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1986, Stephen M. Coyle
STEPHEN M. COYLE '86 has joined The Davis Companies in Boston as managing director of investor relations and marketing; he will lead the firm's equity capital raising, investor relations, and external strategy. Previously, Steve served as senior vice president of portfolio management for Bentall Kennedy in Boston. | 2017-04-19 13:37:14

1984, Stephen E. Evans
STEPHEN E. EVANS '84 has joined Advisory Research, Inc., a Chicago-based investment firm, as a private client investment advisor. He was most recently a senior portfolio manager at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. | 2017-04-19 11:33:06

1986, Mark L. Moran
MARK L. MORAN '86 has been promoted to senior scientific technical manager at the Army Engineer Research and Development Center in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he has worked as a geophysicist since 1986. In his new role, he will provide advanced scientific guidance, perform and manage research and development, and carry out technical planning and oversight. | 2017-04-19 10:57:28

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

2011, Walter M. Beauchamp
WALKER M. BEAUCHAMP '11 cofounded Book-It Legal, a legal tech startup, in the fall of 2016. In December, the Birmingham-based company won seed money from Alabama Launchpad and was chosen for the Velocity Accelerator program, a startup incubator. In addition to his work with Book-It Legal, Walker is the in-house attorney for Ram Tool Construction Supply. | 2017-04-18 16:53:00

1961, John R. Higgs
JOHN R. HIGGS '61 was recently elected president of the Shenandoah Valley Wine Growers Association. John is the founder and owner of Barren Ridge Vineyards in Fishersville. | 2017-04-18 12:44:15

1983, H. Hiter Harris III
H. HITER HARRIS III '83 is the co-founder and managing director of Harris Williams & Co., which was named 2016 Investment Bank of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions. The April 2017 edition of the magazine noted the investment firm's "growth in all areas, including deal volume and value" and "successful leadership transition in the bank's 25th year in business." | 2017-04-18 12:26:31

1943, 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 of the local Ruritan Club; he also held leadership positions with the local fire department, bank, farm bureau, 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. | 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

1979, W. Sheppard Miller III
W. SHEPPARD "SHEP" MILLER III '79 has retired from his position as chairman of KITCO Fiber Optics to focus on his two other businesses, Trident Utility Contracting and Light Tech, Inc. An H-SC Trustee, Shep also serves on the board of TowneBank as vice chairman, the board and executive committee of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce, and the Virginia House of Delegates Ethics Advisory Panel. | 2017-04-14 13:12:21

1990, Dr. Joseph Lane
Dr. JOSEPH LANE '90 has been appointed provost at Bethany College in West Virginia, a post he will assume on July 1, 2017. He has been with Emory & Henry College for 15 years, most recently as the Hawthorne Professor of Politics and Chair of the Department of Politics, Law, and International Relations. | 2017-04-14 12:36:44

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

1991, Dr. Thomas Ward
Dr. TOM WARD '91 is chair of the history department at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. His most recent book, "Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and its War on Poverty," was recently published by Oxford University Press. | 2017-04-11 13:53:06

2011, CPT Edward Allen Krohn
EDWARD ALLEN KROHN '11 was promoted to Captain in the Army Reserves, effective April 1, 2017. | 2017-04-02 01:09:28

2009, Mr. Brandon J. Clapp
BRANDON J. CLAPP '09 has joined the law firm of Swift, Currie, McGhee & Hiers, LLP, in Birmingham, Alabama, as a coverage and commercial litigation associate. He earned his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he served as the Associate Chief Justice of the Honor Court and received the Scholar of Merit Awards in Constitutional Law and State and Local Tax Law. | 2017-03-27 13:28:06

2000, Dr Brad Demetrius Washington
Dr. BRAD DEMETRIUS WASHINGTON '00 will begin a new role as assistant provost at Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California, for the 2017-2018 academic year. He has been an assistant professor at the University of San Francisco's School of Education since 2017. | 2017-03-26 18:23:24

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

1983, Michael C Tomkies
MICHAEL C. TOMKIES '83 was recently named a Regent of the American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers. Mike advises clients from across the U.S. in in all aspects of federal and multi-state consumer and commercial banking and financial services law with the boutique firm of Dreher Tomkies LLP in Columbus, OH. | 2017-03-20 10:53:38

2011, Rev. Eduardo Soto Jr.
The Rev. EDUARDO SOTO, JR. '11 was accepted as pastor of Altavista Presbyterian Church on February 18, 2017, by a unanimous vote of the Presbytery of the Peaks, of which College Church is a member. Dr. Bob Hall and his wife were in attendance. | 2017-03-20 10:31:49

1981, Warren M. Thompson
WARREN M. THOMPSON '81 has been named to the Virginia Business list of "Most Influential Virginians." The magazine's March 2017 edition notes that Warren leads one of the largest African-American-owned businesses in the nation, Thompson Hospitality, and cites recent growth in its new restaurant division, Pheast Food Group. | 2017-03-02 10:13:34

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

1994, Bartow Morgan Jr.
BARTOW MORGAN, JR. '94 has been elected secretary/treasurer of Atlanta's Buckhead Coalition, an influential nonprofit civic association whose by-invitation membership is limited to 100 CEOs of major area firms. Bartow, a Hampden-Sydney College trustee, is chairman and CEO of BrandBank. | 2017-03-01 11:58:38

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

1999, Richard C. Burroughs
RICHARD C. "CHAMIE" BURROUGHS '99 has been named first vice president at CBRE-Hampton Roads. CBRE is the world's leading full-service commercial real estate company. | 2017-02-27 16:54:27

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

1967, Stephen Hawley Martin
STEPHEN HAWLEY MARTIN '67 and his latest novel, Death in Advertising, were featured in the February 17, 2017, edition of Richmond Biz Sense. After three decades in the advertising industry, Steve divides his time between his publishing company, The Oaklea Press, and his advertising firm, Hawley Martin. He has authored or ghostwritten 17 books, ranging from business guides to self-help books. Death in Advertising is his fourth novel, a whodunit inspired by his years as an adman. | 2017-02-24 10:04:26

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

1993, Carl Brent Mica
CARL MICA '93 has been named the state director for U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. He will be based in the senator's Austin office. Prior to joining Cruz's staff, Carl was the director of business relations for the University of Texas system. | 2017-02-24 09:07:40

1991, John Faulconer Ware III
JOHN FAULCONER WARE III '91 moved from Houston, Texas, to Raleigh, North Carolina, in January 2017. | 2017-02-24 07:34:12

1972, James J. Rowe
The Honorable JAMES J. ROWE '72 has returned to West Virginia's 11th Judicial Circuit. He served 19 years on the bench before retiring to senior status in 2016; however, in February 2017 the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals appointed him to replace a suspended judge. | 2017-02-23 14:21:15

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

1965, Gordon D. Schreck
GORDON D. SCHRECK '65 has been named in Who's Who Legal: Transport 2017 as one of the world's leading shipping attorneys. He was one of only 80 U.S. attorneys named by the London-based publication, which bases its annual selections on peer reviews and the opinions of law firm clients and transport experts from around the globe. A senior partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP in Charleston, South Carolina, Gordon has 45 years of experience representing shipping industry clients and their marine insurers. | 2017-02-13 10:57:54

1995, Troy Weston Pulliam
TROY WESTON "WEST" PULLIAM '95 has joined the Centra Medical Group in Burkeville as a board certified physician's assistant. After earning his chemistry degree from H-SC, he went on to earn a second bachelor's at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and a master's at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Most recently, he worked in the emergency department at the VCU Community Memorial Hospital in South Hill. | 2017-02-13 10:41:00

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

1980, Christopher S. Long
CHRIS LONG '80 has been named senior vice president of fixed income sales at HJ Sims, a privately held investment bank and broker-dealer. Chris has 28 years of experience in middle market sales at Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Oppenheimer. | 2017-02-13 10:08:11

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

1986, Chris Brown
CHRISTOPHER B. BROWN '86 has been named chief sales officer for LIXIL Americas, the business unit under which the American Standard, DXV, and GROHE bath and kitchen brands operate. He will manage the North American sales leadership team, overseeing all retail, trade and e-commerce activities. | 2017-02-10 16:11:40

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

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

2011, Mr Chason William Trahan
CHASON TRAHAN '11 joined Carroll Financial Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a financial advisor in January. He holds both his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (CFP) certification and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation. | 2017-02-09 11:09:05

2003, Robert Luther III
ROB LUTHER '03 recently accepted an invitation to serve as Associate Counsel to President Donald Trump. Rob previously served as counsel to Senator Jeff Sessions on the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he advised the senator on judicial nominees and constitutional law. | 2017-02-06 23:23:50

2004, Wilhelm U. Meierling
BILL MEIERLING '04 has been named chief operating officer of the American Legislative Exchange Council, the nation's largest member association of free-market-focused legislators. In his leadership role, Bill counsels more than one-quarter of America's state legislators and members of Congress. Previously, Bill served four years as the Council's vice president of public affairs. | 2017-02-06 21:37:55

2015, Stephen Lester Woodall II
STEPHEN LESTER WOODALL II '15 attends St. George's University Medical School in True Blue Grenada, West Indies. There he is a member of Iota Epsilon Alpha, the International Medical Student Honor Society; the SGU Surgery Club; and the SGU Emergency Medicine Club. He is pictured below in the Grand Etang National Rainforest. | 2017-02-04 12:46:21

1991, Robert Hurt
ROBERT HURT '91, the former U.S. congressman for Virginia's 5th District, has been tapped to lead the new Center for Law and Government at Liberty University. After three terms as a member of Congress, Rep. Hurt did not seek re-election in 2016. | 2017-02-01 16:02:26

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 American, he earned numerous adult recognitions, including the God and Service Award and the Silver Beaver Award. | 2017-02-01 15:45:26

2007, Thomas Doheny
THOMAS DOHENY '07 has been named director of media relations at CSRA Inc., a cyber security company based in Falls Church. Prior to joining CSRA, he spent six years on Capitol Hill, most recently as communication director for Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska. | 2017-02-01 15:10:51

1992, John M. Zell
JOHN ZELL '92 was recognized for 20 years of service with the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, where he is the vice president for development. | 2017-02-01 14:42:30

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

1991, Thomas J. Robinson
THOMAS J. ROBINSON '91 has been teaching IB chemistry at the International School of Kenya in Nairobi for almost four years. He writes, "Kenya is a very dynamic country. Despite the challenges of living far from America, the opportunity to teach at a strong International Baccalaureate school is great. I encourage other alumni to consider teaching internationally!" | 2017-01-28 06:52:29

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

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

2006, Dan M. Hartzog
DAN M. HARTZOG '06 has been named to the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers list. Selection for Super Lawyers includes a multi-phased rating process of independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. Dan is a civil litigation and defense attorney with Cranfill, Sumner, & Hartzog, LLP. | 2017-01-25 15:19:18

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

1970, David S. Mercer
DAVID S. MERCER '70 was installed as the 129th president of the Virginia Bar Association on January 21, 2017. He was sworn in by his daughter-in-law, Secretary of the Commonwealth Kelly Thomasson Mercer. David is a principal of MercerTrigiani, an Alexandria-based law firm specializing in common-interest ownership community associations. He is a past chair of the Virginia Bar's Substance Abuse Committee and a past president of Lawyers Helping Lawyers. | 2017-01-25 12:21:22

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

2016, Travis Goodloe
TRAVIS GOODLOE '16 received a scholarship from the national Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation to support his medical school studies at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Travis was recognized for his leadership as editor of the Hampden-Sydney Journal of Sciences, his service on the Student Court, and his efforts to raise money for children in need. | 2017-01-24 16:12:50

1996, Jamie Blackburn
JAMIE BLACKBURN '96 has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Arborguard Tree Specialists, a 35-year-old tree care company based in Atlanta with offices in Augusta, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina. He oversees all aspects of sales, operations, and administration for the the Georgia divisions. Jamie lives in Decatur, Georgia, with his wife and two sons. | 2017-01-24 15:58:43

2009, James T. Hoffman
JAMES T. HOFFMAN '09 has been hired as a government relations consultant by the newly formed KVCF Solutions, a subsidiary of the law firm Kaplan, Voekler, Cunningham, & Frank. He will work closely with Steve Baril '77, who oversees the daily operations of the government relations practice. | 2017-01-24 15:52:27

1977, Stephen E. Baril
STEPHEN E. BARIL '77 will manage the day-to-day operations of KVCF Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of the law firm Kaplan, Voekler, Cunningham, & Frank. The full service government relations practice offers state lobbying, local government affairs, and economic development consulting. James T. Hoffman '09 joins Steve at KVCF Solutions as a government relations consultant focusing on Virginia's General Assembly and new business development. | 2017-01-24 15:47:37

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

2001, Nicholas Thomas Piraino
NICHOLAS T. PIRAINO '01 was recently promoted to market director and regional sales manager for Wells Fargo Bank in their middle market banking group for the state of Maryland. Nick recently celebrated his 4th year of service at Wells Fargo. | 2017-01-23 17:10:50

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

1979, Clifford G. Ferrara
CLIFFORD G. FERRARA '79 has been named executive vice president of sales and revenue generation at Chesapeake Hospitality, a leading third-party hotel management company. He has been with the company for 17 years. | 2017-01-23 15:56:56

2000, Gibson Luck
GIBSON LUCK '00 has joined Dominion Construction Partners as the managing director, overseeing the company's daily operations, finances, and business development. He also serves on the board of directors for the Wildlife Foundation of Virginia. | 2017-01-23 15:44:48

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

1999, Curtis H. Straub III
CURTIS H. STRAUB III '99 has been named senior vice president of the commercial banking division at TowneBank. Curtis is also active in the community, volunteering with the Richmond YMCA and with Tara's Children, a Backpack for Kids program. | 2017-01-23 14:18:27

2000, Thomas V. Winston
THOMAS WINSTON '00 has joined Union Bank and Trust as a senior vice president and commercial lender at the Three James Center office in Richmond. | 2017-01-23 14:10:37

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

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

1995, Henry Charles Hurt III
CHARLES HURT III '95 has been named the next opinion editor of the Washington Times, a role he will assume in March. Most recently, he has been a Washington Times columnist and Fox News contributor. | 2017-01-23 12:33:21

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

2002, Nolan Garrison Elder
N. GARRISON "GARY" ELDER '02 has established his own law firm, Elder & Watkins, P.C., with offices in both Farmville and Charlotte Court House. The move was featured in the Farmville Herald on December 22, 2016. | 2017-01-23 09:19:13

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

1986, Edward T. McMullen Jr.
ED MCMULLEN '86 was featured in a December 30, 2016, article in The State newspaper detailing his involvement in President Trump's election. He was the chairman of Trump's South Carolina primary operation, a member of the transition team, and a vice chair of the inaugural committee. Ed is the president of McMullen Public Affairs in Columbia, South Carolina. | 2017-01-20 15:44:38

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

1968, Paul S. Trible Jr.
PAUL S. TRIBLE, JR. '68 was honored at a December 10, 2016 gala for his service as president of Christopher Newport University. The "20-40-70" gala celebrated Paul's 20 years as university president, 40 years of public service, and 70th birthday on December 29, 2016. Proceeds from the event, which drew almost 1,000 attendees, benefited student scholarships. | 2017-01-20 12:28:11

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

1993, Alan Patterson
ALAN PATTERSON '93 and fellow Lambda Chi Alpha brother DAVID RADER '82 spent time clearing storm debris from David's property on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, after Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. Although the old pine in the photo survived the storm, many other trees of the same size did not. | 2017-01-19 15:37:08

2002, Kasey D. Sutton
KASEY D. SUTTON '02 has joined the Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group in Richmond as a mortgage banker. He was previously with PrimeLending. His move was featured in the December 6, 2016 edition of Richmond BizSense. | 2017-01-19 15:10:09

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

1977, Pete Moore
PETE MOORE '77 hosted several members of the H-SC Class of 1977 at his daughter's wedding on December 10, 2016, in Arlington. Pictured from left to right are Phil Spratley '77, Ed Tiernan '77, Dave Hudgins '77, Kirby Wood '77, Marty McNerney '77, and Pete Moore '77. | 2017-01-19 11:28:22

2012, Nay Min Oo
NAY MIN OO '12 has been chosen as a DeBoer Fellow in Myanmar. The DeBoer Fellowship is a one-year program designed to help promising Myanmar citizen leaders reach their potential and better serve their organizations, communities, and country. The Fellowship was created by Jack DeBoer, founder of Residence Inn. | 2017-01-19 11:22:57

1967, Dr. C. Bruce Alexander
Dr. C. BRUCE ALEXANDER '67 has been honored with a named lecture series at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, where he is a professor of pathology. The inaugural lecture was held on January 18, 2017. Bruce is the past president of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as well as the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists. | 2017-01-19 10:53:32

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

1974, Charles R. Henderson
CHARLES R. "CHARLIE" HENDERSON '74, Bank of America's market president for Hampton Roads, was featured in the November 30, 2016, edition of Inside Business, The Hampton Roads Business Journal. | 2017-01-18 16:56:02

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

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

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

2007, Rev Brandon Scott Larson-McGuire
The Rev. SCOTT LARSON-McGUIRE '07 became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in December 2016 and was promoted to Director of Training and Staff Development at Behavior Basics, LLC in Alexandria. | 2017-01-07 23:05:06

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

2007, Dr Michael James Rutkowski
Dr. MICHAEL JAMES RUTKOWSKI '07 recently moved to Sweden, started a new position at Stockholm University, got engaged to Ms. Gina Moorhead, and rang in the New Year in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, the northernmost town in the world (78 degrees N., about 800 miles from the North Pole). He is pictured on the Lars Glacier and writes, "I was going to leave in the morning, but sunrise won't come until mid February." | 2017-01-04 04:30:43

2013, Aaron Scott Van Allen
AARON SCOTT VAN ALLEN '13 began teaching as an adjunct professor at Liberty University. For the Liberty University Online Academy, Aaron teaches academic and career success, educating middle and high school students in organizational skills, reading and writing properties, resume structure, and time management. He will also teach B.A. courses for Liberty University's Helms School of Government. | 2016-12-27 13:22:29

1990, Frank Rogers Jones III
FRANK ROGERS JONES III '90 took a position as Agency Managing Director with Lee, Nolan and Koroghlian, LLC (MassMutual Financial Group) in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, in November 2016. | 2016-12-19 09:20:19

1984, Samuel Barron Segar III
SAMUEL "BARRON" SEGAR III '84 has been appointed Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF (USF) in New York City. Barron has worked at USF for over 16 years, most recently as the organization's Senior Vice President after relocating to New York from Atlanta in 2013. As part of his professional responsibilities with USF, Barron is a member of UNICEF's fundraising think tank in Geneva. He also serves as secretary and is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF). | 2016-12-15 13:30:20

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

2002, Johathan Michael Torres
JOHNATHAN MICHAEL TORRES '02 recently received the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's Meritorious Service Silver Medal Award for his team's implementation of the first Major Disaster Declaration granted directly to a Tribal Nation. His role included developing the strategy, policy, and program guidance to provide over 300 manufactured housing units to the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, in the face of harsh winter weather. It involved the first use of Permanent Housing Construction authority under the Stafford Act in the continental U.S. | 2016-12-07 20:38:55

1980, Dr James Selden Harris Jr
The Rev. Dr. JAMES SELDON "SEL" HARRIS, Jr. '80 and his wife Liz recently traveled to Cuba with Covenant Presbyterian Church of Austin, Texas--a church that Sel formerly served. In 1997, Sel and Liz took the first group from Covenant to Havana. At that time, Sel and the Rev. Carlos Ham of the Luyano Presbyterian Church in Havana started a partnership between the two churches that remains strong. | 2016-12-07 14:00:49

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

1997, Mr. Sekou Hakim Kaalund
SEKOU HAKIM KAALUND '97 met up with former H-SC president Chris Howard at the Executive Leadership Council annual gala in Washington, D.C. Sekou, a managing director at J.P. Morgan in New York City, is a member of the Executive Leadership Council. The pre-eminent membership organization for global black leaders, ELC is comprised of more than 600 current and former black CEOs, board members and senior executives at Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, and entrepreneurs at top-tier firms. | 2016-11-29 11:30:14

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

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

1995, Dr. J. Richard Broughton
J. RICHARD "RICK" BROUGHTON '95 received the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law's Faculty Achievement Award, which is presented to a junior faculty member who demonstrates distinctive merit, achievement, and the promise of continued excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly activity. | 2016-11-21 15:03:59

1988, Mr. Richard C Wilt III
RICHARD WILT '88 has been appointed Resident Director of Merrill Lynch's Palm Beach, Florida, Office. The promotion was featured in the summer issue of the Palm Beach Society magazine. | 2016-11-17 16:59:26

1990, Dr. John V. Glass III
Dr. JOHN V. GLASS III '90 has authored a new study of the former U.S. poet laureate Allen Tate. In June of 2016, Catholic University of American Press published John's book, Allen Tate: The Modern Mind and the Discovery of Enduring Love. John is an assistant professor of modern and contemporary literature at the University of Tennessee at Martin. One of his areas of scholarly interest is literature of the American south. | 2016-11-17 12:03:26

1962, Dr. Robert G. Thompson
Dr. ROBERT G. "BOB" THOMPSON '62 appeared before the Henrico County Board of Supervisors on Aug. 9, 2016, when the board officially proclaimed September 2016 "Preparedness Month." Bob is a Henrico County Fire Corps and Henrico Community Emergency Response Team (HCCERT) volunteer. | 2016-11-17 11:43:47

2008, Mr. Christopher M. Yuhasz
CHRISTOPHER M. YUHASZ '08 died on November 5, 2016. Chris was a graduate of Saint Joseph High School in Metuchen, New Jersey. At Hampden-Sydney, he was an active member of the rugby team and Beta Theta Pi fraternity. An economics major, Chris worked in finance upon graduation, but he had put his career on hold to care for his mother until her passing. | 2016-11-16 09:44:33

1988, Mr. Micheal P. Kehoe
MIKE KEHOE '88 rang the opening bell at the Nasdaq exchange in Times Square on November 8, 2016. Mike is the CEO, president, and director of Kinsale Capital Group, the holding company for Kinsale Insurance. Headquartered in Richmond, Kinsale is a domestic excess and surplus lines insurance company specializing in hard-to-place property, casualty and specialty risks. | 2016-11-14 17:09:19

1997, Mr. Lincoln Marc Stallings
MARC STALLINGS '97 has joined Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group in Richmond as a mortgage banker. Marc previously worked at PrimeLending. | 2016-11-14 15:25:02

1947, Mr. John Lemuel III
Dr. JOHN LEMUEL THORNTON III '47 died on November 2, 2016. He joined the US Navy Reserve at age 17, serving on active duty at naval hospitals in North Carolina and Pennsylvania, then as a reservist with the the US Marine Corps 1st Battalion in Richmond. A graduate of Duke University and The Medical College of Virginia, he was a board certified specialist in pathology and nuclear medicine. In 1988, Dr. Thornton received the Richmond Academy of Medicine's Distinguished Service Award. He served as the the president of the Virginia Society for Pathology, the American Blood Commission, the Richmond Metropolitan Blood Service, and the Richmond chapter of the Military Officers Association of American, while maintaining active membership in many other medical and veterans organizations. | 2016-11-14 11:48:20

1970, Mr. David S. Mercer
DAVID S. MERCER '70 has been named a 2017 "Best Lawyer in Real Estate" by Best Lawyers of America, an international peer recognition publication. It is the 12th consecutive year that David has received this recognition. His law firm, MercerTrigiani, was also named a Tier One "Best Law Firm" in the Washington DC metro area. | 2016-11-10 17:47:17

2003, Davis Hunt
DAVIS HUNT '03 was recently promoted to Senior Director of integrated pharmacy marketing at Premier, Inc., a healthcare improvement company that promotes cost savings, integrated care delivery, and improved patient care. Prior to his new role, Davis was the marketing director for Premier's research services business. | 2016-11-10 11:30:48

2003, Ryan McKinley Patterson
To RYAN '03 and LAUREN PATTERSON, a son, Crawford Bennett, on May 10, 2015. Crawford can't wait to follow in his daddy's footsteps and play golf at HSC! | 2016-11-08 15:31:51

1978, Bobby J. Junes
BOBBY JUNES '78 was the subject of a WTVR.com article, which highlighted his volunteer work on behalf of Richmond's homeless population and his recent mayoral bid. Junes has served and advocated for those living in poverty since his Hampden-Sydney days. | 2016-11-08 15:08:59

1978, Mr. Richard S. Sutton
RICK SUTTON '78 and seven other "Bill's Buds" gathered at The Homestead in September 2016 to honor the memory of William E. "Bill" Hardy '80. The golfers vied for the "Hardy Cup" and raised $1,200 to be added to the William E. Hardy Scholarship Fund at H-SC. | 2016-11-08 14:49:12

2004, Mr. Rusty Foster
RUSTY FOSTER '04 was named a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year by the Loudon County Chamber of Commerce. Rusty is the founder and president of Bow Tie Strategies, a boutique public relations firm. | 2016-11-08 14:34:23

2007, Mr. Robert Meyer Hollings III
ROBERT MEYER "ROBBIE" HOLLINGS III '07 is a vice president at the Bank of South Carolina in Charleston. He and his wife, Stacey, have a two-year-old son, Robbie, and a daughter due in December 2016. | 2016-11-08 13:35:32

1994, James Spencer Culp
JAMES SPENCER CULP '94 was recently appointed the senior regional attorney for the FDIC Boston Area Office. He represents and advises the FDIC's examination division on a variety of open bank regulatory matters including investigations, enforcement cases, Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) risks, and regulatory approvals. | 2016-11-05 11:31:07

2005, Dr. Andrew B. Bridgforth
Dr. ANDREW B. BRIDGFORTH '05 is the Chief Orthopaedic Resident at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Upon completion of his residency, he will begin a medical career in the US Navy. | 2016-11-04 16:50:51

1951, Mr. Ernest C. Fisher
ERNEST C. FISHER '51 died on October 2, 2015. | 2016-11-04 16:16:56

2012, Mr. Bennett W. Jessee
BENNETT W. JESSEE '12 and OLIVIA COOK were married on September 3, 2016, in New Kent. The bride is a 2012 graduate of James Madison University. In attendance were J.J. Gwaltney '12, Hakeem Croom '10, Turner King '10, Ru White '12, Harrison George '13, and Coach Dee Vick '94. | 2016-11-04 15:17:49

1953, John E. Anderson
JOHN E. ANDERSON '53 died on October 29, 2016. He was a Kappa Alpha at Hampden-Sydney who went on to earn degrees from the University of West Virginia and Florida Atlantic University. In 2002, John retired from 41 years of federal service with the IRS. At the age of 60 he earned a second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do; he also loved outdoor activities and boating. John served as the chairman of the board of trustees at the First Congregational Church in Lake Worth, Florida, for many years. | 2016-11-04 12:33:33

2016, Joshua Taylor
JOSHUA TAYLOR '16 and GRACE FERRY were married on October 8, 2016, at St. William of York Catholic Church in Stafford. In attendance were Joseph Lantagne '16, Taylor Anctil '16, Cameron Tilley '16, Dr. Stan Cheyne, and Brian Burns. The couples resides in Fredericksburg. | 2016-11-04 12:21:18

2002, Kemper M. Beasley III
To KEMPER M. '02 and BECKY G. BEASLEY, a daughter, Mallye Helen Beasley, on May 11, 2016. She joins her older brother, Kemper "Kemp" Beasley IV. | 2016-11-04 12:09:21

1995, James W. Thweatt III
JAMES W. "JAY" THWEATT III '95 has joined the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl as a partner in its Cincinnati office. His practice is concentrated in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation, advising tax-exempt and for-profit entities on retirement, deferred compensation, and welfare plans. | 2016-11-04 11:47:34

1996, Dr. Randolph Williams Jr.
Dr. RANDOLPH "RANDY" WILLIAMS, JR. '96 was awarded the K. Wilhelmina Boyd Outstanding Service to Students Award by the Elon Black Alumni Network. Randy is the associate vice president for campus engagement at Elon University, and was previously an associate dean of students at Hampden-Sydney. | 2016-11-04 11:33:48

1972, Dr. Michael J. Davis
Dr. MICHAEL J. DAVIS '72 recently celebrated 40 years as a dentist serving the Lynchburg community. His staff and colleagues at Central Virginia Family Dentistry honored the achievement with a luncheon on his behalf. | 2016-11-04 11:00:36

1946, Robert Ailworth Scott
ROBERT AILWORTH SCOTT '46 died on October 27, 2015. A farmer on the eastern shore of Virginia, he served on the Northampton County Planning Commission and the boards of Eastville Bank and Nation's Bank. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Eastville. | 2016-11-04 10:13:44

1946, Dr. W. Austin McClellan
Dr. W. AUSTIN McCLELLAN '46 died on December 24, 2015. A retired dentist, he was a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Lions Club, and the Ruritans Club. He was an elder at Orange Presbyterian Church. | 2016-11-04 10:02:59

1944, Robert Custis Coleburn
ROBERT CUSTIS COLEBURN '44 died on April 30, 2016. He was a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a retired lawyer with the Alexandria-based firm of Simmonds, Coleburn, and Towner. He loved fishing and bird hunting. | 2016-11-04 09:54:57

1950, J. Howard Settle
J. HOWARD SETTLE '50 died on October 14, 2016. After graduating from Hampden-Sydney, Howard returned to his family farm, eventually going to work for the Waverly Farm Credit Association. He spend the remainder of his career with Farm Credit, moving to Baltimore and rising to the position of executive vice president. Upon his retirement in 1987, he returned to Virginia and served as chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Supervisors. He also served on Governor George Allen's Commission for Government Reform, the Community Memorial Health board, and the regional airport commission. Howard was an active member of the Kiwanis, Rotary, and Lions Clubs, as well as Lawrenceville Baptist Church. | 2016-11-03 13:33:52

2008, Stuart Pannill
STUART PANNILL '08 and TEMPE WILLIAMSON were married on April 16, 2016, in Louisburg, North Carolina. The couple resides in Durham, North Carolina. | 2016-11-03 11:27:58

2007, Joshua D. Black
JOSHUA D. BLACK '07 and his burly beard were named best in show at the Great American Beard & Moustache Championship 2016. The event, which took place in Denver, featured 225 competitors and raised over $15,000 for charity. | 2016-11-03 11:18:20

2007, Mr. Mark Douglas Ransone
MARK DOUGLAS RANSONE '07 and BLAIR PARKE McALOON were married on September 17, 2016, at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk. The reception was held at the Norfolk Yacht and Country Club. In attendance were Justin Parrish '07, Neal Eike '07, Chris Stine '05, Josh Schniper '07, Chris Colgate '08, Ross Garrison '07, Christopher Berry '07, Paul Recordon '06, Zack Streeter '07, Carden Hedelt '08, Claude Thomason '73, John Eppler '06, John Mclamb '08, Benjamin Pope IV '07, and Garner Simpson '07 (not pictured). | 2016-11-02 17:03:07

2005, Dr. Timothy John Burrell
Dr. TIMOTHY JOHN BURRELL '05 was featured in the Columbia Star for his medical practice, Irmo Primary Care, located in the Columbia, South Carolina, area. He operates a concierge medical practice, which charges patients an affordable monthly fee rather than accepting insurance payments. By limiting his practice to only 600 patients, John is able to get to know his patients, spend as much time with them as needed, and provide personalized care. | 2016-11-02 16:38:08

1984, Alexander H. Ware
ALEXANDER H. WARE '84 has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. For 10 years Alex served as CFO of PepsiAmericas, Inc., and most recently as executive chairman of MStar Holding Corp. With his move to Buffalo Wild Wings, he will transition to a board director position with MStar. | 2016-11-02 09:26:01

2013, John H. Cantlay
JOHN H. "JACK" CANTLAY '13 has been named assistant director of admissions at The Gunnery School in Washington, Connecticut. | 2016-11-02 09:12:02

1966, Dr. William B. Crawley
Dr. WILLIAM B. CRAWLEY '66 was honored by the University of Mary Washington for his work creating and directing the Great Lives lecture series. The popular program has been renamed The William B. Crawley Lecture Series in recognition of Bill's efforts to bring authors of outstanding biographies to talk to the university's students and Fredericksburg residents. Bill taught history for more than 40 years at Mary Washington. | 2016-11-01 15:07:07

2010, Cooper Anderson
COOPER ANDERSON '10 was named a "Top Texan under 30" by CultureMap. The digital magazine recognized 26 young Texans for their innovation, dedication, and leadership. Cooper is the head winemaker at Austin Winery. | 2016-11-01 14:44:53

2005, Mr. Stephen Brown Surber III
To STEPHEN "TREY" '05 and LACY SURBER, a son, Stephen Brown "Teddy" Surber IV, on December 17, 2015. The family resides in Winchester, Virginia. | 2016-10-29 13:45:13

1954, Col A Storrs Warinner II
Col. A. STORRS WARINNER II '54 retired from the US Air Force in 1980 after 26 years of service around the world, including Thailand, Korea, and Greenland. He also earned degrees from Florida State in 1962 and the Naval War College in 1975. | 2016-10-27 15:01:41