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Area Deaths - October 17, 2012

 

Ferman Dixon

Ferman Dixon, 86, of Mount Holly went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at McGuire Veterans Center in Richmond.

He leaves to cherish his memory four children, Stephanie, Thomas, Tracy and Terrence; 10 grandchil dren; one sister, Matilda; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ferman was the owner of Vett’s Inn, a well-known restaurant and club operated for more than 50 years in Westmoreland County. 

Ferman was also a civic leader, truck company owner and a founder and former captain of the Westmoreland County Rescue Squad. 

A visitation was held Thursday, Oct. 11, at Salem Baptist Church in Erica, where the home-going service was held Friday, Oct. 12. Pastor William I. Curry officiated. 

Berry O. Waddy Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Joseph James McGlade, Jr.

Joseph James “Mac” McGlade Jr., 69, of King George County passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his residence.

He was a member of the King George Amateur Radio Operators, American Legion Post 89 and VFW Post 10574.

He is survived by his wife, Carol McGlade of King George; son Joseph J. McGlade, III of King George; daughter Debbie McGlade of San Diego; and sister Cecilia Hicks of Indiana.

A memorial service was held on Sunday, Oct. 14, at the American Legion Post 89 in King George.

Online guest book is available at brooksfuneralhome.com.

Michael Burrell

Michael “Ricky” Burrell, 58, of King George County passed away at his residence Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.

He leaves to cherish his memory a loving sister, Celeste of Haynesville and a brother Davey of Church View

A viewing was held Friday, Oct. 12, at Macedonia Baptist Church in Center Cross. A funeral was held Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church.

Russell Bryan Canter

Russell Bryan Canter of Colonial Beach died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.

Bryan was born in Arlington on April 14, 1959, and grew up in Woodbridge.

Bryan is survived by Cheryl Canter and their three sons, Russell Dane Canter, Albert Randall Canter and Mitchell Lee Canter; his grandchildren Lane Marie Charnock and Jaden Russell Canter; his mother, Myrtle Lee Lunsford, and stepfather Earnest Lunsford; and his brothers, Gary Canter and Kevin Canter. Bryan was preceded in death by his father, Russell Charles Canter.

The family received friends Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg Chapel.

Bryan was a beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend. He will be remembered and loved for his smile and the laughter he gave to all of us.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Craig Bryan Schleigh

Craig Bryan Schleigh, 62, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Schleigh had been employed with King George County Schools as an educator and a coach for 40 years. 

He was an avid baseball player, having received numerous awards, holding a number of school records and earning a full scholarship to Eastern Kentucky University. 

Mr. Schleigh was also an Eagle Scout.

Survivors include his wife Kathleen M. “Kathy” Schleigh; son Bryan J. Schleigh; daughter Amy S. Borowski (David); sisters Sheila Ambrose (Tony), Robin Schooler (David), and Anita Bryant Schleigh (Dana); grandchildren Mason and Evelyn; and numerous nieces, nephews other family members and friends.

The family received friends Monday, Oct. 15, at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service was held Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the funeral home chapel. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made in his name to the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area, 9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20814.

Online guest book is available at covenantfuneralservice.com.

Dennis C. Bowling

Dennis C. Bowling, 73, died Saturday, Oct. 13, at his home in Dayton, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Viola Juffman Bowling; first wife Diane Bowling; brother Madison Bowling; and daughter Sandy Bowling.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita Bowling of Dayton; two sons, Clinton Bowling of King George County and Blair Bowling of Spotsylvania County; daughter Sheila Bowling of Stafford County; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fredericksburg.

Charles Raymond McGuin

Charles Raymond McGuin, 82, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at the home of his daughter, Dorothy Smith.

Raymond was born in Fairfax to Pearl and Robert McGuin. 

He is survived by his daughters, Dorothy Smith and Avril Kidd; son Floyd Hill; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lynis McGuin; a sister; two brothers; two nephews and a great-niece.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

 

Columbia Hortense Reamy

Columbia Hortense “Bo” Reamy, 80, a longtime resident of Colonial Beach, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Her final days were spent in her home surrounded by family and friends.

Bo was born March 8, 1932, in Dogue to the late Rixey and Susie Rowley. She was one of seven children. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and greeted everyone with her trademark smile. You could always count on Bo for a good story or joke. 

She had a special way with words, fondly referred to by her family as “Bo-isms.” The love she shared with her family and friends was ever-present. Bo enjoyed yard sales, eating at Ola’s and a ride around the point.

Bo is survived by two daughters, Gale Griffin and Jewel Hudson (Ben), and two granddaughters, Tammy Preston (Joe) and Tiffiny Pratt (Bryan), all of Montross; four great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Porter, Ethan and Brooklyn; one sister, Pearl Arrington (Dave) of Ormond Beach, FL; one brother, Sonnie Rowley (Ruth) of Severn, MD; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, William “Buddy” Rowley and John “Junior” Rowley; and two sisters, Lillian Jones and Grace Farrell.

Her service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach, with the Rev. DeWayne Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in Historyland Memorial Park in King George. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Riverside Tappahannock Hospice, 289 Hospital Road, Tappahannock, VA, 22560.

Online guest book may be signed at nashandslawfh.com.

George Delany Tabler

George Delany Tabler died at the Hospice in Summerfield, FL after a short illness, on Sept. 9. 2012. He was a former resident of King George. 

A memorial service will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church in King George on Saturday, Nov. 17 at noon. 

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