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  • August 23rd 1:49am
    Uncle Sam Could Do Better

    The Aug. 11 Open Forum article by Thornton Parker paints a very rosy picture. In 2010, Uncle Sam gave the residents of Rockingham County about $650 million by his calculation.

  • August 23rd 1:45am
    A General’s Farewell

    WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last.

  • August 23rd 1:42am
    The 10 Cannots

    Twenty-one years ago, in mid-August 1993, an orthopedic surgeon named George White penned a simple yet clear missive to The Winchester Star, the DN-R’s sister paper to our north, outlining a sound philosophy for how men should think that applies not just to Americans in their everyday lives, but as well to the elected officials with whom we entrust the public weal. We repeat this piece each year as a reminder.

Eugene M. Biller

Eugene Marshall Biller, 84, of Broadway, Va., died Nov. 14, 2012, at Timberview Crossings in Timberville.

He was born Oct. 7, 1928, in Rockingham County, and was a son of the late Justus and Katie Funkhouser Biller.

He was a farmer. He attended Greenmount Church of the Brethren near Harrisonburg.

On Nov. 6, 1946, he married the former Anna Louise Kline, who preceded him in death Feb. 22, 2012.

He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Sharpes and husband, Robert, of Broadway; grandchildren, Monica Ewell and husband, Charles, Megan Sharpes, Nathan Sharpes; great-grandsons, Phillip Ewell and Sean Ewell; brother, Edward “Jack” Biller and wife, Evelyn.

Pastor Ken Dolan will conduct a Celebration of Life service at 4 p.m. Saturday at Greenmount Church of the Brethren. Burial at Bethel Church of the Brethren Cemetery will be private.

The family will receive friends following the service at the church; or friends may call anytime at the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.

Memorial contributions may be made to Greenmount Church of the Brethren, 4881 Greenmount Road, Linville, VA 22834.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com
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