A great friend and loyal NFAA Councilman and NFAAF Board of Trustee
Bob McCutcheon passed away peacefully this morning at his residence.
Judy, his wife just called and said that they would still have the Event this
weekend and it would be transformed into a celebration of his life.
She is hoping to have the Funeral next week with a visitation the night
previous. I will keep you informed as soon as i get exact dates.
Remember Bob in your prayers and especially Judy!
OVERFELT, Steven Leon
Long time member and Officer in Triangle
Archers, stock holder in Triangle
Steve is an Archery Record Holder in VA.
Steven Leon Overfelt, 52, of Blacksburg, passed away
Tuesday, January 11, 2005. He was preceded in death by
his parents, Lloyd Forest and Ocie Bowles Overfelt; a brother,
Artley Overfelt and his son, Steven Shane Overfelt. Survivors
include his wife, Pat Overfelt; daughter, Dorothy Leigh Overfelt;
granddaughter, Gwen Levine Overfelt; mother-in-law, Lois
Wright, all of Blacksburg; two brothers, Lloyd Overfelt and Bill
Overfelt; three sisters, Quiley Hartman, Dee Kalmbach and
Rachel Gokee; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends.
Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, January
13th at the Horne Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joe McCoy
officiating. Interment will follow Belmont Cemetery. The Overfelt
Family is being served by Horne Funeral & Cremation Service,
Christiansburg, 382-2612. Online condolences may be sent by
|Colonel James Edwin French, age 71, of Woodbridge, VA, died at
Potomac Hospital on September 24, 2011 from cancer. Colonel French was born in
Barre, VT to William and Edith French. He graduated from Needham High School in
1964 he married Gillian Nicolls in London, England whom he met while serving at the
U.S. Embassy. Following six years of enlisted service, after attaining the rank of Staff
Sergeant, he was selected to be commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant and to become a
Naval Flight Officer (NFO). Colonel French served in Vietnam flying in a composite
squadron made up of RF-4B, EA-6A, and EF-10 aircraft. Other highlights from his 35
years of service include: serving as a Drill Instructor at Parris Island, SC; earning
Bachelor's and Master's degrees; earning the Robert Guy Robinson NFO of the year
award in 1984; commanding an RF-4B squardon (VMFP-3); supporting the Joint
Chiefs of Staff; being awarded various medals to include the Defense Superior
Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (with valor), Meritorious Service
Medal, and the Air Medal.
Colonel French had throughout his life a love for athletics, aviation, reading, music,
and the great outdoors. Following his retirement from the USMC as a full bird Colonel
he devoted time serving as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for abused
and neglected children. In his later years of life he excelled in archery, whether
competing in tournaments or chasing the wily white-tail deer.
Colonel French is survived by his wife Gillian of Woodbridge, VA; son Stephen and
daughter-in law Kristin of Tazewell, VA; son Mark of Fort Stewart, GA; grand-children
Jeffrey, Joshua, Madeline, Lillian, Elizabeth, Chloe, and Claire of Tazewell, VA;
brother Jack of Castle Rock, CO; brother William of Monroe, NC; brother Tom of
Hinesburg, VT; niece Karin Allard of Chester, NH; niece Jackie Brennan of New York,
NY; and niece Kristin Fortin of Richmond, VT. He was pre-deceased by his daughter
Nicole on May 16, 1997.
Submitted by Stephen French
Thank you so much for the interest in posting an obituary for my father. My apologies
that it has taken a while to get this written for you (we had not done one at the time of
his death). Below is the text you can use and I am also attaching a photo that you are
free to use as you see fit.