSON '09 graduated from Columbia Business School with an MBA and concentration in private equity on May 14, 2017. At Columbia Business School, Fitz was selected as a Private Equity Fellow, a J.P. Morgan Scholar, a Toigo Fellow, and a Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) Fellow. | 2017-05-25 20:54:20


Notes from Classes of the 1990's

1997, Mr. Bob Ramsey
ROBERT H. "BOB" RAMSEY '97 has been appointed senior vice president, director of investor relations and strategic planning at Customers Bank. Most recently, he was a senior vice president in the equity research department at FBR Capital Markets. | 2017-11-17 15:51:52


1999, Lt. Col. Gregory R. Foxx
Lt. Col. GREGORY R. FOXX '99 took command of the 5th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne) on May 25, 2017. The battalion is responsible for all psychological operations in the U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM). | 2017-09-14 11:02:19


1991, Mr. Robert W. Hinkle Jr.
ROBERT W. "BOBBY" HINKLE, JR. '91 has been working with at-risk youth for the past 26 years, spending the last seven years as the principal of Rivermont School-Rockbridge, which serves children with developmental, learning, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. The school's recent purchase and remodeling of a vacant school building provides outdoor athletic fields, a gymnasium, and classroom space that will allow Rivermont to serve even more special-needs students. The building's dedication was featured in the Lexington News-Gazette. | 2017-09-13 09:52:20


1990, Mr. Thomas Connell Wilson III
THOMAS CONNELL "T.C." WILSON '90 is the chief investment officer of The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical practice insurer based in Napa, CA. Prior to assuming this dedicated CIO role, he served as the company's external investment consultant for 17 years as a member of The Optimal Service Group of Wells Fargo Advisors based in Williamsburg. | 2017-09-08 14:17:15


1993, Mr. Erich N. Durlacher
ERICH N. DURLACHER '93 was named president of Burr Forman in January 2017. In this role, he serves as strategy partner, collaborating with each of the legal firm's practice group leaders. He is also managing partner at the firm's Atlanta office, a position he has held for nearly a decade. | 2017-09-01 12:12:57


1991, Mr. Leo Stephen Satchell
STEPHEN SATCHELL '91 was appointed to the board of directors of University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in July. He is a senior vice president and financial advisor at the SRVP Group of Baird Private Wealth Management in Easton, MD. | 2017-08-07 16:35:52


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


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


1996, Mr. James A. Crowell IV
JAMES A. CROWELL IV '96 has been appointed chief of staff to the Deputy Attorney General. James has served in the Department of Justice since 2001, most recently as the criminal chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland, where he oversaw the work of over 85 assistant U.S. Attorneys. | 2017-08-03 12:15:54


1994, Bartow Morgan Jr.
BARTOW MORGAN '94, a Trustee of the College, has been named to the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center, the non-profit organization founded in 1982 by former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter. | 2017-07-24 16:00:48


1995, Mr. Matthew Ray Adkins
MATTHEW RAY ADKINS '95 has been a sales representative for Rockydale Quarries in Staunton since January 2012. | 2017-07-18 19:06:11


1998, Dr. Anderson Lockett Marsh
Dr. ANDERSON "ANDY" LOCKETT MARSH '98 will be promoted to full professor of chemistry at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA, this September. In 2015, he was named to the Vernon & Doris Bishop professorship in chemistry. | 2017-06-08 11:26:04


1995, Mr. Matthew Michael
To MATTHEW '95 and JEAN MICHAEL, a son, Vincent Henry Michael, on March 17, 2017. | 2017-06-01 12:25:50


1998, Hon. Christopher Kilian Peace
Del. CHRIS PEACE '98, JASON ANGUS '97, and BEN WINTERS '02 got together at a campaign kick off event on June 1, 2017. Chris represents the 97th District in the Virginia House of Delegates. | 2017-06-01 11:16:25


1995, Dr. Daniel Cross Turner
Dr. DANIEL CROSS TURNER '95 is a consultant with the College Planning Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Providing holistic and customized educational counseling, career guidance, and standardized test prep, the center helps families navigate the college admissions process and find the best-fitting college education personally, academically, and financially. In May, Dan and his wife Keaghan attended the signing ceremony for incoming H-SC student Jack King, who signed his letter of intent to play linebacker for the Tigers in the fall. Jack has also been named a Patrick Henry Scholar for the Class of 2021. | 2017-05-25 10:52:50


Notes from Classes of the 1980's

1981, Mr. Gregory J. Haley
GREGORY J. HALEY '81 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:27:00


1982, Mr. F. Barret Normann
BARRET NORMANN '82 and TUCKER BULLEIT '15 recently competed in the 2017 South Central Regional Sporting Clays Championship at Providence Hill Farm in Jackson, Mississippi. | 2017-09-11 11:08:17


1988, Mr. Frank W. Friedman
FRANK W. FRIEDMAN '88 was elected mayor of Lexington on November 8, 2016, and began his term on January 1, 2017. Frank leads CornerStone Investment Services, a division of CornerStone Bank in Lexington. | 2017-09-07 12:19:10


1980, Dr James Selden Harris Jr
JAMES SELDEN HARRIS, JR. '80 was the recent guest of the Shi'a Muslim Community of Mosques in Dearborn, Michigan, where he was the keynote speaker at the Islamic House of Wisdom. Sel's address was based on two of his recently published articles in Islamic Horizons magazine, entitled "The Roots of Modern Islamophobia in America" and "An Islamic Approach to Western Christianity." A retired pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA), Sel serves as a consultant for Shi'a mosques in the U.S. | 2017-08-14 18:06:03


1984, Mr. Charles E. Agee III
Mr. CHARLES E. AGEE III '84 recently retired as director of corporate citizenship at Altria Group in Richmond after nearly 33 years with the company; he started at Altria as a summer intern during his H-SC years. In recognition of his many contributions to the community, Mayor Levar Stoney proclaimed July 11, 2017, "Charlie Agee Day" in the city of Richmond. | 2017-08-14 10:27:31


1988, Mr. Joseph M. Sposa
JOSEPH M. SPOSA '88 has been appointed the recruitment and retention officer for Powhatan County Fire and Rescue, where he will will create and implement a new program funded by a Department of Homeland Security grant. Joe has worked in the industry for 32 years, starting as a volunteer firefighter during his Hampden-Sydney days, then rising through the ranks of several city and county fire departments. He recently retired as deputy chief of the Spotsylvania County Department of Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Management. Joe's work in Powhatan was the subject of a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on June 22, 2017. | 2017-08-11 11:40:16


1985, Mr. C. Burke King
C. BURKE KING '85 has been promoted to oversee Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield's national large-group business segment. Most recently, he was president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia. | 2017-08-07 16:30:09


1988, Mr. Bryan L. Brendle
BRYAN L. BRENDLE '88 has been named director of policy and legislative affairs for the American Horse Council. Bryan has more than 20 years of legislative and government relations experience in Washington, DC. | 2017-08-04 11:16:07


1989, Mr Peter Jonathan Neville
PETER NEVILLE '89 is a professor at National Defense University in Washington DC, where he teaches national security strategy, acquisition, and resourcing. | 2017-07-25 16:43:37


1986, George B. Cartledge III
GEORGE B. CARTLEDGE III '86 has been named to the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute's advisory board. He is president of Grand Home Furnishings, a Roanoke-based company with 19 stores throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee. | 2017-07-24 16:36:22


1986, Mr. Maurice Jones
MAURICE JONES '86 has been appointed to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. A graduate of UVA's School of Law, Maurice previously served as Virginia secretary of commerce and trade, deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and publisher of the the Virginian-Pilot newspaper. He is now president and CEO of Local Initiatives Support Corporation in New York City. | 2017-07-24 15:30:30


1985, Mr. Jay D. Mitchell
JAY D. MITCHELL '85 recently joined the Atlanta law firm of King and Spalding. He practices in the areas of healthcare and regulatory compliance. | 2017-06-06 09:44:48


Notes from Classes of the 1970's

1976, Mr. W. David Paxton
W. DAVID PAXTON '76 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:30:13


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


1972, Mr. T. Darnely Adamson III
T. DARNLEY ADAMSON III '72 has been re-elected secretary of the board for Jackson-Field Behavioral Health Services in Jarratt. He owns and operates Green Solutions, LLC, with his son. | 2017-08-09 14:21:34


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


1974, Dr. Clifford A. Nottingham III
Dr. CLIFFORD A. NOTTINGHAM III '74 has been recognized as Roanoke's top family medicine physician by Roanoker magazine, based on a survey of more than 6,000 nurses and other health professionals in the Roanoke Valley. He has received the honor for the past 25 years--as long as the magazine has been rating top doctors--a distinction that placed him on the cover of the July/August edition of the magazine. | 2017-08-04 11:33:20


1978, Mr. Gerald W. Fauth III
GERALD W. "TREY" FAUTH III '78 has been nominated by President Trump to the National Mediation Board, an independent federal regulatory agency that coordinates labor-management relations in the railroad and airline industries. Trey is president of G. W. Faulth & Associates, a transportation consulting firm in Alexandria. | 2017-08-03 16:52:09


1972, Mr. Charles Witthoefft
CHARLES F. "RICK" WITTHOEFFT '72 has been recognized as a leader in the field of commercial litigation in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is the general counsel for Hirschler Fleischer in Richmond. | 2017-06-01 13:30:11


1977, Mr. Michael A. Farrell
MICHAEL A. FARRELL '77 has been named a shareholder with the law firm Mette, Evans & Woodside in Harrisburg, PA. He has practiced insurance defense litigation for 32 years, defending employers and insurers in workers' compensation matters. | 2017-06-01 13:19:08


1971, Mr. James Talmadge Countiss
JAMES "JIMMY" TALMADGE COUNTISS '71 died on May 17, 2017. He attended Hampden-Sydney on a basketball scholarship, then attended American University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia School of Law. He lived much of his life in Honolulu, where he practiced law, taught at the University of Hawaii School of Law, and served on the Hawaiian Crime Commission. He returned to his native Tennessee and worked as a criminal defense attorney in the federal courts until his retirement in 2013. A lifelong adventurer, he enjoyed summiting mountains, sailing the Hawaiian seas, traveling the world, and racing motorcycles and go karts. Of his many accomplishments, he was most proud of his daughters and his adventures. | 2017-05-31 17:09:53


Notes from Classes of the 1960's

1967, Mr. Charles L. Williams Jr.
CHARLES L. WILLIAMS, JR. '67 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in environmental law at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:33:14


1969, Mr. G. Franklin Flippin
G. FRANKLIN FLIPPIN '69 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work at Gentry Locke in Roanoke. | 2017-09-14 14:23:31


1965, Mr. Gordon D. Schreck
GORDON D. SCHRECK '65 was included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in admiralty and maritime law at Womble Carlyle in Charleston, South Carolina. | 2017-09-12 17:13:22


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


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


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


1964, Mr Kenneth Wayne Cook 20147
KENNETH WAYNE COOK '64 retired from Loudoun County Public Schools after 16 years as a mathematics teacher. Earlier, he retired from Fairfax County Public Schools after 32 years as a math teacher and football and baseball coach. He plans to watch his four grandchildren, the latest born June 12, grow up. | 2017-06-21 10:53:51


1968, Mr. Leighton Delevan Yates Jr.
LEIGHTON D. YATES, JR. '68, a partner in the Orlando office of Holland & Knight LLP, was recently recommended by The Legal 500, United States guide for middle-market (sub-$500 million) mergers and acquisitions. He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law, 23 years, and Orlando Corporate Lawyer of the Year in 2010), Florida Super Lawyers (Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 12 years), and Florida Trend's "Florida Legal Elite" (Business Law, 11 years). In 2015 Leighton was inducted into the "Florida Legal Elite Hall of Fame," then consisting of only 133 Florida lawyers; he has been listed for many years in both Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law. | 2017-06-01 13:38:36


Notes from Classes of the 1950's

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


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


1952, Dr. Clarence A. Holland
The Hon. Dr. CLARENCE A. HOLLAND '52 was the subject of an August 2, 2017, article in The Virginian-Pilot newspaper highlighting his 53-year career as a family physician, as well as his political and community service over the years. In recognition of his strong support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Dr. Holland was the 2017 honoree at the Virginia Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Pipeline for a Cure gala. | 2017-08-11 12:15:41


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


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


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


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


Notes from Classes of the 1940's

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


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


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


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


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


Notes from Classes of the 1930's

1934, Rev. Peter G. Cosby III
The Rev. PETER GUERRANT "P.G." COSBY III '34 died on September 17, 2016. Valedictorian of his class at Hampden-Sydney, he went on to further studies at Dallas Theological Seminary and Union Presbyterian Seminary, earning a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Theology. He served at Presbyterian churches in Alabama, North Carolina, and throughout Virginia before returning to his native Lynchburg to become executive director of the Lynchburg Covenant Fellowship. There, he expanded safe and affordable housing opportunities for low-income families, low-income elderly, and disabled individuals. In 1973, P.G. served as the Moderator for the Synod of Virginia, Presbyterian Church. He received the 1975 Humanitarian Award from the National Conference of Christian and Jews, as well as the Liberty Bell Award from the Lynchburg Bar Association. Among numerous other awards, he was most proud of being an Eagle Scout. | 2017-05-31 14:45:58