OBITUARIES

Obituaries — Page County


William L. Lam


William Layton Lam, 76, of Stanley, died on Saturday, May 7, 2016.

He was born on April 18, 1940, in Harrisonburg and was a son of the late George William Lam and Essie May Cubbage Lam.

Mr. Lam owned and operated Campbell Hill Salvage.

On Oct. 25, 1969, he married Anna Mae Campbell Lam, who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three sons, Greg, Billy and Eddie Lam, all of Stanley; two daughters, Linda Ramey and Amy Lam, both of Stanley; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, May 10, at the Blue Ride Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Jack Campbell.



Douglas M. Majors


Douglas Macarthur Majors, 71, of Elkton, died on Monday, April 25, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

He was born on March 19, 1945, in Rockingham County and was a son of the late Jesse James Majors and Myrtle Taylor Majors.



Mr. Majors worked for Torrence Construction in Elkton for more than 20 years and retired from Parham Construction of Charlottesville with more than 20 years of service.

He is survived by a son, Mike Majors of Elkton; two daughters, Renee Majors Plume of Elkton, and Farrah Majors of Harrisonburg; a brother, Robert Majors of Elkton; three sisters, Delois Craig and Geneve Franklin, both of Elkton, and Mary Mitchell of Shenandoah; and eight grandchildren.



A memorial service was conducted on Thursday, April 28, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton.

Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting www.kygers.com.



Pamela A. Lehman


Pamela A. Lehman, 69, of Locust Grove, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Pam was born in Stanley, Virginia.

She is survived by her husband, Bryan Lehman; son Todd Atkins and wife Holly; niece Dee Dodson; and nephew Chris Dodson and wife Tracy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Georgia Aleshire; and her sister, Sandy Dodson and husband Archie.

Pam spent many years as a hairdresser at the Little Boutique in Culpeper before moving on to a career in resort sales. She loved to travel. Pam was retired from Wilderness Resort, where she made many lifelong friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at the Moose Family Center 1655, 11917 Cherry Road, Fredericksburg, Va.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lake of the Woods Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, 104 Lakeview Parkway, Locust Grove, Va. 22508. (Paid Obituary)



Shawn L. Solomon


Shawn Lee “Bobo” Solomon, 51, of Shenandoah, died on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.



He was born on March 23, 1965, in Harrisonburg and was a son of Seymour L. Solomon Jr. of Grottoes and the late Carrie Virginia Solomon.

Mr. Solomon was a 1983 graduate of Spotswood High School, where he was a member of the varsity basketball and baseball teams. He continued his education and baseball career at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W.Va. Previous employers include R.R. Donnelley and Sons in Harrisonburg and Miller-Coors in Elkton.



He was a member of several American Legion and Babe Ruth teams and played for the Grottoes Cardinals of the Rockingham County Baseball League for 15 seasons.

Surviving in addition to his father are his stepmother, Diana Solomon of Grottoes; a daughter, Nakia Carrie Solomon of Dayton; two brothers, Seymour L. Solomon III and Scott L. Solomon, both of Harrisonburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and his fiancée, Ruth Olimski of Shenandoah.



A celebration of life service was conducted on Wednesday, May 4, at Johnson Funeral Service in Grottoes by the Rev. John Benson and the Rev. Janet Elsea. A private graveside service was held at John Wesley Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grottoes Little League, P.O. Box 146, Grottoes, Va. 24441.



Bernice D. Hutton


Bernice Davis Hutton, 87, of Elkton, died on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Sentara RMH Medical Center.

She was born on Nov. 13, 1928, in Page County and was a daughter of the late Edward I. and Frances J. Batman Davis.

Mr. Hutton was a 1945 graduate of Shenandoah High School and attended Strayer Business College in Washington, D.C. She was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Elkton. She was employed at Virginia National Bank for many years and had worked as a cashier at 7-11 in Elkton and at several local stores.

On June 12, 1948, she married Maxwell Miller Hutton, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sons, Maxwell M. Hutton Jr. of Harrisonburg, and John Mikel Hutton of Elkton; a daughter, Patricia Hutton Shifflett of Elkton; a sister, Anne D. Oscar of McGaheysville; six grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Isaac E. and John C. Davis; a grandson; and a great-grandson.

A funeral service was conducted on Tuesday, May 10, at the Kyger Funeral Home in Elkton by Pastor Dickie Campbell. Burial was in the Elk Run Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elkton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 152, Elkton, Va. 22827.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.kygers.com.



Jon M. Trabosh


Jon M. Trabosh, D.D.S., 69, of Harrisonburg, formerly of Elkton for 23 years, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 5, 2016.

Jon was born March 24, 1947, in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and was the son of the late Helen and Joseph Trabosh.

Dr. Trabosh has been practicing dentistry for over 36 years. He graduated from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry in 1980 and opened his Elkton practice in 1988. Dr. Trabosh has been a member of the Academy of General Dentistry since 1980 and in 1998 he earned his “Mastership” from the Academy of General Dentistry and did a fellowship at the International Congress of Oral Implantology.

He proudly served in the United States Navy for over 14 years: six years in the submarine force as a machinist mate on the USS James Monroe, SSBN 622, and eight years as a Lieutenant Commander in the Dental Corps, where he graduated from the advanced residency program.

He had a wide interest in various hobbies including photography, lapidary work, fishing, boating, beekeeping, camping, scuba diving, traveling, and general craft work.

In addition, Dr. Trabosh was active in the local community and was a member of the Elkton Masonic Lodge, Elkton Ruritan Club and the Elkton Progressive Improvement Committee (EPIC).

On February 1, 1969, he married his wife of 47 years, Joanne L. Trabosh.

She survives him along with a son, Michael J. Trabosh and wife Shannon; daughter, Jennifer L. Trabosh; brother, Paul J. Trabosh; sister, Celia J. Staples; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Kyger Funeral Home Chapel in Harrisonburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to EAUS-Jon M. Trabosh Memorial Dental Fund, P.O. Box 383 Elkton, Va. 22827; or Sentara RMH Foundation Critical Care Unit Fund, in memory of

Dr. Jon Trabosh, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, Va. 22801.



Bonita R. Wiatrowski


Bonita Sue “Boni” Wiatrowski, 74, of Luray, died on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Consulate Health Care in Woodstock.

She was born on June 9, 1941, in Luray and was a daughter of the late Amos Leo Ramey and Beulah Belle Ramey.

Mrs. Wiatrowski was a homemaker and had worked as an administrative assistant. She was a member of the Luray Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.

On Oct. 2, 1964, she married Thomas Bernard “Tommy” Wiatrowski, who survives.

Surviving in addition to her husband are two sons, Kevin Wiatrowski of Tampa, Fla., and James “Eric” Wiatrowski of Luray; a daughter, Lara Spivey of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; two sisters, Betty Nanney of Hudson, Fla., and Barbara Cragg of Chicago, Ill.; and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert “Bobby” Ramey.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, at the Beahm’s Chapel Cemetery in Luray by the Rev. Warren P. Brubaker.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Luray Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.



Randall W. Gilbert


Randall Wayne Gilbert, 56, of Sperryville, died on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at INOVA Fairfax Hospital.

He was born on March 7, 1960, in Panama City, Fla., and was a son of Bill and Pat Gilbert of Luray.

Mr. Gilbert worked in the construction industry.

Surviving in addition to parents and his wife, Teresa L. Gilbert, are two daughters, Danielle R. Gilbert and Dawn M. Shamblin; two stepdaughters, Samantha L. Hilton and Nicole M. Gibson; a brother, Larry Gilbert of Haymarket; a sister, Debbie Croson of Luray; and nine grandchildren.

The family received friends on Tuesday, May 10, at the Moser Funeral Home in Warrenton.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.



Dennis R. Hensley


Dennis Ray Hensley, 54, of Stanley, died on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Winchester Medical Center.
Arrangements were handled by Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.


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