William M. DeHardit
William Minor DeHardit of Gloucester, founder of Glo-Quips newspaper and publisher at DeHardit Press, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011. He was 82. “His death signals a further lessening of the ranks of those who bridges the chasm between the Old and New Dominion,” said friend and Former Virginia Governor Doug Wilder.
posted 06.06.2011Juan (John) M. Cros
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, he was a son of the late Juan Buenaventura Cros and Adela Coll de Cros. Juan attended the University of Ponce, the University of Colorado at Boulder, and VCU. Juan’s pride was attending Fork Union Military Academy, where he met his loving wife Lillian, and became second in command as Major of the Battalion Staff, class of 1959.
posted 06.06.2011Leah E. Goodson
Leah was born in Randolph, Vermont, on February 25, 1936, and graduated from Natick High School in Massachusetts in 1954. She married Joe Goodson of Newton, Texas, in Marshfield, Mass., on March 30, 1968. They lived for over 20 years in Virginia.
posted 05.31.2011James A. Harris
James A. Harris, 93, of Saluda died on May 24, 2011. He was employed by the US Government Armed Forces Experimental Training Activity (AFETA) and retired after 28 years of service.
posted 05.31.2011James T. Lennon
Grandson of the late Mayor Lennon, he was born on February 13, 1931, in Yonkers, N.Y. He attended Sacred Heart High School, playing baseball and basketball. In 1949, he was the leading basketball scorer in the city of Yonkers. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1949 and received the Purple Heart for wounds received in the Korean War.
posted 05.26.2011Patty Lane Toms
Patty Clif Lane Toms, 87, of Deltaville and Richmond, passed away on May 23, 2011 at the home of her daughter, Kenney Toms Cobb, in Richmond. After her family of five children said farewell, she went peacefully to join her Lord Jesus, and her husband of 63 years, Raymond Ezra Toms, who predeceased her.