Richard G. Shore - Middlesex Co VRS Life Member September 25, 2022
Richard G. Shore, 80, of Hartfield passed away on September 25, 2022. Richard was born in Queens, NY to the late Harry & Catherine Shore. He graduated from Seaford High School, Seaford, NY.
He is survived by his wife of almost 58 years Barbara Shore; son Richard M. Shore of Kilmarnock, daughter Lisa Shore (Steve Difazio) of CA; grandchildren Ashley Lewis Horne (Brandon) of FL, Christopher Lewis (Julia) of CA, and Roger Runyon of VA; great grandchildren Mackenzie, Kirra, Kambrie, Roger, Gabriel and Autumn; step great grandchildren Caleb, Dylan and Aria; sister Julia Ranieri of FL and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Richard was retired SFC in the Army. He earned the Purple Heart & Bronze Star in Vietnam. He retired from Fort Eustis in 1981 after 20 years service. He worked at Virginia Power Surry Nuclear Power Plant as a mechanic for 22 years and was also an EMT for 9 of these years. After retiring he joined Middlesex County Volunteer Rescue Squad as an EMT in 2005, holding several positions on the board. He is a Life Member of the Rescue Squad.
A memorial service will be held at Middlesex County Volunteer Rescue Squad 17684 General Puller Hwy, Deltaville, VA, October 8, 2022 at 2 PM. A celebration of life will continue after at the rescue squad.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Middlesex County Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO Box 98, Deltaville, VA.
VAVRS Chaplain Emeritus A. Page Entsminger passed away Monday July 25, 2022
Past President, Life Member, and Hall of Fame member Page Entsminger passed away on Monday evening following a lengthy illness.
The service will be Friday, July 29 at 2:00 PM at the Lexington Baptist Church, 75 Old Farm Road in Lexington. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the church.
A reception will be held at the church following the internment. The obituary will be posted later this week.
Condolences can be sent to the family at: Edie Entsminger, 4 Cedar Drive, Lexington, VA 24450
Submitted by Ken Morgan
Ashby Page Entsminger, 86, of Lexington went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, July 25, 2022, at Carilion Rockbridge Community Hospital.
Born Jan. 8, 1936, in Rockbridge County, he was a son of the late Charles W. Entsminger Sr. and Sadie Alice Clark Entsminger.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles W. Entsminger Jr., Jennings H. Entsminger and James Nelson Entsminger; and two sisters, Rosa Hayslette and Cornelia Conner.
Page was employed by Burlington Industries for 43 years as a division planning manager. He was a member of Lexington Baptist Church where he served in numerous offices.
Page joined the Lexington Volunteer Rescue Squad in 1970, holding many offices including captain and treasurer. He became a member of the Virginia Association of Volunteer Rescue Squads in 1972. He was awarded Life Member of the State Association and was inducted into the Rescue Hall of Fame. Page was also awarded Chaplain Emeritus on Sept. 28, 2013, for his many years serving as chaplain of the State Association.
Page served his country in the military for two years and was stationed in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Edith; sons Steven W. Entsminger and Michael A. Entsminger; daughter Vicky Saunders (Gordon); and four grandchildren, Lyndsey Saunders, Kyle Saunders, Jonathan Entsminger and Jacob Entsminger; sister Susie McCulley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, July 29, at Lexington Baptist Church by Dr. Michael Wilburn and Pastor Michael Saunders. The family will receive friends one hour before the service.
Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Lexington Baptist Church Building Fund, 75 Old Farm Road, Lexington, VA 24450.
Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory. N-G