Matthew John Smith, infant

Infant Matthew John Smith graced his parents with his presence for one hour before God called him to be an angel on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Matthew had already touched the hearts of many and will continue to do so. He was a blessing to us all and will sincerely be missed. Matthew is survived […]


Betty Carol ‘B.C.,’ ‘Tarol’ Sutton, 76, enjoyed photography and took a camera everywhere she went

Betty Carol ‘B.C.’ Sutton, 76, fondly known as ‘Tarol’ by her family, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. She was a member of Bruton Parish worked in civil service at Camp Perry for 37 years. B.C. enjoyed photography and took a camera everywhere she went. She was active and supportive of the Native American community. […]


Charles Ernest Friend, 82, editor of the Virginia Bar Association Journal for more than 20 years

Charles Ernest Friend

Charles Ernest Friend, 82, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. He was the son of Charles Edward Friend Jr. and Anne English Friend and grandson of Charles Edward Friend and Mabel Winne Friend, all longtime residents of Williamsburg. He received his bachelor’s degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and graduate degree from the American […]


Thomas M. Mountjoy, 73, entrepreneur who operated Spirit Cruises

Thomas M. Mountjoy

Thomas M. Mountjoy, 73, of Naples, Fla., and Williamsburg, Va., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2016, after five years of treatment for metastatic prostate cancer. His experience made him an advocate for semi-annual PSA screening after age 60. Tom’s childhood in Hanover, Pa., laid the foundation for a life well lived. As the son of Morris […]


Paul Max ‘Smitty’ Smith Sr., 96, retired from Yorktown Naval Weapons Station after 37 years’ service

Paul Max 'Smitty' Smith Sr.

Paul Max ‘Smitty’ Smith Sr., 96, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Paul was a native of Falling Spring, Va., and a longtime resident of Dandy, until moving to Morningside of Newport News in 2011. Paul was a loving husband, father, grandfather […]