Carolyn Faye Steele Varble, passed away suddenly on October 20, 2018. She was 62 and a lifelong resident of Williamsburg. She leaves behind her husband, Michael Wayne Varble; her son, Elvin “PJ” Watkins; her grandchildren, Jordan, Chase, Cody, Grayson, and Sabrina; her great granddaughter, Holly Faye; her daughter, Alexa Gail Varble; her granddaughter, Abigail Rose;
Richard Armand Gendron, 82, passed into glory on 10/19/18 after a brief but difficult battle with pancreatic cancer. A native of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, Richard joined the U.S. Navy at age 17. Six years later, he met Jeanette, the love of his life for the next 60 years. A Vietnam veteran, Richard served as a
Wilbur Dean Larkin, a 15-year resident of the Williamsburg area, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2018. He was born November 30, 1933 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was the son of Orville M. Larkin and Helen McCool Larkin. Wil, as he was known to friends, grew up in Johnson County, Kansas, a suburban area
Paul David Howland, 90, passed away on October 13, 2018. Born in Youngstown, Ohio to Elma Laura Maust and David Howland – Paul enjoyed a happy childhood with his parents and his two younger brothers, Wayne and Don. He had many fond memories of his early childhood of spending summers working and playing on his
We lost a good man on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. After a valiant four-and-a-half-year battle with metastatic melanoma, Arlie Owens Pritchard, Jr. died in the arms of his beloved wife Louise at Hospice House, Williamsburg, Virginia. He was taken too soon at age 69. Family, friends and acquaintances will remember Arlie as a highly principled
Joseph C. Petrolia, 80, of Yorktown, passed away on October 17, 2018. The family will receive friends on Monday, October 22, 2018, from 2pm-4pm and again from 6pm-8pm at Bucktrout Funeral Home. A service will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 11am at St. Bede Catholic Church.
Nancy Pegelow Mehegan, 77, of Williamsburg, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, October 16 after a battle with cancer. Mrs. Mehegan is survived by her husband of 56 years, A. Dennis Mehegan, Jr., her son A. Dennis Mehegan, III and daughter-in-law Patricia Mehegan and her daughter Laura Mehegan and son-in-law Edward Barney. She is also survived
Robert “Gator” “Big Bobby” Hughes, Sr., born on July 30, 1943, passed away on October 15, 2018. Mr. Hughes is proceeded in death by his wife, Ruth Evelyn Hughes; parents, William and Helen Hughes; and brother, Hamilton “Chubby” Hughes. He leaves behind to cherish his memory sons, Robert “Lil Bobby” Hughes,Jr. (Lynett), Kevin Ashberry (Kim),
Bettie (Betsy) Lumb Nelson, 93 of Patriots Colony in Williamsburg, Virginia passed away peacefully on October 6, 2018. Born in Pawtucket RI, she was the youngest child of Ralph and Mary Lumb. She attended Lincoln School in Providence RI, Walnut Hill School in Natick MA and Garland Junior College in Boston MA. In 1943, she
Dana J. Ayers, 49, of King and Queen Courthouse, passed away on October 8, 2018. Dana leaves behind many family and friends that will miss her tremendously, their hearts will forever have a void. Dana was a woman who loved the outdoors, she spent her time off roading, mudding, shooting guns, and running around barefoot.
Robert Arnold Graytock, 83, of Williamsburg, passed away on October 10, 2018. A visitation will be held on Thursday, October 18th from 1:00-3:00 PM at Bucktrout Funeral Home. The service for Mr. Graytock will be at St.Bede Catholic Church on October 19th at 11:00AM. Burial will take place on Saturday October 20th at 12:00PM at
Sidney Lee Tawney, 80, of Williamsburg, Virginia, passed in peace at the Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg on October 5, 2018. Sidney is survived by his brothers Donald (Joyce) Tawney, Wayne (Beverly) Tawney, Lawrence (Tonia) Tawney, Ricky Tawney, sister Judy Rotfort, daughters Wendy (Lawerence) Armstrong, Patricia (Shawn) Otto, Tracey (Russell) Brown, Jennifer (Ronald)
Carolee Silcox Bush (83) died peacefully at Morningside of Williamsburg, September 26, 2018. She and her husband Dr. Charles Eugene Bush celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary in February of this year. Carolee was preceded in death by her father and mother, Robert and Lelia Silcox and her siblings Thomas, Genevieve, Gerry and Margie. She is
Maude Lees Mettler of Williamsburg passed away peacefully at home Friday September 28, 2018 surrounded by her family. Born December 3, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Christopher Wallace Lees and Gertrude Winnifred Lees. Maude was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all that she knew. She grew up in