Obituaries

This page is in memoriam to University alumni, friends, faculty and staff who passed.

 

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Alumni obituaries are listed by class or reunion year.

Faculty and Staff 2010s 2000s 1990s 1980s 1970s 1960s 1950s 1940s

 In Memoriam: Faculty and Staff

  • Dr. T. Edward Damer,

    Died March 21, 2024. Obituary…

  • Susan Davis, Former E&H Staff Member

    Died January 28, 2024. Obituary…

  • Laurn Becker, Former Facilities Staff

    Died January 23, 2024. Obituary…

  • Dr. Sudhir Sen,

    Former E&H Physics Professor. Died January 7, 2024. Obituary…

  • Dr. Richard Sherwin, Former Biology Faculty

    Died January 5, 2024.  Obituary…

  • Alan Pickrell, Former English and Theatre Faculty

    Died September 12, 2023. Obituary…

  • Dr. Ruth Crouse, Former Foreign Language Professor

    Died June 12, 2023. Obituary…

  • Dr. Mary Cox, Retired Psychology Faculty

    Died February 11, 2023. Obituary…

  • Laura Frederick Mason, 1947

    Died October 4, 2022. Obituary…

  • Ramona Woodson,

    Former secretary in the E&H Alumni Office, died July 6, 2022. Obituary…

  • Dr. James Cumbo,

    Former E&H economics professor, died May 3, 2022.

  • Dr. John Iskra,

    Former E&H Math faculty member, died Feb. 14, 2022. Obituary…

  • Dr. Charlie Bartlett,

    Former Geology Professor, died Sept. 12, 2021. Obituary…

  • Dr. V. Ray Hancock,

    Former E&H math faculty member, died June 19, 2021. Obituary…

  • Paul Hutchens,

    Former member of E&H Facilities staff, died May 5, 2021. Obituary…

  • Sammy Eastridge,

    Former member of E&H Facilities staff, died Apr. 26, 2021. Obituary…

  • Bob Mann,

    Former Mass Comm faculty, died Nov. 30, 2020. News story…

  • Dr. Samir Saliba,

    Former political science faculty member, died Nov. 25, 2020. Obituary… Feature story…

  • Barbara-lyn Morris,

    Former “first volunteer,” died July 24, 2020. Obituary…

  • Jimmy Hughes,

    E&H Class of ’63 and former E&H coach, died Feb. 22, 2020. Obituary…

  • Richard Jollie,

    Former member of the E&H Facilities staff, died Feb. 12, 2020.

  • Dr. Maurice Luker,

    Former religion faculty member, died March 27, 2019. Obituary…

 In Memoriam Alumni 2010s

  • Kevin Boeren, 2019

    Died January 8, 2022.

 In Memoriam Alumni 2000s

 In Memoriam Alumni 1990s

 In Memoriam Alumni 1980s

  • Dan Holland, 1986

    Died June 8, 2024. Obituary…

  • John Powers, 1980

    Died April 25, 2024. Obituary…

  • Dan Wisnom, 1980

    Died November 24, 2023. Obituary…

  • Regina Lutz, 1987

    Died November 10, 2023. Obituary…

  • Michael Hayter, 1981

    Died October 25, 2023. Obituary…

  • Frank Vaughn, 1989

    Died July 13, 2023. Obituary…

  • Ryland Craft, 1981

    Died April 11, 2023. Obituary…

  • Charles Richardson, 1981

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  • Janet Stratton Sloan, 1980

    Died March 15, 2023. Obituary…

  • Tom Osborne, 1982

    Died March 3, 2023. Obituary…

  • Joe Justice, 1984

    Died April 17, 2018.  Obituary…

  • Lou Jones, 1989

    Died in December 12, 2022. Obituary…

  • George Watkins, 1983

    Died November 13, 2022. Obituary…

  • Marcus Davis, 1983

    Died July 19, 2022. Obituary…

  • Patrick Cumbo, reunion year ’89

    Died June 20, 2022. Obituary…

  • Jerry Hammond, 1988

    Died June 8, 2022. Obituary…

  • Mark Early, 1986

    Died May 21, 2022. Obituary…

  • Robert Meador, 1987

    Robert “Bobby” Meador died April 6, 2022. Obituary…

  • James Anderson, 1981

    Died on March 25, 2022. Obituary…

  • Wally Nelson, 1980

    Died January 28, 2022. Obituary…

  • Harold Farris, 1985

    Died Sept. 13, 2021. Obituary…

  • Bruce MacCallum, 1988

    Died April 30, 2021. Obituary…

 In Memoriam Alumni 1970s

  • George Reynolds, 1971

    Died March 14, 2024. Obituary…

  • Michael Milam, 1974

    Died March 1, 2024. Obituary…

  • Boyd Spellman, 1974

    Died February 21, 2024. Obituary…

  • James Chitwood, 1978

    Died February 10, 2024. Obituary…

  • William Eanes, 1970

    Died Feb. 2, 2024. Obituary…

  • Mike Kovacs, 1973

    Died Feb. 2, 2024. Obituary…

  • William Booth, 1976

    Died December 12, 2023. Obituary…    Story…

  • Frank Fletcher, 1971

    Died December 12, 2023. Obituary…

  • Leigh Somerville, Reunion Year 1974

    Died August 26, 2023. Obituary…

  • Madison “Duke” Kegley, 1971

    Died July 30, 2023.

  • Gail Norwood, 1971

    Died July 11, 2023.

  • James McFaddin, 1972

    Died June 27, 2023. Obituary…

  • John Johnston, 1973

    Died in 2006. Obituary…

  • David Morris, 1970

    Died Feb. 23, 2023. Obituary…

  • Betty Turner, 1972

    Died December 25, 2022. Obituary…

 In Memoriam Alumni 1960s

  • Harry Moseley, 1966

    Died March 1, 2024. Obituary…

  • Ann Bunn, 1968

    Died February 23, 2024. Obituary…

  • Gene Belcher, 1960

    Died January 11, 2023.  Obituary…

  • Harry Leist, 1969

    Died January 3, 2024. Obituary…

  • Frank Reed, 1965

    Died December 24, 2023. Obituary…

  • Christene Bowles, 1963

    Died December 22, 2023. Obituary…

  • George Roberts, 1967

    Died December 16, 2023. Obituary…

  • Carol Chamberlain, 1969

    Died November 14, 2023. Obituary…

  • Gary “Peaches” Arnold, 1966

    Died November 8, 2023. Obituary…

  • Mary Anderson, 1964

    Died Nov. 2, 2023. Obituary…

  • Alexander Kirtley, 1969

    Died October 31, 2023. Obituary…

  • Karl Ehlshlager, 1964

    Died October 27, 2023.  Obituary…

  • Jerry Ivey, 1968

    Died October 9, 2023. Obituary…

  • Newton McCoy, reunion year 1965

    Died October 5, 2023. Obituary…

  • Ken Hurt, 1964

    Died September 24, 2023. Obituary…

 In Memoriam Alumni 1950s

  • Marcus West, Jr., 1956

    Died June 8, 2024. Obituary…

  • Rev. Ray Bailey, 1951

    Died June 5, 2024. Obituary…

  • Rev. Dr. Kenneth Wier, Reunion Year 1954

    Died April 16, 2024. Obituary…

  • Howard Dunbar, Reunion Year 1959

    Died March 13, 2024. Obituary…

  • Carter Ryburn, 1955

    Died February 28, 2024. Obituary…

  • Clifford Mainous, 1954

    Died February 27, 2024. Obituary…

  • Reba Branham, 1957

    Died February 10, 2024. Obituary…

  • Betty Bishop, 1953

    Died January 13, 2024. Obituary…

  • Ann Rudisill, 1959

    Died December 26, 2023. Obituary…

  • Sue Dobson, 1951

    Died December 25, 2023. Obituary…

  • Anne Stuart, 1955

    Died December 20, 2023. Obituary…

  • Jeanette Fleenor, 1953

    Died December 11, 2023. Obituary…

  • Samuel Cox, 1950

    Died December 3, 2023. Obituary…

  • Rev. John Ripley, 1959

    Died December 1, 2023.  Obituary…

  • Rev. Allen Long, 1958

    Died October 27, 2023. Obituary…

  • Old picture of man playing basketball.
    Bill Bennett, 1957

    Died October 23, 2023. Obituary…

  • Rev. David Hazelwood, 1957

    Died October 20, 2023.

  • Charles King, reunion year 1958

    Died October 13, 2023. Obituary…

  • Otho Cassell, 1951

    Died October 13, 2023. Obituary…

  • Gould McIntyre, 1950

    Died September 21, 2023. Obituary…

  • Franklin Robinson, 1954

    Died September 21, 2023. Obituary…

  • Shirley Wagner, 1952

    Died September 3, 2023. Obituary…

  • Margaret Allen, 1955

    Died August, 2023. Obituary…

  • Lucy Dail, 1953

    Died August 31, 2023. Obituary…

  • Dr. John Pash, Jr., 1953

    Died August 29, 2023. Obituary…

  • Margaret Berry, 1951

    Died August 11, 2023. Obituary…

  • Phyllis Crowder, 1959

    Died August 3, 2023. Obituary…

  • John Gregory, 1957

    Died July 9, 2023. Obituary…

  • Virginia Cox, 1955

    Died July 2, 2023.  Obituary…

  • Dr. Emmett Richardson, 1956

    Died June 29, 2023. Obituary…

 In Memoriam Alumni 1940s

  • Dr. Marvin Reynolds, 1944

    Died January 5, 2024, at age 99 and 1/2. Obituary…

  • James Baker, 1948

    Died October 27, 2023. Obituary…

  • Sarah Drummond, 1949

    Died July 10, 2023.

  • June Brown, reunion year 1949

    Died June 21, 2023. Obituary…

  • Billie Kuhn, 1942

    Died Feb. 6, 2023.  Obituary…

  • Roy Deel, 1949

    Died Feb. 3, 2023. Obituary…

  • Laura Frederick Mason, 1947

    Died October 4, 2022. Obituary…

  • Claude Reynolds, 1949

    Died Sept. 26, 2022. Obituary…

  • Edith Davison, 1946

    Died September 18, 2022. Obituary…

  • Maisie Baldwin, 1949

    Died July 29, 2022. Obituary…

  • Elizabeth “Betty” Pobst, 1949

    Died June 27, 2022. Obituary…

  • Hiram Street, Navy V-12

    Died June 25, 2022. Obituary…

  • Eugene Meyung, 1948

    Died May 15, 2022. Obituary…

  • Clarence Fox, Navy V-12

    Died March 21, 2022. Obituary…

  • Clarence Fox, Navy V-12

    Died March 21, 2022. Obituary…

  • Dr. Claude Richardson, Navy V-12

    Died March 4, 2022. Obituary…

  • Sam Berry, 1949

    Died Sept. 1, 2021. Obituary…