Obituaries

Mrs. Viola Tilley Koontz, wife of the late Paul William Koontz and a resident of Exmore, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at her residence. A native of New Windsor, Md., she was the daughter of the late William D. Tilley and the late Zora Testermen Tilley. She was...

Sarah Payne Erwin

Mrs. Sarah Payne Erwin, 81, wife of the late Robert W. Erwin Sr. and a resident of Exmore, formerly of Richmond, Va., passed away Tuesday, June 17, 2020, at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox. A native of Clifton Forge, Va., she was the daughter of the late Ira Jerome...

Ellen Jones Custis

Mrs. Ellen Jones Custis, 88, wife of the late Milton Nock Custis Jr., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, surrounded by loved ones at her home on the Custis Family Farm in Pungoteague. Born February 6, 1932, in Pungoteague, she was the daughter of the late John...

Ted A. Painter

Lt. Ted A. Painter, USN, retired, passed away quietly at his home in Bloxom, on June 17, 2020, which was fittingly his 54th wedding anniversary with his late wife Alexann Painter. A decorated veteran of the United States Navy, Lt. Painter enlisted in the Naval Reserve at the age of...
Ms. Cindy Holland Milliner, 73, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born May 27, 1947, in Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late Roley Lee Holland and the late Madeline Parks Holland. Cindy retired from the Virginia Department of Corrections, where she...
Mr. William Doyle “Bill” Robertson Jr., 71, loving husband of Betty Dean Robertson, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, at his home on Tangier Island. Born April 1, 1949, in Richmond, Va., he was the son of the late William Doyle Robertson Sr. and the late Frances Whittaker Robertson. Bill...
Mrs. Barbara Ann Reulbach MacPhee, 59, of Onancock, passed away Friday, June 12, 2020, at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Va. Born Nov. 16, 1960, in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Michelina Farrugia Blaset. Barbara was a home health caregiver and worked at The Blarney...
Mr. Samuel Adam Alexander, 79, passed away Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Exmore, surrounded by his loving family and friends. Sam was born May 15, 1941, in Tallulah, La., and attended Louisiana Tech where he received a BS and MS in botany. He served in the Army during the Vietnam...
Mr. Roy Edward Shreaves, 45, a resident of Bloxom, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020. A native of Accomack County, he was a proud graduate of Arcadia High School and was a jack-of-all-trades. Roy had a smile that could light up a whole room and he never met a stranger....

Dennis Bugar

Mr. Dennis “Denny” Bugar, 67, loving husband, father, son-in-law, brother, grandfather, and friend passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020. Denny was born March 29, 1953, to the late Albert and Helen (Podrosky) Bugar. He was a dedicated science teacher and assistant athletic director at Ringgold High School for over 30 years....