Class Notes

Weddings, Births & More


Sherry Schliesser, M.S. ’79, principal at Kingswood Montessori Magnet Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina, celebrated her 50-year anniversary as an educator.


Frank Dunne ’81 was named solutions advisor at ClikFocus in Colorado Springs, Colorado. ClikFocus is a web development company that focuses on custom and semi-custom software.

Roanoke City Manager Bob Cowell named Deputy Chief Chester R. Smith, Jr. ’84 as the city’s acting police chief. Smith has served on the Roanoke City police force since 1985.

Heide Hotchkiss ’84, residential coordinator at Foxcroft School, received the Jane Lockhart Service Award at the school’s annual awards assembly.

John Ashworth ’84 is the new vice president of strategic accounts at YRC Worldwide, Inc., a Fortune 500 company in Atlanta, Georgia.

Cheryl Hickox ’86 was named director of business development at I95 BUSINESS, a regional B2B news platform in Cockeysville, Maryland. Hickox also volunteers at Swim Across America, Inc., Wellness House of Annapolis and Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Mark Baker ’86 is the new president of 101 Mobility, headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina. Previously, Baker served as the president of franchising at Clockwork Home Services. He also retired from the Army as a lieutenant colonel.

Eddie Morris ’87 joined Mission Essential in Herndon, Virginia, as the senior director of pricing.

Lynchburg (Virginia) City Schools announced that Rose Flaugher ’87 is the new principal at E.C. Glass High School. Flaugher has worked at E.C. Glass since 1999, serving as the athletic director, assistant principal and associate principal.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, has chosen Mark Rader ’89 to serve as its new CEO. Rader has 26 years of healthcare experience, including 16 years of experience as a CEO.

Stacie Marshall ’89 started her business, Marshall Arts Photography, serving as a destination wedding photographer based in Richmond, Virginia.

Doug Johnson ’89 was promoted to senior spokesperson at Bonneville Power Administration in Vancouver, Washington. Johnson has worked at Bonneville Power Administration for more than 12 years.

Marcelo Bravo ’89 was promoted from rail industry solutions manager to director of rail business development at Trapeze Group. Bravo has worked for Trapeze Group since 2015.


Jill Green '90 is returning to Roanoke County Public Schools to serve as the new principal at Northside High School. Previously, Green served as the assistant principal at Northside Middle School and the principal at Glenvar Middle School.

Sonja Twiford ’90 joined Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) as the director of business development for the Department of Energy.

AeroParts Now appointed Mark Cumm ’90 to the newly created position of vice president of sales. Cumm will lead AeroParts Now’s global direct and channel sales activities.  

Maria Moore ’90 was named the senior vice president of global marketing at HireRight in Irvine, California. In this role, Moore oversees all global marketing functions, strategic alliances and the proposal team. Previously, Moore served as the vice president of marketing at DLT Solutions and vice president of field marketing at Deltek.

Steve Shelton ’91, a Radford University instructor of health and human performance, was named the Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (VAHPERD) College/University Physical Educator of the Year for 2019.

Chad Burke ’91 was named IT project manager at Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in Washington, D.C. Burke manages IT projects as part of the FMCSA IT modernization program. Burke served as a colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve.

Mike Kopp ’91 is the new vice president of channel sales at Unite Private Networks.

John Lugar ’91, president and co-founder of Virginia Varsity Transfer, Inc., was recognized as one of the region’s top entrepreneurs by Junior Achievement of Southwest Virginia, Inc.

Scott Arthur ’91 is the new vice president of business development at QOMPLX in Reston, Virginia. Arthur is also a board member at Attacktica, Inc., a veteran-owned cybersecurity services company, and a managing partner at Diversified Outlook Group LLC.

1901 Group LLC named Steve Hamric ’91 its new chief financial officer. Previously, Hamric served as the chief financial officer of TeraThink Corporation.

Susan Painter ’92 was named director of admissions and marketing at Salem Terrace at Harrogate, a Salem, Massachusetts, retirement community managed by Friendship.

Luefras Robinson ’92 is the new program manager/senior communication strategist at Organizational Development Resource Group LLC of Arlington, Virginia.

Susan Badger ’92, coordinator of the secondary learning center in Franklin County Public Schools, is pursuing a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Virginia Tech.

Ashleigh Griffin ’93 was named director of wholesale services at CoreTel Communications in Austin, Texas.

The Carroll County (Virginia) Board of Education Sulphur Spring District has a new member, Bill Sturgill ’94.

Bret Gauthier ’94 was named vice president and talent acquisition consultant at MUFG in Arlington, Texas.

Dana Truxell ’94 started a new position as an account manager at World Kinect Energy Service.

Melissa Racklin ’95 joined Zeta Global as the vice president of enterprise business development. Previously, Racklin served as the vice president of enterprise business development at Epsilon.

Tim Buhler ’95 has been promoted to managing director of sales and relationship management at Oakbrook Solutions in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Buhler has worked at Oakbrook Solutions for 14 years.

Jennifer Keating ’96 was named director for the U.S. Public Sector Partner organization at Cisco in Herndon, Virginia.

Brian Breedlove ’96 is now the security/executive protection specialist at Rees-Jones Holdings LLC in Dallas, Texas. Previously, Breedlove served as the executive protection specialist for BP Capital.

Jason Goyanko ’97 started a new position as a corporate team building instructor at The Trident Approach in Imperial Beach, California. Goyanko is also a freelance drone pilot for GBC Remodeling, a home remodeling business.

Lee Morton ’97 was named enterprise account manager at Nutanix in Washington, D.C.

Richard Veal ’97 is now an associate partner of market research and strategic consulting at Magnolia Innovation in the greater New York City area. In this role, Veal partners with leading biopharma manufacturers and health innovation leaders to develop market research and deliver insights and intelligence.

Jenn Jordan ’97 is the new senior manager of benefits at Extreme Networks in North Carolina.

Jane Bolin ’97, Vice Mayor of Oakland Park, Florida, has been appointed as chair of the global governance committee for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Bolin is the first woman to assume this role.

ESPN sports reporter Marty Smith ’98 was named The Roanoke Times Sports Person of the Decade.

Kyle Brown ’98 has been promoted to president of RDR, Inc. in Centreville, Virginia. RDR, Inc. is a privately held security specialist firm.

Karen M. Peterson ’98 started a position as chief marketing officer with Lenidio in Utah. Lenido is the nation’s leading marketplace for small business loans.

Charlesiah McLean ’99 joined Novartis in the Washington, D.C., metro area as head of talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion.


Founder and president of Bridger Consulting LLC Shannon Price ’00 has a new role as senior business developer of commercial maintenance at Lindgren Landscape of Fort Collins, Colorado.

Capehart Scatchard welcomed Geoffrey Stark ’00 to its School Law Department as a shareholder in its Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office. Previously, Stark served as a deputy attorney general in the Education and Higher Education Section of the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General.

Alex Mereish ’01 was promoted to senior vice president and market manager for PNC Business Banking in Indiana, Missouri, Central Illinois and Southwest Michigan. Based in Indianapolis, he will oversee a team of bankers serving clients in small business, agriculture and healthcare.

Michael Burton ’02 is now the vice president of land development at Lennar in Washington, D.C. Lennar is one of the nation’s leading homebuilders.

John B. Massey ’02, M.S. ’05, graduated from the U.S. Air War College in May 2020.

Emily Hale Toalson ’03, M.S. ’08, was named director of major gifts at the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Richmond, Virginia.

The Bank of Fincastle welcomed Brooke Miller ’03 to its team as a commercial loan officer. Miller has worked in banking for 17 years with experience at Bank of America, Wells Fargo and First Citizens Bank.

Patrick Malecky ’04 has been named chief revenue officer at CompRecovery, Inc. in Richmond, Virginia.

Davis & Elkins College faculty member Melissa A. McCoy ’04 has been promoted to professor of nursing and appointed director of the Davis & Elkins associate degree program in nursing. McCoy has been teaching in Elkins, West Virginia since 2004 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from West Virginia University.

Christopher Lewis ’05, M.S. ’10, is now a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting. Previously, Lewis spent six years serving the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a human resources specialist.

Christopher Davidson ’06, M.S. ’08, was named postdoctoral research and policy analyst for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Previously, Davidson served as a postdoctoral research associate for the Postsecondary Education Research Center (PERC) at University of Tennessee.

Bradley Guin ’06 is the new senior director of product management at Jellyfish in Brighton, United Kingdom.

The Henry County (Virginia) School Board selected Sanville Elementary principal Elizabeth Motley ’06 to be the new principal of Drewry Mason Elementary.

Mary Gary-Ford ’06, ICAC detective for the City of Richmond Police Department, currently serves on the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children (SOVA ICAC) Taskforce, Child Exploitation Taskforce and FBI Joint Child Abduction Rapid Deployment Team (JCARD).

Emily Wise VanderWoude ’06 and Seaton VanderWoude announced the birth of Danielle Frances, born on July 31, 2019. Emily was also recently appointed to the Frederick (Maryland) Public Art Commission for a three-year term (2019-2022).

Shai Cullop ’06, M.S. ’08, and Meredith Oldham Cullop welcomed the birth of Grayson Nathaniel on June 22, 2017.

Arthur Vašarević ’06, MBA ’08, started a new position as a country general manager at Schneider Electric in Croatia.

Patrick Becker ’06 is the new defense and security sales manager at Western Shelter.

TJ Banasik ’07 has been named senior program manager at Microsoft.

Artwork by Tina Butterfield ’07 was purchased by the state of New Mexico and will be permanently displayed in the Hobbs Allied Health Nursing Building at New Mexico Junior College.

Robert Allen Burns ’08 and wife Chelsea Shields Burns welcomed the birth of their daughter, Francesca Victoria Burns, on April 5, 2019.

Karishma Tovey ’08 and Michael Tovey welcomed their son, Blaine Tovey, on April 25, 2019.

Tyler Sigmon, M.S. ’09, started a new position as a marketing and communications coordinator at PCI in Columbia, Maryland.

Erin Brooks Rowe ’09 was promoted from interior designer to market manager at SMBW, PLLC in Richmond, Virginia.

Bryan Wood ’09 joined Altria in Richmond, Virginia, as a data analyst in the corporate audit department.


Kara Clark '10 married Robert Carrington on May 10, 2020, in an intimate outdoor ceremony at a private residence in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. The wedding ceremony was followed by an outdoor reception overlooking the Inlet at sunset.  

Katie Meier ’11 joined FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care in Pinehurst, North Carolina, as a community liaison.

Krystle Virginia Smart ’11 and Brett Jason Werblow were married on April 26, 2019, at King Family Vineyards in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Daniel Testerman ’11, ’13 was named assistant director of campus safety and security at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

Mike Gartland ’11, M.S.W. ’13, joined the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a licensed clinical social worker.

Nicole Gwanzura ’12, MBA ’13, was promoted from coordinator of college programs to program manager of undergraduate programs at Forte Foundation in Washington, D.C.

The Town of Christiansburg has named Alicia Dials, MBA ’13, the new human resources director. Previously, Dials worked in various human resources roles at Radford University for more than 12 years.

Gabe Guglielmo ’13 joined Zscaler as a regional sales manager in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Evan Scott ’14 began his first season as a full-time NBA official in September 2019 after officiating nine regular season games as a non-staff official. Prior to 2019, Scott officiated three seasons in the NBA G League and had five years of college officiating experience in the Big South, ODAC and Capitol Athletic conferences.

Emily Normandy ’14 is the new manager of strategic communications and outreach at the Space Foundation in Washington, D.C.

Jesse Lykins ’15 married Jesse St. Jean ’16 on June 11, 2016 in Floyd, Virginia. Lykins and St. Jean met at Radford University, where they both obtained degrees in music and performed together in several ensembles, including their favorite: jazz band.

Julian Young ’15 joined Thycotic in Washington, D.C. as the manager of business development representatives.

The Twin County Chamber of Commerce in Galax, Virginia welcomed Laura Whitt ’15 as its new executive director.

Jordan Eagle ’16 was awarded a Chandra X-ray Observatory pre-doctoral fellowship to study the origins of cosmic rays at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jimmy Eavers ’16 started a new position as an energy consultant at Sigora Solar in Charlottesville, Virginia. Previously, Eavers served as a site acquisition project coordinator and site acquisition specialist at Shentel.

Jamie Summers ’16 was promoted from corporate account manager to enterprise account manager at HashiCorp in London, United Kingdom.
Mark Tanner ’16 joined American Express as a field marketing agent in Norfolk, Virginia.

Anna Graham ’16 was featured in Professional Remodeler magazine as an awardee of the 2020 Forty Under 40. Graham launched her company, Anna Graham Interiors, in December 2018.

Michael Matthews ’18 and Hannah Matthews ’19 were married on June 31, 2019. The Matthews welcomed a son, Kayden William Matthews, on November 17, 2019.

Maddie White ’18 has been promoted to assistant director of operations at Rhino Sports & Entertainment Services in Lynchburg, Virginia. Previously, White served as an account operations assistant and as event staff.

Athena Beidler ’18 has been promoted to in-charge accountant at Lanigan, Ryan, Malcolm & Doyle, P.C. in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

Jared Tyler Hutchens ’19 married McKenzie Lea Moore ’19 on December 22, 2019. Hutchens graduated from Officer Candidate School and was commissioned into the U.S. Marines Corps as a second lieutenant. He then graduated from The Basic School and is now stationed in Twentynine Palms, California, where he is finishing training as a communications officer. Moore started her nursing career at Inova Health System in Loudoun, Virginia, and is now working in an emergency room in southern California.

Jarid Weddle ’19 is now the digital marketing account manager at Practice Promotions in Richmond, Virginia.

John Laufer ’19 accepted a sales development representative position at Squelch, a customer experience optimization software company based in Redwood City, California.



Mary M. Whitmore ’36 of Frederick, Maryland, November 5, 2019.


Virginia E. Quillen ’43 of Waynesboro, Virginia, August 8, 2019.

Rheda Dalton Wheeler ’43 of Narrows, Virginia, November 23, 2019.

Virginia Ramsey Layman ’43 of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, December 29, 2019.

Dorothy E. Haynes ’44 of Tulsa, Oklahoma, September 21, 2019.

Reba A. Hicks ’47 of Virginia Beach, Virginia, June 25, 2020.

Geneva Hodges ’48 of Danville, Virginia, November 22, 2019.

Anne Y. Morris ’48 of Chesapeake, Virginia, February 1, 2020.

Mary F. Datig ’49 of Gate City, Virginia, August 16, 2019.

Bobby J. Wampler ’49 of Wytheville, Virginia, October 26, 2019.

Carolyn V. Eggleston ’49 of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, December 21, 2019.


Jean Layne Blankenship ’51 of Pulaski, Virginia, June 28, 2019.

Gertrude C. Gillespie ’51 of Pearisburg, Virginia, August 23, 2019.

Peggy H. Cirelli ’51 of Radford, Virginia, November 13, 2019.

Estelle Davis ’51 of Virginia Beach, March 23, 2020.

Hallie V. Currin ’51 of Hillsville, Virginia, March 12, 2020.

Eunice I. Starkey ’51 of Java, Virginia, April 4, 2020.

Katie M. Compton ’51 of Charlottesville, Virginia, April 21, 2020.

Ann E. Jones ’52 of Winchester, Virginia, January 2, 2020.

Alice M. Meacom ’52 of Chesapeake, Virginia, May 13, 2020.

Elliouise R. Little ’53 of Dallas, Texas, October 7, 2019.

Mary T. Thomas ’53 of Richmond, Virginia, Feburary 8, 2020.

Elizabeth A. Ramsay ’54 of Wilmington, Delaware, November 5, 2019.

Mary L. Winton ’54 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, February 16, 2020.

Doris L. Gross ’55 of Roanoke, Virginia, December 20, 2019.

Mary E. Prior ’56 of Lexington Park, Maryland, November 6, 2019.

Betty Mabry ’56 of Pembroke, Virginia, January 30, 2020.

Mary R. Gallimore ’56 of Williamsburg, Virginia, April 20, 2020.

Barbara M. Hassell ’57 of Bedford, Virginia, September 28, 2019.

Elizabeth A. Sumner ’58 of Richmond, Virginia, September 17, 2019.

Louwanda J. Bryant ’58 of Ladson, South Carolina, January 1, 2020.

Valla Ree Lawson Myers ’59 of Daleville, Virginia, October 26, 2019.

Glenda Dalton ’59, M.S. ’70, of Hillsville, Virginia, July 7, 2020.

Opal Martin ’59, M.S. ’77, of Salem, Virginia, December 1, 2019.


Marguerite A. Crews ’60 of Roanoke, Virginia, November 4, 2019.

Myrna F. Rockwell ’60, M.S. ’67, of Petersburg, Virginia, November 5, 2019.

Wilma G. Egas ’60 of Virginia Beach, Virginia, December 26, 2019.

Doris R. Bardusch ’60 of Yorktown, Virginia, March 26, 2020.

Amanda Hanks ’61, M.S. ’67, of Franklin, Virginia, January 1, 2020.

Joyce D. McLemore ’61 of Roanoke, Virginia, April 28, 2020.

Jean Piercy Chestnutt ’61 of Williamsburg, Virginia, May 26, 2020.

Vada L. Boyd ’62, M.S. ’66, of Fairlawn, Virginia, January 3, 2020.

Elizabeth H. Lamons ’62 of Roanoke, Virginia, May 15, 2020.

Anne D. Smith ’63 of Moneta, Virginia, February 26, 2020.

Margaret A. Amos ’64, of Critz, Virginia, October 4, 2019.

Shirley G. Vasy ’64 of Harrisonburg, Virginia, October 27, 2019.

Wilton M. Rhea, M.S. ’64, of Saltville, Virginia, February 19, 2020.

Martha C. McConnell ’64 of Chester, New Jersey, May 24, 2020.

Emily Sue Pope ’65 of Christiansburg, Virginia, June 29, 2019.

Robert L. Fariss, M.S. ’65, of Roanoke, Virginia, January 12, 2020.

Gilbert C. Brittle, M.S. ’65, of Bowling Green, Virginia, March 10, 2020.

Joanne Self Paugh-Payne ’66 of Madison Heights, Virginia, September 1, 2019.

Omar G. Ross, M.S. ’66, of Christiansburg, Virginia, October 5, 2019.

J. L. Williams ’66 of Crofton, Maryland, February 20, 2020.

Elizabeth C. Brooks ’66 of Roanoke, Virginia, April 19, 2020.

Linda S. Duncan ’66, M.S. ’69, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 4, 2019.

Patricia Shields ’67 of Sterling, Virginia, April 20, 2020.

William L. Dail, M.S. ’67, of Lynchburg, Virginia, January 13, 2020.

Barbara-lyn Belcher ’65, of Wintergreen, Virginia, July 24, 2020.

Robert R. Young, M.S. ’67, of Radford, Virginia, March 17, 2020.

Carl R. Tacy, M.S. ’67, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, April 2, 2020.

Merry A. Rucci ’67 of West Hartford, Connecticut, May 2, 2020.

Carol J. Tuning ’68 of Frankfort, Kentucky, December 3, 2019.

Martha L. Shelton ’68, M.S. ’77, of Pulaski, Virginia, January 11, 2020.

Victoria Fuller Thacker ’69 of Roanoke, Virginia, November 26, 2019.

Patricia Elizabeth Ingham Barrett of Pilot, Virginia, November 28, 2019.

Janie C. Hinson ’69 of Catawba, Virginia, December 19, 2019.

Dawn M. Gill, M.S. ’69, of Roanoke, Virginia, December 20, 2019.

Sally F. Blanchard ’69 of Williamsburg, Virginia, February 22, 2020.


Rosa F. Satterfield ’70 of South Boston, Virginia, April 28, 2020.

Barbara B. Langford, M.S. ’71, of Salisbury, North Carolina, November 19, 2019.

Susan E. Spotts ’71 of Fishersville, Virginia, February 27, 2020.

Elizabeth D. Cochran ’72 of Christiansburg, Virginia, September 30, 2019.

Linda L. Coleman ’72, M.S. ’80, of Roanoke, Virginia, December 28, 2019.

Nina Giles ’72, M.S. ’89, of Chatham, Virginia, January 6, 2020.

Charles A. VanLear, M.S. ’73, of Roanoke, Virginia, May 18, 2019.

Elizabeth A. Toms ’73 of Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, April 11, 2020.

William Glenn Clingempeel, M.A. ’73, of Florence, South Carolina, December 23, 2019.

Donald R. Massie, M.S. ’74, of Blacksburg, Virginia, October 18, 2019.

Cynthia Sue Fisher ’74 of Roanoke, Virginia, May 23, 2019.

Harold D. Miller, M.A. ’74, of Lexington, North Carolina, May 2, 2020.

Carol S. Brenner ’75 of Fincastle, Virginia, October 14, 2019.

Elizabeth B. Graham ’75 of Radford, Virginia, September 17, 2019.

Sally A. Pierce ’75 of Blacksburg, Virginia, September 25, 2019.

Frances Dirks Davis ’75 of Mechanicsville, Virginia, February 4, 2020.

Hannah J. Hobbs-Roulstone ’75 of Alexandria, Virginia, May 26, 2020.

Mary L. Burnley, M.S. ’75, of Roanoke, Virginia, June 12, 2020.

Vicky F. Smedley ’76, M.S. ’81, of Bedford, Virginia, December 2, 2019.

Shirley Peterson ’76 of Hiwassee, Virginia, December 29, 2019.

Rosanna Reaser, M.S. ’77, of Princeton, West Virginia, April 28, 2020.

John E. Watts, M.S. ’77, of West Jefferson, North Carolina, June 9, 2020.

Victoria C. Sullivan ’78 of Reston, Virginia, April 1, 2020.

Thomas M. Huggins ’78 of Bristol, Virginia, June 26, 2020.

Richard K. Culbertson, M.S. ’79, of Blacksburg, Virginia, January 24, 2020.

Ruth A. Bryant ’79 of Wytheville, Virginia, February 8, 2020.

Betsy A. Brendle ’79, M.S. ’81, of State Road, North Carolina, March 3, 2020.

Ann M. Rice ’79, of Fairfax, Virginia, January 11, 2020.


Terry W. Lowery ’80 of Christiansburg, Virginia, November 13, 2019.

Julie Elizabeth Scherrep ’81 of Roanoke, Virginia, February 5, 2020.

Steven D. Watson, M.S. ’81, of Radford, Virginia, March 19, 2020.

Gwendolyn S. Tinsley ’83 of Richmond, Virginia, April 18, 2020.

James B. Link ’83 of Newport, Virginia, June 26, 2020.

Charles A. Downs ’84 of Cincinnati, Ohio, February 17, 2020.

Paul E. Bishop ’85 of Graham, North Carolina, February 21, 2020.

Wanda S. Smith ’86 of Roanoke, Virginia, August 15, 2019.

William B. Mowe ’86 of Lawrenceville, Georgia, April 26, 2020.

Russell C. Capps ’89 of Kensington, Maryland, August 19, 2019.

Timothy R. White ’89, MBA ’91, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, June 20, 2020.


Debra S. Tudor ’90 of Bumpass, Virginia, January 3, 2020.

Janet P. Harrell ’91 of Meadows of Dan, Virginia, May 15, 2020.

Christopher R. Hodges ’92 of Roanoke, Virginia, August 18, 2019.

David D. Jervey, MBA ’92, of Radford, Virginia, May 2, 2020.

Grace Leary, M.S. ’93, of Radford, Virginia, February 16, 2020.

Benjamin M. Woods ’95 of Ferrum, Virginia, July 5, 2020.

Jennifer Lynn Elian ’96 of Leesburg, Virginia, March 10, 2020.

Tony D. Moser ’97 of Danville, Virginia, June 24, 2020.

Aaron H. Faulkner ’98 of Bland, Virginia, March 29, 2020.

Richard A. Baynton, MBA ’98, of Roanoke, Virginia, March 20, 2020.

Karen D. Winesett, M.S. ’98, of Galax, Virginia, July 6, 2020.


Joseph D. Parker ’05 of Roanoke, Virginia, November 16, 2019.

John K. Purifoy, M.S. ’08, of Bristol, Virginia, November 6, 2019.

Bradley J. Mitchell ’08 of Chantilly, Virginia, May 8, 2020.


Erin M. McPherson ’11 of Alexandria, Virginia, September 13, 2019.

Jacob S. Pillis, M.S. ’15, of Salem, Virginia, April 10, 2020.

Brooke D. Riley ’16 of Middletown, Maryland, October 29, 2019.

Scott W. Ratigan ’19 of Gainesville, Virginia, January 17, 2020.

Katherine J. Harris ’19 of Salem, Virginia, February 5, 2020.

Mercedes D. Scales ’19 of Falls Church, Virginia, June 7, 2020.


Aris E. Lobo Perez of Culpeper, Virginia, September 12, 2019.

Wayne T. Swain of Roanoke, Virginia, December 15, 2019.

Kyle Glenn Landis of Stephens City, Virginia, January 25, 2020.


Gwendolyn Hope Douty Hepp of Springfield, Virginia, August 16, 2019.

Christopher L. Vail of Troutville, Virginia, August 16, 2019.

Christopher M. Olenik of Los Angeles, California, September 9, 2019.

Charmaine Hahn Downs of Bardstown, Kentucky, September 21, 2019.

Elizabeth A. Ramsay of Wilmington, Delaware, November 5, 2019.

Carolyn V. Eggleston of Bassett, Virginia, December 21, 2019.

Edward T. Van Lear II of Christiansburg, Virginia, December 21, 2019.


Richard E. Worringham of Christiansburg, Virginia, September 27, 2019.

John P. Helm of Saint Charles, Missouri, September 30, 2019.

Alice C. Bond of New River, Virginia, November 19, 2019.

Juergen Gerlach of Radford, Virginia, November 11, 2019.

Elizabeth Ann Dawson Campbell of Floyd, Virginia, November 16, 2019.

Patricia Elizabeth Ingham Barrett of Pilot, Virginia, November 28, 2019.

Troy D. Arnold of Pulaski, Virginia, December 3, 2019.

John J. Bradstreet of Andover, New York, December 28, 2019.

John M. McPhail of Matthews, North Carolina, January 2, 2020.

Raymond R. Kirby of Floyd, Virginia, January 27, 2020.

Sean M. McDonough of Jacksonville, North Carolina, January 30, 2020.

Bobby R. Hickman of Pulaski, Virginia, February 4, 2020.

Jo H. Thomas of Dublin, Virginia, March 6, 2020.

Rebecca T. Hamilton of Parrott, Virginia, March 11, 2020.

Mary S. David of Venice, Florida, April 17, 2020.

Patricia L. Hix of Dublin, Virginia, June 3, 2020.


Thomas L. Tilley of Radford, Virginia, September 21, 2019.

Gordon Clinton King Jr. of Charlotte, North Carolina, September 25, 2019.

Jacqueline L. Painter of Fairlawn, Virginia, October 27, 2019.

Bittle Wilson Porterfield III of Roanoke, Virginia, November 29, 2019.

Robert D. Suess of Neenah, Wisconsin, December 22, 2019.

Russell L. Davis of Elkton, Virginia, February 7, 2020.

Lilli Hawes of Radford, Virginia, February 10, 2020.