Obituaries

Mr. William Everett “Bill” Aigner, 71, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at his home in Melfa. Born Sept. 25, 1948, in Mechanicsville, Va., he was a son of the late Charles Edward Aigner Jr. and Lois Alexander Aigner. Mr. Aigner was raised in Mechanicsville and graduated from Lee-Davis...
Mr. Clifton R. “Tink” Taylor Sr., 83, husband of Barbara Ann Taylor and a resident of Oyster, passed away Saturday, March 7, 2020, at his residence. A native of Oyster, he was the son of the late William T. Taylor and the late Louise Rayfield Taylor. He was retired...
Col. James Edward “Jimbo” Verity (U.S. Army, Ret.), left this life of love and service March 6, 2020, in Parksley. A resident of Parksley, he previously resided in Olney, Md., and Yorktown, Va., as well as numerous locations throughout the world during his military service. Jim was born May 4, 1947,...

Hazel Crockett

Ms. Hazel Mae Ross Crockett, 86, of Cape Charles, passed away Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born April 27, 1933, in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late John “Jack” Ross and Elizabeth “Betty” East Ross. Ms. Crockett was a homemaker and cherished...
Mr. Robert Curtis “Bob” Prettyman died peacefully March 5, 2020. Bob was born May 21, 1953, the son of the late William S. Prettyman and the late Juanita Colonna Prettyman. He was the husband of the late Holly Prettyman. He is survived by his stepmother, Nancy H. Prettyman, of Franktown;...
Of Nelsonia, VA passed away at his home on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the age of 49.  He is the husband of Antonieta Velasquez.  Born in Guatemala on April 2, 1970 and his parents were the late, Fransisco Escalante Bartolon and Patricia Ortiz.  He worked as a truck...

James S. Pruitt

Mr. James (Jim) S. Pruitt, affectionately known as “Pick,” 78, of Crisfield, Md., and formerly of Tangier Island, died Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Alice Byrd Tawes Nursing Home. Born on Tangier Island Sept. 14, 1941, he was a son of the late Charles and Minnie Dise Pruitt.  He had...
Mr. Charles D. Crowson Jr., age 74, of Newport News, passed away Feb. 27, 2020. He was born on the Eastern Shore Sept. 4, 1945. He graduated from Parksley High School and the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Apprentice School. Charles was a member of Warwick Lodge No....

Phyllis Dunn

Mrs. Phyllis Eileen Carter Dunn, 96, of Marionville, passed away at her residence Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. She was born in Clinchport, Va., to the late Horton Selba Carter and the late Etta Corna Spivey Carter. Her husband was the late Carl Rhea Dunn. She was a retired school teacher, attended...
Mr. Lynn Ernest Stauffer, Sr., 93, husband of Dorothy Boole Stauffer for 74 years and a resident of Melfa, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of East Greenville, Pa., he was the son of the late Ernest Stauffer and the late...