Listing includes notices shared with the university between Oct. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2017.
Ruth Snow Alden, Charlotte, N.C., 10/17/17.
Emmett G. Taylor Jr., Temperanceville, Va., 11/17/17.
Fitzhugh Mayo, Winchester, Va., 11/11/17.
Philip Robinson Compton, Warrenton, Va., 11/21/17.
Frank Herman McFadden, Salem, Va., 10/13/17.
Charles E Trumbo, Durham, N.C., 11/18/17.
Joseph Charles Hild, La Grange, Texas, 9/21/17.
John W Kimman Jr., Fredericksburg, Va., 10/28/17.
Charles David Easter, Blacksburg, Va., 10/3/17.
Robert Irvin Wilkerson, Brevard, N.C., 9/23/17.
William L Phalen Jr., Marietta, Ga., 9/19/17.
Ide Roy Lane Jr., Charlottesville, Va., 11/6/17.
Elsie Brubaker Jefferson, Millington, Tenn., 10/21/17.
Robert E Wickes, Simpsonville, S.C., 9/7/17.
James Madison Cole, Abingdon, Va., 9/15/17.
John Willard Thomas Jr., Rocky Point, N.C., 10/26/17.
Dewey C Crockett, Wytheville, Va., 10/14/17.
Elmer F Brogdon, Bethlehem, Penn., 11/23/17.
Alexander Duncan Watson, Aberdeen, Md., 10/7/17.
James Nelson Sheppard, Buffalo Junction, Va., 9/25/17.
Howard Edward Jones, Virginia Beach, Va., 9/22/17.
Robert Stewart Kilbourne, Abingdon, Va., 8/23/17.
Gene Lamar Crim, Stevensville, Md., 11/10/17.
Walker Anderson, Louisville, Colo., 9/28/17.
Leon V. Talmage, Garnet Valley, Penn., 8/2/17.
Joseph Terrence Walbert, Gainesville, Fla., 10/24/17.
Claiborne H. Cummins, Springfield, Va., 9/28/17.
Robert Henry White, Roanoke, Va., 11/22/17.
Robert Carter Kluge, Richmond, Va., 11/7/17.
Dick John Richard Plymale Jr., Harrisonburg, Va., 9/19/17.
Ronald William Ronald Cocke Jr., Erie, Penn., 11/11/17.
Donn R Hobbs, Hudson, Ohio, 11/20/17.
James E Smith III, Harrisonburg, Va., 11/4/17.
Donald Nelson Bodell, Blacksburg, Va., 11/8/17.
Harry Alexander Shannon Jr., Roanoke, Va., 10/2/17.
Horace B. Fitchett, New Bern, N.C., 10/10/17.
James Rosati Jr., Largo, Fla., 9/15/17.
Hayden Judson Silver Jr., Williamsburg, Va., 9/28/17.
Robert Oswald Ferrell, Poquoson, Va., 10/5/17.
William Puller Hundley Jr., Richmond, Va., 10/18/17.
Raymond Frank Burmester, Fairfax, Va., 9/15/17.
William H. Vipperman Sr., Daleville, Va., 10/28/17.
Lyman Richard Comey, Chesapeake, Va., 10/17/17.
John Alex Hash, Memphis, Tenn., 10/14/17.
Peggy Brooks Loyd, Chambersburg, Penn., 9/3/17.
Stanley A. Jacobson, Miami, Fla., 8/7/17.
Robert Louis Wood, Lynchburg, Va., 11/27/17.
James Henry Patterson, Blacksburg, Va., 9/18/17.
H. Thomas Shreve, Richmond, Va., 11/1/17.
Robert Schmidt Fulghum, Greenville, N.C., 11/25/17.
Richard F. Ashton, Richmond, Va., 10/26/17.
Arthur Richard Soderberg, Basking Ridge, N.J., 10/11/17.
Richard N. McGuire, Christiansburg, Va., 9/14/17.
David C. Musick, Castlewood, Va., 10/14/17.
Robert A. Norman Jr., Winchester, Va., 10/20/17.
William J. Story III, Waverly, Va., 7/14/17.
Stephen L. Sanders, Blacksburg, Va., 11/14/17.
Kenneth Leslie Garner, Norco, CA., 9/19/17.
Donald E. Simkins Jr., Smithfield, Va., 11/17/17.
Murray S. Boris, Potomac, Md., 9/19/17.
Rothermel McLean Duke Jr., Midlothian, Va., 10/31/17.
James Hubbard Bradley Sr., Danville, Va., 6/3/17.
Chuck Robert Louis Murray Jr., Yorktown, Va., 11/21/17.
Richard Wallace Williams Jr., Annapolis, Md., 9/15/17.
Robert Sidney Barrett Jr., Raleigh, N.C., 11/22/17.
Asghar Hasan, Burlington, N.J., 9/22/17.
Charles A. Trainum Jr., Fredericksburg, Va., 10/7/17.
Lawrence William Akers, Raleigh, N.C., 9/15/17.
Reid Edward Darwin Breitenbach, Ivins, Utah, 10/23/17.
Edward Darwin Breitenbach, Ivins, Utah, 10/23/17.
Charles Daniel McArthur, Houston, Texas, 10/5/17.
John Franklin Reppert, Saint Albans, W.V., 9/30/17.
Leon Richard Leon Dishman Sr., Troutman, N.C., 8/23/17.
Marvin Wilson Parker Jr., Newport News, Va., 9/1/17.
George Steele Gillis, Atlanta, Ga., 9/21/17.
Terrell A. Wright, Alexandria, Va., 7/31/17.
Evangeline Coker Swain, Keswick, Va., 12/4/17.
Robert William Earley, Sugarloaf, Penn., 9/25/17.
Claude Earl Messamore Jr., Saint Petersburg, Fla., 9/18/17.
William Allan Bowerman, Berryville, Va., 10/8/17.
George Antal Grozdits, Somerset, KY., 11/20/17.
James Edward Carlton, West Point, Va., 10/3/17.
William Thomas Dickson, Luray, Va., 9/28/17.
Joseph Wayne Freeman Sr., Alexandria, Va., 10/28/17.
Larry R. Coke, Lansdale, Penn., 9/27/17.
Gerald Delmont Clarke, Sebastian, Fla., 10/17/17.
Jackie Norman Hardy, Danville, Va., 10/28/17.
William E. Perkins Jr., North Chesterfield, Va., 10/24/17.
John Conrad Pendleton, Pensacola, Fla., 10/18/17.
James William Smith III, Ashland, Va., 10/28/17.
Roger Ashby, Roanoke, Va., 11/16/17.
William Crawley Kreye, Richmond, Va., 11/13/17.
Gregory Edward White, Chesterfield, Va., 11/9/17.
Gary D. Spidell, Home, Penn., 9/21/17.
Harriet Hawkins Miller, Sterling, Va., 9/24/17.
Larry John French, Columbus, Ohio, 11/14/17.
Allen Ovid Keene, Portsmouth, Va., 11/16/17.
Patrick M. Phipps, Fairmont, WV., 10/15/17.
Charles Edward Fraker Jr., Richmond, Va., 7/27/14.
Deborah Sempsrott Reed, Pottstown, Penn., 11/25/17.
Stephen Louis Bendl, Charlotte, N.C., 11/21/17.
Ronald Martin Gilliam, Pembroke, Va., 11/2/17.
Barbara Stone Klotz, Richmond, Va., 11/11/17.
Robert Ernest Burgin, Ellenboro, N.C., 10/4/17.
Roy Clifton Sutton III, Virginia Beach, Va., 10/23/17.
Robert C. Seroka Jr., Clayton, N.C., 11/7/17.
Julian Lavern Hicks, Turbeville, S.C., 9/12/17.
Leslie Adam Kelley, Christiansted, V.I., 10/27/17.
Nell Duty Woodrum, Grundy, Va., 10/28/17.
James Robert Sirry, Colonial Heights, Va., 10/7/17.
Edith Barb Glover, Bristol, Va., 10/18/17.
Ruth Lackey Chamberlin, Georgetown, Texas, 10/15/17.
Therese Thatcher Minter, Virginia Beach, Va., 11/21/17.
Betty Martin Henry, Fairlawn, Va., 9/13/17.
Moses Archie Clements, Emporia, Va., 9/23/17.
Deane H. Hundley, San Antonio, Texas, 10/22/17.
Suzanne Marie Flavin, Chicago, IL., 9/8/17.
Gail Elaine Tompkins, Fresno, Calif., 11/1/17.
Richard Charles Waldorf, Englewood, Colo., 11/6/17.
Henry Shields Hewitt Jr., Studley, Va., 8/27/17.
David Alan Cairnes, Canton, N.C., 11/28/17.
Rush Thomas Rush Jennings, Blue Ridge, Va., 10/26/17.
Steven Daniel Simmons, White Stone, Va., 10/23/17.
William Jerome Worrell Jr., Draper, Va., 11/20/17.
Donna M. Harris, Goodyear, Ariz., 10/2/17.
Evelyn Sears Peevy, Norfolk, Va., 11/9/17.
Beverly Lane Nicholas, Springfield, Va., 11/13/17.
Ronald Raney Clary, Roanoke, Va., 6/24/17.
Kenneth Lee Bohannon Jr., Ringgold, Va., 10/24/17.
Joseph A. Wiencko Jr., Winchester, Va., 11/16/17.
Stephen John Comber, Bristow, Va., 10/13/17.
Bobbie Jean Primus-Cotton, Daytona Beach, Fla., 9/25/17.
Richard Wolfgang Eby, Laurence Harbor, N.J., 9/15/17.
Mark Anthony Newman, Riner, Va., 10/28/17.
Kelly Eugene Quillen, Greensboro, N.C., 9/10/17.
Bettye Powell Hannon, Winston Salem, N.C., 11/16/17.
Richard Keith Goodwin, Rochester, NH., 11/6/17.
John Harvey Stadler, Poquoson, Va., 10/18/17.
Scott Carlton Farr, Fairfax, Va., 11/5/17.
James Christopher Pugh, Salem, Va., 11/10/17.
Rana Qubain Goodrich, Boones Mill, Va., 10/27/17.
Mark Tirona, Reston, Va., 11/21/17.
Carl Cale Johnson, Auburn, Calif., 10/19/17.
Robert F. Rhinehart, Edmonds, WA., 7/20/17.
Michael Alexander, Richmond, Va., 11/8/17.
Daniel K. Yardley, Roanoke, Va., 11/24/17.
Noelle C. Loving, North Chesterfield, Va., 9/13/17.
Patricia Scott Morgan, Amelia Court House, Va., 11/4/17.
Ryan Frank Hubbard, Christiansburg, Va., 9/9/17.
Dylan Foushee Patterson, Baltimore, Md., 9/21/17.
Benjamin Murphy Wenger, Annandale, Va., 9/16/17.
Catherine Ellen Poindexter, Severna Park, Md., 9/21/17.
Anna Sophia (née Alan Jonathan) Tesh, Forest, Va., 11/21/17.
Listing includes notices shared with the university between Oct. 1, 2017 and Dec. 31, 2017.
Herman Doswald, a Virginia Tech professor and dean emeritus, died on Jan. 8. During his career at Virginia Tech, Doswald served as a professor, department head, and dean. From 1979 to 1984, he was the head of what is now the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures. At the College of Arts and Sciences, he served as an associate dean from 1984 to 1986, interim dean in 1986, and then dean until 1994. Doswald continued as a professor of German until his retirement in 1996. Virginia Tech later granted him emeritus status as both professor and dean.
Dennis John Kilper, professor emeritus in the School of Architecture + Design in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, died on Jan. 14. A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1975, Kilper retired in 2009, when he was honored as T.A. Carter Professor Emeritus by the Board of Visitors. During his 34-year tenure at Virginia Tech, Kilper provided strong leadership while serving as co-chair of the undergraduate architecture program and chair of the graduate architecture program.
Dwight (Kreg) Kregloe died on Friday, Feb. 16. He was employed with Virginia Tech for 29 years. Prior to his retirement in 1996, he worked in human resources as a senior compensation analyst.
Judith Lynn “Judy” Midkiff of Midlothian died Feb. 21. Midkiff had been employed by Virginia Tech through Virginia Cooperative Extension since 1987.
Larry Moore, professor emeritus of business information technology, died Feb. 14. A member of the Virginia Tech community since 1970, Moore was a key administrator in what is now the Pamplin College of Business during the ’70s and early ’80s. During his 37-year career at Virginia Tech, Moore served on more than 200 departmental, college, and university committees. He also served as director of University Financial Planning and Analysis and as director of University Planning.
Wayne Purcell, alumni distinguished professor emeritus of agricultural and applied economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, died Feb. 17. Purcell began his faculty role at Virginia Tech in 1978 and retired in 2005. His 27-year career at Virginia Tech was marked by major program growth and numerous individual successes as a nationally and internationally recognized expert on prices, price discovery, and price risk management.
Daniel J. Schneck, professor emeritus of engineering science and mechanics, died Nov. 26. Schneck taught a variety of courses in biomedical engineering and engineering science and mechanics as well as medical and musical science. He held the W.S. "Pete" White Endowed Chair from 1999 until his retirement and was designated as faculty emeritus in 2001, after 28 years of service.
Henry W. Tieleman, professor emeritus of engineering science and mechanics, died Jan. 12. Tieleman taught a variety of courses in fluid mechanics, boundary layer meteorology, wind engineering, and bluff body aerodynamics. His research on wind behavior and its effects on structural integrity was funded by NASA and the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Tieleman retired from Virginia Tech and was designated as faculty emeritus in 1997, continuing with research and advising activities long afterward.
Col. Thomas Owen “T.O.” Williams III, chairman emeritus of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets Alumni board, died March 10. Williams was a member of the Corps of Cadets and led the Highty-Tighties as drum major in 1959, his senior year. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 27 years and retired with the rank of colonel in 1986. Williams worked as director of personnel for the Montgomery County Public Schools, as director of programs in the office of University Development at Virginia Tech, as associate director for the Virginia Tech Alumni Association, and as director of development for the Virginia Tech Alumni and Conference Center Campaign, where he oversaw fundraising for the Holtzman Alumni Center and Skelton Conference Center.