Category Archives: Obituaries

Earnest James “Ernie” Blake, Jr.

Earnest James “Ernie” Blake, Jr., 66, of Topping, passed away on Friday, December 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Earnest James Blake, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Vicki Beswick Blake; daughter, Christy Bruce … Continue reading

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Gordon F. Batley

Gordon F. Batley, 82, of Deltaville, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017. He was a U.S. Army veteran and the owner/operator of Batley Seafood, Inc., Deltaville. He was predeceased by his parents, Walter and Charlotte Batley; a daughter, Lori … Continue reading

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Peggy Colley Roane

Peggy Colley Roane, age 69, died peacefully at her home in Shacklefords, VA on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.  Peggy was born on October 25, 1948, the youngest of six children of Franklin and Beulah Colley. She loved her home and … Continue reading

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Ronald Wells Simon

Ronald Wells Simon passed away peacefully at his Urbanna home on Monday, November 20, 2017. He was born August 1, 1936 in Frostburg, MD to Reverend Walter V. Simon and Margaret Wells Simon. He is survived by his wife, Nancy … Continue reading

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David Lee Ragland, Sr.

David Lee Ragland, Sr., age 71, of Henrico County VA passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. David worked as a maintenance supervisor for approximately forty years and was a Navy Veteran. Survivors include a son, David L. Ragland, Jr. … Continue reading

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Ada Marie Shackelford Hall

Ada Marie Shackelford Hall, age 94, of Urbanna, departed this life on November 15, 2017. Mrs. Hall was born in Gloucester County, Virginia, the daughter of Hubert Landron Shackelford and Ada Lee Lewis Shackelford. She was valedictorian of her graduating … Continue reading

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Helen Wright White

Helen Wright White, 78, of Deltaville passed away peacefully on November 15, 2017. She was the daughter of Charles and Louise Wright of Chesapeake, VA. Helen graduated from Great Bridge High School and Radford College. She was a career educator … Continue reading

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James “Jeff” Jeffries

James “Jeff” Jeffries, 87, of Hardyville, went by to be with his Lord on November 11, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, daughter Carolyn Stanhope, and a son Donald L Fields. Survivors include his loving … Continue reading

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William Herbert “Bill” Williams

William Herbert “Bill” Williams, age 76, of Richmond, VA passed away on Friday, November 10th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his brother, George Edward Williams, his father, William Wellington Williams, and his mother Mabel Helena Williams. He is survived … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert Carter “Bob” Kluge

Dr. Robert Carter Kluge (Bob), passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at Westminster Canterbury in Richmond, VA at age 92. He was born April 30, 1925 in Portsmouth, VA to the late Frank and Margaret Kluge. He was married … Continue reading

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