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Donna Wright

Donna Wright passed away on Monday, June 18th at Dominion Village in Poquoson, Va. Read Obituary

George Kemper Hicks, Sr.

George Kemper Hicks, Sr, of Yorktown, VA, passed away on Monday, 18 June 2018. For the last few years, George fought the good fight against “the Big C,” as he called it. However, he tragically was killed in a car accident minutes from his home. George’s story begins on 16 July 1942, born the second son of Richard Latham Hicks, Sr, and Maxine DeMoville Harris of Hampton, VA then raised in Dare and Warwick. He joined his older brother Richard Latham Hicks, Sr. (wife Peggy), Gwynn’s Island, and six years later his younger brother was born, Wayne Harris Hicks, (wife Jeri), Spokane, WA. Seven years later, his sister, Jean DeMoville Hicks Alexander was born, Chattanooga, TN, (deceased). In Feb 1962, George met the love of his life, Sandra Kaye McElroy. He said he was smitten at first sight, and swept her off her feet and eloped to Camden, NC in December 1962. In 1964, George and Sandra welcomed a baby girl, Melanie Kaye Hicks (Bill). In 1969, their son, George Kemper Hicks, Jr (Deanna) arrived, and the family seemed complete until 1996, when his son had the apple of his grandfather’s eye, Dylan Kemper Hicks (Janie). He graduated from Warwick High School, in 1960, worked for 10 years at the Newport News Shipyard, and graduated cum Laude from Old Dominion University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in education. He taught industrial arts at Grafton-Bethel and Poquoson Middle Schools. He always loved seeing his former students. He will be remembered for his children’s stories at the Hampton Roads Seventh-day Adventist Church. George was an avid reader and knowledgeable on nearly any subject. He appreciated history and was a member of Willy’s Overland Knight Registry and Antique Automobile Club of America. He loved Corvettes and flea markets. But most importantly he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle, and will be missed by his family and many friends. He leaves behind many broken hearts filled with wonderful memories. The family would like to thank the nurses at Riverside Infusion Pod for their loving kindness, as well as his Doctors Chris Paschold and Mark Souther.
A funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, 23 June 2018 in Amory Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.

Leon-Girard R ‘Lee’ Ketchum


Leon-Girard R. (Lee) Ketchum, Colonel (Retired) USAF died on Monday, June 18, 2018 in Yorktown, Virginia at the age of 73. Read Obituary

Martha Powell ‘Darmer’ Lovett

Martha Powell (Darmer) Lovett, 63, passed away on Friday, June 15, 2018. Read Obituary

Karen Elizabeth Warner Stover

Karen Elizabeth Warner Stover, 69 passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018. Read Obituary

Shane Thomas McNulty

Shane Thomas McNulty, 41, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday Morning, June 12, 2018. Read Obituary

Patricia Corcoran Winters

Patricia Corcoran Winters, aged 71, passed away peacefully on Monday June 11th, 2018 surround by friends and family. Read Obituary

Gloria Jeanne Rhinesmith Nuckles

Born on November 12, 1931 at Riverside Hospital, Gloria Nuckles passed into heaven’s light on June 3, 2018. Read Obituary

Alice Virginia Oxendine

Alice Virginia Oxendine, 96, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, June 2, 2018. Read Obituary

James D. Eagle

James D. Eagle, a Peninsula resident for 47 years, passed away at his residence on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 after a long battle with COPD. Read Obituary

David Lynn Michaelis

David Lynn Michaelis, 64, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018. Read Obituary

George Wayne Whitmore

George Wayne Whitmore, 28, passed away on Wednesday May 23, 2018. Read Obituary

Shirley Lou Major

Shirley Lou Major, 85, of Yorktown, Va. joined our heavenly Father on Thursday May 24, 2018 surrounded by her family. Read Obituary

Carol Dixon Emerson

Carol Dixon Emerson, 66, departed this life on Friday, May 25, 2018, surrounded by his family at home and went to be with his Lord where he will spend eternity. Read Obituary

The Rev. John Daingerfield Alfriend

MIDLOTHIAN, VA- The Rev. John Daingerfield Alfriend, an Episcopal priest and community advocate who presided over numerous parishes in Virginia and West Virginia for over 53 years, died at his home on May 22, 2018. Read Obituary

Walter Randell Roemer

Walter Randell Roemer, 91, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018. Read Obituary

Ruth S. Weddle

Ruth Weddle moved peacefully from one circle of love to the next on Friday, May 18, 2018 surrounded by her beloved family. Read Obituary

Michael ‘Mike’ Reilley

Michael “Mike” Reilley, 49 passed away suddenly on Thursday May 17, 2018 at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Newport News, VA. Read Obituary

Christopher Allen Lawrence

Christopher Allen Lawrence, 29, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Read Obituary

James Russell ‘JR’ Hodges, Jr.

James Russell Hodges, Jr, 59, passed away after a long illness on May 17, 2018. Read Obituary

Dale Lawrence Bridwell

Dale Lawrence Bridwell, 56, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018. Read Obituary

Veronica Josefa ‘Ronnie’ Beylor

Veronica Josefa Beylor ‘Ronnie’ died peacefully in Yorktown, Virginia on May 15th at the age of 83 with her family by her side. Read Obituary

Linda Vassar Westcott

Linda Vassar Westcott, 69, passed away on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 13, 2018. Read Obituary

Gary Ray Watson

Gary Ray Watson, loving resident of Dandy, Virginia, passed away on May 10th Read Obituary

Samuel Raymond Bellflower

Samuel Raymond Bellflower, 39, passed away at his home in Toano, Virginia Saturday, April 28, 2018. Read Obituary

Willard Gene Truskett

Willard Gene Truskett passed away on April 20, 2018. Read Obituary

Rodney Pettit

Rodney Pettit, 57, passed away March 4, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, March 16, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, Grafton.

Gerald Ray Craig

Gerald Ray Craig, 83, of Yorktown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Read Obituary

Muriel Beatrice Parris Hunt

Muriel Beatrice Parris Hunt, 93, passed away February 23, 2018 at her home in Yorktown, VA. Read Obituary

Nick James Garcia

After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Nick James Garcia passed away at his home in Seaford, Virginia on Friday, February 2, 2018. Read Obituary

Stephen Charles Winters

Stephen Charles Winters, 71, passed on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Read Obituary

Clara Jensen Webb

Clara Jensen Webb, 101, she beat the odds, not only by becoming a centenarian, but because as a very young child, she was often ill and not expected to live to adulthood. Read Obituary

Alcide (Bull) Sylvio Benini ( POW )

Alcide (Bull) Sylvio Benini, 93 years young, died 16 Apr 2015, in the Hampton Veterans Administration Hospital Hospice Unit. Read Obituary

Sgt.Caryn Nouv

SPC_Nouv_AfghanistanSgt. Caryn Reynal Nouv was laid to rest on Thursday, August 8, 2013 in Albert G. Horton, Jr. Veterans Memorial Cemetery after being killed in action in Afghanistan on Saturday July 27, 2013. Read Obituary

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