Notices sorted by graduation date.
James Redman "Jim" Coates (Col '50) of Charlotte, N.C., died Sept. 13, 2012. After graduating from the University, he went into the retail business and became a manager and buyer for men's haberdashery for the Hecht Co. in Washington, D.C. He traveled the globe for work for 26 years before opting to stay closer to home, joining the staff of Manor Shop Menswear in Baltimore. Mr. Coates was a history buff and collected political memorabilia. He also had a great passion for jazz music.
Tom G. Coleman Jr. (Com '50 L/M) of Anniston, Ala., died Aug. 5, 2012. At the University, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Emmett Waverly Davidson (Col '50) of Altavista, Va., died Feb. 25, 2012. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. At the University, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. Mr. Davidson taught high school chemistry before beginning a lifelong career at the Lane Co. in Altavista.
Evan T. Krieger (Com '51 L/M) of Haworth, N.J., died Oct. 7, 2012. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 to 1956. At the University, he was president of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. After serving in the Air Force, Mr. Krieger was a partner in his family's business, Krieger's Men's Store, in Hackensack, N.J. Since 1962, he worked as a financial consultant, most recently at Certified Financial Services in Paramus, N.J., and was honored in April for 50 years of service to Guardian Life Insurance Co. He was active in many civic and community activities and served on a number of boards, among them the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center's foundation board. Mr. Krieger enjoyed driving his antique cars in local parades and loved to travel and spend time with his family and friends.
Isabel LeCompte Schulte (Educ '51 L/M) of Fredericksburg, Va., died Aug. 24, 2012. She was a retired teacher from Fairfax County Schools.
Donald J. Young (Engr '51) of Cedar Grove, N.J., died Feb. 29, 2012. He had an engineering firm in Midland Park, N.J. Mr. Young was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Anne Clark Gildea (Educ '52) of Charleston, S.C., died Aug. 28, 2012. After retiring as a teacher and executive director of St. Andrews Day School, she owned Le Grand Tour, a bicycle shop. In 1987 she opened The Dressing Room, a fabric shop in Charleston. Ms. Gildea served on the board of directors of the Footlight Players and volunteered with several other area theater companies.
Charles O. Haines III (Col '52) of Virginia Beach died Aug. 19, 2012. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. At the University, Mr. Haines was a Lawn resident and a member of the Serpentine Club. For many years, he was co-owner of the L'elephant Blanc gift shop in Virginia Beach. He loved life at the beach, especially early-morning walks on the boardwalk with his dog.
Stanford L. "Buddy" Fellers Jr. (Law '53) of Roanoke, Va., died Aug. 21, 2012. Mr. Fellers was a member of the Virginia State Bar and the American Bar Association for more than 50 years. He served as assistant commissioner of accounts for the Circuit Court of the City of Roanoke from 1968 to 1984, when he was appointed that court's commissioner of accounts. He served in that capacity until his death. He also served on the board of trustees of Virginia Baptist Homes.
Jeannette Behrens Litz (Nurs '53 L/M) of Leesburg, Va., died Aug. 15, 2012. She was a retired registered nurse, having served with the National Institutes of Health for a number of years. She was a volunteer gatekeeper at Highland Lakes, a keen bridge player, and enjoyed traveling and needlework.
John Henry Moling III (Med '54 L/M) of Bowie, Md., died Sept. 14, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1948. He completed his medical residency in Cleveland, practiced pediatrics in Winchester, Va. and Dubuque, Iowa, and conducted research for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Washington, D.C. In 1964, he began a pediatric practice in Bowie, where he worked until his retirement in 1996. Dr. Moling enjoyed cooking, gardening, woodworking, travel and boating with the Chesapeake Yacht Club.
Jean Elizabeth Pugh (Grad '54, '61 L/M) of Hayes, Va., died Sept. 29, 2012. She taught biology in the Newport News Public School System, then at Old Dominion University and Christopher Newport University, where she retired as professor emeritus in 1988. Ms. Pugh served on the Gloucester County School Board from 1988 until her death.
William Derwart Stallings (Col '54, Med '58 L/M) of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Sept. 6, 2012. He served in the U.S. Navy as a flight surgeon and a ship's doctor. At the University, he played lacrosse and was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, the Seven Society, the IMP Society, T.I.L.K.A., Skull and Keys, the V Club and the Corks and Curls staff. He began his medical practice in Virginia Beach, and was a founding partner of First Colonial Family Practice & Urgent Care Center. Dr. Stallings taught behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Virginia and worked with physicians there in his own practice to establish an in-office residency program for doctors designed to simulate real-life cases and experiences. He served as an officer of the Virginia Beach General Hospital and volunteered at the free Beach Health Clinic. Dr. Stallings and his wife traveled often and collected tropical seashells on their journeys. He often searched for fossil shells on the banks of the James River and enjoyed photography, listening to all music, and catamaran sailing on the Lynnhaven River. Survivors include a daughter, Nicole Stallings (Col '91).
Peter Morris Ten Broeck (Col '55 L/M) of Williamsburg, Va., died Jan. 3, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army from 1955 to 1958. At the University, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and wrote for the Cavalier Daily. His career in textile marketing spanned more than 35 years, including executive positions with Deering-Milliken Mills, Allied Chemical Corp. and BASF.
Daniel Morgan Frakes (Col '55 L/M) of Charlottesville died Oct. 6, 2012. He served for two years in the U.S. Army. At the University, Mr. Frakes was a member of Chi Psi fraternity. He spent his career in the insurance industry and served for 25 years as senior vice president of Patterson Smith Associates in Washington, D.C. Mr. Frakes was active in civic and community affairs and served as president of the U.Va. Clubs of Washington, D.C., and New Orleans. He was a passionate fan of the Virginia Cavaliers, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Redskins.
Paul E. Rieger (Col '55 L/M) of Sylvania, Ohio, died Aug. 8, 2012. He served for two years in the U.S. Army. At the University, he was a member of Delta Sigma Pi service fraternity. He was a certified public accountant working in Toledo, Ohio, for nearly 30 years. Survivors include a son, Paul Tod Rieger (Col '85 L/M).
Melvin Stanley Krause Jr. (Arch '56 L/M) of Newport News, Va., died Aug. 8, 2012. At the University, he played varsity lacrosse and was a member of the Honor Committee, the IMP Society, and Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Mr. Krause taught architecture at U.Va. before beginning a private architecture practice. He later served as the first university architect of Christopher Newport University in Newport News. He served two terms as chairman of the Commonwealth's Art and Architectural Review Board, and on the Newport News Planning Commission for eight years. He also participated in the city's Framework for the Future plan. Mr. Krause was named a fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 1995 and received the William C. Noland Award from the Virginia Society of the AIA in 1996. Survivors include a son, Miller S. Krause (Col '99).
Clarence W. Sharp Jr. (Col '56, Law '57) of Ocean Pines, Md., died Sept. 30, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army and the Army Reserve. At the University, he was a member of the Virginia Spectator staff, the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Mr. Sharp was a lawyer in the Baltimore and Annapolis area before retiring to Maryland's Eastern Shore to be closer to the beach and his family. He was an avid swimmer and golfer who loved the beach, the bay and watching the ducks swim outside his window.
Patricia "Patti" Sizemore Marshall (Nurs '57) of Ventura, Calif., died Sept. 21, 2012. She worked as a registered nurse in California for more than 45 years. Nursing and caring for others—patients, family and friends—was her passion.
John Bartow Rees Jr. (Law '57 L/M) of Athens, Ga., died Sept. 26, 2012. He was a professor of law at the University of Georgia for 45 years. Over the course of his career, he won several awards for his excellence as an educator, including the 1997 Distinguished Service Scroll Award from the University of Georgia Law School Association. He specialized in conflict of laws, federal courts and civil procedures, and was instrumental in the law library renovation in the 1960s, when he served as associate dean. In his spare time, Mr. Rees enjoyed reading, furniture making, photography and collecting woodworking planes and rare books. Survivors include a daughter, Jenifer Rees (Arch '89).
John Armistead Burwell Jr. (Darden '58) of Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich., died Oct. 2, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army. Mr. Burwell worked for the Chrysler Corporation for 37 years, retiring in 1988 as director of quality assurance for engineering. He was a member of many civic and community organizations, among them the Grosse Pointe Senior Men's Club and Habitat for Humanity's Grosse Pointe Partners, where he worked to build multiple houses. He was an avid golfer and loved fishing, bird hunting and making and refinishing furniture. Survivors include a son, John Armistead Burwell III (Col '93).
Alan B. Comess (Col '58, Law '61 L/M) of Virginia Beach died Sept. 6, 2012. At the University, he was a member of the marching band and of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. Mr. Comess practiced law in Norfolk and Virginia Beach until 2009 and taught several law courses at Tidewater Community College. He was a dog lover and an avid reader and photographer who enjoyed listening to all kinds of music, especially jazz and classical. He participated in a gourmet cooking club for many years and frequently cooked elaborate meals for his family. Survivors include a daughter, Tracye Comess Boudell (Col '91, Educ '91 L/M).
Perry Douglas Darner (Educ '58) of Frederick, Md., died Sept. 6, 2012. She was a chemistry teacher at Frederick High School for 25 years and a driver's education teacher at Catoctin High School for 15 years. She also taught in Greenville, S.C., and at Frostburg State College. After retiring from teaching, Ms. Darner was a hospice volunteer and a Frederick Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteer. She loved animals, especially dogs, and enjoyed long rides on the Skyline Drive.
Harry E. DePass III (Com '58) of Riverside, Calif., died Sept. 30, 2012. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. At the University, Mr. DePass was a member of Chi Phi fraternity and the Navy ROTC. He retired as an accountant from Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
Robert Hampton "Bob" Mincer (Com '58 L/M) of Charlottesville died Oct. 22, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army. At the University, he wrote for the Cavalier Daily, participated in drama productions and was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity, the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society and the P.K. Society. He later served for 15 years as the treasurer of the University of Virginia Alumni Association. In 1960, he became an official partner in his family's business, Mincer's Pipe Shop. Mr. Mincer was known to many as the "Mayor of the Corner" for his devotion to his family's college shop, his service as treasurer of the Corner Association for 20 years and his frequent meetings with University officials to discuss and help resolve issues of common interest among the Corner businesses and the University. In 1985, he received the Small Businessman of the Year Award from the Charlottesville Chamber of Commerce in recognition of his exemplary business ethics. Mr. Mincer was active in the Charlottesville community as a member of the Charlottesville/Albemarle Rescue Squad, the Jefferson Area Crime Stoppers and the local chapter of the American Red Cross, among other organizations. He helped raise funds for the American Heart Association and was an enthusiastic supporter of U.Va. athletics and the Virginia Athletics Foundation. Mr. Mincer loved to talk and share stories, and a stranger was never one for long. Survivors include a son, Mark A. Mincer (Com '85 L/M).
Robert S. Tickle (Grad '58, '60) of Ann Arbor, Mich., died July 4, 2000. He served in the military during the Korean War. He joined the University of Michigan physics department in 1960 as an instructor and became a full professor in 1968. He served on numerous university and department committees and was one of the major contributors to the design and construction of the University of Michigan's North Campus cyclotron. Throughout his 39-year teaching career, Mr. Tickle maintained a strong interest in teaching at the undergraduate level. He was popular with his students and received several teaching awards.
Creed F. Alderson Jr. (Com '59 L/M) of Asheville, N.C., died Aug. 17, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. At the University, he served on the Honor Committee and was a member of the Cavalier Daily staff, Delta Phi fraternity, Eli Banana and Omega Delta Kappa honorary society. Throughout his career in financial services, Mr. Alderson made significant contributions to DuPont, Shearson Hayden Stone, Dean Witter Reynolds and Smith Barney before finally serving as vice president and regional director of Wachovia Securities in Asheville. At one time, he was the youngest member of the Chicago Board of Trade and ran the commodity department on Wall Street for Shearson. Mr. Alderson authored an independent political newsletter and frequently participated in radio broadcast open forums on international trade and world monetary policy. He was a dedicated epicurean and a talented gardener. In his retirement, he played golf and perfected his West Coast swing on the dance floor.
Christian Heuser (Col '59) of Manasquan, N.J., died Aug. 22, 2012. He was the owner and proprietor of the Don Quixote Inn, a restaurant in Matawan, N.J. Mr. Heuser enjoyed boating and taking walks on the boardwalk and through parks. He loved animals, and some of his best friends were the many large dogs that kept him company throughout his life.