William M. Bristow
William M. Bristow, 73, of Saluda, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012. He was a U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard veteran, and a former Merchant Seaman. He is survived by his wife, Susie W. Bristow; four children, Randy Bristow (Becky), Wanda Pruett, Michael Bristow and Chele-Marie Allen; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
posted 04.13.2012Robert M. French
Robert Mather French, born in Middlesex County on September 2, 1921 to Robert and Bessie French, passed away on April 5, 2012. After graduating from Syringa High School, Mr. French enlisted in the Army and served overseas for four years during World War II. He was owner of Famous French Galleries in Saluda for many years.
posted 04.10.2012James C. Thompson Sr.
James (Jim) Christian Thompson Sr., 72, of Urbanna passed away Monday, April 2, 2012. He was born on October 20, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York, and was raised in Richmond. He is preceded in death by his parents, Matthew Christie Thompson and Jane Bock Carner.
posted 04.09.2012Ronnie C. Sprouse
Ronnie C. Sprouse, 54, of Saluda passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012. He worked for Old Dominion Grain for 34 years. A funeral service was held Friday at Vincent Funeral Home in West Point. Burial followed in New Hope Memorial Baptist Church cemetery.
posted 04.09.2012Robert W. Straw
Robert Whittle Straw, 78, of Urbanna, went to be with our Lord on March 31, 2012. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He lived life to the fullest—his family always came first, but he loved sailing, fishing, living on the water in Urbanna, and his many friends.
posted 04.03.2012Kenneth C. Rowe
Kenneth C. Rowe, 82, of Urbanna died Monday, March 26, 2012. He retired from the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company with 43 years of distinguished service as a 1st class machinist. He received the prestigious Master Shipbuilder Award in 1994 and was a life member of the Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department, serving his community since 1958.