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WILLIAM SYDNOR SETTLE of Palm Beach, Florida, died on April 27, 2013. He earned his JD from the University of Virginia Law School and was a member of the Virginia Law Review. He was a retired senior partner of Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett in New York City. He specialized in mergers and acquisitions. He served as chairman of the board of Seeing Eye and was president of the Metropolitan Golf Association. Mr. Settle was chairman of the board at Hampden-Sydney College for 14 years and a trustee for 22 years. In 1991, Settle Hall was named in his honor. He is the father of William S. Settle, Jr. ’91 and brother of J. Howard Settle ’50. | 2013-05-01 10:11:00
WALTER ROBERT EASON, SR., of Orange died on April 29, 2013. He was a highly decorated combat aviator during World War II and earned a master's degree from the University of Virginia. He taught fourteen years each at Woodberry Forest School and Blue Ridge School. He was inducted into the Hampden-Sydney Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996 and received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Medallion in 2003, the Patrick Henry Award in 2004, and the Alumni Citation in 2009. He is the father of W. Robert Eason, Jr. ’67 and the father-in-law of John C. Parrott II ’64. | 2013-05-01 09:28:00