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.
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.
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.
Lillian T. Brassard
Lillian T. “Irene” Brassard, 80, of Harrisonburg, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at Sunnyside Retirement Community.
Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements.
Viola B. Campbell
Viola Beatrice Campbell, 80, of Shenandoah, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
Arrangements are by Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton.
R. Donald Cupp
R. Donald Cupp, 78, of Harrisonburg, died Monday, June 24, 2013, at Rockingham Memorial Hospital in Harrisonburg.
Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Service in Bridgewater.
Alton L. Dean
Alton “Doc” Leon Dean, 64, of Crimora, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his home.
Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes.
Roger D. Grimsley
Roger Dale Grimsley, 59, of Shenandoah, died Sunday, June 23, 2013, at his home.
Arrangements are by Blue Ridge Funeral Service in Luray.
Richard L. McDonaldson
Richard Lee McDonaldson, 70, of Grottoes, died Saturday, June 22, 2013.
Johnson Funeral Service is handling arrangements.
Norman Pennington, 83, of Dayton, died Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Arrangements are being handled by McMullen Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.