Jack White: County Supervisor, Bridge-Tunnel Commissioner, Shore Memorial Board Member

1549040_profile_picMarch 26, 2015

John “Jack” Williams White, Sr., 88, passed away Wednesday, March 25, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Nassawadox. A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, March 29, at Christ Episcopal Church Cemetery in Eastville with Rev. Daniel Crockett and Rev. Jonathan Carpenter officiating.

Mr. White was a Cape Charles native and served in numerous positions of distinction, including as a Northampton County Supervisor, a Board Member of Shore Memorial Hospital, and a Commissioner of Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. He was a retired salesman for Dunn and Bradstreet and a member of Christ Episcopal Church.

Mr. White was the husband of the late Lucy Addison Restein White and the son of the late Richard Read White and the late Jessie Williams White. He is survived by a son, John William White, Jr., and his wife, Carin, of Virginia Beach; a granddaughter, Brooke White of Virginia Beach, and a niece, Linda White Volner and her husband, Rick, of Onancock. [Read more…]


11/15 Service for Dorris Fauber, Father of Dave Fauber

November 12, 2014

Dorris Wilson Fauber, 94, died October 31 at his home on Jacobia Lane. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 15, at Holmes Presbyterian Church, Cheriton. The family will receive friends at 2496 Jacobia Lane following the service.

Mr. Fauber was born September 7, 1920, in Amherst County, the son of the late Massie Hewitt Fauber and Mary Frances Carpenter Fauber. He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Amanda Ann Powell Fauber, and three sisters, Audrey “Peg” Campbell, Mary “Zid” Brandon, and Frances “Beese” Beverley. He is survived by three brothers, Bernard Massey Fauber of Pauma Valley, California, Melvin Cecil Fauber and Fred Lloyd Fauber, both of Lynchburg ; four children, Pamela F. Kupiec and husband John of Mathews; Doris F. Strickler and husband Michael of Lexington; David W. Fauber and wife Donna of Oyster; Michael P. Fauber and wife Connie of Dallas, TX; eight grandchildren: Scott Kupiec, Matthew Strickler, Amanda Green, Battaile Fauber, Joseph Fauber, Abigail Fauber, Caleb Fauber, and Ruth Dean; and four great grandchildren. [Read more…]

Harold Goffigon, 95, Cape Charles Native

goffigonNovember 12, 2014

Harold Thomas Goffigon, 95, husband of Jewell Hallett Goffigon and a resident of Roanoke Rapids, NC, formerly of Cheriton, passed away Wednesday, November 12, at Bayberry Retirement Inn in Roanoke Rapids. A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, November 15, at Cape Charles Cemetery with Rev. Elizabeth Lutz officiating.

Mr. Goffigon was born November 9, 1919, in Cape Charles, the eldest son of William John Goffigon and Madge Wilkins Goffigon. An WW II Army veteran, he served in France and Germany. For 17 years he worked as a mechanic for VEPCO in Hampton. At age 38, he came home to the Eastern Shore to begin his farming career. He raised primarily potatoes, but soybeans, grain, tomatoes, and strawberries as well. He was a lifelong member of Cheriton Baptist Church. He is survived by his daughter Ruby Kay Goffigon Ricks and son-in-law James Wesley Ricks of Roanoke Rapids, NC, and his sister, Esther Goffigon Maxey of Hopewell, grandsons Ryan Thomas Ricks of Wilmington, NC, and William Blake Ricks of Roanoke Rapids. In addition to his wife of 56 years, he was predeceased by two sisters, Ann Goffigon Brewbaker and Margueritte Goffigon Jennings, and two brothers, Eugene Kay Goffigon, and Franklin Nathaniel Goffigon. [Read more…]

“Butch” Sayers, 64, Retired Mechanic

November 5, 2014

Irving Edward “Butch” Sayers, Jr., 64, husband of the late Denise Thornes Sayers and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Tuesday, November 4, at his residence.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday, November 8, at Cape Charles Cemetery with Rev. Jonathan Carpenter officiating.

Family will join friends at Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 to 7:30.

Mr. Sayers was born March 18, 1950, in Eastville, the son of the late Irving E. Sayers, Sr. He was a retired A.S.E. Certified Auto Mechanic and member of the Corvette Club of the Eastern Shore. [Read more…]

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Larry McAllen, 66, Retired Bayshore Concrete Employee

October 31, 2014

Larry Wayne McAllen, 66, husband of Margaret Ann McAllen and a Cape Charles resident, passed away Thursday, October 30, at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk.

A graveside service will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, at Capeville Masonic Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating. Flowers will be accepted.

Mr. McAllen was born October 30, 1948, in Cape Charles, the son of the late William Wesley McAllen and the late Myrtle Frances Swift McAllen. He retired from Bayshore Concrete after 43 years of service.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two children, Heather M. Pisarcik and her husband, Mark, of Norfolk, Jessica M. Smith and her husband, Keith, of Cheriton; a granddaughter, Madison Jane Pisarcik of Norfolk; and two nieces, Natalie McAllen and Carolyn Phillips. He was predeceased by a son, Larry Wayne McAllen, Jr.; a brother, William McAllen; and a special aunt, Ella Mae Godwin. [Read more…]

Vilette Robins Service Thursday

August 27, 2014

Vilette Elizabeth Travis Robins, 90, the wife of her late husband of 54 years, the Rev. Chester M. Robins Jr., passed away Sunday, August 24, in Greenville, NC, where she had lived the past six years.

A graveside service will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, August 28, at Cape Charles Cemetery with Rev. Jack D. Pruitt officiating.

Mrs. Robins was born on May 29, 1924, at Arlington Farm, Capeville, the daughter of the late Bryan Travis and the late Elnor Mister Travis. She was raised on the Eastern Shore and graduated from Cape Charles High School. She lived for 84 years in the Delmarva states. On their retirements in 1983 she and her husband returned from Richmond to their hometown, Cape Charles. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Cape Charles. [Read more…]

Robert Moore, 77, Cheriton Native

August 27, 2014

Master Sgt. Robert Francis Moore, 77, a resident of Virginia Beach,  passed away Monday, August 25, at Norfolk Sentara Heart Hospital. A funeral service will be conducted 12 noon Friday, August 29, at Thalia Lynn Baptist Church, 4392 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, with Rev. Perry Crouch officiating. Interment will follow the service at Capeville Masonic Cemetery in Capeville at 4 p.m. with Pastor Joe West officiating. Family will join friends at the church two hours prior to the service.

Mr. Moore was born September 5, 1936, in Cheriton, the son of the late John Matthew Moore and the late Maggie Elliott Moore. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force and the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, and was a member of VFW 3809, American Legion Post #110, Norfolk Moose Lodge #39, Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp #484, and a Navy Tae Kwon Do instructor. [Read more…]

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Richmond-Area Service Planned for Gary Lee King, 65

August 20, 2014

Gary Lee King, 65, passed away Friday, August 15, at his Tazewell Avenue residence in Cape Charles. A celebration of life service will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, August 24, at Woodlake United Methodist Church, 15640 Chesterfield Dr., Chesterfield, near Richmond.

Mr. King was born September 27, 1948, in Northern Virginia, the son of the late G. Leroy King and the late Amy Brown King. He was a Management Information Systems technician for VCU School of Pharmacy and previously lived in Richmond.

He is survived by his former wife and dedicated companion, Joy Pelletier; two children, Christopher L. King and wife Amy, and Michael J. King, all of California; a brother, William L. King and wife Kathy, of Richmond; two grandchildren, Delaney and Deklan King of California; and his extended family at VCU School of Pharmacy. [Read more…]

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