New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | June 27, 2022


Christopher M. Golderos

By Community Member | March 8, 2022 10:11 pm

Christopher M. Golderos, 44, passed away unexpectedly on Mar. 5, 2022. Christopher graduated from Fork Union Military Academy and later became a Journeyman out of Local 45 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers. He loved being outdoors and working with his hand. Christopher is survived by his parents, Betty K. Golderos and Victor R. Golderos III; brother, Reuben Golderos (Lorrie); a special niece, Rebecca Borron (Kevin) and their children, Caroline and Kevin II; a special nephew, Reuben Golderos Jr. (Holly) and their children, Josephine, Lola, and Vivian; and a special friend, Jennifer Brown. A graveside service with family and friends was held…
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Alvin Hogge

By Community Member | February 19, 2022 3:05 pm

Alvin “Dennis” Hogge, 75, passed away on Feb. 1, 2022, in the loving care of his daughter at his home in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dennis was born in New Kent County and was the second of nine children. He was a United States Marine with an honorable discharge, a Vietnam veteran, a member of the Chickahominy Indians Tribe Eastern Division in New Kent County, and a member of Tsena Commocko Baptist Church. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Earnest Kendrel Hogge and Althea Ardith Bradby; his brother, Lon Gregory Hogge; and sister, Shirly Sue Hogge. He is survived by…
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Sherry B. Tyler

By Community Member | February 15, 2022 1:09 am

Sherry Marcine Brown was born on Aug. 26, 1939, in Pennsylvania. She lived in the small town of Greencastle until her early teens, when her family sold the Greencastle Sanitary Dairy and moved to Clearwater Island, Florida. After high school at the beach, Sherry attended Florida State University, earning a master’s degree in speech therapy. While enrolled she practiced synchronized swimming and later appeared (underwater) in an Ester Williams movie. Sherry married George Keesee Tyler, who moved from Charles City, Virginia, to Florida with his friends, Charles Haupt and Ty Lovern. Sherry and George had two children, Barbara and Robert….
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Kimberly Ann Clark

By Community Member | February 4, 2022 11:58 am

Kimberly Ann Clark, 68, of Quinton, Virginia, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 1, 2022. Kim was originally born in Cumberland, Maryland, and met her husband, Bill, in Northern Virginia and eventually moved to Quinton in 1980. Kim loved butterflies, gardening, tending to her flowers, and working with stones. But most of all, Kim cherished being a loving “Mamie” to her granddaughters. She volunteered at the Providence Forge Rescue squad in her earlier years as a dispatcher and was a member of Corinth Baptist Church for over 30 years. Kim made friends through Corinth Baptist Church while…
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Charles C. Spruell Sr.

By Community Member | January 28, 2022 5:02 pm

Charles C. Spruell Sr., 84, of Charles City, VA, departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. He was born on May 10, 1937 in Charles City, VA. Charles worked for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for 28 years as a horticulturist, providing extensive knowledge of trees, flowers, vegetables, nuts, bushes, and fruits. He also volunteered for 10 years with the Charles City Volunteer Fire Department. Charles was full of energy, love, and wisdom for anyone who would give their ear for a moment. When the music came on, he grabbed the closest person to him and danced all the way…
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Richard Michael Tredway

By Community Member | January 23, 2022 11:37 pm

Richard Michael Tredway, 75, of New Kent, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Rick was a longtime member of Mechanicsville Christian Center. His passion was working with the Hermitage High School Class of 1965 Reunion Committee. His loss will be deeply felt in the multitude of friends his life touched. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jackson and Nancy Tredway. Rick is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Kathryn “Fran” Tredway; children, Adam D. Sorrell and wife Allisa, and Candice T. Pecka and husband Ken; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren….
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Edward Robinson Madill

By Community Member | January 11, 2022 2:09 pm

Edward “Ed” Robinson Madill, 75, of New Kent, Virginia, passed away on Jan. 7, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born on Apr. 13, 1946, Ed was raised in Northern Virginia and was a 1969 graduate of Virginia Tech. He worked most of his career as a mechanical engineer in Pennsylvania and New Jersey before retiring to New Kent, Virginia, in 2012. A dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, he was the rock upon which others could tether their dreams. Though a man of few words, he had an innate sense of humor and quick wit and never failed to surprise…
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Judith Wade Bulheller

By Community Member | January 11, 2022 1:53 pm

Judith Wade Bulheller, 71, of Charles City, Virginia, and formerly of Varina, Virginia, passed away after a long illness peacefully at her home on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Judith enjoyed working in her flowers and gardens, going to the movies, and making craft projects. She loved cooking for her family and friends. Her family held a special place in her heart and she loved them dearly. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Margaret Clinton. Judith is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Henry Bulheller; two sons, Ricky Bulheller (Tammy) and Mark Bulheller; and three…
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Christine Jeanette Briggs Taylor

By Community Member | January 11, 2022 11:02 am

Christine Jeanette Briggs Taylor, 86, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Frank R. Taylor; her parents, Raphia “Ray” Parker Briggs and Emma Kate Hammock Briggs; a brother, Burhl Briggs; a daughter, Anita Norton; and a son, Elmer Stewart. Christine is survived by four daughters, Renee Priddy (Ted), Terry Petke (Mark), Elaine Odom, and Frankie Taylor; ten grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren, and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. A graveside service was held on Thursday, Jan. 13, at Rose Garden Cemetery, Lanexa, Virginia. Tributes may be…
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Jonathan Scott Oertel

By Community Member | January 11, 2022 10:53 am

Jonathan Scott Oertel, 61, passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2021. Scott was born on July 30, 1960, in Prince Edward County, Virginia, to the late Robert Joseph Oertel and Julia Ann Vogel Oertel. He was a graduate of New Kent High School and served in the United States Army. Though born in Farmville, Scott and his family grew up in New Kent County where his home is today. Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Jacob Vogel, and father, Robert, Scott was a master brick mason and worked as a supervisor overseeing large masonry projects. A favorite adventure was…
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