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“The great spirit of all war veterans, including UN soldiers and patriots, who devoted and sacrificed everything for the freedom and peace of this country, will be remembered in our hearts forever.” - Park Geun-hye, President, South Korea

IN MEMORIAM 2008-2014

Richard W. Smith, Sr.

Richard Wilson Smith, Sr., 84, of Winchester, Virginia, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in the VA Medical Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia. Mr. Smith was born in Franklin, West Virginia, the son of the late Justin and Bessie Smith. He was a Veteran having served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1950 to 1953, achieving the rank of SFC and receiving a Purple Heart. <more>

Paul E. Berry

Paul Elwood Berry, 83, of Winchester, VA, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at a local nursing home. Mr. Berry was born January 29, 1931in Moorefield, WV, the son of the late Rueben Albert and Eura Velma Weese Berry. He was married to the late Barbara Allyn Anderson Berry. <more>

Floyd A. Barley

Born April 6, 1933, Died December 28, 2013. Floyd Allen Barley of Stephens City, who was appointed Winchester chief of police in 1980, graduated from Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) in 1975 with an associate degree in applied science with a police science specialization.   <more>

Henry M. Mast

Henry M. Mast, 79, of Winchester, VA, formerly of Goshen, IN, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at the Winchester Medical Center. Mr. Mast was born Nov. 25, 1933, in Kosciusko County, IN, son of the late Martin E. Mast and Susie Hochstetler Mast. He was a sales representative in the RV and mobile home industry. Mr. Mast served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.   <more>

Charles H. (Jack) Patton  

Jack Patton, a member of Chapter #313 KWVA, passed away at his home on June 23, 2012. Jack was born in Winchester on Oct 30th 1931.  <more>

Harold L. Bowman

Harold Leon Bowman, 81, of Winchester, VA, died Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at his residence. He was born March 4, 1930 in Greene County, TN, the son of Thomas J. and Emma Lushen Bowman. He served with the US Navy from 1951- 1955 during the Korean Conflict..  <more>

John W. Hayes

John William Hayes, 83, of Berryville, Virginia, died Sunday, September 11, 2011 in the Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center, Winchester, Virginia.Mr. Hayes was born March 24, 1928 in Paris, Virginia, the son of John Lindsey and Ida Hinson Hayes. He was retired from Mt. Weather.He had served in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.   <more>

Carl S. Boblitz

Carl Stanley Boblitz, age 81 of Augusta, WV passed away on Sunday July 10, 2011 at Winchester Medical Center. Born on April 16, 1930 in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Richard and Margaret H. (Dill) Boblitz. He worked as a control room engineer for Baltimore Gas and Electric. He was an armed forces veteran.  <more>

Donald K. Bane

Donald Kemp Bane, age 81, of Winchester, Virginia, formerly of Sulfur City, WV, died Tuesday, October 26, 2010, in Blue Ridge Hospice Center. Born on June 24, 1929, he was the son of the late Charles Frederick and Madonna Elizabeth (Smith) Bane. A wife, Eleanor Jean (Evans) Bane, preceded him in death on February 21, 2007.  <more>

Harold G. F. McMullen

Harold Gene Francis McMullen 79, of Winchester, VA died Thursday, October 14, 2010 at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV.He was born March 6, 1931 in Miami, FL, the son of Harrison W. and Ethel Trotter McMullen.  <more>

Lee C. Holler

Lee Crisman Holler, Jr., 80, of Stephenson, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010, at his home.Mr. Holler was born in 1929, in Winchester, Virginia, the son of the late Lee C. and Mary E. Holler, Sr. He married Dee Turner on November 9th, 1991 in Winchester, Virginia. His first wife, Erika Sevket-Amileri, preceded him in death on February 14, 1985.   <more>

Asbury C. Triplett, Jr.

Asbury Cleveland Triplett, Jr., 77, of Winchester, Virginia, died Saturday, June 6, 2009 at the Winchester Medical Center. He was born February 25, 1932, in Winchester, the son of A. C. Triplett, Sr. and Emma Shorb Triplett.   <more>

Richard L. Clem

Richard L. Clem, 77, died March 31, 2008 at his residence, the son of Fred C. and Blanche Wymer Clem. He was born at Mt Olive in Shenandoah County, west of Strasburg on Sept 22, 1930. Richard was a staff sergeant in the Army, from 1951 to 1953; he was a front line medic in Korea from July 1952 to January 1953 with 3rd Division. He was also in the Air Force reserve for six years.  <more>

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