VAVRS Family and Friends and 2017 VAVRS Memorial Service Page

Agencies and Members, if you have information with regard to any of our VAVRS Family and Friends Please send information to:  VAVRS Chaplain.


Continue to keep Janet Weymoth of Chesterfield Insurers in our prayers.
Her address is 10330 Marsha Mae Drive, Quinton, VA 23141.

Also Lynette Brown of Richmond Aux. father has been quite ill.
Send thinking of you cards to her at 8065 Rosehill Drive 
Mechanicsville, VA 23111.

Joyce Atkins AVAVRS Life member continues to deal with health
problems. Thinking of you cards to her at
4911 Oakley Lane Richmond VA 23231.

Forest View Aux. lost long time member recently.
Dorothy Reed. Send sympathy cards to her daughter
Betty Conners  8532 Hann Road Chesterfield VA 23236.
posted at request of Ailease Short, AVAVRS President 11-20-17



James Sydnor Cook, age 66, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away
November 19, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents,
Carl Cook and Lillian Hoover and a sister, Barbara Sayles.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Moseley Cook; his daughter,
Tanya Cook; his son, Jamie Cook; his granddaughter,
Carli Cook; his brother, Harold Cook and wife Joyce;
his sister, Shelby Jewell; and special nieces, Brenda,
Linda and Brittany. Funeral services will be conducted
11:00 a.m. Thursday at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville
with interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Lawrenceville.
The family will receive friends Thursday from
10:00 to 11:00 a.m., prior to the service, at the
funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made
to the Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department,
400 N Main St., Lawrenceville, VA 23868.

His wife address is 1860 Lawrenceville Plank Road
Lawrenceville VA 23868

posted at request of Ailease Short, AVAVRS President 11-20-17


Carlton Hudson, Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad, will have family
visitation on Sunday November 12th from 6pm to 8pm at
Nash/ Storke Funeral Home, 131 3rd St. in Colonial Beach.
Funeral will be Monday November 13th at 1pm at Colonial Beach
Baptist Church, located at 10 Garfield Ave.

It is with sadness that we report that James Carlton Hudson, age 89,
of the Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad passed away early this morning.
Carlton had just recently been discharged from the hospital and was
recuperating at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Fredericksburg. 
It was at HealthSouth where he passed away. 
Carlton was a VAVRS Life Member, VAVRS District 10 Life Member,
former VAVRS District 8 Vice President and held just about every
elected office in the Colonial Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad. 
He also had worked at LifeCare, where he drove the wheelchair van. 
His patients all loved him, just as each of us did also.
Carlton will be remembered as a very dedicated volunteer and
having a passion of helping others.

posted at request Kevin Dillard, VAVRS Life Member 11-07-17
Keep Clayton Lester, VAVRS Life Member, in your prayers.  He is recovering at home from a fall.

You can send cards to:
Clayton Lester
115 James Road
Danville, VA  24541

posted at request VAVRS Chaplain 11-04-17

Please keep Lin Matthews, VAVRS Life Member, in your prayers.  Lin is recovering from recent surgery and health concerns.

You can send cards to:
Lin Matthews

14111 Puritan Rd
Chesterfield, VA  23838

posted at request VAVRS Chaplain 11-04-17

Please keep Margie Vassar in your prayers.  Maggie is the wife of VAVRS Life Member Roger Vassar.  She has been in the hospital and dealing with health concerns.

You can send cards to:
Margie Vassar
504 Pigeon Run Rd
Gladys, VA  24554

posted at request VAVRS Chaplain 11-04-17

Please keep Karen Wagner, VAVRS Life Member, in your prayers. Karen is dealing with health concerns.

You can send cards to:
Karen Wagner
P O Box 742
Woodstock, VA 22664

posted at request VAVRS Chaplain 11-04-17


Agencies and Members, please send information regarding VAVRS members that have passed away between September 1, 2016 and August 31, 2017 to: 


(Names are listed in alphabetical order)

Kayla E. Albert - Newport VRS Aux

Linda P. Aldhizer - Staunton-Augusta RS Aux

Ronald W. Alsup – St Charles VRS

Peggy A. Altice - Vinton FAC Aux

Mary E. Arey - Stuart Draft RS

Lauren W. Arrington - Clifton Forge RS

Paul T. Beeler - Madison Co RS

James R. Berry - Madison Co RS

Gerald E. "Jerry" Blankenship - Covington RS

Larry K. Brie – Clifton Forge RS & Covington RS

Nicholas J. Briganti – LifeCare MT and Chancellor VF&R

Frederick M. Broccolo – Chancellor VF&R & LifeCare MT

Anne E. Brown – Holly Grove VRS

Russell C. Brungard – Greater Manassas VRS Aux

Clarence T. Cash Jr - Stuarts Draft RS

Sandra K. "Sandy" Clark - Greater Manssas VRS & Aux

Sandra L. Bockey Clem - Millwood Station VF & R Aux

Willis H. Connell – Forest View VRS

Virginia W. Coppedge – Madison Co RS

Ruth P. Dalton – Hopewell EC

Eugene T. Edmonds Sr - Renan VFD

Dennis L. Edwards – Brunswick VRS

Bethany M. Franklin - Bedford F&R

Thomas A. Gwaltney – Surry VRS

Edward R. “Eddie” Hall – Westmoreland County VRS

Herbert B. Hammock - Northumberland RS

Earl E. Harris Jr. - Staunton-Augusta RS

Ryan F. Hubbard - Christiansburg RS

John S. Hutton IV - Greater Manassas VRS

Ian T. Johns – LifeCare MT

Elva R. “Ray” Johnson – Forest View VRS Aux

Carol Kenney - West Hanover VRS Aux

Georgia A. Kerns – Shawnee FD

Constance "Connie" Klopsis - Colonial Beach VRS Aux

John R. Laronda - Altavista FC

Wilma M. Leiss - Broadway ES Aux

Ruth R. Lynch – Cave Spring FA & RS Aux

Jeffrey L. McCoy – Longshop McCoy VFD & FA

Henri G. Moore Jr. – Hanover Fire EMS

Madeline T. Moore – Chase City RS Auxilary

James W. “Jimmy” Musselman IV – Colonial Beach VRS

Charles K. Nicely – Lexington FD

Dylan E. Patterson - Richmond VRS

Deacon Louis I. Pettigrew Jr. – Concord RS

Samuel D. Piercy Jr. - Southside RS

Sharene M. Powell - LifeCare MT

Mitchell L. Reynolds - Stuarts Draft RS

Larry F. Rhodes – Southside VA EC

Elsie L. Rinker – Millwood Station VF & R Aux

John J. Robertson - Renan VFD

Betty J. “BJ” Rohr – Staunton-Augusta RS

Jerry J. Skalsky – Prince George VEC

Willie M. Smith Jr. – Nansemond-Suffolk VRS

Joe P. Snead - Washington Co LSC

Thomas M. Snead - Vinton FAC

James E. Sowder – Blacksburg VRS

Christine E. Spicer – Fredericksburg VRS Aux

Ruth G. Stedman – Bristol LSC Aux

Sherri Strader – Stuarts Draft RS

Frances "Darlene" Taylor - Madison Co RS

Nancy C. Taylor - Cave Spring FA & RS Aux

Arthur "Pee Wee" Wallace - Lexington FD

Walter S. Weaver - Christiansburg RS

Herman E. “Gene” Wells – Southside VA EC

Charles K. “Chuck” White – Henrico VRS

Michael L. "Doday" Wolfe - Lebanon LSC

Vickie Woods - Castlewood F & R

Justin R. "Scooter" Yurong - Washington Co LSC


VAVRS Chaplain.