Newport News Obituaries
Local obituary notices in Newport News, VA
Thursday | via Philly.com
Ricky "Sugarfoot" Wellman, 57, the funk drummer who helped innovate the rhythms of go-go music with Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers and later toured with trumpeter Miles Davis and guitarist Carlos Santana, died Nov. 23 at his home in Newport News, Va. Comment?
Thursday | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
What would the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. think of all this? That is the most troubling thought as the debate continues over how the City of Newport News should unveil its new bronze bas relief honoring the late Civil Rights leader. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 4 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
A trial is scheduled Wednesday for a Newport News woman charged in the death of a 74-year-old man. Comment?
Sunday Dec 1 | via Cape Cod Times
Although poinsettias of all stripes and colors remain the best-selling standard, amaryllis is catching up. Comment?
Sunday Nov 24 | via Marietta Times
Troy Steven Richards, 56, passed away after suffering injuries from an automobile accident. Comment?
Saturday Nov 23 | via Fredericksburg.com
He is survived by his wife, Mary McPhatter of Beaverdam, three daughters, Renee Smith of Herndon, Annette McPhatter of Newport News and Iris McPhatter of Herndon; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister Vera Murphy of Massachusetts. Comment?
Friday Nov 22 | via Denver Post
Red amaryllis flowers take on a festive holiday look when planted in vintage clay pots accented with red yarn and ornaments. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 20 | via RecordNET
Joan Irene Darling, 86 of Williamsburg, passed away on November 7, 2013. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claire and Irene Hewitt Schnackenberg; As a lifelong Methodist, Joan attended Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News and was a member of the Mary Freeman Circle. Comment?
Monday Nov 18 | via Fredericksburg.com
He was born and raised in Manassas by the late Charles Thomas Sr. and Daisy Thomas. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 12 | via Journal Gazette
Al Johnson, who was the lead singer of the 1960s rhythm and blues vocal group the Unifics and who later produced and arranged recordings by such performers as Roberta Flack, the Whispers and Jean Carne, died Oct. 26 at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md. Comment?
Oct 26, 2013 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Al Johnson, a Newport News native and lead singer of the R&B group Unifics, died last month near his home in Capitol Heights, Md. Comment?